1. Leaner Retailing Already industry analysts and experts are calling 2009 a write-off. Amidst a flurry of bad news that amounts to...
  2. Creating a Successful Product Development Operation In the first part of this report, we discussed how retailers can minimize the risks of private-label development...
  3. Developing Products That Enhance the Brand In the wake of one of the most dramatic economic downturns in U.S. history, retailers are tackling the sticky...
  4. Winning in Men’s Apparel Recovery from recent sales declines in the men’s apparel segment will likely depend on a small group of...
  5. Retail and Consumer Goods Strategy in Uncertain Times At a time of conflicting indicators, incredible volatility and a lack of historical examples, guessing how the...
  6. Turning the Tables While many restaurant chains and foodservice distributors were braced for a continued slowdown in consumer...
  7. Mind of the Consumer Across the board, consumers plan to spend less, even on essentials such as groceries, and defer major purchases...