1. 2 November 2016Kurt Salmon now a part of Accenture Strategy
  2. 11 December 2012Torn between Loyalty and a Bargain Many retailers are exploring new ways to use analytics and big data to boost customer loyalty—without coming off as creepy. In...
  3. 01 December 2012The Factory Fire: Global Commerce, Local Tragedy A fire in a Bangladesh clothing factory that killed 112 workers also revealed an increasingly complex supply chain to an ordinarily...
  4. 25 November 2012How Much Is Big Retailer Watching You? Retailers are increasingly using customer data to create compelling experiences and suggest purchases, according to an Associated...
  5. 22 November 2012Why Do Stores Open Early after the Holiday, Anyway? Opening on Black Friday—or even Thursday—is becoming a retail arms race, as competitors open earlier and earlier,...
  6. 20 November 2012Will Retailers’ Black Friday Strategies Work? Retailers have struggled with how much to promote—or not to promote—during the holiday season, according to a Wall...
  7. 13 November 2012Saks Cuts Outlook in Wake of Sandy Saks joined a growing list of retailers in lowering its fourth-quarter sales forecast, citing disruption from Hurricane Sandy,...
  8. 07 November 2012Swedish Retailer Aims to Wow U.S. Consumers with Americana Style Although it’s based in Sweden, The Lexington Company is trying to make a name for itself selling luxury, Americana-themed...
  9. 07 November 2012Retail Earnings Season Heats Up As many retailers get ready to announce their third-quarter earnings, the industry is watching to see how the economy and consumer...
  10. 06 November 2012Dollar Chains Fight Wal-Mart’s Small-Format Stores Dollar stores are using their small size to their advantage, stealing share from Wal-Mart and grocers, according to a Forbes ...
  11. 01 November 2012October Comp Results Better Than Expected Most retailers posted positive comps in October, giving retailers reason to be optimistic about the holiday season, according to ...