1. E-Retailing in the Wal-Mart Era Late last week, Wal-Mart announced two programs clearly intended to steal share from e-commerce giant Amazon....
  2. Discretionary Spending Pickup Drives Modest Holiday Growth While consumer confidence remains shaky, retail sales should see a modest increase through the holiday season,...
  3. The Five Deadly Sins of Clustering Clustering is in fashion among retailers—and for good reason. This not-so-new concept, which groups stores...
  4. Optimize the Customer Experience When Upgrading Your POS Today’s retail customers are more empowered than ever before. Their choices have proliferated and the...
  5. Consumers Not Settled into New Spending Norms Although consumers said they intended to spend less on dining out during September, actual restaurant spending...
  6. Distinctive Chains See Impressive Growth Despite Downturn The fastest growing quick-service restaurants—measured as a combination of absolute dollar and percentage...
  7. Top Retailers Reveal Localization’s Three Truths Since Kurt Salmon’s influential localization study, which included a survey of nearly 300 retail...