1. 12 Mar 2012 – Retail and Consumer Products Q&A with Jim Fielding, President of Disney Stores Fitting in with this month’s feature story “The Jobsian Era is Upon Us: The Art and Science of...
  2. 6 Mar 2012 – Retail and Consumer Products Economic Growth Feeds Appetite for Eating Out Consumer sentiment inched upward for the seventh straight month in February, signaling a likely increase in...
  3. 15 Feb 2012 – Retail and Consumer Products Five Keys to Success with a Slimmed-Down Inventory The growing emphasis on ever-leaner retailing means the days of hedging inventory bets with colossal surpluses...
  4. 3 Feb 2012 – Retail and Consumer Products What Do You Get When You Cross Luxury Spend with Discount Buying? Affinity Plays! It’s commonly assumed that the creeping social stratification that’s widely written about crosses...
  5. 3 Feb 2012 – Retail and Consumer Products Amazon…From Earth’s Biggest Bookstore To The Biggest Store on Earth? Just like the original “Pacman” of the earliest video games, chomping through all of the pac-dots to...
  6. 1 Feb 2012 – Retail and Consumer Products Restaurant Holiday Sales Sparkle Restaurant spending grew for the seventh straight month in December and modest increases in consumer sentiment...
  7. 4 Jan 2012 – Retail and Consumer Products Macy’s Evolves the Department Store Concept I was among the very first, if not the first, some thirty years ago, to declare the demise of the department...