1. Navigating the Digital Experience Paradox The digital channel shift represents one of the greatest opportunities—and challenges—the retail industry has ever faced. As digital influence on the retail experience increases,...
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  3. Making Runway to Retail WorkTaking a look at the supply chain enablers behind the industry’s latest revolution. One of the most buzzed-about concepts in the retail industry is the idea of “runway to...
  4. The Fight for Stomach Share The traditional grocery store is quickly losing its share of stomach to a host of new and improved competitors doing a better job of meeting their consumers’ evolving needs. One of the...
  5. Let's Get SocialHow Social Commerce Will Transform Retail Over the past two decades, the retail industry has experienced unprecedented disruption as consumers have increasingly embraced new and emerging digital...
  6. Sourcing 2020Winning Through a Continuously Evolving Sourcing Strategy While many elements in successful global sourcing remain constant, two parameters are drastically different from even a decade...
  7. Beauty is More Than Skin DeepAttractive investments in the beauty salon space Just as traditional gyms have lost ground to studios specializing in yoga, spinning or CrossFit, and general bakeries have given way to specialized...
  8. Busting the Millennial MythMillennials want … you to read this article There are many myths about the Millennial shopper: They’re fast-fashion obsessed, brand disloyal, label adverse, prefer purchasing online and...
  9. REI and the Battle for Black FridayFor some retailers, opening on Black Thursday or Friday is a sign of brand weakness, not a show of strength REI’s decision to keep its doors closed on Black Friday 2015 was almost as divisive...
  10. Wake Up RenewedDon\'t sleep through the next big health and wellness trend Health and wellness is perhaps the biggest consumer macro-trend of the past decade, influencing everything from dietary changes, to...