1. Why Tyson Buying Hillshire Won't Affect Prices International Business Time 10 June 2014 Fears that Tyson Foods' stated plans to purchase Hillshire Brands for more than $8 billion will be felt by consumers at the cash register are...
  2. The Myth of the Black Friday Deal The Wall Street Journal 08 October 2012 Thanks to more sophisticated pricing strategy and technology, the best deals are often no longer found on Black Friday, according to a Wall Street Journal...
  3. Wal-Mart Delivery Service Says to Amazon: “Bring It” The Wall Street Journal 09 October 2012 In an effort to take on Amazon, Wal-Mart is promising same-day delivery for online orders in some cities, according to the Wall Street Journal . But though...
  4. Macy’s Opens Its Doors to Toys “R” Us Marketplace 19 October 2012 In a bid to boost traffic, Toys “R” Us will open 24 pop-up stores inside select Macy’s this holiday season, according to an NPR Marketplace report....
  5. Catering to the Ever-Demanding Customer Women’s Wear Daily 24 October 2012 As competition increases, so do retailers’ omnichannel capabilities, as reported in a Women’s Wear Daily article. “Everybody is striving to...
  6. A Sandy Sales Bump? Marketplace 31 October 2012 Consumers digging out from Sandy will be a boon for hardware store sales, according to a Marketplace article. Kurt Salmon retail strategist Tony Ward said the typical...
  7. Hurricane Sandy Could Cut into Holiday Spending Dow Jones Newswires 01 November 2012 In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, retailers and industry analysts are looking to the storm’s impact on holiday sales. In a Dow Jones Newswires...
  8. Month of Gains for Stores, before a Storm’s Toll The New York Times 01 November 2012 Retailers across the industry turned in solid October comps, as reported in a New York Times article. The recent growth in comps is good news for the holidays,...
  9. Dollar Chains Fight Wal-Mart’s Small-Format Stores Forbes 06 November 2012 Dollar stores are using their small size to their advantage, stealing share from Wal-Mart and grocers, according to a Forbes article. “What they offer is convenience...
  10. October Comp Results Better Than Expected Women’s Wear Daily 01 November 2012 Most retailers posted positive comps in October, giving retailers reason to be optimistic about the holiday season, according to Women’s Wear Daily ....