Tag: Retail

Amazon’s New Los Angeles Grocery Store — Will There Be An App For That? | Forbes

Amazon’s New Los Angeles Grocery Store — Will There Be An App For That? | Forbes

While much has been confirmed about Amazon’s new grocery store set to open in Woodland Hills, CA sometime in 2020,…
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The Domino Effect: 5 Ways Coronavirus Will Forever Change Retail | Forbes

The Domino Effect: 5 Ways Coronavirus Will Forever Change Retail | Forbes

The coronavirus has already pushed retail quickly into new and more impersonal directions, but there are still far more and…
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Fleet Feet’s New Concept Store Is A Sign Of Hope Amid The Retail Apocalypse | Forbes

Fleet Feet’s New Concept Store Is A Sign Of Hope Amid The Retail Apocalypse | Forbes

Last week Fleet Feet announced a new inventory-less concept store in Portland, Oregon. The store, aptly dubbed the “Fleet Street…
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3 Game Changing Ideas Walmart Should Consider In Its Battle With Amazon | Forbes

3 Game Changing Ideas Walmart Should Consider In Its Battle With Amazon | Forbes

Walmart is right to focus its efforts on grocery, but make no mistake, grocery is just a bilge pump. To…
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The 3 Questions Investors Should Be Asking DTC Brands In Wake Of Brandless Shutting Down | Forbes

The 3 Questions Investors Should Be Asking DTC Brands In Wake Of Brandless Shutting Down | Forbes

What Brandless zealots, its celebrity investors, and SoftBank especially missed is that every new direct-to-consumer “brand” always ends up, if…
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Macy’s Decision To Close Its SF Office Is The Scary Last Nail In Its Own Coffin | Forbes

Macy’s Decision To Close Its SF Office Is The Scary Last Nail In Its Own Coffin | Forbes

A new location for Macy’s tech office is just a cost savings scapegoat and a pyrrhic victory for Wall Street.…
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The Strategy Behind Amazon Getting Back Into Mall Pop-Up Stores | Forbes

The Strategy Behind Amazon Getting Back Into Mall Pop-Up Stores | Forbes

Similar to the armed peasants pawns in chess are meant to represent, Amazon’s pop-ups are nothing fancy, but over time…
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Walmart’s First-Ever Super Bowl Ad Ironically Highlights The Biggest Trend Retailers Missed For Decades | Forbes

Walmart’s First-Ever Super Bowl Ad Ironically Highlights The Biggest Trend Retailers Missed For Decades | Forbes

High production values and the use of the less expensive Bill from Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure in Walmart’s Super…
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Starbucks Pickup Only Store Is A Spectacular Glimpse Into The Future Of Embedded Retail | Forbes

Starbucks Pickup Only Store Is A Spectacular Glimpse Into The Future Of Embedded Retail | Forbes

The Starbucks Pickup Only store in NYC looks like a Starbucks, walks like a Starbucks, even quacks like a Starbucks,…
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5 Keys To Retail Hiring Success In The Modern Age | Forbes

5 Keys To Retail Hiring Success In The Modern Age | Forbes

Chris shares his five most important criteria to consider when hiring retail employees for long-term success.
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2019 Retail Awards — Lululemon Impressed, Macy’s Sputtered, & Nike Showed Its Middle Finger to Amazon | Forbes

2019 Retail Awards — Lululemon Impressed, Macy’s Sputtered, & Nike Showed Its Middle Finger to Amazon | Forbes

Contributor Chris Walton serves up his awards for the highlights and lowlights of one of the best retail years in…
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Walmart’s Bet On Supercenters Is Brilliant For 3 Big Reasons | Forbes

Walmart’s Bet On Supercenters Is Brilliant For 3 Big Reasons | Forbes

Walmart CEO Doug McMillion’s decision to bet on supercenters highlights his keen understanding of where Walmart’s business is today, against…
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5 Refreshingly Honest Retail Predictions For 2020 | Forbes

5 Refreshingly Honest Retail Predictions For 2020 | Forbes

Chris Walton gives his candid opinion of what to expect in 2020, including what CEOs could be on the chopping…
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Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette’s Recent Strategies Are As Outdated As Department Stores Themselves | Forbes

Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette’s Recent Strategies Are As Outdated As Department Stores Themselves | Forbes

A comprehensive review of Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette’s stated strategies for the past two years shows that they do not…
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Shoptalk Drops The Hammer By Announcing 100% Of Shoptalk 2020 Speakers Will Be Women | Forbes

Shoptalk Drops The Hammer By Announcing 100% Of Shoptalk 2020 Speakers Will Be Women | Forbes

An an interview with Shoptalk’s Chief Global Content Officer, Forbes Contributor Chris and Anne learn why now was the exact…
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