Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Amazon Whittles New Headquarters Location Choice Down to 20 Cities

In what may be one of the most hotly contested bidding wars in the history of business, let alone retail, Amazon announced on Thursday...

Bots, Click Farms and Fakers: The New Challenges to Amazon’s Credibility

After 'fake reviews' began to undermine the credibility of Amazon's seller ratings a few years ago, they took significant action to crack down. However,...

Why Fast-Fashion H&M Is Losing Favor With American Fashionistas: It’s A Mess

H&M's troubles run deeper than an upset over a poorly conceived photoshoot. Why Fast-Fashion H&M Is Losing Favor With American Fashionistas: It's A Mess Forbes, Feb...

Forbes Awards Its Retail Person of the Year to Nike’s Mark Parker

Known for his commitment to retail innovation and commitment to boundary breaking, Nike co-founder and current chairman, president and CEO of the company he...

Fast Fashion Goes Green With Mushrooms, Lumber Scraps, and Algae

Fashion is getting greener, and that can only be a good thing. a recent Bloomberg article (see below) highlights the efforts being made by...

Dollar General Thrives Where Low-Income Families Struggle

While many national retail chains continue to struggle,  downsize and even go out of business altogether the Dollar General chain is not only thriving...

Global Apparel and Footwear Valued at US$ 1.7 Trillion in 2017, But Much of...

The textile industry is making serious efforts to become more eco-friendly and reduce its carbon footprint - AAPN member Unifi's Repreve fabric is one...

Alibaba vs. Amazon: Who Will Become Biggest Fastest?

Please note that Robin Lewis, who's article follows, is on our program May 6-8 at our Annual Conference at the Four Seasons Miami and...

Wal-Mart Tightens Delivery Windows for Suppliers

One of the major impacts of squeezing your suppliers for every last penny is depriving them of the very revenue they could plow back...

Amazon’s New Clothes May Outstrip Department Stores

According to a note issued by Morgan Stanley last week, it is predicted that Amazon will become the largest apparel retailer - by volume...