Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The Reinvention of Retail Demands New Metrics

Compare this call to action/change with this comment in a recent post here: "Let’s look at talent acquisition and retention, for example. We asked executives...

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...

The Amazon Squeeze: You Choking Yet?

NOTE: Robin Lewis is on the program of our 2018 pro:Americas Annual Conference, at the Four Seasons, Miami - register NOW!  The Amazon Squeeze: You...

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...

Will Millennials Kill Costco?

Warehouse clubs such as Costco, Sam’s Club, and BJ’s Wholesale Club have for decades been an American staple: a place where families can stock...

20 Years of Wisdom From Amazon’s Jeff Bezos

Love him or hate him, there's some inspiring stuff here for sure. When it comes to shareholder letters, none are more popular than the annual...

What Retailers Will Need to Survive the Final Holiday Shopping Frenzy

The time in which shoppers have to finish off their holiday shopping is dwindling fast. To the last-minute folks though there is plenty of...

Facing Retail in 2018 – How Nordstrom and Macy’s Tackle These Issues

With Toys R Us gone, H & M facing significant difficulties and a number of other 'big name' retailers already facing disaster in just...

AAPN Weekly Roundup

Another week in the books! We've spent much of it preparing for the upcoming 2018 pro:Americas NYC Regional on June 13. The event will see...

Amazon Has a Massive New Division—and No One’s Paying Attention to It

Maybe it's because we are all so used to the Amazon 'monster' spreading its tentacles in so many different directions that this very profitable...