Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Walmart is Headed Up Market with Code Eight and into Sci Fi Territory with...

One of the things promised by Marc Lore when he sold his start up Jet.com to Walmart and took up a position as its...

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...

Who Will Amazon Buy Next?

Last week Amazon officially passed Alphabet (Google's parent company) to become the second most valuable brand in the US, just behind Apple Inc. Everyone knows,...

Infographic: How Amazon Makes Its Money

Everyone knows Amazon generates a great deal of revenue. But given how diverse the company has become (does anyone remember when it was just...

The Difference Between A $5 White Tee And A $125 White Tee

This is certainly a question that is hard for anyone not in our industry - ie, the average consumer - to answer accurately, but...

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...

Mastercard: 2017 Was a VERY Merry Christmas for Retailers

Santa is now on his much needed annual vacation (we're guessing he goes somewhere tropical after a year at the North Pole), the presents...

How Costco Thrives in the Amazon Era

While other retailers are struggling to keep up with the ever-expanding Amazon, Costco is thriving. How are they managing it? This Fortune article does...

RAMOS: Powerbranding for New Retail

Well, this is cool - the author of this article, Roberto Ramos, and the publisher of it, Robin Lewis, are on our agenda this...

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...