Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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...

First, this Pennsylvania town lost its Macy’s. Then Sears. Now, all eyes were on...

A bittersweet tale that is all too real from the Washington Post. An excellent,  thought-provoking read. HERMITAGE, Pa. – Barbara Cake had made the sale....

The Limits of Amazon

Folks, I've been around a LONG time, studying business for decades, harvesting epiphanies like they were truffles but I have seldom seen a line...

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...

Ho Ho Ho! Enjoy the Holidays While You Can

Still can't get enough of those year end predictions? Then may we suggest taking in this predictive round up from Robin Lewis. Holiday Happiness: Go...

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...

Moody’s Report: Amazon’s Retail Dominance is a Myth

You've seen the headlines. We have reported some of them here. Amazon is a retail monster that threatens the existence of every other retailer...

How (AAPN Member) Target is Facing Down the Retail Apocalypse

When Brian Cornell took on the role of Target CEO in 2013 he faced more than a few challenges as he embarked on a...

How Traditional Retailers May Win Back Customers This Holiday Season

The final countdown to the end of the holiday shopping season is on. Last shipping deadlines are passing for online retail purchases and those...

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...