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      Why the Consumer Is so Frustrated with...

      June 21, 2017 · BY Bob Stec

      Much has been written about the decline and the forecasted death of retail brick and mortar in this country. Additionally, a lot of time and effort has been spent on diagnosing why this is occurring.… Read More

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      Did Amazon Grab a Poisoned Chalice?

      June 20, 2017 · BY David Merrefield

      No one has ever accused Amazon of being risk averse. In yet another surprising and bold move that emerged late last week, Amazon proposed a buyout of the struggling Whole Foods Market specialty chain of… Read More

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      Lauder’s New Math

      June 19, 2017 · BY Dana Wood

      Even by its own blistering-pace standards, it was a busy week of goings and comings at The Estée Lauder Companies. In announcements timed mere days apart, it apprised the industry that it would shutter its… Read More

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      Department Stores: From Complacency to...

      June 14, 2017 · BY Marie Driscoll

      Robin Lewis, CEO of The Robin Report kicked off the program with an opening visual of a tsunami about to wipe out the entire legacy big box and department store sectors, Lewis went on to… Read More

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      The Nordstroms See the Future and Want to...

      June 13, 2017 · BY Robin Lewis

      My good friend Mike Gould, former Bloomingdale’s CEO, often reminds me of a statement I made several years ago that he keeps using as an apt description of all businesses that thrive on innovation: “Risk-averse… Read More

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      It’s Fiesta!

      June 12, 2017 · BY Paco Underhill

      Fort Worth is Texas’s best-kept secret. In the shadow of Dallas, its more prominent neighbor, it sits quietly with an elegant downtown containing good retail, interesting restaurants and some very well-respected small museums. It is… Read More

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