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      Is Jeff Bezos the New Ron Johnson on...

      July 27, 2016 · BY Robin Lewis

      In 2012, JC Penney’s new CEO, Ron Johnson, made a huge bet. With a grand strategy to fundamentally transform JC Penney’s business model, his opening salvo on day one was to totally eliminate the myriad… Read More

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      Case Study: The CrossFit Factor

      July 26, 2016 · BY Don Howard

      How Reebok Used 3D Body Shape Analysis to Reach New Heights in Apparel Performance In 2011, as CrossFit® was becoming one of the fastest growing sports in America, it signed a 10-year partnership with sportswear… Read More

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      Flashes in the Pan

      July 25, 2016 · BY Warren Shoulberg

      RIP: Rest in Pieces Flash Sale Sites Born 2007 – Died 2016 In the history of retailing channels of distribution, perhaps no single format has had a shorter lifespan than the catalog showroom. Rightfully so,… Read More

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      How to Max-Out the Fragrance Boomlet In...

      July 20, 2016 · BY Dana Wood

      At the risk of getting all Mark Twain-y, the reports of the death of the American fragrance biz have been greatly exaggerated. Which isn’t to say it’s in fantastic shape at the moment; far from… Read More

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      Eddie (no vision) Lampert: A Century Late...

      July 19, 2016 · BY Robin Lewis

      What’s old is new again. It’s back to the future. Mobile phones are the new stores. These and many other metaphors reflect how the technology age is taking us back in time to century-old retail… Read More

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      Macy’s Latin Explosion

      July 18, 2016 · BY Jessica Binns

      The New Thalia Sodi Collection Targets Rapidly Growing Hispanic Market She has 45 million albums sold. She is followed by more than 24 million people across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She stars in eight telenovelas… Read More

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