• Features

      How Timberland Imagined a New Shopping...

      November 21, 2017 · BY Pam Danziger

      Timberland, the New England-based outdoor lifestyle brand, has left big footprints in fashion trends across the globe. Famous for its iconic yellow boot, designed by Timberland’s founder Nathan Swartz and introduced in 1973, Timberland initially… Read More

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      Over the River and Through the...

      November 20, 2017 · BY Robin Lewis

      The sleighs are ready and waiting for a Black Friday kickoff. But hold on a second! This is old world thinking. A retail expert, who will go unnamed, asked me, “Where have you been —… Read More

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      Do Your Employees Have the Right Skill...

      November 17, 2017 · BY Robin Lewis

      As we know, the apparel industry is being radically reshaped at mind-boggling speed by the forces of technology, globalization and shifting consumer values. The pressure to deliver product better, faster, smarter has never been more… Read More

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    • Features

      Amazonification

      November 14, 2017 · BY Len Lewis

      Welcome to the Amazonification of the global economy! Or, if you’re competitor—World War A. At this point, retailers are on Amazon overload, having wrung their hands raw over the acquisition of Whole Foods and speculation… Read More

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    • Features

      The RealReal: High-End Disruptor or...

      November 12, 2017 · BY Judith Russell

      On a recent Friday, Dr. Stephanie Crandall took the morning off to hold an important meeting at her spacious Westchester County, New York home. The physician, who asked to not be identified by her real… Read More

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      A View Into the New Normal: AKA, The...

      November 12, 2017 · BY Robin Lewis

      I’ve often been criticized of late as being a harbinger of “death,” namely, a retail apocalypse or even worse, a technology tsunami about to break and wipe out every old world retailer in its path.… Read More

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