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      Amazon Brings It to You

      August 16, 2017 · BY Robin Lewis

      Amazon is continually finding ways to better implement Bezos’ “last mile” (the most costly and often the slowest delivery distance from final distribution point to one’s home or pick-up location) more efficiently and expediently. Secondly,… Read More

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      Retail Meets Culture: How Product...

      August 15, 2017 · BY Lori Mitchell-Keller

      This summer, Amazon celebrated its third annual “Prime Day” by offering 30 hours of sales on more than 100,000 products on its sites worldwide. It declared a brand day on the calendar as if it… Read More

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      Snap Break: Fashion’s Much-Needed Time...

      August 14, 2017 · BY Roberto Ramos

      The notion of time plays a powerful role in inspiring and guiding fashion. Designers formulate their creative perspectives through the influences of the past, the urgency of the present, and the possibilities ushered in by… Read More

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      Surviving Merger Mania

      August 9, 2017 · BY Len Lewis

      I ask retailers lot of questions and one of my favorites is, “What keeps you up at night?” One of the most telling answers came from a senior supermarket executive several years ago who replied:… Read More

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      Slicing and Dyson

      August 8, 2017 · BY Warren Shoulberg

      OK, here’s today’s retail quiz: How many companies that make household appliances have opened up their own stores on one of the most expensive retail shopping streets on the planet, New York City’s Fifth Avenue?… Read More

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      Discount Retailers Make a Move

      August 7, 2017 · BY David Merrefield

      When you’re in the retail business there’s no end to the way competitors and disruptors can derail you. Online competition has to be top of mind, but there are cultural disruptions as well, such as… Read More

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