• rr_happy-days-are-here-again
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      Happy Days Are Here Again. Oh, Really?

      December 7, 2016 · BY Robin Lewis

      With a wink and a nod I felt compelled to use a musical metaphor, acknowledging America’s conflicting moods over the inauguration of our new president. And no, this is not a political statement. We’re all… Read More

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    • rr-retaillearn-montgomery
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      What Retail Can Learn From Hospitality...

      December 6, 2016 · BY Max Montgomery

      In the ultra-competitive world of retail, sometimes innovation and a sustained competitive advantage can be hard to find. Especially when it comes to winning the hearts and wallets of the millennial shopper. As “The Robin… Read More

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      Fit To Be Un-Tied

      December 5, 2016 · BY Nick Graham

      Menswear Inches Forward When John F Kennedy was elected president in 1960, it was an exciting time for the country. Young and handsome, with a pouf of great hair, Kennedy signified the new vitality and… Read More

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      Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Irrelevant...

      November 30, 2016 · BY Robin Lewis

      It’s a silly game to keep tracking Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  Just as same-store sales became a meaningless measure of performance once e-commerce took off, Black Friday and Cyber Monday became irrelevant when retailers… Read More

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    • rr-retailheaded-newlin
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      Where is Retail Headed?

      November 29, 2016 · BY Kate Newlin

      Walmart is buying Jet.com. “Forbes” tells us that shopping malls are being killed by online shopping and Nordstrom’s CFO says it’s only going to get worse. Yet, something called “global shopping destinations” is thriving. Note… Read More

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    • rr_learning_from_hiccup
      Consumer Behavior

      Learning from the Hiccups of Holiday 2015

      November 28, 2016 · BY Catherine Schetting Salfino

      The 2015 holiday season was all over the map, but at the end of the day, they spent well, to the tune of a 7.9 percent gain over last year, according to MasterCard SpendingPulse. That… Read More

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