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      Here’s What Recent Store Closures Have...

      October 16, 2019 · BY Jasmine Glasheen

      This isn’t another article prattling on about the so-called “retail apocalypse.” Instead, we are going to take a look at what the retailers that are closing up shop have in common, as well as what… Read More

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      Amazon’s New Food-Store Rollout

      October 15, 2019 · BY David Merrefield

      There is a lack of clarity of details surrounding Amazon’s upcoming development of a food-store format that will be entirely distinct from its Whole Foods stores. This seems to be Amazon’s M.O. when it comes… Read More

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      As We Reach “Peak CBD,” What, If...

      October 14, 2019 · BY Dana Wood

      For the past year and change, my inbox has been pelted with notices of at least – at. least. – five new cannabis-related beauty brand launches per week. But it was in the Men’s department… Read More

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      Forever 21: Cut Your Losses and Die...

      October 9, 2019 · BY Robin Lewis

      Of course, Forever 21 is now on life support. On January 28, 2015, I wrote an article titled “Uniqlo and Forever 21: What Are They Smoking?“. It clearly predicted that Uniqlo would never become a… Read More

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      Gender Norms in Retail Alienate Gen Z

      October 8, 2019 · BY Jasmine Glasheen

      The dissolution of gender norms is one of the most contentious topics in retail today. Next-gen consumers see gender as a construct. Generation Z and young millennials are calling for retailers to adjust how they… Read More

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      To Your Health: Retailers See It as the...

      October 7, 2019 · BY Warren Shoulberg

      Health’R’Us? In an age when something like 20 percent of the American population is over the age of 65, and twice that number say health and wellness is a prime concern to them, it’s rather… Read More

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