New York City recently voted to ban retail businesses from credit card-only operations. City Government has stated that it is discrimination against New Yorkers who either don’t have credit cards, or who simply want to pay in cash. Tender Greens and Sweetgreen’s — both millennial-focused food service operations – have been credit card-only businesses and they have been given nine…
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Robin Lewis is the founder and CEO of The Robin Report. He is an author, speaker, and consultant for the retail and consumer products industries. Book him now for your next meeting. He is frequently requested by C-level management for advice, consultation and strategic presentations: among them are Bloomingdale’s, JC Penney, Macy’s, VF Corp, Kohl’s, Charming Shoppes, Estee Lauder, Iconix, Footlocker, and Ralph Lauren, as well as financial firms such as The Carlyle Group, Goldman Sachs and others. He is the co-author of The New Rules of Retail, published by Palgrave-McMillan, and is often quoted in leading trade and consumer publications.
The Robin Report Podcast Series offers a series of conversations about the state of the industry, deconstructing how to navigate the headwaters of the digital marketplace. Each 60-minute podcast features leading retail experts and professionals who reveal the strategies, tactics and backstories on how to thrive in a complex, tech-infused global economy.