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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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      Everything Old is New Again, Retailers!...

      October 6, 2019 · BY Kate Newlin

      I wrote Shopportunity! in 2006 as a plea to retailers and fashion brands to stop discounting the value of their wares. I pointed out the devastating erosion resulting from when all they did was shout… Read More

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      Is Marc Lore a Walmart Dilemma?

      October 2, 2019 · BY Robin Lewis

      In my article in July of this year, I opened with a question, “Is Doug McMillon, CEO of Walmart beginning to buckle under the pressure from last century’s comfortable mindsets and a culture that has… Read More

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      Can Retailers Pander to Gen Z Without...

      October 1, 2019 · BY Jasmine Glasheen

      It’s easy to talk about different generations as though they are diametrically opposed. Especially when those generations are on opposite ends of the age spectrum–like Baby Boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, and Gen Z,… Read More

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