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      Sears: From Behemoth to The Brink

      October 19, 2018 · BY Robin Lewis

      It is finally happening: Sears is on the brink. I’ve been predicting this from Eddie Lampert’s Bezos-like “day-one” declaration that he was going to return Kmart and Sears, two iconic American brands, to their once… Read More

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      What Will Happen When 3000 Amazon Go...

      October 17, 2018 · BY David Merrefield

      The Amazon Go concept is innovative enough that it may prove to be a highly disruptive force. Yet, it might be a little too soon for anyone in established food retailing to despair. Nonetheless, let’s… Read More

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      Tracking the Retail Rebound

      October 16, 2018 · BY Marshal Cohen

      You can’t open a newspaper or turn on the TV without seeing the good news: U.S. consumer sentiment is strong and the outlook for retailers has shifted from, “how long will we be able to… Read More

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      Deciem: From Disruption to Utter...

      October 15, 2018 · BY Dana Wood

      Hear that? It’s the sound of the other shoe dropping. Several months ago, when I first wrote about Deciem for The Robin Report, a good chunk of my piece was devoted to just getting this… Read More

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      The Container Store Reimagines Space

      October 14, 2018 · BY Warren Shoulberg

      The Container Store has launched a new space program. And its target is not necessarily the moon, but to reach for that most unworldly retail destination these days: relevance. The retailer that practically invented the… Read More

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      Henri Bendel: Adrift from the Beginning

      October 10, 2018 · BY Robin Lewis

      I considered myself ahead of the curve when last April I wrote “Victoria’s Secret: Behind the Curve.” Now, I consider myself behind the curve, so to speak. I should have written in that same article… Read More

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