• Features

      The Chaotic New World of Retailing

      November 14, 2019 · BY Robin Lewis

      Headache sized issues in “The Chaotic New World of Retailing” features Robin Lewis; Don Unser, President of NPD’s retail practice; and CEO of Vince, Brendan Hoffman. Listen in as they discuss personalization, sustainability, distribution strategies,… Read More

    • Features

      Kohl’s Returns to Manhattan

      November 13, 2019 · BY Deborah Patton

      One thing you can guarantee, put a pop-up in New York City, and they will come. In droves, actually. Kohl’s came to town, albeit briefly, to showcase some of its holiday gift suggestions and festive… Read More

    • Features

      McKinsey Launches a Flashy New Store

      November 12, 2019 · BY Chris Walton

      Late in September, McKinsey & Company, the famed consulting firm that every year hires left-brained Ivy League MBAs off campuses like a drug addiction, went from consultancy to full-fledged retailer. With much fanfare and national… Read More

    • Consumer Behavior

      High-Spending HENRYs Will Pull Holiday...

      November 7, 2019 · BY Pam Danziger

      I’m the first to admit that I am skeptical about the overly optimistic holiday sales forecasts that are filling my inbox. This year I am particularly surprised by how many forecasts top NRF’s predictably rosy… Read More

    • Features

      Educating an Industry Podcast

      November 7, 2019 · BY Robin Lewis

      The first in our series of conversations about the state of the industry deconstructs how to navigate the headwaters of the digital marketplace. “Educating an Industry” features Robin Lewis; Don Unser, President of NPD’s retail… Read More

    • Features

      Is Kevin Plank Into “Alt-Facts?”

      November 6, 2019 · BY Robin Lewis

      I wrote an article on February 22, 2017, commenting on Under Armour’s Q4 results that year. I reported, “His (CEO Kevin Plank), steady stream of 26 quarterly sales increases of 20 percent plus, got slammed… Read More

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