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      Harnessing Retail’s Girl Power

      January 18, 2020 · BY Pam Danziger

      We’ve all heard the statistics: Women account or influence between 70-to-80 percent of all household spending. In retail, women outnumber men on the sales floor by a ratio of 2:1. The Mom Project Labs (MP… Read More

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      Big Beauty Is in Serious Trouble

      January 16, 2020 · BY Dana Wood

      I don’t make too many brilliant decisions in my life but opting to record this year’s Golden Globes while I nipped out to watch “Little Women” at my local multiplex proved to be genuine goodie.… Read More

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      Field Notes from the Midwest

      January 14, 2020 · BY Deborah Patton

      There was a bright light shining during the post-holiday mall doldrums in St. Louis, Missouri. This midwestern city (full disclosure, my hometown) is constantly reinventing itself. It is a modern-day Phoenix lifting itself again and… Read More

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      Lights Out at Fairway or Fairway’s Last...

      January 13, 2020 · BY David Merrefield

      Fairway soon files for bankruptcy for the second time in recent years. Could total liquidation be far behind as reported by the New York Post? To generations of shoppers in New York City and its… Read More

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      Li & Fung: Digitalization of the...

      January 12, 2020 · BY Judith Russell

      With the apparel market several years into its profit-crippling period of disruption, some of the biggest names in the business are finding that digital technology, the explosion of which led to the near-destruction of traditional… Read More

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      RH Ahead of Wall Street Transforming an...

      January 8, 2020 · BY Robin Lewis

      In late December, I had two out-of-this-world experiences. Out of this world, but into the universe created by RH CEO, Gary Friedman. The first experience was among the thousand-plus Champagne drinking celebrators attending the opening… Read More

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