• Features

      Field Report on Startup Culture

      July 15, 2019 · BY Deborah Patton

      How do you know when you’re in the vortex of a retail tech summit? You’re surrounded by stylishly dressed, enthusiastic, happy millennial-youngish men and women and their slightly older investors. These entrepreneurs exude optimism, possibility… Read More

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      Recalibrating Salaries: The Raises...

      July 14, 2019 · BY RoxAnna Sway

      Boost salaries and you boost the whole economy. Armed with more money for spending, consumers can increase purchases of homes, consumer goods, leisure activities and much more. Most Americans-working-class and middle-class Americans-have been waiting many… Read More

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      From Monsoons to Tech: The Shoptalk...

      July 10, 2019 · BY Zia Daniell Wigder

      Last week, the Shoptalk and Groceryshop management team (Anil, Simran, Zia and Caroline) embarked on an 8,000 mile journey to Pune to spend the week with our rapidly expanding engineering team. Pune is one of… Read More

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      Walmart’s Losing Money in Its...

      July 9, 2019 · BY Robin Lewis

      Is Doug McMillon, CEO of Walmart beginning to buckle under the pressure from last century’s comfortable mindsets and a culture that has succeeded by doing the things they’ve always done, but just doing them better?… Read More

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      It’s Time for Retailers to...

      July 8, 2019 · BY Jasmine Glasheen

      Radical transparency is disrupting the retail industry. In the past, retailers could pick and choose what information they shared with potential customers. However, due to mobile browsing, environmental deterioration, and call-out culture, customers now expect… Read More

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      Bad Experience

      July 7, 2019 · BY Warren Shoulberg

      Ask any retailing expert, guru or know-it-all worth their weight in consulting fees and they will all tell you the same thing: the future of physical stores rests with “experiential” formats that present shoppers with… Read More

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