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      The Mall as Wholesaler Marketplace

      May 21, 2019 · BY Warren Shoulberg

      The ongoing debate about the ultimate fate of America’s shopping malls has largely centered on their transition from dedicated spaces to buy stuff to centers where non-shopping functions such as eating, entertainment and services are… Read More

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      Don’t Just Survive – How to Thrive in...

      May 21, 2019 · BY Pam Danziger

      The next seven years are going to be tough for retail. A sweeping restructuring and downsizing of physical retail will occur through 2026, as the penetration of online retail rises to 25 percent from its… Read More

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      Millennials Are Getting Bored with...

      May 16, 2019 · BY Jasmine Glasheen

      Everyone wants to be part of a brand’s come up story nowadays. In today’s retail startup environment, entrepreneurs start off small and unknown with the hope of a rags-to-riches narrative with a devoted millennial following.… Read More

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      New Whole Foods Format

      May 14, 2019 · BY Warren Shoulberg

      You can hardly call it a grocery store anymore. The brand-new Whole Foods Market, just opened in Atlanta, is so much more than a supermarket and clearly points the direction for how food retailers are… Read More

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      New Whole Foods Format

      May 13, 2019 · BY David Merrefield

      In the usual course of events, when Amazon or its close sibling Whole Foods opens a new food-retailing format, a huge burst of publicity ensues, often featuring enthusiastic, ill-informed predictions about how the new format… Read More

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      Hyper-Personalized & Preemptive...

      May 12, 2019 · BY Shelley E. Kohan

      Five key trends for 2020 include Preemptive Distribution, Mobile Proliferation, Price and Product Personalization, Retailer Collaborations with Technology Companies and Associate Empowerment & Virtual Assistance. 1. Preemptive Distribution A key trend in the retail landscape,… Read More

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