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Off-price continues to be on point

Off-price continues to be on point

Nordstrom Rack now sells Rent the Runway apparel, a prime example of why this sector is poised to have yet another good year. RetailDive.com, Daphne Howland, Jan. 28, 2020 Apparel retail has never been for the faint-hearted, and today the segment has retailers by...
Mall Owners Are Buying Retailers

Mall Owners Are Buying Retailers

A mall owner is buying Forever 21 because it doesn’t want more vacant storefronts FastCompany, Michael Grothaus, Feb 3, 2020 If you’ve stepped into a mall recently you might find it not too surprising that malls are dying. There’s plenty of blame to go around for that...
10 retail trends to watch in 2020

10 retail trends to watch in 2020

RetailDive.com, January 6, 2020 From the evolution of pure-play e-commerce to the purpose of brick and mortar, the Retail Dive team serves up their predictions for 2020. By Kaarin Vembar, Ben Unglesbee, Cara Salpini, Daphne Howland, Caroline Jansen The on-again,...
Enjoy Chick-fil-A Without Talking to Anyone

Enjoy Chick-fil-A Without Talking to Anyone

MSN Money, Michael Tedder It’s no secret that fast food orders take longer than they used to these days, but Chick-fil-A may have found a way to speed things up. After a limited test run in five markets last year, this week Chick-fil-A debuted “dine-in mobile...
Walmart Shows How to Compete Against Amazon

Walmart Shows How to Compete Against Amazon

November 14, 2019, Sarah Halzack | Bloomberg The uncertainties for Walmart Inc. were piling up in the third quarter, both external (tariff whiplash, recession fears) and internal (a management shuffle in the U.S.). But judging by its Thursday earnings report, the...
The Rise of the Virtual Restaurant

The Rise of the Virtual Restaurant

Retail Dining is undergoing a sea-change in recent years By Mike Isaac and David Yaffe-Bellany Aug. 14, 2019 Restaurateurs are adding “virtual” restaurants to expand their delivery options – and most of us have no idea we’re ordering from...