Retail criticism: one of the most common forms of racism left in the United States? The southern suburbs of Chicago Olympia rural village administrators, David mei kass base (David Mekarski) this week at the annual meeting of the American planning association tells the story of a surprising, that is his...
Retail is not dead, but it needs to adapt It seems that retail has never had such a bad time. Sears looks doomed. Many other big retailers, including JC Penney and Macy's, are closing stores and even fashion boutiques such as BCBG Max Azria are filing for bankruptcy. The number...
Language and globalization: the task of speaking English in rakuten Rakuten, Japan's largest online retailer, is rapidly expanding into global markets. To ensure the success of the organisation, and to break the linguistic and cultural boundaries of Japanese society, chief executive Hiroshi Mikitani has granted English proficiency to all staff...
The evolution of the Internet and its impact on retail space Online and offline used to be two very separate worlds. But with the rise of e-commerce, especially mobile e-commerce, the line between online and offline is rapidly blurring. One of the early effects of the Internet has been to foster...
7 trends in retail sales will be interrupted and defined in 2018 The growing interest in reinvesting in tiles and acquisitions is expected in the coming year. For the retail sector, it was a turbulent period, with a record number of records in 2017 - many of which were filled with...
Retail success is about intelligence Smart retail has undergone revolutionary changes over the past decade and will continue to grow exponentially. According to ABI Research's smart retail-tech report, in-store and online physical stores are no longer the only option for global consumers to perform daily shopping, thanks to technological advances. Main...
7 retailers and manufacturers trend to navigate the changing retail environment in the asia-pacific region In the first half of 2015, fast consumer goods manufacturers and retailers struggled to achieve significant growth, with average sales in the asia-pacific region rising 2 percent. However, the success stories of retailers offer a unique...
Marks& spencer sells Hong Kong stores when it exits the market Marks& spencer is selling stores in Hong Kong and macau as retailers conduct extensive overhauls. The clothing and food chain has sold one of its main non-uk businesses to al-futtaim, a longtime franchise partner in the region, without giving a...
Retail or online sales: more profitable? As online shopping has become the norm, retailers have begun to question the traditional model of bricks-and-mortar stores and instead adopt an online business model. It raises the question of whether having an online retail business is more profitable than having physical stores. Thanks to...
The future of trade, part five: challenge It seems that all the repression is going down: if we even search our potential spouse's dating portal on the Internet, why not go online? Everything? As we have seen in the first part of the "trade outlook" series, the growth rate of...