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Retail Innovation Conference

The Center of Retail Transformation… In The Center of the Retail World Get ready to drive change across channels and customer touch points. Disruptive brands and innovative thinkers are raising the bar for all retail companies. Hear from these leaders,...

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Gifts Cards are still relevant!

Retailers in this new digital marketing age are looking for new ways to connect and keep customers. Sometimes it’s not the newest widget that’s needed but something that’s tried and true. Gift cards fall into that category. The NRF predicts...

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NRF 2018 Recap

NRF 2018 Recap We've captured all the highlights and "must-see" moments all in one place. Continue to check back for articles, videos, presentations, photos and more in the days following the event.


More retail disruption with the merger of CVS and Aetna

The “disruption” in retail takes another interesting turn with the possible merger of CVS and Aetna. The goal for CVS is to drive those insured under Aetna health insurance to their locations for prescriptions and the walk in health clinics....

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Retail is under enormous pressure but is it on a death spiral? The fact is that it’s a mixed bag of data some positive some negative. Let’s take a look: The U.S. has 23.5 sq. feet of retail space per...

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12 things retailers can learn from the United Airlines PR disaster

We’re not happy until you’re not happy! I heard this line used by a business analyst when discussing a new possible new slogan for United Airlines. It baffles me how supposed smart people can make such dumb mistakes. The default...

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The 3P approach to solving difficult problems

I just read an interesting article about Robbie Bach’s 3P framework for change. His book Xbox Revisited explains the 3P process which is a game plan for reducing complex problems or processes to simple steps. His quote, “I believe that...

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Data, retail and political!

We may have learned an interesting lesson on the use and source of data based on the election results. I’ve been a 100% proponent that in retail of the adage that” if you can’t measure it you can’t manage it”....

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