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Brandy Melville, or Hellville?

Brandy Melville CEO enforces narrow beauty standards, amid controversies. Sales soar, revealing dark side of fast fashion.

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Explore how retailers leverage tech for seamless experiences, to avoid retail disruption like Kohl's missed RFID opportunity costing millions.
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Move Over Dubai, Saudi Arabia Is Taking Center World Stage
Discover the rapid rise of Saudi Arabia on the global stage, with mega projects reshaping its image. From sports to luxury, a new world hub ...

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Social Media’s Accountability Without Alienating Teens
Teen social media users are in for a year of frustrating surprises. That’s because both the U.S. Senate and social ...
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We’re going to be navigating a Wild Reckoning in 2024. This is the result of the upheaval of shifting sociocultural ...
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High Performance: World Retail Congress in Paris Takes on the Olympics Challenge
In preparing for the World Retail Congress in Paris, foresight is our imperative to help the global retail industry move ...
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True Crime Retail Podcast

There was a time we could still envision when going to the mall used to be a joyous activity. Even an aspirational one. Even a ...
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Where Is Black Leadership in Corporate Retail?

Over the next 50 years, Nielsen research predicts the Black population is expected to grow by 22 percent while the White (non-Hispanic) population is expected ...
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10 Top Brands to Watch in 2024

Everyone loves a winner. And we’re all intrigued by why top retail brands are scoring big with consumers, and why ...
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Where An Oil-Driven Past Gives Way to a Consumer-Driven Future

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2/19-2/20 No, it’s not about golf. Yes, there’s that. More importantly, it’s where you should plan to ...

Technology

Retail Vendor Portal
A Retail Vendor Portal Built on Trust
If you visualize the future, chances are you don’t see it as a triangle. But look again. Think of the ...
Tarek Müller
Behind the Scenes with Scayle Super-Entrepreneur Tarek Müller
What does it take to make a startup endure? Success in the global digital marketplace does not come easily or ...
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7 Ways Retailers Are Doing SEO Dead Wrong
The last five years of accelerated advancements in SEO marketing haven’t given retailers and brands time to even catch their ...

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Dollar Tree Closing

Dollar Tree Closing Spree

Let’s play a little Dialing for Dollars; the big picture is about Dollar Tree closing. Today’s question is: Why did ...
Under Armour's Continuing Decline

Kevin Plank: Architect of Under Armour’s Continuing Decline?

Hear from Robin Lewis about why he thinks Kevin Plank has been involved with Under Armour’s Continuing Decline.

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Proven Retail Winners
Proven Retail Winners: IKEA, Williams Sonoma, Crate + Barrel
The home furnishings industry has received shockwaves over the past three years. First Covid lockdowns fueled a home retrofit movement ...
Cool Storage
Cool Storage Is the Hottest Space in Retail Logistics
Cool storage is becoming the hottest space in retail logistics, network of massive, windowless buildings, humming with the white noise of massive refrigeration and cooling ...
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Why Is Walmart Buying Vizio?
Learn more about why Walmart is spending $2.3 billion to buy Vizio, one of its biggest supplier of TVs.
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