Vf-2
Management

VF’s New CEO, Bracken Darrell: “It’s a Strategic Thing”  

VF has been on a spree. In 2004, it paid $396 million for lifestyle brand Vans. They purchased bootmaker, Timberland, for $2 billion in 2011, spent close to $3 billion ...

The Latest

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 ...
10 Ways to Cash in on the Trillion-Dollar Subscription Economy
Q: How many paid subscriptions do you have? A: Chances are, you have no idea. Q: Well, how much do ...
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 ...

Listen Up

Retail Unwrapped

Our weekly podcast with Robin Lewis, Shelley E. Kohan, & guests. Available on your favorite podcast platforms.

Experience
Are TikTok Videos Killing Instagram Reels?
To do Instagram Reels or TikTok Video? That is the question for brands doing social media and influencer marketing in ...
Super Bowl
How Do the Super Bowl LVIII Ads Reflect American Culture?
At TRR, we take the long view: What does stuff mean and why does it matter? In that spirit, here’s ...
MIA: Gen Alpha Beauty Retail
I’m the mother of four beautiful members of Generation Alpha. Three of my children are girls and, for the most ...
Get the Daily Report

Subscribe to The Robin Report and get our latest retail insights delivered right to your inbox.

We will never send you spam or share your info. 

Opinion

Retail Podcast

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 ...

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 ...
New Episodes Weekly

The Retail Unwrapped Podcast

Retail insights on-the-go. Available on your favorite podcast platforms

From Our Partners

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 ...

Mixed Signals for Holiday Spending

The holiday season is often a make-or-break sales period for many companies, large and small, especially those in retail, travel, ...

Technology

Retail AI in 2024: The Next Paradigm
Retail AI in 2024: The Next Paradigm.
To kick off retail’s transformative year, NRF was a one-stop shopping moment to take the pulse of the industry. If ...
Indonesia’s eCommerce Economy Driven by Innovation
After China, Indonesia is Asia’s largest digital ecosystem retail battleground, currently dominated by GoTo, Grab and Shopee. Indonesia’s 250 million ...
Welcome to the 3D Century
If you’re looking for a quick way to become an overnight expert on 3D and emerging technologies in the fashion ...

Management

10 Global Retailers Worth Watching

Not Your Usual Suspects: 10 Global Retailers Worth Watching

With the specter of inflation seemingly tamed and the prospect of the U.S. Federal Reserve lowering interest rates as many ...
The New DTC: Unraveling Showfields and Neighborhood Goods

The New DTC Is Directionless to Consumer

In the end, Showfields and Neighborhood Goods billed themselves as department stores, and they did what so many department stores ...

Operations

Pepsico
Carrefour and PepsiCo Battle Over Pricing
Shrinkflation is not a new phenomenon, but the practice has ramped up over the past couple of years, with many ...
Self-Checkout is dying
Self-Checkout is Dying. Hallelujah!
Whether we were aware of it or not, over the past decade or so consumers in just about every Western ...
That Was the Year of 23 Skidoo
I bet nobody actually says “23 skidoo” anymore. Chances are most people have never even heard the expression…much less know ...
Scroll to Top