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Retailers: Get Ready for the Weather to Turn

For some 300 years, people have relied upon low-tech barometers to predict weather changes measured by the air pressure. When air pressure is high, it ...
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How Is America Shopping Post-Pandemic?

Where is the American consumer shopping these days? In-store or online? This in-depth report explores U.S. retail purchase behavior
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Missing Retail Sales

The Latest Homeless Crisis: The Missing $7 Billion in Retail Sales

As recently as just a few years ago, Bed Bath & Beyond did over $5 billion in annual retail sales. Tuesday Morning was doing close ...
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Can Overstock Reroute Its Road to Irrelevance?

When Bed Bath & Beyond named Overstock.com as the “stalking horse” bidder for its intellectual property last month, it wasn’t much of a shock. Overstock ...
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The Golden Age of Home Improvement Is Over

For most of the past quarter century, Home Depot and Lowe’s have appeared to be unstoppable growth machines. Combined, the two home improvement giants grew ...
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The Retail Party’s Not Over…It Just Has a Different Menu

A funny thing happened on the way to the next recession: the consumer said, “No thanks.” With surprisingly strong retail sales numbers for January, shoppers ...
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Private Equity Owners: Not Always Toxic for Retail

A spate of bankruptcies has plagued the U.S. retail landscape over the past decade. During this time, private equity firms have come under scrutiny due ...
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Winter Arrives for Ecommerce Darlings

Just a year or two ago, many people believed that the Covid-19 pandemic had sparked a massive, permanent acceleration of ecommerce adoption. This thesis became ...
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