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Dick’s Redefines Community Service

Community sports are interchangeable with the American spirit of resilience, optimism, and competition. Dick’s Sporting Goods knows the roles sports and fitness play in America’s ...
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Boot Barn Challenges the Status Quo

You can’t get more radical than having customers who love you and love to talk about you to their friends.  And for 45 years, Boot ...
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The Robin Report Announces the 2023 Retail Radicals

We are pleased to announce the winners of The Robin Report 2023 Retail Radicals. The annual awards program focuses on identifying radical thinkers and doers ...
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Can Tom Kingsbury Really Fix Kohl’s?

It may be hard to believe, but Kohl’s was once the darling of the retail world, expanding at a frantic pace to go national while ...
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Natura Punts The Body Shop to Aurelius for $254M

A key mistake for the Body Shop was a lack of innovation and evolution. Sure, when it made its debut in the 70s, its cleaned-up ...
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The Stars Have Aligned for Boot Barn

Newsweek just named Boot Barn to its list of top U.S. retailers for 2023. It’s an interesting list, filled with the usual suspects like Wegman’s, ...
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Gap Can’t Win When It’s Always Déjà Vu

I was reluctant to write this article, only because I was getting kind of bored being TRR’s Chief Critic Officer railing against Gap Inc’s serial ...
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UNTUCKit Founder Hopes Lightning Strikes Twice

During the Covid pandemic shutdown with his company’s business put on hold, UNTUCKit’s founder Chris Riccobono got an unexpected gift. He used his newfound time ...
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