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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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Marc Rosen Is a Retail Radical Award Winner: SPARC Is Not

 I would love nothing more than to disagree with Nick Egelanian, president of retail development firm SiteWorks. He was quoted in Retail Dive about JCPenney’s ...
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Will Forever 21 Drag Down Shein?

On October 9, 2019, I wrote Forever 21: Cut Your Losses and Die Happily predicting Forever 21’s demise, and why. Predictably, they slipped into bankruptcy. However, they ...
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How Can Retailers Attract the Digital Generation?

When did a career in retail become so unappealing for young folks? Twenty years ago, a position in frontline retail was one of the best ...
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The Power of Female Retail Leadership

There is power in sharing the great stories about the art of leadership in the retail industry. Let’s take first-time CEOs. Three female leaders of ...
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Can Allbirds Recover?

How long do you think it’s going to take Allbirds to crash? It happened to A&F in its Michael Jeffries era. It happened to the ...
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Ralph Lauren Brand

The Ralph Lauren Renaissance

Few fashion brands have been as enduring over the past five generations as Ralph Lauren. Now even Gen Alpha and Metaverse avatars are wearing RL. ...
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