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Second Hand

ThredUp and Vestiaire Lead in Second Hand

Learn more about how ThredUp & Vestiaire are leading the second-hand market, focusing on luxury & sustainability.
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Failure of Pirch

What the Failure of Pirch Says About Experiential Retailing

The failure of Pirch prompts industry introspection. Costly leases and limited merchandise hurt sales. A cautionary tale: trendy retail without substance.
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99 Cents Only Stores

The Decline and Fall of 99 Cents Only Stores

David Gold's 99 Cents Only Stores rise and fall illustrates retail's evolution, influenced by consumer behavior, economy, and competition.
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The Fallout: Retailers and CPG Price Gouging

FTC report exposes price gouging in pandemic. Kroger, Albertsons face merger scrutiny. Urgent need for transparency, fair pricing, and trust rebuilding.
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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 that injected billions of dollars ...
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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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Walmart Buying Vizio

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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Behind the Curtain: The Temu Superbowl Ad

Temu invites Americans to shop like billionaires. The problem is Temu must keep advertising at a fever-pitch to replace shoppers who fade away. Learn more ...
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