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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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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 major brands sensitive about raising ...
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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 industrialized country have been unwitting ...
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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 what it means. But as ...
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Retail Gas Stations Under Assault!

From the Atlantic to the Pacific, nothing punctuates the American roadside landscape more than the traditional retail gas station – except perhaps for the automobiles ...
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