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Mike Troy

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February 2018

Physical retail is alive and well. Just ask the CEO of Taubman Centers.

Never ending battle against digital bad actors lands Homeland Security executive in new retail role.

Food retailers have traditionally thought of competition as the grocer down the street, but companies such as Grubhub offer a new sort of challenge that could even become an opportunity.

A top fight female executive who helped lead a disruptive payments company located in Silicon Valley through the IPO process is the newest member of the Walmart Board of Directors.

Coty and Walmart have set a new low when it comes to removing friction from the beauty buying experience.

​​​​​​​A slight decline in Apple’s quarterly iPhone sales sparked concerns about smartphone saturation, but if that’s the case it means the mobile revolution for retail has only begun.

New event offers Amazon insights and ways other retailers and brands can win.

Many retailers had a better than expected holiday season and fourth quarter, but the industry has never seen anything quite like what Amazon did.

A man suffering from a “fecal anomaly” stars in a Super Bowl LII spot for Procter & Gamble’s Febreze air freshener and sets a new standard for bathroom branding. The ad is based on the premise of how a man who’s you-know-what doesn’t sti

January 2018

CEO Jeff Bezos appears in celebrity filled spot.

If you have to ask whether you are moving fast enough - you aren't.

​​​​​​​Brands looking to deliver on the promise of personalization have gained powerful new capabilities to drive sales at Albertsons Companies’ 2,300 stores.

​​​​​​​The dollar and convenience store channels expanded in 2017 while the drug and supermarket channels contracted slightly.

Apple's HomePod is here. Do Amazon and Google have anything to fear?

The retail industry's version of the economic forum in Davos blows into Chicago in mid-March.

New adds new executive leadership and chairman.

Attendees of Super Bowl LII will generate an estimated 40 tons of waste, but it won't be going to landfills.

​​​​​​​Three top executives have joined Drizly to help the leading online alcohol delivery platform pursue its next phase of growth.

When Nelson Peltz acquired a stake in Procter & Gamble and sought a seat on the board, a lengthy proxy battle ensued and Peltz prevailed.

The E in ECRM now stands for Europe

Symphony Retail Ai is the new name for the leading global artificial intelligence provider following the integration of two divisions.

QVC and HSNi form new digital powerhouse

Community engagement is the name of the game with an innovative promotional effort Kraft has brought back for the fourth year. Kraft is looking for the most spirited and enthusiastic hockey communities nationwide as part of its “Let’s rally!

More trouble lies ahead from Amazon in 2018 thanks to the long arm of Alexa.

An autonomous mobile grocery store called “Robomart” could make its U.S. debut as early as this summer if Robomart founder Ali Ahmed has his way.

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