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The most beautiful store in America

Three years after opening a supermarket that helped revitalize downtown Cleveland the Heinen brothers are moving fast to leverage data and serve shoppers in new ways.

Aldi accelerates growth

The German grocer’s onward march continues and with few visible weaknesses, competitors should be concerned.

Computer vision and machine learning solve the challenge of who took what and receipt accuracy at the Amazon Go store. Expectations of convenience will never be the same.

Lolli & Pops’ formula of experiential stores, cutting edge technology and delightful service is a sweet lesson for retailers.

EnsembleIQ CEO David Shanker speaks with Retail Leader about technology-driven disruption, shiny pennies, failure and his vision for establishing EiQ as the industry’s leading provider of business intelligence and growth enablement solutions.

Aggressive promotion of home delivery will impact store traffic, but the alternative is losing share to competitors moving fast to offer an increasingly in-demand service.

Nothing short of business continuity is at stake for retailers and suppliers who fail to achieve diversity — fast.

Ulta Beauty broke into the Fortune 500 this year thanks to a differentiated business model and a rare approach to gender diversity.

Headlines about the demise of physical retail have become common, but the 37,000 people who gathered in Las Vegas in May see things differently.

Philosophy applies to trade associations too.

New standards of accountability and expectations of performance are transforming the growing field of influencer marketing.

Retail Leader’s parent company EnsembleIQ named a new CEO earlier this year. He promptly did what new CEOs do: assembled senior leadership, assessed our strengths and capabilities, and shared a vision to rally the troops.

Taking a stand on social issues is fraught with risk, but it is also essential to avoid, “no brand’s land."

An image of babies scooting across the floor toward an unknown destination is the perfect metaphor for the state of the retail industry.

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