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Fall 2013

A collection of news, articles and other featured content about Fall 2013.

Rachel needs new shoes to match a dress for her date. She opens her "my wardrobe" app and selects the blue dress she bought last week.

Today's shoppers have become much more adept at finding value. They are "channel surfing" with increased frequency to research products and find deals, and shopping more channel types in search of value and trip mission fit.

These types of reports always come under scrutiny because not all of the "Leading Retailers" can be listed.

Food is the final frontier for Walmart. And it's turning out to be one of the toughest the company has ever encountered. Walmart already is the biggest U.S. grocer, with sales of $274.5 billion in the last fiscal year.

Wegmans is a testament to the importance of family. The Rochester, N.Y.-based chain of 81 supermarkets tends to attract coverage with headlines like "Could This Be the Best Company in the World?" It consistently stays ahead of trends in product innovation, merchandising, technology and customer

First Amazon became the world's biggest bookseller.

HEB Grocery Co. (H-E-B) prides itself on serving the Texas community as only a true Texan can. Based in San Antonio, the independently owned retailer takes its curious name from Harold E.

7-Eleven in the U.S. is, in some respects, like a child: It's expected to grow big and healthy by following its parent's example. America's largest convenience-store chain is on the brink of both a major expansion and a fundamental shift in its identity.

As many retailers struggle with unwieldy loyalty programs and the resulting mountains of data they create, CVS Caremark is working hard to create a best-in-class loyalty program that merges the latest technology with consumer insights. Headquartered in Woonsocket, R.I., CVS Caremark op

As I sit here writing this issue's column on the Monday before Thanksgiving, my thoughts race ahead to the coming holiday season and how I might spend the precious vacation time I've accrued.

Hard discounter Aldi has carved out a niche in the hyper-competitive grocery space as an "exclusive brand" retailer of a relatively limited assortment of grocery products in a spartan, but highly efficient store environment.

Shoppers can order groceries online and pick them up at this Whole Foods in Plymouth Meeting, Pa. Whole Paycheck. Yuppie grazing grounds.

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