It is a wonderful time to be a retail executive judging from a compensation analysis by executive search firm Korn Ferry.
A recent analysis by the consulting firm shows that the retail industry’s financial performance is improving.
Korn Ferry conducted an analysis of 65 North American retaile
With annual per-capital milk consumption declining to 20.8 gallons in 2008 from 24.3 gallons in 1994, soymilk and other plant-based milk alternatives have gained ground, according to new research from Packaged Facts.
Long check-out lines, out-of-stock items and difficulty finding desired items cause two out of three consumers to avoid certain retail stores, according to a survey commissioned by Galleria Retail Technology Solutions.
Stagnito Business Information + Edgell Communications, parent of Retail Leader, is conducting a groundbreaking study on collaboration in category management, in partnership with the Center for Sales Leadership at DePaul University.
The number of convenience stores in the United States totaled 148,000 as of Dec. 31, up 1 percent from the prior year, according to data from Nielsen and the Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing.
Grocery stores, dollar stores and drug stores are fulfilling more of the needs of convenience store shoppers, with these other stores representing 9.3 percent of c-store traffic in the quarter ended December 2011, up 2 percent from the year-ago period, NPD Group reported.
Retail is in the detail and that means a product assortment selected by humans, not computers, said Dieter Brandes, a former managing director of ALDI, and Nils Brandes, who both founded the Institute for Simplicity, writing on the Harvard Business Review blog network.
Promotional pricing results in about $6.2 million more revenue per year for the average supermarket than an everyday low price strategy, according to a study by professors at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.
Supervalu’s nutrition iQ food labeling system might ultimately fail to help consumers eat healthier because it doesn't call out unhealthy food, Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, told Bloomberg.