No topic in retail is hotter right now than omnichannel fulfillment, and click and collect in particular, as retailers race to meet customer expectations so that they can shop where, when and how they want.
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Kroger can’t lay claim to being a growth company just yet, but continued progress on business model transformation initiatives dubbed Restock Kroger shows there is hope for traditional grocers looking to remain relevant in the digital age.
Kroger Chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen will have p
No retailer does everything right all the time, but Ulta Beauty is coming pretty close. The company is gaining share in every major category, seeing strong traffic and e-commerce growth and new store productivity is high.
Retail Leader has an early Christmas gift for hard to please retailers who want to satisfy shoppers and improve operations. Hint: it involves artificial intelligence, pricing, promotions and profitability.
Sam's Club President and CEO John Furner has innovation on his mind and is building a warehouse club retailer for the next generation. Costco should be as concerned about Sam's as Amazon is about Walmart.
Women account for 85 percent of all consumer purchases, but not even 30 percent of today’s retail industry leaders are women.
Hand in hand with retail’s struggle to retain female employees, is the industry’s challenge to respond to its evolving shopper demands.
Retailers have embraced the gig economy by investing in technology, automating tasks and relying on crowdsourced labor. The result is a new labor dynamic and productivity imperative for retailers coping with increased wages.
Any retailer bold enough to declare itself, “The Fresh Market,” sets a high expectation among shoppers before they ever set foot in a store. And so it is with Greensboro, N.C.-based The Fresh Market, a chain that is taking its name very serious.
As holiday shopping intensifies this week so will the nonsensical debate over physical vs. digital retail. In what promises to be the most highly integrated season ever, the word “store” has outlived its usefulness.
Restaurant delivery isn’t new, but in the age of meal kit mania and grocerants, where all types of operators are vying for share of stomach, traditional retailers face an expanded market opportunity with new competitive dynamics.