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A collection of featured Industry News.

Food retailers should quit obsessing over Amazon and Whole Foods and pay more attention to Dollar General.

The introduction of higher price points to Dollar Tree's assortment is underway.

Female CEOs and board members continue to rise, but at a glacial pace.

Landmark research looks at the execution gap between shoppers' expectations and retailer' capabilities.

Elizabeth Warren recently called for the breakup of giant “tech companies” Amazon, Google and Facebook because they were, “too big.” I intentionally put the words tech companies in quotes, since last I checked the lion’s share of Amazon’s revenue comes from its various retail operations.

Walmart is competing and winning on a front Amazon can't touch.

The e-commerce fulfillment landscape is changing rapidly with various solutions gaining traction as retailers strive to meet heightened shopper expectations. See what Apex Supply Chain Solution's top innovation executive has to say on the subject.

Beautiful stores and well-trained employees will take a retailer only so far. True advantage is gained with secure, reliable, interconnected and always on systems capable of handling the massive data requirements shoppers’ expectations are placing on retailers.

Promotional waste and flawed thinking about dynamic pricing are killing retailer profits. Cheryl Sullivan, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer with Revionics, makes sense of the situation and what to do next.

Food retailing may be the last major sector to experience digital disruption, but it will make up for lost time in 2019.

​​​​​​​As industry disruption continues to bite, big changes are underway at the top of consumer goods companies.

A predictable list of America's favorite retailers top dunnhumby's second annual Retailer Preference Index.

​​​​​​​Anheuser-Busch InBev may not be a classic technology company, but it is innovating at the pace of a digital start-up and bringing surprising disruption to the beer and beverage industry.

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.

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.

​​​​​​​To deliver on new consumer expectations, retailers must transform to an operating model characterized by automation, personalization and the right kind of data intelligence.

​​​​​​​Who needs economists when the spending behavior of American shoppers provides a more accurate read on consumer sentiment and their outlook for the future.

Qurate Retail Group, the owner of QVC and HSN, is reorganizing itself once again as it looks to accelerate the businesses' digital transformation.

The National Retail Federation’s chief economist feels good about the organization’s holiday sales forecast after figures for November retail sales increased 5%.

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