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.
Fewer than 80 percent of Americans polled in October said they had adequate funds to afford food during the past 12 months, the smallest percentage since November 2008, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.
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.
Growth in the food industry may depend on companies moving beyond their comfort zones to update data collection and supply chain strategies, PepsiCo executive John Compton said during an address at FMI's Midwinter Executive Conference.