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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Something to consider if you are targeting young adult shoppers: The percentage of men age 25 to 34 living in their parents' home hit 19 percent in 2011, up from 14 percent in 2011, while 10 percent of women the same age resided with their parents in 2011, up from 8 percent in 2005, accordin
Research indicates consumers respond to nutrition rating systems, such as those offered by Guiding Stars, by increasing their purchases of products that bear more stars or positive ratings on their packages, according to an article in the American Journal of Health Promotion.