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Retail Speaks: Seven imperatives for the industry


RILA / McKinsey Knowledge Partners analysis which identified seven imperatives that can give retailers the ability to adapt to a changing consumer landscape while pursuing new opportunities.

How Chewy Harnessed the Pandemic Pet Boom | WSJ


Online pet retailer Chewy has seen a surge of growth over the past year as millions adopted new pets. WSJ spoke with Chewy’s CEO to learn how the company handled the pandemic pet boom.

How The Barcode Made Our Modern Economy - The Lightbulb Moment


Barcodes have radically changed the world, helping fuel the rise of everything from massive companies like Walmart to major world powers like China. -from Cheddar

Are DoorDash, UberEats Good For Restaurants? -CNBC


DoorDash and Uber Eats, the two largest delivery apps by market share both saw their sales double from the end of 2019 to the end of 2020.

Burberry's first social-media store, in Shenzhen, China


Burberry teams with Tencent to launch luxury’s first social retail store. -from Inside Retail Asia

What Is Freshippo? -Alibaba Group


Learn about how Alibaba’s high-tech grocery chain is pushing the boundaries of the grocery shopping experience.

The future of shopping: what's in store? | The Economist


The pandemic has upended the way people buy—online retail has soared as high-street shops and malls close. Brands are now racing to exploit one of the most important weapons: their customers’ data.

Why Tipping Is An American Custom -CNBC


About 70% of tipped workers in the restaurant industry are women and about 45% are people of color. -from CNBC

Amazon… It Was Never About Books


On this episode of the Prof G Show, Scott Galloway discusses the legacy of entrepreneur Jeff Bezos.

The Speed of Zara Fast Fashion


Zara changes clothing designs every 2 weeks on average versus 2 to 3 months for others. It carries about 11,000 distinct items per year.

Why Supermarket Lines Are Intentionally Getting Longer - Cheddar Explains


Lately, supermarkets are switching to a new type of line and that line is much longer. However according to queueing experts that might not be a bad thing.

Behind Costco's Treasure-Hunt Shopping Strategy | WSJ


Costco is one of the biggest and most successful retailers in the country. In this video, WSJ dissects the wholesaler’s unique approach to doing business.

Why U.S. Malls Are Disappearing -CNBC


About a quarter of U.S. malls could close over the next three to five years, accelerating a trend that began before the pandemic. -from CNBC

AiFi Hybrid Solution: Computer Vision Powered Autonomous Store


Take a virtual tour of this 4000-sqft hybrid store, where shoppers can choose to shop autonomously (by checking in using an AiFi app) or continue to shop as usual with a cashier at checkout.

Inside Dubai's $20 Billion Dollar Mall -TheRichest


The Dubai mall is the second largest mall in the entire world. But when shopping gets old, check out the amusement park, go go-karting or skating on the Olympic-sized Dubai ice-rink, and more.

The Rise Of 7-Eleven -CNBC


With consumer behavior changing due to Covid-19, the convenience store industry could be on the verge of a profound change. -from CNBC

Can Restoration Hardware Become A Global Luxury Brand? - CNBC


RH is now ambitiously trying to turn it into a global luxury brand providing an array of services. -from CNBC

Retail Trends 2021: we look back on the innovation taking place in a year like no other


Amidst all the pressures that 2020 brought, there was creativity and innovation taking place across the retail industry, which we thought deserved to be celebrated.

Why Work From Home Is Good For Williams-Sonoma -CNBC


In the midst of the pandemic, Williams-Sonoma has stood out as a company, its stock price reaching a new all-time high in January 2021, despite many businesses declining. -from CNBC

Luxury Brands Response to the Chinese New Year


Here’s a glimpse at what the world of luxury has been doing online to usher in the Chinese New Year of the Ox. - From Alibaba Group