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Social Media: Don’t Believe the Hype

Social Media: Don’t Believe the Hype

The role of social media in retailing has been oversold in the past couple of years, according to a global…

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How to Win in Omnichannel

How to Win in Omnichannel

KPMG survey of executives shows consistency and reducing risk are key.…

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To Get More, Give Less

To Get More, Give Less

Fewer resources can motivate a company unit to cooperate better, Boston Consulting Group authors say in a new book.…

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Sunset Foods Offers Instacart Delivery Service

Sunset Foods Offers Instacart Delivery Service Online grocery delivery service Instacart has added Sunset Foods to the list of retailers it works with. …
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Accommodating the “I want it now” Generation

Accommodating the “I want it now” Generation Forbes contributor Kathleen Kusek shares her perspective on what Dr. Kit Yarrow defines as the “IWWIWWIWI” (I want what I…
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image Meijer Makes Cooking at Home Healthy, Affordable

Meijer, Grand Rapids, Mich., has rolled out its Ready!


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Industry News
image Costco partners with Alibaba in China

Many global retailers entering China for the first time have had difficulty finding the right product mix and store design (read: Walmart, Best Buy).


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Tech & Logistics
image A New Day for Online Pay

At a time when consumers’ anxieties about data security are at an all-time high, Apple offers a simple, secure service called Apple Pay.


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Consumer Insights
image Accommodating the “I want it now” Generation

Forbes contributor Kathleen Kusek shares her perspective on what Dr. Kit Yarrow defines as the “IWWIWWIWI” (I want what I what when I want it) mentality seen in today’s channel agnostic consumers.


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Trends
image Smartphone Ads Hit Home: Survey

The particular device on which a consumer views a digital ad may matter almost as much as the ad’s content, according to a new study.


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International Business
image French Grocers Hold Off Discounters

France is the only European country where discounters have not taken market share from mainstream supermarkets.


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Government
image Labor Secretary Praises Market Basket

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez praised Market Basket, the New England grocery chain, as an example of “shared prosperity” and a model for American businesses.


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