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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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Target Regroups in Canada

Target Regroups in Canada Target Corp. is trying for a comeback in Canada after its rollout there proved disappointing. …
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Kroger to Top Whole Foods in Organics?

Kroger to Top Whole Foods in Organics? Kroger is on a pace to unseat Whole Foods Market as the nation's leading retailer of organic food in two…
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Trends
image Constant Travel Wears on CEOs

The recent death of an energy company CEO in a Moscow plane crash highlighted the peripatetic lifestyles of many CEOs, some of whom travel 20 days a month.


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International Business
image Aldi Enhances Organics in UK Stores

Aldi is stepping up its game in organics in a bid to lure even more British shoppers.


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Industry News
image Buffalo, N.Y., to Get Click-and-Collect

A four-store grocery chain will become the first in western New York State to offer click-and-collect grocery service.


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Trends
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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