Subscriptions are literally sucking the life out of stores

submitted by Chris Petersen

Subscription services are sucking the life out of traditional stores. Retail survival requires aligning with consumer purchase behavior.

Forget the 4Ps … 4Cs are not enough … The new 4Es of Retail

submitted by Chris Petersen

The 4Ps are dead. Successful retailers are now differentiating through the 4Es – Experience, Everywhere, Exchange, and Evangelism

The Correlation Between Brand Value and the Most Admired Global Companies

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Meet the 2017 World Most Admired Technology and Retail Companies. Lead, by actualizing your personal and professional brand value dream by engaging passionately with employees / customers and you will be most admired.

An Epic “Chicago Way” Celebration Toast

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Fellow professionals, listening to all of you engage today in the User Group activities was a great reminder of one of my favorite personal quotes, "retail is a team sport". Reflecting on the day, two motivating themes loomed Passion and Being First.

The Royal Millennials and Magical Retail Experiences

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

It is not about stores versus online. Shoppers increasingly are blind to the differences. The consumer is the channel. Millennials and future generations as the rulers of retail will expect many magical differentiated experiences.

The Top 10 Brands of 2017 in Retail, Technology, and Leadership

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

We are living in amazing digital revolution times where technology can drive continuous brand value improvements. Lead, by living your personal and professional branding dream.

‘Brick mining’: Why a need for data led Fabletics to open stores

submitted by Laura Heller

There's a good lesson here on new ways to use stores to drive business across channels.

Can any traditional retailer survive the “Battle of the Bots”?

submitted by Chris Petersen

Nothing is fair in love, war or retail. Amazon and large retailers are deploying technology that makes it impossible for many retailers to compete. To survive, tomorrow is "day one" to find something to differentiate value.

The Asia Digital Retail Technology Revolution

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

This past week had to pleasure of speaking at the Retail Risk Conference in Singapore. The customized presentation was an opportunity to reassess the state of Asia in the global retail economy. A great retail future ahead.

Want to Create Amazing Customer Experiences? Learn From These 4 Homeware Stores

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

In this post, we tackle the successful strategies of some of the world’s top retailers and offer actionable tips that you can apply in your own business.