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Retail Innovations 12

Retail Innovations 12 is here!

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Neil Stern shares his retail predictions

Neil Stern shares his retail predictions and assesses the environment of innovation…  [Read his predictions]

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BRANDS GOING RETAIL –  Accelerating Growth through Consumer-Direct Channels

Ebeltoft Group´s 2016 Brands Going Retail report studies the global trend of brands opening owned retail stores, underpinning their commitment to establish critical direct relationships with the end consumer.

The latest Ebeltoft Group report outlines the key insights and recommendations for Going Retail, while analyzing the trend across the globe:

  • Define the role of the direct-to-consumer channel within the overall strategy
  • Actively manage the direct-to-consumer channels with existing channels to optimize growth and profitability
  • Develop direct-to-consumer competencies
  • Make it an experience and make it outstanding
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The Sharper Image: Everything Old is New Again?

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Children of the 80s and 90s will remember Sharper Image as that decade’s cutting-edge leader of gadgets. They may remember testing out high-end massage chairs in one of the 200 or so Sharper Image stores [...]

Eatsa Evolves To Take A “Wow” Bao

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

A few weeks back, I wrote about a significant retrenching of the eatsa business, which involved the closing of their New York restaurants and retrenching back to their San Francisco units. At the same time, [...]

The Second City Gets Its Big Apple

October 25th, 2017|0 Comments

On Friday, Apple opened “the first in a new generation of Apple’s most significant worldwide retail locations” (Angela Ahrendts) on Chicago’s Riverwalk. Designed by London-based Foster & Partners, the exterior features a thin Macbook inspired [...]

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