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Just as retail stores were beginning to reopen from COVID-19, another tragedy struck the U.S.A. with the death of George Floyd under the knee of Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin. After a video of the incident went viral, thousands of people swarmed the streets of


Different Leaders, Different Results: Modern Retail Requires A New View From The Top

CHICAGO, IL- Aug. 5th, 2019 In this report McMillanDoolittle details shifting consumer expectations across all retail categories – and the blind spots the leaders of both legacy retailers and digital natives must overcome as they adapt to an integrated retail landscape. In Different Leaders / Different


Awareness is on the Rise!

In today's retail environment, consumers are more informed, and prioritizing sustainability and social responsibility efforts more than ever, forcing brands and retailers to deliver and add value. Running a retail business responsibly and with transparency is becoming increasingly more important in today's world. Activism centers around


Under Armour’s Good, Bad and Opportunity

Under Armour announced good news yesterday. Revenue grew, gross margin grew, and inventory levels were down. That’s normally a trifecta of responsible health. But underneath the covers Under Armour still has significant work to do. About the good; revenue was up slightly, driven by international strength and the wholesale business.  Simultaneously, inventory