The new Amazon 4-star store has a great idea: show consumers what products are popular. But that’s not all it takes to have a successful store. Amazon 4-star needs to be much better in order to succeed.
The economy is booming and consumers are spending but women are buying fewer handbags,..why? Here’s what they’re buying instead that the handbag companies missed.
Bloomberg reports that Amazon is considering opening 3,000 Amazon Go stores by 2021. If that happens, enormous amounts of money and jobs will be created and lost by competitors, retailers and technology suppliers. The impact will be profound.
Two new brands in the food and wellness businesses are being enormously creative in ways that no one ever imagined and are having great success. They will have many imitators who together will take significant share from existing wellness and food industry players.
The beauty industry has seen explosive growth, especially among young, independent brands. These trends are what’s happening now in the industry and these new companies are the ones exploiting those trends now.
No one knows what a retail store of the future should look like. These companies are testing out revolutionary concepts that change how stores work. The winners will be enormously impactful.
The news about Rite-Aid’s shareholder dissatisfaction isn’t new; it’s been known since the deal was announced. The news about Albertsons’ management compensation has likewise been out there. So why call off the deal now?
Internet retailers now have enough data to charge different prices to different consumers based on what they know about each consumer. Is it legal? Is it moral? Is it happening? No one will own up to it.
The Outdoor Retail industry is conducting a contest this Sunday for the leading, women-led startups in the industry. These finalists in the contest are building business focused on what the outdoor retail industry is talking about now.