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Holiday Shopping Predictions Point to Continued Rise in “Post-Pandemic” Shopping

I t’s no secret that retailers of all sizes continue to face some “strong headwinds”. From the tapering off of government stimulus, to the resurgence ...

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Logistics Chaos Across the Globe

  Retailers, brands and consumers forced to re-think their plans for 2021 holiday THE SITUATION Previous international ship times of 45 days have grow...

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Summer Vacation Sprees Spur New Opportunities at Retail

Today is a regular weekday, and if you’re like many other Americans, you’ll be surfing the internet in search of a vacation getaway. And most likely, ...

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Store-Within-a-Store Concept Finds New Opportunity in Big Box Retail

  Photo credit: Clara Hendler The store-within-a-store (SWAS) concept, also referred to as shop-in-shop, is a time-tested partnership in which a retai...

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As Consumers Return to Retail, Stores Scramble to Service Them

Weekly jobless claims are reportedly at a pandemic-era low just this past week, which would seem to indicate a return to employment for many Americans...

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Charming Charlie in retail comeback with first store – and more to come

  Charming Charlie is back in business months after closing its 261 locations nationwide and selling its trademark at a bankruptcy auction.  The women...

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How German superstar Aldi is trying to disrupt American grocery

  In the race for third place, Albertson’s had better watch its back.  In the past months, the German grocer Aldi has passed the 2000-store mark, last...

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3 Reasons Home Improvement Is The Fastest-Growing Retail Category, And What To Watch For

Amid the shuttering of many brick-and-mortar stores and slow growth in retail spending overall, there is one bright star: home improvement stores. Emb...

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5 Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2020

 

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NKBA estimates kitchen and bath market at $158.11 Billion