NEWS & INSIGHTS

April 21, 2017

WHAT WE`RE READING
  • Deep Dive: US Consumer Survey— Amazon Prime Members Love Shopping Offline Too

    The Amazon Shopper Intelligence Service provides members with monthly data on consumer shopping patterns and preferences, drawing on more than 10 years of data on Amazon shoppers as well as on shoppers at other leading retailers.

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April 20, 2017

WHAT WE`RE READING
  • Deep Dive: Is Going Direct-to- Consumer the Way Forward for Retail?

    Across markets, traditional brands are facing intensifying competition from new digitally-native concepts and international entrants, while retail landscapes are consolidating. Department stores, which represent the traditional wholesale retailers in categories such as apparel and beauty, are closing stores and turning to smaller-size stores amid falling foot traffic.

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April 19, 2017

WHAT WE`RE READING
  • Harris Poll: The retail brands of the year are…

    The Harris Poll has released its 29th annual study of America’s top brands, and Kohl’s is one of the retail brands on top. Kohl’s earned the top position in the department store category of the poll, in which more than 100,000 U.S. consumers assessed more than 4,000 brands across more than 450 categories.

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April 19, 2017

WHAT WE`RE READING
  • Report: BJ’s Wholesale is for sale — and Amazon may be interested

    The percentage of U.S. households that pay for Amazon Prime shipping and multimedia services but hold no other club membership has grown from 7.1% in 2013 to 16.2% in 2016.

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April 15, 2017

WHAT WE`RE READING
  • 10 Principles for Leading the Next Industrial Revolution

    It isn’t often that the broad infrastructure that underlies industrial civilization undergoes a dramatic transformation. But just such a change appears to be happening now.

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April 13, 2017

WHAT WE`RE READING
  • UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper

    While e-commerce offers new, unparalleled opportunities for accelerated growth, most retailers also are facing unprecedented challenges, and their very survival is in question. They must keep pace with ever-evolving technology and customer expectations.

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April 12, 2017

WHAT WE`RE READING
  • Building Customer Engagement Through NFC Technology

    There are two ways near field communication (NFC) tags can help retailers gain competitiveness: 1) by building customer engagement throughout the product lifecycle; and 2) by creating a more interactive and personal shopping experience for shoppers visiting the store.

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April 4, 2017

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
  • The Importance of Lagging vs. Leading KPI’s in Lending on Inventory

    There are many important considerations to keep in mind when lending on inventory assets. Chief among them is understanding the differences between so-called lagging versus leading indicators when identifying and monitoring critical key performance indicators (KPIs) in any given transaction.

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April 3, 2017

BLOG
  • Start-Up Brand Busy Beauty Demonstrates the Importance of the Pitch

    Jamie Steenbakkers and Michael Leahy of Busy Beauty impressed both the judging panel and the live audience with their innovative initial product and clear vision for the company – delivered with a very professional and polished presentation.

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March 29, 2017

BLOG
  • Moser to speak on “Retail in Distress” at University of Florida

    As part of Scargo Hill’s efforts to support corporate restructuring and education programs focused on the retail industry, Andy will join Jordan Myers, Counsel in Finance at Alston & Bird LLP as guest lecturers at the University of Florida’s David F. Miller Retail Center at the Warrington College of Business.

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