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Canadian Retail Outlook

I recently presented at a conference in Toronto, including an update on the outlook for retail and key retail growth

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Amazon’s Alexa Turns One & Adds Voice Activated Enabling of Skills (Apps)

Does anyone think this makes sense?  Yes Amazon is all about customer centricity and simplifying things for its customers, but

Shoppers

Older Households are Fastest Growing and Largest Opportunity for Food Retail Prepared Foods and Dine In Programs

In updating Charts and Tables for some of the standard views of Spending by Age Group from the BLS data to

Retail Disruptors

Ahold’s bfresh Urban Small Concept Store – Store of the Future?

I finally had a chance to visit the new bfresh Euro-style grocery store from Ahold. This two store chain (second

Brand Voice

Taking Your Brand Direct to Customers Can Be a Free Lunch

With the transformation in retail and consumer products, with power shifting to consumers, with influence fragmenting, and retailers concerned about their

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Amazon Rumored to Shake up UK Grocery with Acquisition of Ocado

Ocado, the £1,2 billion pure play ecommerce grocery player in the UK, with platform partnerships with Wlm Morrison and looking

Retailers

Walmart Gets More Decisive with Store Portfolio

Closing less than one percent of your square footage, especially when your announced CapEx plans will add more than that

Retail Disruptors

Alibaba CEO Outlines 2016 Growth Strategy

  With all the turmoil in the Chinese Market – both financial and consumer. Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang has stepped

Brand Voice

Taking Your Brand Direct to Customers Can Be a Free Lunch

With the transformation in retail and consumer products, with power shifting to consumers, with influence fragmenting, and retailers concerned about their

Retail Disruptors

Ahold’s bfresh Urban Small Concept Store – Store of the Future?

I finally had a chance to visit the new bfresh Euro-style grocery store from Ahold. This two store chain (second

Uncategorized

Amazon Rumored to Shake up UK Grocery with Acquisition of Ocado

Ocado, the £1,2 billion pure play ecommerce grocery player in the UK, with platform partnerships with Wlm Morrison and looking

Brand Voice

Taking Your Brand Direct to Customers Can Be a Free Lunch

With the transformation in retail and consumer products, with power shifting to consumers, with influence fragmenting, and retailers concerned about their

Uncategorized

Amazon Rumored to Shake up UK Grocery with Acquisition of Ocado

Ocado, the £1,2 billion pure play ecommerce grocery player in the UK, with platform partnerships with Wlm Morrison and looking

Retailers

Walmart Gets More Decisive with Store Portfolio

Closing less than one percent of your square footage, especially when your announced CapEx plans will add more than that

Retail Disruptors

Canadian Retail Outlook

I recently presented at a conference in Toronto, including an update on the outlook for retail and key retail growth