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A baker's dozen of provocative retail predictions for 2018
A baker's dozen of provocative retail predictions for 2018
Steve Dennis writes, "2017 was one of the most transformative years for the retail industry that I can remember. 2018 is likely to be just as wild and woolly, albeit in somewhat different ways. Here's my attempt to go beyond the more obvious prediction...
5 reasons why 'the retail apocalypse' is a false scare story
5 reasons why 'the retail apocalypse' is a false scare story
Talk about the death of retail is great clickbait. Media outlets from the Wall Street Journal to Fortune to USA Today have trumpeted news about store closings, retail bankruptcies, and the end of retail as we know it.
Retailers call on Congress to reject swipe fee repeal
Retailers call on Congress to reject swipe fee repeal
The Retail Industry Leaders Association responded to the House Financial Services Committee's markup of the Financial CHOICE Act, legislation that would roll back many of the financial reforms passed in the wake of the financial meltdown in 2008.
US retail sales gain points to healthier second quarter
US retail sales gain points to healthier second quarter
U.S. retail sales rose in broad fashion last month as bigger after-tax paychecks helped compensate for rising fuel costs, signaling consumer demand was off to a firm start this quarter.