By Giles Sutton, J.D., LL.M, Grant Thornton LLP
By Will Ruiz, managing director, HP Enterprise Services
Retailers’ growth plans in the United States are up 40% over last year’s levels, according to ChainLinks' Retail Advisors Spring 2011 National Retail Report.
By Jon Weber, VP of L.E.K. Consulting
By Martin Brewer, director of research and development at Wavelink Corp.
By David McDowell, partner, Morrison & Foerster and Samantha Goodman associate, Morrison & Foerster
It doesn’t take much convincing to realize that we are in a Golden Age of the shopper.
You have almost certainly read or heard a dozen news stories this year that begin something like this: “The first Baby Boomer is turning 65 in 2011 . . .”
Luxury and style take center stage at the new C&A Brazil flagship in Shopping Center Iguatemi, San Paulo, Brazil.
Like novelists intent on creating lively protagonists, today’s retailers love to pen vivid descriptions of the all-important “core customer.”