As 2017 gets underway, digital disruption continues to drive — and transform — the industry.
Online apparel-rental company Rent the Runway continues its brick-and-mortar expansion with the opening of its biggest store to date, a tech-savvy, 4,000-sq.-ft. flagship in Manhattan.
With the retail environment undergoing the most complex changes in our generation, the sustainability of the current retail economic model is in question.
The past year brought with it a changing of the guard, as many companies named new leaders to steer their ships in a transformed marketplace. Here are six newly arrived — or soon to arrive — CEOs to keep an eye on in 2017:
In 2014, August Partners published a study that compared the national visit share of various retail formats with their percentage of gross leasable area. A fascinating dichotomy emerged.
When I moved to New York City as a budding journalist in 1977, the World Trade Center was new. I didn’t like it.
Density and diversity. The two D’s. That, in short, is what sums up the Northeast market for retailers. It’s the place where chains with national expansion plans or new formats to test need to be.