11/21/2012 - 10:18am

Whatever your political views may be, it’s hard not to think about the impact of the recent presidential election on the consumer psyche, and ultimately our industry.

11/07/2012 - 12:43pm

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out what the media thinks is the “next big thing” in our industry.

10/26/2012 - 11:40am

As we continue to witness the battle of brick-and-mortar versus online shopping, it’s interesting to see Walmart’s latest ploy to “one-up” their online competition.

10/09/2012 - 4:11pm

I’m sure I wasn’t the only person in the industry to raise an eyebrow when the S&P Retail Index notched an all-time high last month.

09/26/2012 - 9:57am

Each year, since the “big recession,” retailers have been putting out their holiday decorations and starting their promotional sales as early as mid-October.

09/11/2012 - 9:53am

While I don’t pretend to know what the long-term implications of an Obama re-election or a Romney win would mean for our economy or our country, I do think that what happens on Nov. 6 will almost certainly have an impact on our industry — particularly, shopper sentiment and ultimately holiday sales.

08/21/2012 - 9:31am

The retail industry, yours truly included, has had a watchful eye on J.C. Penney ever since CEO Ron Johnson took over and announced his plans to revamp the iconic retailer.

07/25/2012 - 9:38am

If you’ve spent any time in Nordstrom over the past few years, you’ve probably noticed their efforts to integrate some younger, edgier product lines into their more conservative upscale fashion selections.