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It was said more than once at this year’s Student Program at Retail’s BIG Show that retail is one of the few places that your last name doesn’t matter, where you grew up is almost irrelevant, you can start at any level or any position, and you can end up at the top. Two retailers […]

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In retail, it takes more than awesome products and great brand names to make profits – it takes great people. As we kick off a new year, we can expect HR executives to put more focus into training and development to make their all-star cast of employees even greater. According to the latest installment of […]

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A 21% increase in revenue for Q3 is impressive for any company, let alone a retailer. But even the media wasn’t surprised by Burberry’s news earlier this month that they had achieved just that. According to USA Today, Burberry’s lift in sales can be attributed, in large part, to growth in emerging markets, particularly in […]

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It was standing-room only as some of the most innovative marketing minds in retail sat down for one of the first sessions of NRF’s 101st Annual Convention, Engaging with Shoppers in a World of Fragmentation and Change. 2011 was, indeed, a year of change as economic uncertainty and losses were offset by an explosion in […]

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Ladies and gentlemen, retail has spoken. On Fortune’s coveted Businessperson of the Year list, retail leaders hold four of the top ten spots – more than any other industry. What an incredible testament to the power, ingenuity and leadership among us. Congratulations to these four executives, who were honored by Fortune earlier this week: Howard […]

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Retailers are pulling out all the stops this year in terms of social media for the holiday season. From purchasing Twitter hashtags to a general push through social channels to get shoppers in stores, the online buzz around shopping deals this season doesn’t seem to be slowing at all. To take a holistic look at […]

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As manufacturers around the world are preparing to ship holiday goods to retailers, counterfeit operations are also swinging into high-gear. Just this month, thousands of children’s clogs worth an estimated retail value of $750,000 were seized in Los Angeles. In Chesapeake, police conducted a sting operation and seized items labeled as Dooney & Bourke, Burberry […]

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