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“I have come to the conclusion that stable, dynamic and democratic societies have to be built on three pillars: peace and stability, development, and rule of law and respect for human rights.” In a much-anticipated keynote speech at Retail’s BIG Show, Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations, spoke to a packed room about […]

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With more than 5,600 international attendees at this year’s BIG Show and representatives from some of the world’s top brands, it’s not surprising that global expansion is a hot topic.  As retailers look to expand their brands, they’re all looking for the golden ticket to success – but it’s not that easy. So what will […]

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Para ler este posto em português, clique aqui. Brazil is on its way up, and not just to the top of my travel wish list. With its growing middle class, booming economic growth, and, of course, its beautiful landscape, many investors and world retailers have been eyeing Brazil over the past few years. And while […]

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Despite all the benchmarking, researching and strategizing carried out by retailers, putting together a forward plan for anything more than a few years ahead can sometimes seem like more of an exercise in crystal ball gazing than actual business planning. However, that’s not to say retailers can ignore the need for some long term thinking. […]

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Though Retail’s BIG Show officially kicks off tomorrow, many of NRF’s delegates from around the world registered onsite today. After the annual meeting of the Forum for International Retail Executives, retailers  gathered for NRF’s international reception. Here are a few scenes from the event, which drew attendees from some of our 64 countries represented at […]

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