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With more than 80% of its revenue coming from abroad, the Spanish apparel retailer Mango has found a winning formula for international success. The fashion brand has more than 2,400 stores across 110 countries, opening hundreds of stores last year across Russia, China, Pakistan and other areas. Before Jose Gomez, Mango’s senior vice president of business […]

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There’s just a few weeks to go before the NRF 101st Annual Convention & EXPO, and with tens of thousands of attendees, hundreds of speakers, and a keynote from President Bill Clinton, I’m starting to see why the convention is nicknamed “Retail’s BIG Show.” Part of the BIGness extends to including speakers and attendees from […]

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Like many retailers, Macy’s reported strong sales in November, aided by Black Friday discounts and opening on Thanksgiving night. While the sales gave Macy’s numbers a boost last month and drew lots of customers, retailers know it takes more than discounts to keep them. Macy’s has engineered a sophisticated approach to building customer loyalty, from […]

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Sears Holdings Corporation is going. Best Buy is going. Target, Neiman Marcus, Toys R Us. Even Sweetie-licious Bakery and Café from DeWitt, Michigan is going. They’re all headed to New York City for Retail’s BIG Show, Jan. 15 to 18. In fact, so many people came to Retail’s BIG Show in 2011 that we won […]

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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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The NRF Annual Convention and EXPO is the big daddy of all retail conventions, the can’t-miss industry event of the year for the who’s who in retail. But the amazing thing is that it’s been like that for more than a century. This January, NRF expects 22,000 attendees to enjoy four days of educational programming, […]

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It’s true. Retail’s impact on the Big Apple is historic and distinct. Retailers have a special place in their hearts for the city that never sleeps, so it’s only fitting that the retail industry’s biggest event, Retail’s BIG Show, would take place yearly in America’s favorite big city. Regardless of whether you’re a 30-year veteran […]

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Each day when the speakers have put away their laptops, the doors to the EXPO hall have closed, and the networking receptions have served their last drink, the thousands of attendees in New York City for Retail’s BIG Show will set out on foot or in a cab towards the restaurant of their choice. Whether […]

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Although research shows that most retailers have already begun marketing efforts for the Christmas holidays, that’s not all that’s on their minds. In case you missed it, here’s what your retail peers found valuable for the month of October: NRF information: It’s no surprise that Halloween items topped our list of most valuable NRF resources […]

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As retailers close the books on September, they’re looking ahead to the all-important fourth quarter and, of course, the holiday season. While businesses last month prepped for their most crucial time of year, they were also planning for 2011, so many of the most popular items on NRF’s website were for educational opportunities on topics […]

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