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The No. 1 feeling shoppers get when they walk into a bricks & mortar store is…nothing. More
Three varietals of cotton will be DNA tagged for the 2017/2018 ginning season. More
Williams Sonoma's largest new concept store is now up and running in the Emerald City. More
It’s not often that news about Sears involves new stores, but a border city in Texas is home to the company’s first Sears Appliances & Mattresses unit. More
Pottery Barn will unveil the first in a series of seasonal collections with designer Monique Lhuillier this fall. More
Union, N.J. – Bed Bath & Beyond shared plans for new merchandising tests during yesterday evening’s first quarter analyst call. More
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June 27, 2017So, Target is on a mission to reinvent the modern American discount store. It is clearly a work in progress. A visit to one of the retail giant’s just-remodeled stores in the Dallas metroplex – one of 28 of its 47 area stores that will eventually be updated at a cost of $220 million – revealed a nice looking mass merchant unit. However it doesn’t really move the bar much when it comes to the fine art of merchandising. This particular store, in Addison, just north of the Beltway that wraps around Dallas, clearly had a fresh coat of paint ...
June 27, 2017At the moment, bricks & mortar retailing looks to be burning away in a conflagration of store closings. Something on the order of 5,000 doors will disappear over the coming months across a range of channels: department stores, apparel specialists, sporting goods, drugstores and others. It’s hard to see for all the billowing smoke, but new concepts will soon arise from the ashes. If 2017 is destined to go down in history as The Year of Retail Store Closures, then 2018 is shaping up to be The Year of New Retail Formats. A couple of them are new concepts ...
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June 5, 2017Don’t know about you, but I’ve always been a sucker for that punch line: “Be yourself…every one else is already taken.” Usually attributed to Oscar Wilde — though there is no written evidence he ever actually said or wrote it — it’s one of those catchy phrases that you can plug into various conversations and always get a smile from somebody. If only the world of retailing would pay attention. Business history is full of far too many examples of stores that tried to be who they were not — or worse, somebody who already existed — and failed miserably ...
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- New Designers--Part I
June 29, 2017 - July 1, 2017
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July 6, 2017 - July 8, 2017
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July 11, 2017 - July 18, 2017