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Retail Analyst Emphasizes Omnichannel Focus

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In retail, there is a growing demand for businesses to reach shoppers both online and through brick-and-mortar stores. Modern shoppers expect an omnichannel approach, says Joe Derochowski, executive director and home industry analyst for The NPD Group, a company that …

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Younger Generations Influencing Holiday Retail

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As retailers turn their sights to the 2018 holiday shopping season, attracting the economy’s youngest customers is playing a bigger part in many retailers’ plans for marketing and in-store experiences, retail analyst Steven Barr writes in Forbes. Data from PwC show …

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What Keeps The Home Depot CEO Up at Night? ‘Change’

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The Home Depot CEO Craig Menear says “the amount of change that’s happening in our business” is what keeps him awake at night in a Dec. 20 episode of the Marketplace® podcast, distributed by American Public Media®. “Being able to …

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Walmart Makes Official Name Change to Reflect Modern Retail

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As Walmart continues to compete with omnichannel retailers, the company has made a legal name change to reflect how modern customers shop the brand. On Dec. 6, Walmart announced plans to change the company’s legal name from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. to …

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Standing Out Online Is Key Theme at E-Retailer Summit

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The second annual eRetailer Home Improvement Summit was held Nov. 29-Dec. 1 in Orlando, Florida, and speakers at the event discussed how home improvement retailers and suppliers can compete online. Differentiating Your Store Al Meyers, who leads business innovation strategy …

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