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Retail Store of the Year

Retailing Today sister publication Chain Store Age recently announced the winners of its annual Retail Store of the Year contest. Check out which retailers are providing shoppers with the most innovative designs.

Guest Viewpoint

You are about to enter a dimension of size, weight, and volume

By Darren Jorgenson, practice leader of the Packaging Optimization Practice for Chainalytics.

If the retail industry needed a catalyst for change, one that nearly mandates more efficient and sustainable packaging practices, FedEx recently provided the blowtorch to ignite it....

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Walmart

The meteoric rise of Greg Foran at Walmart

Channeling his inner Sam Walton this week, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon rattled the company with the unexpected appointment of a relatively unknown newcomer to replace Bill Simon as CEO of its largest and most profitable division.

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Target

First look: Target’s new Express format

Target opened its experimental Express format on July 23 in a community near downtown Minneapolis designed to give the retailer an early indication of expansion potential for the 20,000-sq.-ft. concept.

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Turning Supply Chain Pains into Gains for Suppliers and Retailers
Listen to the discussion on how routing guides can be used as a roadmap to stronger relationships between suppliers and retailers. more ...

ECRM: Retail Circular Activity

ECRM compared retail circular advertising in June 2013 versus June 2014 and...

Weather Trends

Weather Trends: August 2014

WTI expects August 2014 temperatures to trend similar to last year for the U.S. as a whole. Much of the East will trend warmer than last year with the Southeast also trending warmer than normal. Summer clearance promotions will see the biggest returns . . .

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