Mike Troy serves as editor of RetailingToday.com, Connecting Northwest Arkansas and Retailing Today’s other electronic products and periodic special reports. A career journalist and communicator, Mike has spent the past two decades involved in and covering all aspects of the retail industry. He’s interviewed thousands of retail executives and their supplier counterparts, spent time in all trade channels in the U.S. and overseas, conducted store tours and spoken to groups large and small about issues and trends affecting the retail industry. Mike’s experience, insight and candor lends a unique perspective to all of Retailing Today’s products.
He is a native of Iowa and received a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism and international studies from Iowa State University in 1984.
Mike can be reached at 813-627-6946 or mtroy@LF.com.
Articles by this author:
It is a case of better late than never at value priced department store retailer Gordmans Stores where the company has the distinction of being one of the last major retailers to sell merchandise on the Internet.
Thanks to some financial engineering, Sears Holdings overcame a double digit decline in same store sales to produce a second quarter profit or a less severe loss depending on the arithmetic used.
Reagan era appointee David Stockman is no fan of the current administration or the Federal Reserve’s long-running easy money policy and to make his case against the flawed strategy he singles out four of the biggest names in department store retailing.
Veteran finance executive and former top Walmart executive Wan Ling Martello has joined the board of directors of Alibaba as the Chinese e-commerce giant eyes growth in the U.S.