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 makes no sense for Amazon.com to open the type of physical bookstores it helped obliterate, not when the online giant already has the physical infrastructure in place to support a large scale rollout of another type of store in one of retail’s hottest sectors.
Positive trends with its online business were not enough to help Kohl’s offset in-store weakness and intense competition which pressured profits and caused a significant downward revision in guidance.
Kathryn Henry is back at lululemon athletica inc., in a new role as a member of the company’s board of directors, a move the company’s founder contends is an important first step to making larger changes.
A passing reference at the end of a conference call about Amazon.com’s possible plans for physical stores by General Growth Properties CEO has taken on a life of its own with speculation raging that the online retailer will soon open 400 stores.