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:
The Center for Retailing Excellence just scored another coup with the addition of Walmart COO Judith McKenna to the agenda for an upcoming conference that already included Walmart CEO Doug McMillon.
Sears Holdings continues to lose money –- lots of it –- and same store sales declined again during the holidays, but the severity of the company’s losses have diminished, which has Chairman and CEO Edward Lampert believing further improvement is coming as the company transforms to what he calls “a leading integrated membership-focused company.”
Target’s better than expected 3.8% fourth quarter same store sales increase softened the sting of a massive $5.1 billion charge the company said it would take related to its retreat from Canada.