In this edition: retail extravaganza as retail giants push for traction against Amazon. Plus: the executive’s guide to no-BS communication, and the media perils of financial illiteracy. Whiffs abound, including a booby prize for PR buzzword bingo.
Athletic footwear and apparel retailer Foot Locker has had a strong quarter, with its digital business approaching $1 billion annual sales.
Seeking to connect with a new generation of customers, the UK’s Post Office uses social media to engage, respond and try out new ideas with its customers
Walmart’s in an exciting place when it comes to its omni-channel digital strategy, a stark contrast to the likes of Target.
Target still hasn’t found the digital bullseye, but if it can fix its supply chain issues, there might be some progress.
Urban Outfitters has appointed its first CDO and its second quarter results provide some insight into the group’s digital activities.
Like JC Penney’s Marvin Ellison, Kohl’s CEO Kevin Mansell is a big fan of using his bricks-and-mortar real estate as a foundation for an omni-channel retail strategy.
Going head-to-head with e-commerce pure-plays by putting everything online is a bad idea, says JC Penney CEO Marvin Ellison as he looks to strike the right balance between offline and online.
Macy’s announcement of 100 store closures is indicative of the unstoppable shift to digital in the US retail market, a shift that also impacts on the likes of Nordstrom.