Ramadan may be the best time for retailers and brands to reach U.S.-based Muslim consumers. Now is the time to invest in reaching Muslims in the U.S. to sell them consumer products.
We are used to measuring the success of retail by counting how many stores open and close. But now the way consumers buy things has turned that on its head. Stores need to do so much more than ever and watching the number of stores that open and close is a lot less important.
The beauty business is characterized by younger, independent companies that are leading the trends. Here are the latest crop of award winning beauty startups and what they’re focused on.
There’s one thing that influences consumer behavior that brands talk very little about: content. Content is critical for getting consumers to affiliate, identify and be willing to pay full price. Disregarding content causes products to sell for discount and become commodified. That has to...
Hudson Yards had an opportunity to create the future of retail when its developers chose to build an all-new facility from scratch in America’s biggest city. The new shops are opening tomorrow, but they don’t answer one important question: What is the future of retail in America?
What makes a company an interesting acquisition target for another company? Here’s a perfect example of a company that will be acquired; the only mystery is by whom.
Historically, women participation in active outdoor sports because they were brought into it by men. Now that’s changing and already a woman’s ski is the bestselling ski in America.
As food tastes evolve, one of the trends that is often overlooked is the way spices have changed. Where salt, pepper and garlic were most of the spices Americans use, they are now much more diverse and interesting.
Self-driving cars are talked about as transformative and they will be. But for retailers, the things they need to do now won’t change very much.