Industry Experts

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Expert: Are You Ready to Become a Quitter in 2016?

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New York—Life is built on routines. It's easy to go years—or even decades—without consciously assessing what's working and what's … [Read more...]

3 Things You Should Know About Data Security, Holiday Shopping

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With the holiday retail season now in full swing, Mallory Duncan, senior vice president/general counsel at National Retail … [Read more...]

New MarketPlace Site Sells Big Sky Country Merchandise

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Helena, MT—On a wider scale retailers are looking into more Made in USA products, even big box retailers such as Walmart. But one … [Read more...]

Expert: The Significance of Culture War and Nanodata

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As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we caught up with Richard Kestenbaum, partner at Triangle Capital LLC, a firm … [Read more...]

Expert: Why Some Retailers Will Opt Out of Black Friday

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Stevens, PA--REI, a co-op retailer whose members pay a fee to belong, got unimaginable publicity with its announcement that its … [Read more...]

Marshal Cohen’s NPD Blog: “Showcasing” Shakes Up Retail

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As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we are reprinting a blog posting from Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst for … [Read more...]

Expert: What Makes a Brand? Ask Political Candidates

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As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we caught up with Richard Kestenbaum, partner at Triangle Capital LLC, a firm … [Read more...]

Target’s Price-Matching to Lure More Millennial Shoppers?

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Minneapolis—Target unveiled a new price-matching policy today, which includes price-matching both online and in-store. It’s all … [Read more...]

Tapping the Full Year-Round Potential of Gifting Market

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Stevens, PA—Retailers' conventional wisdom is that on “Black Friday the bottom line of retailers' account books goes from red ink … [Read more...]

Expert: Small Is the Next BIG Story in Retail

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Stevens, PA--Macy's recently announced it will be closing 35 to 40 stores by next year.  This will likely mark the slow, steady … [Read more...]

Expert Opinion: What Does a Neiman Marcus IPO Signal for Affluents

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Pamela N. Danziger is an internationally recognized expert specializing in consumer insights for marketers targeting the affluent … [Read more...]

Expert Commentary: Customization, Personalization, Organization

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As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we caught up with Richard Kestenbaum, partner at Triangle Capital LLC, a firm … [Read more...]