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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 stores will remain closed on Black Friday! #OptOutside–which encourages its members to spend the day with family and friends enjoying the outdoors–is perfectly on-brand. But even more important, it got …

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Global 100 Brands: Tech Dominates Traditional Retail, Consumer Brands

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New York—In its 16th annual Best Global Brands report, released Tuesday, Interbrand points out the 100 most valuable global brands. Technology and automotive brands dominate this year’s ranking, holding a combined 28 positions. Technology brands, in particular, dominate—collectively making up more than a third (33.6%) of the total value of …