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Expert Opinion: The Robin Report on TJX Companies

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Robin Lewis, author of “The New Rules of Retail,” has over 40 years of strategic operating and consulting experience in the retail and related consumer products industries. He has held executive positions at DuPont, VF Corporation, Women’s Wear Daily (WWD), and Goldman Sachs, among others, and has consulted for dozens …

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American Shoppers Reveal: Nordstrom, The No. 1 Fashion Favorite

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Boulder, CO—The results are in and American shoppers have named their new favorite fashion retailer: Nordstrom. In its annual consumer survey about what qualities make a retailer a favorite with shoppers, Market Force Information, a customer intelligence research company, said the Seattle-based better department store was praised for its customer …

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TJX Buys Sierra Trading Post for $200 Million

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Framingham, MA—In a move to bolster its online business, TJX Companies has acquired online outdoor clothing, footwear and accessories retailer Sierra Trading Post for some $200 million. Under the agreement, TJX’s purchase includes Sierra’s office, fulfillment center and photography studios in Cheyenne, Wyoming, its customer call centers in Cheyenne and …

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Retail Report Reveals “Best” and “Worst” Retailers of 2012 Season?

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Charleston, SC—How do you measure what makes a retailer the “best” or “worst” of 2012? Well, According to America’s Research Group (ARG), which today released its Updated Retail Report, you have to taken into account customer retention. “A well-marketed, well-merchandised retailer needs to retain 80% or more of its customer …