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Why Target Is Facing a $400 Million Profit Shortage

  The consumer is feeling stressed, strategists are saying, and retailers should be cognizant as to why. With the holiday season fast approaching, companies would do well to Read more

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Leisure Travel Will Drive Hotel Growth for 2023
November 29, 2022
   Business Travel News recently reported on PwC's Hospitality Directions report, indicating a reduced 2023 travel forecast. PwC largely sites economic uncertainty for the revised projections, Read more
New Battery Technology Could Make EVs Cheaper and Faster to Produce
November 29, 2022
 Companies in UK and the US are racing to find new breakthroughs in electrochemistry that don't rely on China's resources to create battery technology. As China currently holds 75% of the world's cobalt Read more
Diesel and Truck Driver Shortages Are Only the Latest in a “Highly Inefficient Transportation System”
November 29, 2022
 The trucking industry is under consistent pressure from multiple fronts. On one end, news continues to spiral about a looming diesel shortage as prices remain high and U.S. diesel supplies reach their lowest Read more
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Why Target Is Facing a $400 Million Profit Shortage
November 28, 2022
  The consumer is feeling stressed, strategists are saying, and retailers should be cognizant as to why. With the holiday season fast approaching, companies would do well to Read more
Why Retailers Should Expect Walmart to Continue Strong-Arming Suppliers
November 23, 2022
  Retailers like Walmart, Costco, Target, Home Depot, and many others are negotiating prices with their suppliers in categories stretching from food and household consumables Read more
Why Retail Partners Will Eventually See Cost Pressures Decline
November 23, 2022
  Retailers like Walmart, Costco, Target, Home Depot, and many others are negotiating prices with their suppliers in categories stretching from food and household consumables Read more
Organized Crime Targets Large Retail
November 22, 2022
  Theft is always a concern for retailers. Particularly for stores like Target, which carries small but valuable products on open display shelves. While there has always been Read more
Service Bots: The New Solution to a Labor Shortage?
November 21, 2022
   Every one of us has, at some point or another, experienced the dreaded "let me put you on hold" when attempting to speak to customer service. Well, that may no longer Read more
Understanding Edge to Cloud in Retail and Trending Use Cases
November 21, 2022
  The concept of edge to cloud is growing in importance within the retail landscape. Retailers are increasingly implementing edge-to-cloud solutions to positively impact Read more
A Perspective on Gap’s Recent Announcement to Sell on Amazon’s Marketplace
November 17, 2022
Spieckerman Retail, President, Carol Spieckerman provides her perspective on Gap's recent announcement to sell on Amazon's marketplace. What is the impact of this on the strategy Read more
What Retailers Should Focus on This Inflationary Holiday Season
November 11, 2022
Lisa Miller, President, Lisa W. Miller & Associates shares with us what retailers should focus on to ensure the inflation grinch doesn't steal this holiday season. Lisa's Read more
Solving Consumer-Facing Challenges Through Open-Source Technology
November 10, 2022
Consumer-facing industries such as retail and hospitality need help to get to their solutions faster. Accelerating solution-based development is a critical step to accomplishing Read more