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  • Springing For Purchases: 8 Ways Warm Weather Encourages Shopping — And Where

    March 30th, 2019

    Spring may turn our fancies to love, but frequently it’s a love for swimsuits, booties and bookshelves. Based on research and long-standing trends, here are seven ways warm weather inspires us to shop —and some are pretty surprising.

  • Will Consumers Rent Home Furnishings? Ikea and Rent The Runway Think So.

    March 19th, 2019

    Rent The Runway’s entry into temporary home furnishings signifies an important retail shift — accommodating non-committal consumerism. And this is just the start. The sharing economy accommodates renting and swapping across many categories. Here are five merchants taking the leap.

  • 8 of 2018’s Best Retail Trends: Learning From Kroger, Walmart, Lidl And Others

    December 27th, 2018

    From rising youth to the European invasion to the commerce of health, several less-than-expected events shaped retail in 2018. They will inform what it looks like in 2019. Here are eight promising 2018 retail trends and what shoppers should learn from them.

  • 9 Off-The-Radar Retail Predictions For 2019

    December 18th, 2018

    Personalization and artificial intelligence are sooo 2018. When digging for the truly unexpected retail predictions for 2019, we asked retailers, experts and suppliers to go out on a limb. This story shares 9 examples of what they see on the horizon.

  • Size Matters: 3 Things Luxury Retail Can Learn From Kmart

    October 6th, 2017

    Kmart has extended the sizes of all its apparel lines to satisfy the unmet needs of plus-size women. This commitment not only responds to a real demand among shoppers; it taps into a $20 billion market many higher-priced chains are missing.