retail apocalypse

The real source of the retail apocalypse: Failure to innovate

Retail is in the middle of a bankruptcy epidemic. Year-to-date retail closures in the U.S. have already exceeded the entirety of 2018 and industry stalwarts aren’t immune. More than... ...Read more

Creating a unified commerce experience

Physical and online retail have been on a collision course for years. Legacy brick-and-mortar stores, like Nordstrom and Walmart, have reinvented themselves as major e-commerce players. They’ve added sophisticated... ...Read more

Vision 2020 retail: The mall’s rebirth

Indoor analytics provides a new opportunity for mall and department store growth Two decades ago, the shopping mall was the hub of public life. Anchored by brand-name department stores... ...Read more

Ghosts of retail past

What Sears has to tell us about customer experience While we’ve been hearing about brick-and-mortar stores being on the ropes for a decade, the number of major retailers that closed over the... ...Read more