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The Small Retailer's Survival Guide - Part 8 - The Highs and Lows of Refitting Your Store

If you have decided to refit your store you may consider employing an independent consultant to advise you on the bet layouts an fixtures. A shop fitting consultant may plot the flow of customers around your store. 1,736 more words

11 Feb 2017 (AFR) - RAG, Premier, RCG among local retailers not succumbing to retail fashion crisis

(11 February 2017, AFR, p18, by Larry Schlesinger)

‘There may be blood on the streets of Australia’s retail sector, but it hasn’t dented the confidence of Gary Novis, CEO of the Retail Apparel Group. 63 more words

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Trade Idea - Macy's

On 7 February 2017 the Macy’s position has been sold at USD 31.4. The realized appr. 1 month returns is 2.88% before any taxes and fees.

Sir Ken Morrison – a retail giant, but still human

Sad news came last week with the death of Sir Ken Morrison. It made me reflect on his tremendous lifetime achievements. His career is sometimes viewed as 50 years of success, until at 73 he led the 2004 Safeway acquisition followed by four difficult years until retirement. 2,702 more words


Who 'Mugged' Macy's


The three biggest department stores in the 1960’s – Macy’s, Hudson’s and Marshall Field’s. Macy’s is now the lone survivor…for the moment!

“In 1878 a  623 more words

Giant Sealy stretches —and wakes up the industry

For the past year, we’ve been working on a complicated, many-faceted brand refresh for Sealy — part of the world’s largest mattress manufacturer, Tempur Sealy International… 405 more words


Peace of Mind as a HUGE Competitive Advantage

Some of you may know that I recently moved from the Chicago area to Raleigh after some 35 years.

While I have moved away from many close family members and old friends, the person I will probably miss the most is Mr. 543 more words

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