Focusing on consumers
Mike Ernst, the former president-retail of Hanesbrands, offers advice on how to galvanize shopper behavior and store management, with a focus on metrics and motivation.
Chains Post Gains
Direct-to-consumer sales divisions were key to better performance at several major brands during the first half of 2014.
Disrupt We Must
The theory of disruptive innovation is put into practice by a panel of pros.
Internet Misses the Mark
A web consultant probes the slack marketing efforts of some highly rated merchants in the Internet Retailer 500.
Lost Midnight Madness
Industry advocate David Ober brings to light outlet retailersï¿½ concerns over Midnight Madness.
Attracting Chinaï¿½s travelers
Through this tourist-savvy portal, Wrentham Village Premium Outlets tests sophisticated ways to augment its Asian traffic.
Consumer Research: How Brands matter
A national survey by VRN and August Partners shows how brands and co-tenancies affect the volume and type of consumers attracted by outlet centers.