• Warren Shoulberg

    The Young and the Restless

    Whenever the so-called experts talk about the shifting patterns in retail, and it invariably leads them to the internet, they are missing...

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    Belief in the Physical

    Who says physical retailing is dead?TJX, who thus far has eschewed e-commerce sales to focus on brick-and-mortar store growth, gives no c...

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    September 2017


    2017 State of the Industry Report
    Cautious Optimism, Mixed Results

    Many expected 2016 would be a banner year, but the political and economic climate softened consumer confidence. It was also a year consumers spent more lavishly on home remodeling rather than decorating.


    •  TJX Unveils First U.S. Homesense Store - In a time when retailers are reducing store counts, TJX continues to get physical.
    •   Ikea’s Fluid Spaces - The retailer’s new intros reflect multifunctional rooms.
    •  N.Y. Home Fashions Market Preview - Textile textures get soft and cozy, colors warmer.


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