Is It Magic? A Retail Survival Check of the First German Disney Store

Disney opened its first brick and mortar store in Germany three weeks ago. Let’s perform a retail survival check to guesstimate its chances of sustainable success! ….. click for more inspiration

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Retail Performance: I Like Like for Like – I don’t Like Like for Like

Is there any evidence for a correlation between like for like retail performance reporting and growth success in the day and age of the internet? Our expert authors debate the pros and cons. ….. click for more inspiration

Don’t Trust Your KPI Expectations!

Explore 6 ways to keep management and organization committed if your KPIs for international expansion don’t meet the expectations. ….. click for more inspiration

Unique Brand Store Map

‘Flagships’, ‘lighthouses’, ‘High Street showrooms’, ‘community stores’, ‘full price stores’, ‘future stores’, ‘factory outlets’, ‘concession stores’, ‘brand experience store’, … and many more ….. click for more inspiration

How to Run a Smart Store

What makes a smart store? While customers imagine touchscreens, virtual reality, smart fitting rooms and mirrors and other digital elements, smart retailers learn to make the best use of internal and external data. ….. click for more inspiration

That One Perfect Day: How UGG Solves the Ice Cream Problem

Thanksgiving in the US, Ramadan in the Middle East, Christmas, or simply next Saturday: high traffic days define the brand store operation winners. Here’s how UGG does it. ….. click for more inspiration

7 Good Reasons for Weekend Quality Reading

Thank you to all of our readers for helping us grow over the last 12 months. Choose two of this selection of brand growth quality reading for your weekend inspiration! ….. click for more inspiration

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Brand Distribution India – Is the Country Finally Catching Up?

How to find a realistic assessment of the country’s brand distribution potential for international brands aiming to expand into India. ….. click for more inspiration