Does Your Store Give Digitally Savvy Customers What They Need?

What are today’s online consumer needs and how can physical store formats cater to them? This article discusses recent case studies including Amazon Go, Alibaba and many more. ….. click for more inspiration

Abercrombie – stripped of the Beach Models, It’s all about the Business Model

If you are a great brand and plan to grow in international retail, make sure you have a competitive brand business model. It takes more than six packs to be successful. ….. click for more inspiration

Rapha is not a brand, it’s brand community management at its best

How does a small UK cycling apparel brand become the global benchmark for brand community management? Here’s why brands around the world use Rapha as a best practice case study. ….. click for more inspiration

What’s Hot in Global Market Expansion

Global market expansion as a strategic project is constantly evolving. What are the latest trends in terms of country mix, location, and digital disruption? ….. click for more inspiration

Retail Portfolio Management: Renegotiating Your Rental Contracts

This is the second installment of a short series that dives into a few uncommon KPIs for successful retail portfolio management. Learn how traffic cost and footfall per hour can help you renegotiate rental contracts. ….. click for more inspiration

Evolution of Store Design II

A deep dive into how brands can best appropriate their spend and decipher how intangible elements of a brand’s identity can be rolled out across store formats and concepts to create clarity of brand, irrespective of size or location of the store. ….. click for more inspiration

How US Brick & Mortar Stores Can Survive in the Digital Age

Brick and mortar in the digital age: learn how Nike, Recreational Equipment Inc (REI) and other leading retailers thrive despite the ongoing retail shakeout in the United States. ….. click for more inspiration

Recommended Brand & Retail Management Reading

Keep up to date with our quarterly round-up of recommended brand and retail management reading! Discover the latest insights in omnichannel retailing, global expansion, retail locations, a KPI slam and a Berlin gem! ….. click for more inspiration

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