These 3 Quick Wins Increase Sell-through and Push Gross Margin

Traditional retail landscapes are undergoing disruptive changes. Many brands that used to invest in own retail are currently reshaping their portfolio and closing down stores. At the same time, brands face the challenge of identifying ways to improve the Like-4-Like performance for their remaining points of sale (POS). This post introduces 3 low-cost options how to push sell-through, reduce mark-downs and improve Gross Margin. ….. click for more inspiration

The Rise of Shopping Centre M&As

A recent flurry of shopping centre mergers and acquisition (M&A) could be set to alter the state of play in the industry as an increasing number of bigger groups take hold. This post explores what these shopping centre mergers mean for the sector and what conditions gave rise to them. ….. click for more inspiration

The Amazon Book Store – Zero Cross Channel Services and Other Surprises

A retail pro report from Amazon’s brick & mortar book store in Seattle, a consumer experience with zero cross channel services. And still, it triggered a sale. ….. click for more inspiration

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Abercrombie – the Beach Models are Gone, It’s All Down to 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

These 3 Quick Wins Increase Sell-through and Push Gross Margin

Traditional retail landscapes are undergoing disruptive changes. Many brands that used to invest in own retail are currently reshaping their portfolio and closing down stores. At the same time, brands face the challenge of identifying ways to improve the Like-4-Like performance for their remaining points of sale (POS). This post introduces 3 low-cost options how to push sell-through, reduce mark-downs and improve Gross Margin. ….. click for more inspiration

How to Balance Digital Brand Distribution: Learn from the Bricks-&-Mortar World

Digital marketplaces have a huge sales potential. But brands miss out on the growth opportunity. This article outlines how to go for successful growth.
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Yes, the Italian Market Is on the Rise Again!

Milan’s CityLife Project, dm’s expansion to the Italian retail market and Starbucks’ Reserve Roastery plans indicate a revival of the Italian market. ….. 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

Brands in Stormy Weather – Beyond Retail Lease Management !

Is your major store closure scare just behind you, or is it yet to come? How do you maintain a healthy lease management? ….. click for more inspiration

Best of Brand Management Reading 2017

2017 has brought Brand Growth Inspiration +257% subscribers, +83% monthly blog visits from 120 countries across the globe and an encouraging flow of likes and shares! As the year draws to a close, we’re pleased to share our top 10 of 2017 brand management reading with you. ….. click for more inspiration

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