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The day that mass retail came together

The day that mass retail came together

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, will be remembered or fondly recalled by mass retailing aficionados as the day a microcosm of the mass retailing community assembled, virtually, to discuss the past, debate the present and predict the industry’s future. As background, the event was conceived, assembled and choreographed by Scott Emerson, founder and CEO of the

Economic shifts pose threat to mass retail

Economic shifts pose threat to mass retail

Retailers would do well to pay more attention to macroeconomic trends and work to push them in a direction that is conducive to their business. The International Monetary Fund’s annual assessment of the U.S. economy, which was released last month, includes some findings that raise troubling questions about the long-term health of the mass market.