Operations

Dec 16, 2008
More than half (58%) of U.S. consumers are “very concerned” about rising...
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Dec 16, 2008
With money concerns looming, more than two-thirds (69%) of Americans are...
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Dec 16, 2008
When asked which retailer has the best holiday TV commercial, consumers...
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Dec 15, 2008
Facing what CEO Brad Anderson called the "most challenging consumer...
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Dec 15, 2008
Family Dollar chief executive Howard Levine earned nearly $2.85 million in...
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Dec 15, 2008
According to a National Retail Federation (NRF) study released Tuesday,...
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Dec 15, 2008
Toys “R” Us announced Tuesday that its flagship store in Manhattan’s Times...
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Operations Guest Perspective

How to Drive Sales and Boost Customer Satisfaction by Maximizing the Value of Helpful Expertise
By Tom Stockham, CEO of Experticity
Remember the days when stores differentiated themselves against the competition on service? When consumers sought out expert product recommendations from knowledgeable sales associates? And bought from the one who worked hardest to help them find just the right product for their needs?

 

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People on the Move

Former Williams-Sonoma exec to head global retail at Levi’s
Levi Strauss & Co. has named Craig Nomura as president of global retail, effective Feb. 3, 2014. He joins Levi’s from Williams-Sonoma Inc., where he was most recently senior VP of global development.
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Ops Surveys

Report: Always-on consumers, showrooming among 2013 retail trends
A new report by Experian Marketing Services finds that several key retail trends will impact how marketers shape their messages in 2013.
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Publix leads all retailers in customer satisfaction, followed by Amazon and Office Depot
Customer satisfaction with retailers is on the rise, according to a report released by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
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