Category Archives: Global Retailing

Read about how domestic and foreign retailers are performing around the world.

H&M Is Now Using Data Analytics

Just a few years ago, H&M was charging along as a leading purveyor of “cheap chic.” In recent times, it has not done nearly as well. Hence, H&M is now using data analytics more actively than before.   Why and … Continue reading

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Retailing: From A to Z Cited Among 100 Best Retailing Blogs

We are pleased to announce that Retailing: From A to Z is now cited by “Top 100 Retail Blogs And Websites To Follow in 2018” from Feedspot. PLEASE sign up to follow us. 🙂 by entering your E-mail address in … Continue reading

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How Affluent Americans Live

Income/wealth is distributed quite unevenly in the United States and around the world. And high poverty rates exist globally. But today, we look at the upper end of the income spectrum. How affluent Americans live. Their demographics and behavior impact … Continue reading

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Uncertainty with Just One Year Until Brexit Occurs

In one year, Great Britain will officially exit the European Union. Yet, for many British retailers, questions remain. For example, as Silvia Amaro reports for CNBC: “In 365 days, the U.K. will no longer be a member of the European … Continue reading

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Americans Eat a Lot AND Fast

In 2017, $5.61 trillion was spent on restaurants and bars. And this amounted to to 4.3 percent of all personal consumption. We also spent trillions on food for in home-use use. That’s impressive, right. On the other hand, Americans eat … Continue reading

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How Global Wealth Is Allocated

Income levels are important — domestically and internationally. Therefore, consider these posts — from oldest to newest. What’s Happening with the Economic Mobility of Americans? The U.S. Middle Class: Losing Some of Its Luster Globally. What We Earn by Age, … Continue reading

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Mobile Drives E-Commerce Globally

Just a decade ago, virtually all E-commerce was conducted via laptops and desktops. But today, mobile drives E-commerce globally. And E-commerce remains the best growth vehicle for many companies. Check out this prior post: Important New Report on 2017 Internet … Continue reading

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