Category Archives: Uncategorized

Next-Day Delivery and Same-Day Delivery

Next-day delivery and same-day delivery are hot shipping topics. And they impact shopping. Their use will grow for the foreseeable future.   Background For a long time, buyers knew mail and deliveries would take days or weeks. In fact, the … Continue reading

Posted in Part 2: Ownership, Strategy Mix, Online, Nontraditional, Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 5: Managing a Retail Business, Part 6: Merchandise Management and Pricing, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Uniqlo Opening Vending Machines at Airports

Japan-based Uniqlo has been a retailing powerhouse for years — with its fast-fashion approach. Today, it operates more than 1,000 stores around the world. Here is Uniqlo’s basic business model.   Recently, Uniqlo announced that it would be introducing vending … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Beware of Ransomware — and Be Better Prepared

We have written several times before about the devastating results caused by ransomware hacking (see, for example, 1, 2, 3). “Ransomware is malware. The hackers demand payment, often via Bitcoin or prepaid credit card, from victims in order to regain … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Can Car Manufacturers Sell Direct and Bypass Dealers?

Originally posted on Retailing: From A to Z by Joel Evans:
Tesla MotorsĀ is a U.S.-based manufacturer of upscale high-performance electric cars. As it notes at its Web site: “The Tesla Roadster hit the streets in early 2008 as a car…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment