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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

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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

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Can Car Manufacturers Sell Direct and Bypass Dealers?

Originally posted on Retailing: From A to Z:
Tesla Motors 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 with no equal.…

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