Tag Archives: 2013

A Look at Kearney’s 2013 Global Retail Development Index

Each year, A. T. Kearney reports its Global Retail Development Index, which provides a great look at retail opportunities around the world. As Kearney notes in reporting its 2013 index: “Retailers are taking a step back from rapid expansion strategies … Continue reading

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CSA’s State of the Industry: 2013

Chain Store Age has just published its 2013 “State of the Industry” issue. Click the image to see the special section on the status of retailing. Lots of things are happening. Included are data on the top 100 retailers. The … Continue reading

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Retailers Predicted to Close the Most Stores in 2013

Even though the economy has been looking brighter, a number of retailers remain in a precarious position. According to Douglas A. McIntyre, Samuel Weigley, Alexander E.M. Hess, and Michael B. Sauter (writing for 24/7 Wall), 8 retailers are likely to close … Continue reading

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