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CSA’s State of the Industry: 2014

Chain Store Age has just published its 2014 “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.   … Continue reading

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Chain Store Age Cover Story: What CFOs Need to Know

Chief financial officers (CFOs) have a lot to do with measuring and managing retailers’ financial performance. In the latest issue of Chain Store Age, there is special coverage of the retail CFO. Click the image to access the story (which … 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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Innovative Digital Technology from Build-A-Bear

Build-A-Bear Workshop continues to be a master of innovation. As recently reported by Marianne Wilson for Chain Store Age: “Build-A-Bear Workshop has gone high-tech. The company has unveiled a new store environment that combines its signature hands-on bear-making experience with … Continue reading

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2012 Retail Entrepreneurs of the Year

Chain Store Age recently announced its 2012 “Entrepreneurs of the Year.” Click the image to read about these retailers.  

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Game-Changing Innovation in Retailing

Recently, Chain Store Age published an issue with several articles related to innovation in retailing — and the need to stay ahead of the curve. As the magazine noted: “New technologies are being used in new ways; shoppers and small … Continue reading

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The “Community”

Chain Store Age has launched a new Web site specifically for retail real-estate executives and shopping center developers which it calls the “Community.” This micro site includes a project of the week, a mall marketing spotlight, and articles from industry experts. Click the image … Continue reading

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