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An Upscale Catalog War: Neiman Marcus Vs. Saks

For years, Neiman Marcus has led the way among upscale retailers with its elaborate annual Christmas catalog. Click below to access this year’s catalog.   This year, Neiman Marcus faces a new luxury catalog challenger — Saks. Click below to … Continue reading

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Today’s Outlet Stores: Are They TOO Popular?

Outlet stores (and shopping centers) have been around for decades. When they first opened, they sometimes occupied old factory buildings, focused on end-of-season merchandise and irregulars, and located miles away from traditional retailers so as not to hurt their retailers’ … Continue reading

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Key Loss Prevention Trends

Loss prevention is very important for retailers (see this prior post, for example). In an interview with the National Retail Federation, Rosamaria Sostilio — Senior Vice-President of Asset Protection for Saks Incorporated identified six loss prevention trends for 2013: The increased … Continue reading

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