Everyone knows the answer: the consumer’s favorite stores. For nearly 20 years, PLMA’s annual Salute to Excellence Awards have filled in the blanks by giving recognition to retailers for innovation and quality. This year’s Awards will be announced at the show in Chicago but you can get a preview of some of the most interesting products that the judges selected. Join news anchor Jodi Daley and PLMA president Brian Sharoff for this month’s edition of PLMA Live and a special report from Bob Vosburgh and Carol Angrisani. Click here for video.
Store-in-Store BoomAmazon and Aldi inside Kohl’s… Carsaver inside Walmart... Local businesses inside of Whole Foods’ 365 stores. Roy White details how retailers are leasing out parts of their bricks-and-mortar sales floors for non-competing or complimentary operators in a modern twist on traditional concessions.
Gold in Them Thar HillsSo-called ‘micropolitan’ areas have long been passed over by businesses, but population shifts are attracting fresh development. Brad Edmondson identifies 101 regions around the country where growth and healthy communities are opening new markets for retailers of all channels.
The Fourth RevolutionThe latest developments in mankind’s industrial evolution combine digital, physical and biological technologies in a manner never seen before. Veronica Carvalho examines how new tech will influence consumer shopping habits and its impact on the retail environment.
Brands' C-Suite ExodusAn unprecedented number of consumer packaged goods CEO's are stepping down in the face of changing consumer attitudes towards brands and the rising preference for private label. David Merrefield names and analyzes the motivations behind these high-profile departures.
Research and Technology: Store-in-Store Boom
Amazon and Aldi inside Kohl’s… Carsaver inside Walmart... Local businesses inside of Whole Foods’ 365 stores. Roy White details how retailers are leasing out parts of their bricks-and-mortar sales floors for non-competing or complimentary operators in a modern twist on traditional concessions. Click here for video.
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