Monthly Archives: April 2019

Get Thee to the Retailer Laboratory

New formats, new merchandising for Williams-Sonoma

There has never been a more compelling time for retailers and manufacturers to experiment with their retail consumer space.

McKinsey advocates for an innovation process in this article — as shared on LinkedIn.

While online coding is cheaper and faster than opening a whole new store, PopUps in […]

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Amazon+Whole Foods: profitable distribution?

Can Amazon actually make money on selling groceries?

Clearly it is innovating with new formats and services. Yet, Amazon’s cashierless stores, Echo or 2-hour delivery don’t deliver profits, yet.

In recent post, the folks at Nutrition Business Journal and New Hope Media catalog several of these Amazon innovations, but I believe miss a couple fundamental questions.

Amazon’s acquisition […]

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