November 18, 2022 ■ 7 min read
In suburban sprawl and rural communities across the country, Class C properties cater to local residents with a mix of grocery stores, cell phone stores, nail salons or discount retailers. Yet these properties have taken some of the biggest hits in recent years, especially as e-commerce giants continue to absorb retail spend.
November 18, 2022 ■ 3 min read
House of Scalamandre is pushing to make its colorful designs more accessible with the launch of its direct-to-consumer furniture line. The launch of its first-ever furniture collection follows a century of work as a trade and wholesale fabric manufacturer.
November 17, 2022 ■ 5 min read
Amazon is adamant about keeping expenses down as it gets ready for economic volatility, as the company anticipates that growth will not come easy. This is a significant shift for a business that valued itself on innovation and not being afraid to do things that fail. It also ushers in a period in which returns on investment will be more carefully reviewed, leaving considerably less space for error in execution.
November 17, 2022 ■ 7 min read
Historically, Claire’s has been known for its ear piercing services, brightly-colored accessories and near-ubiquity in North American malls. But now, as customers shop via different channels, Claire’s is reevaluating its mall presence, boosting its e-commerce offerings and jumping into the metaverse to better become a “global brand powerhouse,” CEO Ryan Vero told Modern Retail.