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Blog: Amazon Coming on Strong

Blog: Amazon Coming on Strong

By David Gill The signs are all in place that Amazon.com may soon supplant Walmart as America’s most powerful retailer—if it hasn’t already. Last week, a survey by consulting firm Brodeur Partners ranked Amazon as the most relevant retailer in the country. This survey asked consumers to rank 21 retailers on their relevance in practicality,More »

Blog:The Good Show Vibe Continues in Vegas

Blog:The Good Show Vibe Continues in Vegas

LAS VEGAS–The Las Vegas Winter Market opened yesterday with a bang, continuing the good vibes of the January trade shows. Showgoers packed the showrooms and hallways, and educational and socializing events were well attended. A presentation by celebrity Priscilla Presley was standing room only as she debuted her new home furnishings line with H Studio. The collectionMore »

Blog: Jobs One

Blog: Jobs One

I have attended a number of presentations to financial analysts over my years as a reporter. Last week, for the first time, I went to one which was haunted. J.C. Penney’s new top executives, CEO Ron Johnson and President Michael Francis, delivered a thoroughgoing exhibition of their plans for the retailer’s future—encompassing new strategies forMore »