Exclusives & Analysis

Jun 07, 2013
By John Paluszek, Ketchum
By John Paluszek, Johnp.bis@gmail.com This time it is different.  ...
Jun 06, 2013
By Wade Savoy, Rimon, P.C.
By Wade Savoy, wade.savoy@rimonlaw.com
Jun 04, 2013
By Kevin Kiziah, Automated Systems Design
By Kevin Kiziah, asd-usa.com Technology upgrades and new technology...
May 30, 2013
By Crosby Renwick, CBX
By Crosby Renwick, crosby@cbx.com The pundits say retail, as we’ve...
May 28, 2013
By Dan McKone, L.E.K. Consulting
By Dan McKone, retail@lek.com More than 12.5 billion catalogs are mailed...
May 21, 2013
By George Hoffman, FineLine Technologies, Inc.
By George Hoffman, ghoffman@finelinetech.com  
May 14, 2013
By Liz Moughan, Kronos Incorporated
By Liz Moughan, Kronos Incorporated Sometimes uncertainty causes us to put...

Expert Opinion

‘The King Kong of Jewelry’: Signet-Zales deal creates a conundrum for retailers and malls

By Michael Lebowitz, director of jewelry, White Pine Jewelry Solutions

Signet Jewelers’ $1.4 billion deal to acquire 90-year-old jewelry mainstay Zales made big headlines back in February. But reporters, analysts and investors were not the only ones paying attention to the pending purchase — as soon as they heard the news, mall managers and mall-based jewelers knew the King Kong of retail jewelry had just been born. More ....


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