Exclusives & Analysis

Apr 16, 2013
By Keith Carpentier, Tensator
By Keith Carpentier, Tensator.com/us
Apr 15, 2013
By Paul Jeruchimowitz, Accenture
By Paul Jeruchimowitz, paul.e.jeruchimowitz@accenture.com
Apr 10, 2013
By Rafi Musher, Stax Inc.
By Rafi Musher, rmusher@stax.com
Apr 10, 2013
By Mark Ledbetter, SAP
By Mark Ledbetter, mark.ledbetter@sap.com There's a season for everything...
Apr 08, 2013
By Brad LaRock, Digital River
By Brad LaRock, sales@digitalriver.com If the 2012 holiday retail season...
Apr 03, 2013
By Greg Munves, 1010data
By Greg Munves, greg@1010data.com If you’re like many mid-level or...
Mar 26, 2013
By Tim Callan, RetailNext
By Tim Callan, tim@retailnext.net

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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