Exclusives & Analysis

Aug 29, 2011
By Steve Dispensa, chief technology officer, PhoneFactor
By Steve Dispensa, info@phonefactor.com Escalating IT security threats and...
Aug 26, 2011
By Arthur Sweetser, chief marketing officer, 89 Degrees
By Arthur Sweetser, sweetsera@89degrees.com
Aug 24, 2011
By Liana Hill, market analyst, Gap Intelligence
By Liana Hill, lhill@gapintelligence.com
Aug 23, 2011
By Jeff Weidauer, VP marketing and strategy, Vestcom International Inc.
By Jeff Weidauer, jweidauer@vestcom.com Say what you like about marketers...
Aug 22, 2011
By Merrick Theobald, VP marketing, iSend
By Merrick Theobald, mtheobald@isendonline.com
Aug 22, 2011
The annual State of the Industry Report takes the spotlight in this issue...
Aug 15, 2011
By Mac Nadel,retail/wholesale, food & beverage industry practice...
By Mac Nadel, Mac.Nadel@marsh.com

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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