Exclusives & Analysis

Jul 20, 2011
By Karen VanBrunt, LPC & director of professional auditing services,...
By Karen VanBrunt, kvanbrunt@agilenceinc.com
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Jul 13, 2011
With the proliferation of pop-up stores around the country, it only makes...
With the proliferation of pop-up stores around the country, it only makes...
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Jul 13, 2011
By Daniel Burrus, founder and CEO, Burrus Research
By Daniel Burrus, burrus.com
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Jul 12, 2011
By Daniel J. Schuch, Nelsy C. Gómez and David L. Barron
By Daniel J. Schuch, Nelsy C. Gómez and David L. Barron
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Jul 06, 2011
By Mark Gibson, global marketing manager, Galleria
By Mark Gibson, mark.gibson@galleria-rts.com
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Jul 01, 2011
In his newest column, Retail Rap with Jeff Green, Chain Store Age...
In his newest column, Retail Rap with Jeff Green, Chain Store Age...
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Jun 30, 2011
With sales experiencing the peaks and valleys of a slowly recovering...
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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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