Exclusives & Analysis

Nov 06, 2013
Meet the most complex shopper of all time – Generation Z. By 2020, today’s...
By Christian Davies, Christian.davies@FITCH.com Meet the most complex...
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Nov 05, 2013
Showrooming, much like many other perceived threats in retail must be seen...
By Ken Nisch, info@jga.com
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Nov 04, 2013
In media interviews of late, Beth Newlands Campbell, the new CEO of Food...
By Joseph Bona, Joseph@CBX.com In media interviews of late, Beth Newlands...
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Oct 31, 2013
Continuing a two-year slide in retail spending momentum, American...
By Craig Johnson, president, Customer Growth Partners
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Oct 30, 2013
The recent government shutdown has analysts scrambling to determine how...
By James McCandless and Kenneth Katz,  X Team International The...
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Oct 29, 2013
In the face of an e-commerce take-­over, brick-and-mortar retailers are...
By Nate Dwyer, Red Peak Branding
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Oct 28, 2013
According to a recent report from Gleanster Research, 62% of retail...
By Oliver Jaeger, jaeger@e-spirit.com
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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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