There have been many articles about retailing from news sources this week and here are some worth a read:
A Boom In Airport Retailing – this article looks at the merits of retailing to a captive consumer groups at major airports and why some major global retailers are choosing airport locations. http://www.businessinsider.com/shopping-malls-might-be-dying-but-airport-retail-is-booming-2017-9?IR=T
Retail Is More About Marketing Than Just Sales – examines the enhanced in-store experience that some retailers are offering.
Toys’R’Us Bankruptcy – a detailed look at the Toys’R’Us experience.
The Sears Roebuck Experience Is Repeated – looks at the similarities between Sears Roebuck over 100 years ago and Amazon today.
Doing Stuff Instead Of Buying Stuff – an interesting insight by Michael Pascoe on the way consumers are changing.