Sunday, 21 April 2019

Retail Articles Worth A Read – 21/4/2019


Are your kids going to grow up to be entrepreneurs just like you? Well, here is some advice if you want to make sure that happens - https://www.inc.com/marla-tabaka/stop-saying-these-4-words-to-your-kids-if-you-want-them-to-grow-up-to-be-entrepreneurs.html

Ikea wants to reinvent itself as a circular company where it takes control of its products from manufacturing, through retailing, and finally to its end of life disposal. https://www.fastcompany.com/90328244/inside-ikeas-plan-to-reinvent-itself-as-a-circular-company

As retail sales fall it is not just retailers that take a hit. This article takes a look at the serious impact on the transport industry. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/retail-catches-cold-transport-prepares-flu-brendan-richards/

Google delivery drones get green light to start deliveries in Australia. https://www.insideretail.com.au/news/google-delivery-drones-cleared-for-take-off-in-australia-201904#daily


So you have a website – is it really effective? – does it ask for action? - https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/331930

A small robotics company created this retail device that Walmart have just put into 350 stores. https://www.businessinsider.com.au/bossa-nova-robot-walmart-uses-2019-4?r=US&IR=T

KFC and Reject Shop join forces to combat abuse of Shop Staff by customers. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-04-19/customer-always-right-mantra-dropped-as-retail-abuse-rampant/11029236

Neiman Marcus looks at second hand market for luxury goods. http://fortune.com/2019/04/17/neiman-marcus-luxury/

Shark Tank is blamed for a drop in American entrepreneurship. https://www.inc.com/brian-hamilton/shark-tank-blame-american-entrepreneurship-decline.html

A retail store chain called Five Below is setting new profitability standards in US. https://www.fool.com/investing/2019/04/17/7-reasons-five-below-sets-gold-standard-for-retail.aspx

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