What Looking at the San Francisco Bay Tells Us about TARIFFS ON RETAIL What Looking at the San Francisco Bay Tells Us about TARIFFS ON RETAIL

What Looking at the San Francisco Bay Tells Us about TARIFFS ON RETAIL

I have looked at the San Francisco Bay nearly every day for almost my entire life. The last couple o...

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20 May 2019 by George
AMAZON 4-STAR STORES – The Good and the Not So Good AMAZON 4-STAR STORES – The Good and the Not So Good

AMAZON 4-STAR STORES - The Good and the Not So Good

I was prepared not to like the new Amazon 4-star stores. I expected to see numerous examples of poor...

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13 May 2019 by George
Retail Store Closings for 2019: Apocalypse or Adjustment ? Retail Store Closings for 2019: Apocalypse or Adjustment ?

Retail Store Closings for 2019: Apocalypse or Adjustment ?

Most retail companies have announced their major strategies and plans for 2019. Included in that are...

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28 March 2019 by George
Brexit and Retail in London Brexit and Retail in London

Brexit and Retail in London

The UK is due to exit the European Union in just a few weeks. This is a huge and incredibly complica...

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12 March 2019 by George
#1 New Release in Global Marketing #1 New Release in Global Marketing

#1 New Release in Global Marketing

Thank you to everyone who has pre-ordered a copy of The Five Laws of Retail: How the Most Successful...

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26 February 2019 by George

The Five Laws of Retail

On the fine art of retailing for greatest business success.

“You might conclude that The Five Laws are pretty much common sense … In fact, it’s not easy to get all the pieces right simultaneously. If it were otherwise, we would have a lower business-failure rate and fewer customer horror-stories to complain about. Because it isn’t easy, you need a roadmap—a navigation system—to show you the way. This book is that system.” —Douglas K. Barry, PhD, U.S. Department of Commerce

What Looking at the San Francisco Bay Tells Us about TARIFFS ON RETAIL

I have looked at the San Francisco Bay nearly every day for almost my entire life. The last couple of weeks I’ve noticed something that I have never seen before. Whales? No. Aircraft carriers. Nope. Huge cruise ships? All the time. The Navy’s Blue Angels? Each year during Fleet Week....
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AMAZON 4-STAR STORES – The Good and the Not So Good

I was prepared not to like the new Amazon 4-star stores. I expected to see numerous examples of poor merchandising and just dumb retailing. Amazon is clearly testing a new strategy. There are only three 4-star stores in the nation. There are just nine Amazon bookstores in California, and this...
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#1 New Release in Global Marketing

Thank you to everyone who has pre-ordered a copy of The Five Laws of Retail: How the Most Successful Businesses Have Mastered Them and How You Should Too. Your purchase has resulted in the book being the #1 new release in Global Marketing! Here’s a short excerpt from the book:...
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