Retail Stores

Fabletics Plans to Open 75 New Stores in Global Push
July 11, 2018 at 11:36 am

Fabletics, Kate Hudson's athleisure brand, is planning to open 75 new stores globally, quadrupling its footprint to 100 stores. "We are a digitally native company, so we've been able to really understand our customers — what they want, where they reside," Hudson told CNBC. "At a time when people are very nervous about retail, [our…

Nordstrom to Expand Inventory-Free ‘Local’ Store Concept
July 10, 2018 at 10:04 am

Nordstrom is preparing to open more smaller stores with no inventory. The company said Monday, ahead of its investor meeting in West Hollywood, California, that it will open at least two more Nordstrom Local shops in Los Angeles, and is eyeing New York for expansion. In last year's fourth quarter, Nordstrom opened its first Nordstrom Local…

Report: Amazon Planning Holiday Toy Catalog
July 6, 2018 at 11:42 am

Amazon.com is planning to publish a holiday toy catalog in an effort win the toy business that has come up for grabs after the demise of Toys“R”Us, according to a report in Bloomberg. People familiar with the strategy told Bloomberg that the catalog will be mailed to millions of U.S. households and handed out at Whole Foods locations, the grocery…

Retail KPIs Guide: 10 Key Performance Indicators Every Retailer Should Track
June 28, 2018 at 4:46 pm

Fabletics, Kate Hudson’s athleisure brand, is planning to open 75 new stores globally, quadrupling its footprint to 100 stores. “We are a digitally native company, so we’ve been able to really understand our customers — what they want, where they reside,” Hudson told CNBC. “At a time when people are very nervous about retail, [our […]

The Modern Retailer’s Guide to Increasing Sales
June 28, 2018 at 4:13 pm

Fabletics, Kate Hudson’s athleisure brand, is planning to open 75 new stores globally, quadrupling its footprint to 100 stores. “We are a digitally native company, so we’ve been able to really understand our customers — what they want, where they reside,” Hudson told CNBC. “At a time when people are very nervous about retail, [our […]

Retail Survival of the Fittest
June 27, 2018 at 12:28 pm

Fabletics, Kate Hudson’s athleisure brand, is planning to open 75 new stores globally, quadrupling its footprint to 100 stores. “We are a digitally native company, so we’ve been able to really understand our customers — what they want, where they reside,” Hudson told CNBC. “At a time when people are very nervous about retail, [our […]

Retail Inventory Management Guide: Set up a Winning Inventory System for Your Store
June 26, 2018 at 4:17 pm

Fabletics, Kate Hudson’s athleisure brand, is planning to open 75 new stores globally, quadrupling its footprint to 100 stores. “We are a digitally native company, so we’ve been able to really understand our customers — what they want, where they reside,” Hudson told CNBC. “At a time when people are very nervous about retail, [our […]

Pet Supplies Plus’ CEO on Reasons for Brand's Brick-and-Mortar Success
June 25, 2018 at 9:59 am

Pet Supplies Plus opened 33 new franchise stores and 12 new corporate stores in 2017, with plans to add 50 new store this year. In episode 151 of Total Retail Talks, Chris Rowland, CEO of Pet Supplies Plus, details the brand's brick-and-mortar growth strategy. In addition, Rowland addresses Pet Supplies Plus’ approach to integrating its digital and physical businesses on a local level.  

Starbucks to Close 150 Stores Next Year
June 20, 2018 at 1:04 pm

Starbucks will close 150 poorly performing company-operated stores next year, about three times as many as it typically closes. The affected stores are located in mostly urban areas that are densely populated with Starbucks locations. The company told investors late Tuesday that it expects same-store sales to grow just 1 percent for the quarter that…

Millennials DO Shop in Stores
June 20, 2018 at 11:52 am

Some in the retail industry believe that millennials have contributed to the decline of brick-and-mortar stores. These young digital natives are constantly tethered to devices and buy products online at the expense of physical stores, or so goes popular belief. That’s a myth, according to our recent survey of more than 1,000 U.S. consumers. We…