Steve Kaufman

The Christmas surprise Macy’s definitely did not...
The 12 days of Christmas aren’t lords a-leaping, swans a-swimming and three French hens for everyone. For retailers, there’s...
Timberland’s sustainability director feels...
What started your career in environmental activism? In my first job out of school, with Sybron Intl. in Milwaukee, I was...
Wrangler’s Asian strategy appeals to the scooter-...
Wrangler jeans (Greensboro, N.C.) have a rugged, outdoorsy, athletes-and-cowboys image in the U.S. But not so in Asia, where...
The Godzilla of commoditizing has decided...
There’s a growing, doom-like feeling about retailing that the store itself, as a place for consumers to visit and conduct...
The ceo of Boston-based Shawmut Design and...
Was building retail stores your passion from the beginning? Not at all. As a young civil engineering graduate just out of...
Retail giants Walmart and Target try to survive...
In August 2016, the retail and investment worlds paused for the second-quarter financial reports from the country’s two...
Restaurant chain Xi Ding has created a modern,...
Think of a dumpling restaurant as the Chinese equivalent of an American sandwich joint. They’re on every corner and are an...
It’s a formula that’s killing the U.S. retailing...
This summer, when Macy’s made its big store-closing announcement, blame ran rampant. Blame it on the fickle millennials who...
This dispensary features a high-volume atmosphere...
The Healing Center, a new medical marijuana dispensary in San Diego, is small but sleekly modern, its three rooms divided by...
It’s closing 100 more stores. Is that shrewd 21st...
A few years ago, the industry ridiculed Kmart for believing, as its diminishing retail kingdom began to resemble the Austro-...

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