Retail and Consumer Industry Insights
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I advise retailers to build teams of top talent, rather than rely on a “single genius.” (Advice on Retail Succession Planning) Along the same lines, my advice to retailers — when it comes to staying relevant and competitive in this “age of the consumer” — is to partner with experts. I am heartened to see […]
The number of retailers seeking new leaders is the highest it’s been in five years. If you’re responsible for the navigation of any consumer-driven business, the solution to this troubling trend is in your hands.
Never a dull moment… In less than a year since joining E.A. Hughes & Co., we’ve seen dozens of news stories about retailers in various states of disruption or distress. From Lululemon to Wal-Mart and everywhere in between, there has been executive turnover as retailers confront new realities of doing business in the era of […]