Nike Inc. is expected to report fourth-quarter earnings on June 29, just a couple of weeks after announcing a major reorganization that includes a 2% workforce reduction and a focus on enhancing its direct-to-consumer sales.
Excessive Capacity, Declining Prices, and Falling Demand are Sinking the Global Industry’s Profits. It happens every single day in boardrooms across the world. Shipping executives huddle in the morning and decide how much they must lower prices in [...]
Retail can have a promising future. But the strategies to get there have been decidedly weak. This has led to a lot of finger pointing in the industry as to who or what is to blame, but until companies can comprehensively address the real issues [...]
Amazon has moved in and dominated categories including books and cloud services, with fashion waiting in the wings
Another quarterly earnings season is in the books, and while there were a few star performers, it was another dismal one for retailers. It seemed almost a daily occurrence — headlines littered with the next retailer that struggled under the weight [...]
Senior executives at consumer products companies are caught in a tight bind these days. Wall Street still has high expectations for growth, but many of the companies’ growth strategies – such as expanding into China and emerging markets to balance [...]
Retail has been a fickle vertical. With a mix of completely e-commerce stores versus brick-and-mortar locations, it's important to understand what consumers want year to year to ensure your business continues to succeed. According to Forbes, [...]