Even though mainstream media makes it sound like online sales are killing brick & mortar stores, more than 90 percent of retail sales still occur in physical stores. And, 2018 is looking bright for retailers as sales are predicted to increase even more and top $5.5 trillion by 2020.
PRSM member CVS Health agreed to buy Aetna, one of the largest health insurers in the United States, for $69 billion on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The merger could pose a serious threat to other drugstore giants—together, the companies touch most of the basic health services people regularly use, and
PRSM’s Events Management Team attended The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Expo! Expo! 2017 conference last week and returned with new ideas, new connections and new honors. One staff member, Corinne Dwyer, is ready to kick her top-of-the-line industry knowledge into high
Through a special arrangement, what follows is a summary of an article from Retail Paradox, RSR Research’s weekly analysis on emerging issues facing retailers, presented here for discussion. Some repercussions of omnichannel’s impact on stores can be predicted and others you have to live through.
PetSmart announced today it has reached a major milestone by opening its 1,600th store in its expanding store footprint across North America. The 1,600th store opened its doors last week and is located in El Paso, Texas, at 3790 Joe Battle Blvd. In addition, the leading pet specialty retailer...