Black Friday is the most important shopping day of the year. But will it remain that way?
By Ethan Chernofsky on November 21, 2019
Concerns abound about both the Fast Casual industry and the wider retail space, yet many brands are clearly bucking the trend. Few though are doing so with the same gusto as Chipotle in the food space and Walmart and Target in retail. We dove into their Q3 performance to get a better sense of their […]
By Ethan Chernofsky on November 7, 2019
One of the critical themes that will determine offline retail success in the coming years will be the capacity to maximize physical locations. That will obviously place a huge emphasis on site selections, store formats, localized approaches to store stocking and more. But an important piece of this puzzle will center around the ability to […]
By Ethan Chernofsky on September 26, 2019
The Back-to-School season can be a make-or-break for many retailers. We dug into the location analytics to see how Staples, Office Depot, Target and Walmart performed in 2019.
By Ethan Chernofsky on September 17, 2019
Target had an incredible Q2, but could the 2019 Back-to-School season push performance even higher? We dove into the location analytics to find out.
By Ethan Chernofsky on September 4, 2019
Back-to-School is a key part of the retail calendar, but there are mixed feelings on the period’s potential in 2019. We dove into 2018 data to identify the traits that will define success.
By Ethan Chernofsky on August 8, 2019
The Grocery and General Merchandise sector is a critical component of the wider retail landscape. How did the space perform in Q2? Our latest Retail Index breaks it down.
By Ethan Chernofsky on August 1, 2019