From the kitchen to the bathroom to the living room, the annual International Housewares Show that descended upon Chicago this week offered a glimpse into not only every room of the house, but also the future of retail.
Yesterday’s amazing is today’s expected. That’s a vital point retailers need to understand according to Dana Telsey, CEO and Chief Research Officer at Telsey Advisory Group. Telsey provided an overview of the evolving retail landscape during NetSuite’s recent webinar, Revolutionizing Retail, as well as the key trends hitting the industry and the five top things what will transform the future of retail.
James Curleigh, CEO of giant apparel retailer Levi Strauss and Co., had some familiar and some foreboding words for the 35,000 attendees at the annual NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show last week in New York City.
In New York City’s bustling Greenwich Village, a vintage neon sign from the 1930s invites patrons to explore the vast array of mainstream and offbeat health and beauty products within C.O. Bigelow, America’s oldest apothecary. On the shelves are typical soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and the like, along with Bigelow-branded products like Lemon Body Cream, its recipe unchanged since 1870.
Sometimes a single event transforms your entire life. On Mother’s Day in 2000, Caroline Boudreaux, a successful account executive at an Austin TV station, met a girl named Sheebani in a rural orphanage in India during a quick stop on a planned trip around the world. Overcome with emotion, Caroline knew she had to do something to help.