It hit the headlines this past Friday that Amazon has acquired Whole Foods for 13.7 billion dollars. A high price indeed for a company that has reported a loss in earnings for the past 6 consecutive quarters. The buzz about the acquisition has stirred up rumors of cashier-less stands, junk food in stock, and dropping … Continue reading How Does a Whole Foods Employee Feel About the “Whole Amazon” Take Over?
When it came through the grapevine that Game Stop was acquiring ThinkGeek, the gaming world rejoiced, genius! When they didn't combine the two concepts into one shop, we all made a face to palm gesture while shaking our heads. It's no surprise that the brick and mortar gaming industry is getting tossed out the window. … Continue reading GameStop: Not The Next Blockbuster
While the rest of the retail world is faltering to online sales, Victoria Secret's challenge is the ever trending bralette. For those of us not up in the know, the bralette is a casual bra that can be seen as a shirt or bra. “With a garment like a bralette, which is made essentially like … Continue reading Victoria’s Secret: Dropping Their Panties
The Overall Concept Summary Target is no stranger to the retail struggle as they have experienced a decline in sales since the first quarter of 2015. And when facing deficits for three quarters straight, long term believers need to hear solutions. So at Shoptalk they announced their plans for a full new fresh store … Continue reading Target’s New Concept: The Myths, The Facts, and My Opinions
I grew up in the desert, the best we had for water were the occasional springs scattered across the small dried up towns. In college, there was a horrible draught that only added to that longing for any drop water. Puddles in the gutter came off as glistening. I was as thirsty as the decaying leaves … Continue reading Quiksilver: A Gnarly Opportunity In The Desert