Think Geek: Coming to a Mall Near You

This week in my return visit to Houston I found my first ThinkGeek brick and mortar.  Though old news to some who live in more tourist based cities I was ecstatic to find one in the mall in my old neighborhood I grew up in.   Suddenly this retailer which seemed to be a fantasy… Read More

Chili’s: Like Stealing Candy From a Baby

It was a normal Tuesday in 2014 when my daughter, Li’l A, and I took what was at the time one of our weekly visits to our local Chili’s.  We were greeted by our host who made his annoyance of anyones’ visit known with a huff as he collected the menus.  He would rush you to… Read More

Afforable tofu and fresh produce, renewed sales tactics, personal soles, and Hamburgulars…

1. Whole Foods Will Soon Be Offering Affordable Organic Food Whole Foods is opening a more affordable branch of store to target their younger shoppers.  They say the new chain will cost less to operate and be “technology oriented”, which tells me more computers, and smart watches; less jobs and customer service.  They are  presently seeking… Read More

Retail Doom’s Day

The end is near, what we have always rumored to only be a scare tactic, could it be real?  Could the retail race die out completely within the next couple of decades?  Sales people standing in the unemployment line all together. Automated retail intelligence is no longer some fantasy of the future.  The technology is mind… Read More