Shiny New Penney

| Tim Parry

Five years ago J.C. Penney was a stodgy, tired department store chain that also had a Website and mailed a general merchandise big book catalog. Fast-forward

Live from NEMOA: The End of the Big-Box Era?

| Jim Tierney

Saratoga Springs, NY–Paco Underhill, founder/managing director of New York-based research and consulting firm Envirosell, knows a thing or two about shopping trends. His agency scours all points of the globe

Deals on upswing in second quarter

| Jim Tierney

It was a busy second quarter, with 19 deals completed, significantly more than the dozen finalized during the same period last year. Because the transactions