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Wed
15

Has the Apparel Retail Bubble Burst?

Bubbles of “irrational exuberance” have occurred before in such retail segments as computers, music, video, electronics and sporting goods, the most recent. The next one, unfortunately, is apparel.

Tue
28

The Most Successful Retailer You’ve Never Heard Of

What makes Xcel Brands interesting in the current retail environment is that it is a disruptive success story sprinting toward the $500 million mark in revenue while flying under the radar.

Wed
22

Figuring Out the 5 Retailers That Matter

Deciding on the retailers to examine for our annual Five Retailers That Matter feature involved a fair amount of deliberation. And while the decision to include one retailer and exclude another could be debated, one thing is certain: all five retailers that made the final cut truly matter.

Mon
20

The Value of Continuous Improvement

Coy Pittman took home the top prize at RIS News' first-ever startup competition last year. As we gear up for the next event in June we caught up with the founder and CEO of Disco Melee to learn the company's latest developments and hear his advice for this year's field of competitors.