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“What are they hiring for?” Understanding the open roles for a CPG or Retailer can offer hints to where they are headed. Amazon has more open jobs for Voice (Alexa) engineers than open jobs at Google. That’s a great clue on where Amazon is headed. A few years ago, we knew 84.51 was headed towards […]
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In this three part series, the RetailWit crew has developed a framework for assessing a Retailer and CPG’s data and analytics capability. This is the final entry, where we’ll do a deeper dive into the framework, then do a quick example using the framework. You can find the earlier posts here:Part I examined Section4’s DELTA framework.Part […]
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What a year it’s been here at RetailWit! A little over a year ago we started categorizing and tagging articles from our favorite news feeds in the retail industry, with the simple goal of making it easier for you to keep up to speed with the news that was relevant to you. As it stands […]
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PSA. We launched a new feature—personalization. Check it out. A few weeks ago, we talked about Section4’s DELTA framework – a capability assessment for data and analytics. It was a great start. The RetailWit crew thought it could be improved. We took a broad look of firms across industries, firms like Kroger, DataRobot, AirBNB, Google, […]
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Retail Media is the Retail battleground right now. Retailers are the generals, leading brands into battle with analytics as the vanguard and data as ammunition. It’s a new frontier within the larger Data and Analytics war. This particular author was excited, then, when Section4 (Scott Galloway’s new company) launched their Data & Analytics sprint. I’m […]

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The KFC x Crocs Clogs sold out quickly after New York Fashion Week influencer event, winning KFC an award in the ‘Events: New Product or Service Launch’ category of Ragan’s 2021 Media Relations Awards. After grabbing attention with its Extra Crispy Sunscreen, fried chicken-scented scratch ‘n’ sniff Valentine’s Day cards, and an 11 Herbs & […]
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Kohl’s is off the sales block following the end of talks with Franchise Group (FRG), which has been the highest bidder for the company since the retailer began seeking a buyer in January 2022. When exclusive acquisition negotiations began in early June, FRG proposed $60 per share for Kohl’s, a valuation of $8 billion, eventually […]
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Today, the Underground Donut Tour, the World's Best Donut Tour, is launching their first tour within the European Union, specifically, in Dublin, Ireland. The Underground Donut Tour has been running for 7 years across the US and the UK, including Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City, Portland, Seattle, Boston, Nashville, New Orleans, London and now adding Dublin to our roster. Hosting thousands of guests from around the world and showcasing the best doughnuts each city has to offer.

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