About 4 years ago

06/13/2018 - How Brick-And-Mortar Retailers Can Adapt To The Age Of E-Commerce

– Axios
From Axios: “Successful retailers meet consumers where they want to be, providing value, variety and minimal purchase friction. Those that hold on to dated brands, distribution channels, experiences and value propositions will likely be left behind.”
 The Wall Street Journal
The cost of a cup of coffee just went up at most of Starbucks Corp.’s American cafes. The chain this week raised prices between 10 cents and 20 cents on all sizes of brewed coffee in the majority of the more than 8,000 company-operated stores across the country.
– Route Fifty
Local elected leaders (and, potentially companies) should look to a fresh slate of themes and ideas if they want to connect with young Americans, a well-known Republican pollster suggests. Speaking at the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting in Boston, Frank Luntz presented survey data showing that “millennials” are skeptical of capitalism, corporations and federal lawmakers, and deeply concerned about income inequality – along with other findings.
– The Wall Street Journal
ObamaCare is still on the books and with premiums rising in the fall, healthcare costs may present another challenge for Republicans this election cycle.