The trend to solicit customer feedback in the U.S. retail industry is hot, but making changes to improve customer satisfaction based on survey results is not always evident. Get expert retail analysis of the current customer service survey craze and the importance for retailers to respond to what they read.
Find inspirational quotes about social media and startups from Ben Silbermann, co-founder and CEO of Pinterest, the newest wildly popular social media sharing website on the Internet. Get an inside view of a wildly successful social media start-up through the eyes of its twenty-something founder, and the fresh management views that are driving the successful expansion of another global Internet phenomenon in these quotable quotations from Pinterest's Ben Silbermann.
These are quotable quotations from Howard Schutz, the founder and CEO of the Starbucks quick serve restaurant chain about the philosophy behind building a world class brand. Discover the guiding principles used by CEO Howard Schultz to build one of the U.S. retail industry's most famous, world class brands here.
Find out how Apple, McDonald’s Amazon, and Wal-Mart rank against the world’s most valuable brands for brand value, brand equity, and future contributions to profits in this article. View the 2013 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands ranking list here compiled from the annual BRANDZ Top 100 rankings.
What are the most valuable retail brands in the world? Which retail brands make the biggest contributions to the profits and financial success of the company they represent to the world? Find a complete list of the most valuable brands of global retail industry companies in this article, as evaluated and ranked by MillwardBrown consultancy on its annual BRANDZ Top 100 Brands list.
How do the best and most valuable retail brands compare to each other? Find out which retailers companies have been receiving the best and most financial value from their brands in 2013 and in the five years before - 2008, 2009 2010, 2011, and 2012 in this brand comparison chart. Find out how the Apple, McDonald’s, Amazon, Wal-Mart brands and all the top retail brands have been trending in terms of brand value for the past six years in this article.
Which global countries and cities have the most shopping mall retail space under construction in 2013? The UAE, China, Russia, and Indonesia are some of the global cities where the most retail shopping center commercial space is under construction to accommodate the expansion of the global retail industry into their country. This is a complete list of the international markets with the biggest retail commercial expansion underway in 2013.
Find the list of the largest retailers in South Africa for 2011 here. The list includes names of the South African retail companies, headquarters, and the type of store that is the largest, according to 2009 revenue numbers on the annual Global Powers of Retailing report.
Find the list of the largest retailers in South Africa for 2010 here. The list includes names of the South African retail companies, headquarters, and the type of store that is the largest, according to 2009 revenue numbers.
This is a complete list of the 2013 World’s Largest Retail Chains based in South Africa. Shoprite and Pick n Pay are just two of the South African retail companies with revenue large enough to be included on the 2013 Global Powers of Retailing annual report created by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and STORES Magazine. Find the names and global revenue rankings of the biggest and best South African retail chains in this article.
This is a complete list of the largest supermarket and grocery store chains in the world for 2013. Kroger, Woolworths, Rewe, and Delhaize are some of the global retail food retailers that are among the largest retail chains worldwide. Get the rankings of all the biggest and best supermarket and grocery store chains as ranked by the 2013 Global Powers of Retailing list from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and STORES Magazine.
What does the colorful and controversial leader of Abercrombie & Fitch think about as he leads his retail chain through the storms of public criticism and protests? Get an overview of the philosophies of CEO Mike Jeffries, and how they drive his business decisions as he leads the Abercrombie & Fitch brand here.
Get a complete job hunter's guide to the headquarters locations of the largest U.S. retail chains here. Corporate retail industry jobs are located in retail corporate headquarters, so knowing the city and state locations of retail company headquarters buildings is essential for retail job seekers who desire management, marketing, merchandising, and other corporate careers with the largest U.S. retailers. Find the headquarters for Wal-Mart, Macy’s Target,
Many American businesses are trying to incorporate the social media platform of Facebook into their customer service, marketing advertising, brand management and loyalty-building efforts. This is a complete, updated list of U.S. retail industry companies with Facebok accounts, arranged alphabetically by company.
Employees with ownership are self-directed, self-motivated, responsible, accountable and low maintenance. Managers can find and keep employess with a sense of ownership with specific hiring, training, and management strategies.
Find out how to prevent employee dissatisfaction and demotivation which leads to employee mutiny and walkouts in this article. This is an interview with a management expert and author about the power of one manager to create satisfaction and motivation in the workplace in general, and in a retail environment in particular. Find retail management tips, tools, and best practices here.
Find out how to create happy employees out of underemployed, uninterested short-term workers who really want a different career. Find management tips, tools, and tricks for motivating workers to be happy with their jobs, no matter how long or how short their employment term is.
Find expert analysis of disappointing retail sales reports, external retail sales conditions, and retail sales management in this article. This retail customer service worst practice story illustrates how sales floor missteps and missed opportunities create disappointing sales results when same store sales are reported, and how retail mismanagement is the root cause of missed sales projections and predictions.
This is a complete list of 2013 U.S. retail industry Fortune 500 rankings, along with a comparison of those 2013 Fortune 500 rankings previous years, 2008 - 2012. This Fortune 500 multi-year comparison chart includes companies that solely do retailing like Wal-Mart and Costco, as well as companies that have retailing as a significant part of their business like Apple, CVS/Caremark, and U.S. auto companies like GM and Ford. Easily spot the upward and downward trends of some of the largest companies in the U.S. using this retail Fortune 500 comparison chart.
Find the largest retail companies and chains in Australia in this article. What are the biggest and best Australian retail industry companies and chains? The complete list of Australian retailers on the 2011 Global Powers of Retailing Report are here, along with facts, details, and statistics about the Australian retail industry.
What are the largest retail chains in France? This is the list of the largest retailers in France that were included on the 2011 Global Powers of Retailing list published in 2010 by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and STORES Magazine. The biggest and best retail chains in France are not the high fashion retailers associated with this European country. Find out which France retail chains are the biggest and best in the country in terms of annual retail sales.
What are the largest retail chains in China? Although the population of China is huge and retail spending continues to expand at a fast rate, only four companies have a strong enough foothold in their native country of china to earn a spot on the list of world's largest retail chains. Find a list of Chinese retailers that were included on the 2011 Global Powers of Retailing list published annually by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and STORES Magazine here, along with facts and statistics about the retail industry in China past, present, and future.
Find a complete list of the largest discount store chains that are ranked among the largest retailers in the world here. This is the list of discount store retail chains that were included on the 2010 Global Powers of Retailing list published annually by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and STORES Magazine.
Sixteen retail chains based in the UK were included on the 2011 Global Powers of Retailing list published in 2011 by STORES Magazine and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. Find the complete list of largest United Kingdom retail companies that are ranked among the largest retailers in the world here.
Find a complete list of the largest hypermarket, supercenter, and superstore companies that are ranked among the largest retailers in the world here. This is the list of hypermarket, supercenter and superstore retail chains that were included on the 2010 Global Powers of Retailing list published annually by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and STORES Magazine.