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How Madewell could become a billion-dollar brand

DIGIDAY – Madewell, which has been acting as the J.Crew Group’s breadwinner as the flagship brand’s sales struggle, is on a mission to double its annual sales from $500 million to $1 billion. See comments from Ken Morris, principal at BRP, retail consulting firm.

Retailers Get Smart with BI in 2019

Chain Store Age – Business intelligence has moved from the latest new thing in retail technology to an integral component of industry solutions that are used across the enterprise. But the mainstreaming of BI has not stopped retailers and vendors from continuing to apply BI capabilities in new and groundbreaking ways in every aspect of retail operations. See comments from Ken Morris, principal, BRP, retail consulting firm.

The Amazing Disappearing Checkout

Digital Transactions – Amazon’s tech-laden Go stores are disrupting in-store checkout. But as other merchants look to follow suit, it’s becoming clear there are lots of ways to get the checkout to check out. See comments from Ken Morris, principal at BRP, retail consulting firm.

Why Tech Doesn’t Need to Bust Your Budget

QSR Magazine – With the introduction and evolution of the cloud, smaller operators are able to pay a lower upfront cost thanks to subscription-based models for everything from POS to food-cost tracking. See comments from Scott Langdoc, SVP at BRP, restaurant consulting firm.