RevCascade Weekly – January 23

Global consulting firm CapGemini and the Consumer Goods Forum report on how massive changes in consumer behavior has caused a permanent change in consumer’s path to purchase in their report “Rethinking The Value Chain: New Realities In Collaborative Business

Fortune’s Lydia Dishman examines the different strategies that stores are using today to enhance the customer experience in “How American Department Stores are Fighting Extinction

Helena Pike in Business Of Fashion looks at how digital media, globalisation and off-price retailing are reshaping the luxury industry in “The Luxury Brand Balancing Act

Payments and commerce expert Karen Webster goes deep on how the bad data of under-reported online sales may be a major factor in traditional retailers struggles to embrace ecommerce in “Massive Online Retail Data Error Uncovered

Re/Code’s commerce expert Jason Del Rey details Amazon’s massive item growth in the $250 billion US clothing and accessories market in “Amazon’s Clothing Selection Is Now Bigger Than 250 Walmart Supercenters Combined

Jodi Xu Klein at Bloomberg assesses Sports Authority’s challenges as it works to stave off bankruptcy in “Sports Authority Said to Struggle to Avoid Bankruptcy Filing

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