Thrills takes the trek from Byron Bay to Bondi

Inside Retail

Founded in 2011, the brand is known for its sustainably sourced, vintage-inspired collection. Thrills, the Byron Bay clothing brand, has opened a flagship store on Bondi Beach’s Campbell Parade, one of two new stores in Sydney within weeks.

TA Realty Acquires King’s Crossing Shopping Center in Fairfield, Connecticut, for $58 Million

Shopping Center

Built in 2011, King’s Crossing was 97 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants… The post TA Realty Acquires King’s Crossing Shopping Center in Fairfield, Connecticut, for $58 Million appeared first on Shopping Center Business. Fairfield, Conn. —

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Steve Jobs Passed Away 10 Years Ago

The Global Small Business Blog

©2011 Laurel J. Delaney. All rights reserved. Yesterday (10/5/21) marked the 10-year anniversary of Steve Job's death. To this day, we feel his loss. As Apple CEO Tim Cook says: Steve was so many things: brilliant, funny, and wise, a husband, a father, a friend, and, of course, a visionary.

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Bang & Olufsen re-opens Ealing showroom following refurbishment

Retail Focus

As we reflect over the last 16 years, it’s been a non-stop journey, from our wedding, having our two children, the Ealing Riots in August 2011, the Covid-19 pandemic and winning the prestigious Bang & Olufsen UK Dealer of The Year Award, we are delighted to renew our investment in Ealing.”.

EE and ITV unveil latest store opening on the cobbles of Coronation Street, in new partnership

Retail Focus

Product placement (PP) was introduced in the UK in 2011 and ITV led the way with the very first PP on British screens.

Scotch & Soda accelerates DTC expansion with 22 new physical locations set to open in 2021

Retail Dive

Originally a wholesale brand, the company had just 30 owned and franchised stores when it was acquired in 2011. Now it has 235

Spar appoints new non-executive chair to its food distributors board

Talking Retail

Bunker takes over from Martin Agnew, joint chair of Henderson Group, who has held the role since 2011. Spar UK has appointed Nick Bunker as non-executive chair of the Spar Food Distributors (SFD) board.

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Sales numbers show a return to the old normal

Retail Wire

the first quarterly drop since 2011. Sales of products that skyrocketed early on during the novel coronavirus pandemic, including cleaning supplies and toilet paper, have returned to pre-pandemic levels.

Convenience stores among those breaking minimum wage law

Talking Retail

was owed to more than 34,000 workers who were underpaid between 2011 and 2018. Several convenience store operators have been named and shamed among 191 businesses discovered to have broken minimum wage law. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) found that among all employers £2.1m

Melbourne quake raises question for retailers: Are you ready for a crisis?

Inside Retail

In February 2011, a 6.2-magnitude earthquake killed 185 people and caused widespread damage in Christchurch, New Zealand. Jerome says the biggest takeaway from the Christchurch earthquake in 2011 was the ability of businesses to adapt.

Trove Promotes President to CEO as Founder Takes Executive Chairman Title

Retail Touch

Former CEO Andy Ruben, who occupied the position since founding the company in 2011, will continue to work with Trove as its Executive Chairman. Trove President Gayle Tait will now lead the recommerce platform as its CEO, effective immediately.

McLaren Automotive prepares for 100th global retail opening

Retail Focus

McLaren Automotive’s first retailer opened in the summer of 2011 and allowed customers and fans to discover the company’s first supercar, the 12C.

Stan Johnson Co. Arranges $7.3 Million Sale of Tulsa Retail Property Leased to CVS/pharmacy

Shopping Center

The property was built in 2011. Tulsa, Okla. Stan Johnson Co. has arranged the $7.3 million sale of a 13,225-square-foot retail property in Tulsa leased to CVS/pharmacy. Feller of Stan Johnson Co. represented the seller in the transaction.… … The post Stan Johnson Co. Arranges $7.3 Million Sale of Tulsa Retail Property Leased to CVS/pharmacy appeared first on Shopping Center Business. Investment sales News Oklahoma

Delta variant is tanking consumer sentiment

Retail Wire

The University of Michigan’s preliminary consumer sentiment index for early August fell to its lowest level since 2011, making it one of the three biggest declines over the past 50 years.

Inditex Appoints Founders’ Daughter as Chair, Names New CEO

Retail Touch

Marta Ortega Pérez has been named Chairwoman of Inditex Group — parent company of Zara , Pull&Bear and Massimo Dutti — and Óscar García Maceiras will replace Carlos Crespo as CEO, completing a “generational handover process” at the fashion conglomerate that began in 2011.

New research indicates social media is fast becoming a key retail channel

A1 Retail

The research marks the celebration of 10 years of Savvy’s Shopper Panel and also looks back at the agency’s first research project in 2011 and highlights pivotal changes over the last decade. In 2011 only 51 percent of shoppers had a smartphone (91 percent now).

BJ’s Wholesale Club names new CEO

Retail Wire

Mr. Eddy, who has served as BJ’s interim CEO since Mr. Delaney’s passing, originally joined the warehouse club retailer as its chief financial officer in 2011 and was later appointed chief administrative officer in 2018 Bob Eddy has been named president and chief executive officer of BJ’s Wholesale Club, replacing Lee Delany who died unexpectedly earlier this month.

Qurate Hires Nordstrom Vet to Lead Zulily as it Accelerates Personalized Digital Experiences

Retail Touch

He was the first executive hired at HauteLook in 2008 and joined Nordstrom ’s leadership following that company’s acquisition in 2011. Qurate Retail Group has named Terry Boyle as the new President and CEO of Zulily.

Snapchat Launches Pixy, the Drone Companion That Fits In Your Pocket

Small Biz Trends

Since launching in 2011, Snapchat has become one of the top 15 most-used social media companies in the world. Snap Inc., the US camera and social media company that develops technological products and services including Snapchat, has launched Pixy.

Abercrombie & Fitch reinvents Gilly Hicks as gender-inclusive Gen Z brand

Inside Retail

A Gilly Hicks shopping bag photographed in Chicago in 2011 when the brand was expanding its original store network.

Bridgid O’Connor named VP, real estate strategy at Publix

Mass Relators

From 2007 to 2009, O’Connor worked as a real estate specialist and was promoted to real estate manager in 2011. In 2011, he was selected as director of real estate strategy and in 2017 was promoted to his current role as vice president of real estate strategy. “We LAKELAND, Fla.

Torrid Appoints Retail Veteran as New CEO

Retail Touch

Incoming CEO Harper has previously served as CEO of the plus-size retailer, from March 2011 until July 2016.

Labor costs rise to two decade high

Retail Wire

employers spent four percent more on wages and benefits in the fourth quarter of 2021, the single biggest annual increase since 2011, according to the Labor Department. The Federal Reserve’s core personal-consumption expenditures price index rose 4.9 percent in December. Inflation has fundamentally picked up and I think it’s fair to say that price gains are feeding back into wage gains as well,” said Ben Herzon, executive director at IHS Markit.

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Stylitics Raises $80M for its AI-Powered Visual Merchandising Platform

Retail Touch

The new investment from PSG brings the total amount Stylitics has raised since it was founded in 2011 to $101 million. Visual merchandising solution Stylitics has raised $80 million in series C funding from PSG Equity , which now holds a minority stake in the company.

Goop Fails to File Accounts in U.K., Threatened with Closure

VMS

since 2011. Goop (Santa Monica, Calif.), the retail company owned by actress Gwyneth Paltrow, is facing potential shut down in the U.K. after the retailer failed to file its accounts with the government agency Companies House (Cardiff, U.K.), a U.K. registrar for companies.

EE and ITV unveil latest store opening on the cobbles of Coronation Street, in new partnership

A1 Retail

Product placement (PP) was introduced in the UK in 2011 and ITV led the way with the very first PP on British screens. EE’s relationship with Coronation Street in the UK goes back to the network’s launch ad spot, which saw Kevin Bacon name check the Rover’s Return and it’s regular, Ken Barlow in 2011. ITV and EE have announced a new product placement partnership, with plans unveiled for EE’s latest store opening on one of the most famous streets in the UK, Coronation Street.

Silicon photonics explained: Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 19 notes

Cisco CSR

In 2011 Ron moved to Luxtera where he worked as Vice President of Sales before moving into the role as Vice President of Marketing. Episode 19 of the Cisco Optics Podcast is now posted! See below for episode notes. Podcast episodes are now being added to the Cisco Optics playlist on YouTube !

Coles brings “Local” concept to Queensland

Inside Retail

The Ascot store, which first opened in 2011, has a renewed focus on sustainability with free recycled customer carry boxes on offer, an eco-friendly product selection, energy-efficient fridges and trolley baskets made from recycled materials.

Silicon Photonics Explained: Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 15 notes

Cisco Retail

In 2011 Ron moved to Luxtera where he worked as Vice President of Sales before moving into the role as Vice President of Marketing. Episode 15 of the Cisco Optics Podcast is now posted! See below for episode notes. Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 15. Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 15.

Silicon Photonics Explained: Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 16 notes

Cisco Retail

In 2011 Ron moved to Luxtera where he worked as Vice President of Sales before moving into the role as Vice President of Marketing. Episode 16 of the Cisco Optics Podcast is now posted! See below for episode notes. Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 16. Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 16.

Reflecting on Marc Andreessen’s ‘Software is Eating the World’

Cisco Retail

Ten years ago today, August 20, 2011, Marc Andreessen, the co-founder of Netscape and an influential investor, published a pivotal story in the Wall Street Journal: Why Software is Eating the World (also reprinted on his venture capital firm’s Web site). Marc Andreessen was right in 2011.

Central Group leads Selfridges buyout in US$5 billion deal

Inside Retail

Central has been present in Europe since 2011 when it bought the upmarket Italian department store chain La Rinascente SpA for 205 million euros.

E-commerce pioneer Mark Coulter on diversity, innovation and growth

Inside Retail

Coulter co-founded Temple & Webster in 2011 and was made CEO in 2016. Inside Retail’s Top 50 People in E-Commerce is an annual ranking of the most impressive and inspiring leaders in Australia’s online retail industry.

Silicon Photonics Explained: Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 17 notes

Cisco CSR

In 2011 Ron moved to Luxtera where he worked as Vice President of Sales before moving into the role as Vice President of Marketing. Episode 17 of the Cisco Optics Podcast is now posted! See below for episode notes. Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 17. Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 17.

Consumer Confidence Hits 10-Year Low

VMS

It’s the lowest the confidence metric has gone since November of 2011. Consumer sentiment hit a 10-year low in November as inflation climbed to its highest level since the 1990s, CNBC reports. The article cites the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index , which plunged to 66.8

High Court decision on $125m fine for Volkswagen is a shot at greenwashers

Inside Retail

The ACCC alleged the car maker sold 57,000 cars with these defeat devices in Australia between 2011 and 2015.

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Silicon photonics explained: Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 18 notes

Cisco CSR

In 2011 Ron moved to Luxtera where he worked as Vice President of Sales before moving into the role as Vice President of Marketing. Episode 18 of the Cisco Optics Podcast is now posted! See below for episode notes. Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 18. Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 18.

#RetailProphetAMA: How To Execute Experiences

Retail Prophet

When Rachel Shechtman launched STORY in 2011, she did so with the belief that retail held the potential to be about more than the transaction – it could serve as a channel for branded and community-based storytelling.

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How online retailer Style Story is riding the K-beauty wave

Inside Retail

Style Story founder Lauren Lee discovered her love of Korean beauty products as an exchange student in 2011, which inspired her to launch her own e-commerce business back home in Brisbane, Australia. “On

Petco Unleashes Rover.com to Offer Additional Services

Retail Touch

Founded in 2011 in Seattle, Rover has connected pet owners to millions of service bookings and features the Rover Guarantee, 24/7 support, vet consultations and GPS walk mapping.

Geolytix wins prestigious Queen’s Award for International Trade

A1 Retail

Founded in 2011 by Blair Freebairn and Sarah Hitchcock, Geolytix is an agile company with 37 people. Geolytix, location planning specialists, won in the International Trade category having achieved rapid growth and expansion overseas. Almost 50% of turnover is from international markets with teams in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Tokyo, Melbourne, Cape Town and Warsaw joining established teams in London and Leeds.

Is now the time to go direct to consumer?

Inside Retail

Founded in 2011, the razor brand was sold to Unilever in 2016 for $1 billion. Of all the habits consumers have established in the past two years, some are more likely to stick than others and the uptick in online shopping is certainly one of them.

How to spot the ‘red flags’ in retail supply chains

Inside Retail

Bartle founded Outland Denim in 2011 in a bid to provide employment for young women in Asia at risk of human trafficking.