Engelbert Strauss: A Family Turns Workwear Retail Into Lifestyle

A German former mailorder company develops itself from a multibrand dealer to an omnichannel lifestyle brand – in workwear retail. ….. click for more inspiration

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Bow Power: Retail Customer Service KPI of 2015

Retail customer service is visible and measurable, most notably in Japan’s retail sector. The country has been known for its service culture for many years. ….. click for more inspiration

Growing with Brand Distributors in Partnership

Global brands use wholesale & retail distributors to enter foreign markets. This article provides tips on how to avoid pitfalls and best manage distributors. ….. click for more inspiration

Unique Brand Store Map

‘Flagships’, ‘lighthouses’, ‘High Street showrooms’, ‘community stores’, ‘full price stores’, ‘future stores’, ‘factory outlets’, ‘concession stores’, ‘brand experience store’, … and many more ….. click for more inspiration

Brand Retail Strategy: Retailers are from Mars, Brands are from Venus

50 years of brand retail strategy, yet still many even big brands made unsuccessful attempts to grow. It shows that experience is no guarantee for success. ….. click for more inspiration

Regain Growth & Performance by Promoting the Unsexiest Business Strategy: Good Workmanship!

Speed of global brand growth is slowing down. Fast mover strategies pay a high price for restructuring. Successful brands grow with brand best practices ….. click for more inspiration

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140 Global Top Retail Cities: A Strategic Overview

If you work in global retail, JLLs annual overview of the top 240 retailers in the top retail cities is one of our ‘must read’ for brand strategists. ….. click for more inspiration