Wall Street wants more from Coach

Profits at Coach nearly doubled in the second quarter, but shares of the luxury handbag company fell 14 percent. Investors reacted to Coach’s projections that revenues would grow 30 percent and earnings would increase by $2.40 per share for the year. Analysts had expected a 35 percent increase in sales and earnings per share to…

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Walmart CEO criticizes President Trump over Charlottesville response

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon wrote a memo to the company’s employees criticizing President Trump for missing “a critical opportunity to help bring our country together by unequivocally rejecting the appalling actions of white supremacists” during this past weekend in Charlottesville, VA. Mr. McMillon said he would continue to serve on the president’s business panel while…

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Trump’s tweet targets Amazon

Donald Trump appears to have reacted to a Washington Post editorial headline that charged the president with giving “comfort to racists” with a tweet that said, “Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt – many jobs being lost!” The Post, which is privately…

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Campbell Soup CEO called out for ‘feeble corporate-speak’ over Trump

Kevin Riordan, a columnist at the Philadelphia Daily News, said Campbell Soup Company CEO Denise Morrison should resign from the president’s manufacturing jobs council in protest of Donald Trump’s support for white nationalists and related hate groups. The company issued a statement providing the rationale for Ms. Morrison’s continued participation. “We believe it continues to…

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Omnichannel Convenience Vs. Unique Experience: How Can Retailers Find The Right Balance?

A recent consumer survey from JDA revealed that consumers don’t expect special or unique experiences when shopping in stores. Instead, many shoppers are looking for convenience-related services, such as buy online, pick up in store (BOPIS) or return in-store. Yet recently many retailers have been more focused on the need to create unique experiences to…

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UDOL beer packaging by Christian Úbeda

Meaning to approach a young, culture-focused target, the company’s identity, labels and other elements were designed on the basis of a sober yet powerful layout, as opposed of most current breweries, which goes for a more minimal and simple approach.

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