Business Strategy

Top 101 CE Retailers of 2017
April 19, 2017 at 2:44 pm

While its engineers are busy ramping up production on the next generation of iPhone, the retail team at Apple is in the process of overhauling the tech company’s “retail software” that is the heart and soul of the 495 Apple store locations throughout the world. Apple announced plans on Tuesday to completely redesign the way […]

‘It’s All Over Now But the Screaming’: Inside the Unraveling of LeEco in America
April 19, 2017 at 9:13 am

In 2016, rising Chinese tech star LeEco made an aggressive move to conquer the unfamiliar US market with cheap gadgets. But just months after a blingy launch event in October, the company’s American operation is in shambles. From missed payrolls to disappearing employees, former employees of the once-hyped startup tell us how it all went wrong.…

Why is Walmart buying up brands?
April 17, 2017 at 9:04 am

Walmart is buying up a lot of brands that don't really feel like Walmart. The big box store is reportedly about to close a deal to buy Bonobos, the men's e-commerce brand. Recode reported news of the impending acquisition on Friday. Exactly how much Bonobos will go for hasn't been confirmed yet. The deal would…