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LINK: Here’s why Nordstrom says online sales can hit 50% of the company total

Nordstrom executive says online sales can rise to 50% of total soon.

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LINK: What’s “In Store” For Retailers This Black Friday?

This year Black Friday falls on November 24.

To help retailers prepare to gear up for the big day, Periscope By McKinsey conducted its second annual research into consumer expectations surrounding Black Friday, including whether consumers intend to shop and, if so, their motivations for doing so as well as their desired shopping channel. What follows are some of the top-level findings from the research. By Channie Mize, General Manager for Retail, Periscope® By McKinsey

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LINK: Retail earnings misses back to levels last seen in Great Recession

Retailers are struggling to accurately predict their earnings, which has implications for their business management.

Source: Retail earnings misses back to levels last seen in Great Recession

LINK: 5 moves Walmart’s making to compete with Amazon, Target

What the retail giant has done and what’s in store, according to Jet founder and Walmart eCommerce CEO Marc Lore.

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LINK: Apple offers a look inside new Michigan Avenue store

Apple is offering a look inside its new store on the banks of the Chicago River, with a roof resembling one of the tech giant’s MacBook laptops.

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