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Podcast: Dramatically Increased Product Return Rates Are Challenging Retailers

By - Mark Samson, Michael Appel and Glenn McMahon Host: Steve Katz

On this podcast, Getzler Henrich’s retail experts discuss the dramatically increasing rate of returns now being generated via online shopping and the danger this poses to retailers who fail to recognize the true cost of this development on their business and take appropriate action.

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The Upside of Monetizing Aging Retail Inventory Now Versus Down the Road

By Alexander McKeown

This article explores retailers’ rising inventory levels and discusses an optimal strategy for finishing the year strong and starting on solid ground in 2023.

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Podcast: How Aggregators Can Address Unanticipated Challenges That Threaten The Profitability of Their Acquired 3rd-Party Sellers

By Raymundo Armendariz, Steve Katz (host)

This podcast discusses the types of difficulties many aggregators are now facing within the 3rd party seller companies they have acquired, as well as steps that can be taken to address many of those challenges in a timely manner.

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Podcast: Deploying the Right Technologies For Retail Success in 2023

By Ben Chamberlain, Steve Katz (host)

This podcasts discusses how retail organizations can streamline operations, sell more effectively and enhance the customer experience through the use of business intelligence and new, availably technologies.

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Rising Costs on Dual Fronts Create Troublesome Outlook for Ecommerce Retailers

By Matt Perry and Karen Bubrowski

This article examines how increased scrutiny around the collection and use of personal data for marketing purposes and exacerbated supply chain interruptions are adding complexity and cost for ecommerce retailers (e-tailers) as the year draws toward a close.

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How Technology Can Help Drive Best Practices and Successful Selling Strategies in the Retail Environment

By Ben Chamberlain

This article examines how the retail industry can embrace new technologies, deploy innovative business intelligence tools, and train employees to drive successful outcomes during this transitional period in retail’s evolution.

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Aggregator Growing Pains Warrant Specialty Advisory Expertise

By Raymundo Armendariz

This article explores the popularity of third-party selling on Amazon and the operational challenges being faced by businesses that are on a mission to acquire and drive profitable returns from many of today’s most successful e-commerce sellers.

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Podcast: Retailers Look to Capitalize on the Lucrative Resale Market

By Kyle Sawyer, Steve Katz (host)

This podcast features a discussion about the rapid growth in the resale segment of the apparel industry, and how retailers are being challenged to find an appropriate course of action that can help ensure their participation in that lucrative market.

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Spring 2022 Jewelry Market Update and Lender Monitoring Insights

By Stephen D’Aquila

This article examine microeconomic forces influencing jewelry performance and provides thoughts on recommended lender monitoring and considerations relative to procurement, inventories and net orderly liquidation value (NOLV) in the current market.

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