What if a department store was your landlord? Home brand John Lewis is building 10,000 residential units, mostly into its existing portfolio of space. Warren Shoulberg explains why the retailer is eyeing real estate as its next big opportunity.
Casper, the D2C mattress brand originally marketed as a disruptive startup, is adding Mattress Warehouse to its roster of mass retail partners. Retail Watch columnist Warren Shoulberg explains why it was only a matter of time.
Bed Bath & Beyond is halfway through its three-year plan to close 200 stores, part of a massive brand reinvention. But brick-and-mortar shopping remains integral to the company’s strategy, explains Retail Watch columnist Warren Shoulberg.
Midrange furnishings chain At Home is mired in conflict as stakeholders fight over the terms of a buyout deal. Retail Watch columnist Warren Shoulberg unpacks the saga of the company trying to go private.
As High Point Market came to a close on Wednesday, it was clear that there were fewer people, fewer products, and fewer appetizers than usual. Still, spirits were high, and Spring Market marked a big step in what has been a (very) long journey back to normalcy.
In its latest earnings report, Williams-Sonoma blew past Wall Street’s expectations. This week, retail columnist Warren Shoulberg explains how they did it—and what other retailers can learn from the company’s best practices.
Both home improvement retailers showcased strong results in their earnings reports this week, but saw share prices dip. What gives? Warren Shoulberg unpacks the market forces that are discouraging investors from going big on both brands.