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Mar 22, 2018

James talks with foodservice consultant Ken Higman about the mega trends that are changing global food retail. The trends, like Dinertainment, Youniverse and Supply Unchained, are featured in the new Global Food Trends 2018 report.

Download the Global Food Trends 2018 report here.

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Mar 14, 2018

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Supermarket chains are still opening new stores across the U.S. But grocers will have to do more to attract new consumers.  James Cook talks with Taylor Coyne about how grocery chains are using private labels to boost profit margins, new...

Mar 1, 2018

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Downtown LA is busy reinventing itself. Some think of LA as beaches and Beverly Hills, but Downtown LA is gritty, artsy and under significant renovation.

Join Downtown LA booster and blogger Brigham Yen on a tour of a part of the city that many...

Feb 22, 2018

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James Cook speaks live from the stage at Retail University in Atlanta. He talks about how to predict retail's future using three concepts: time touch and money.

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Feb 15, 2018

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Retail researchers can now use big data tools, in the form of billions of anonymous mobile phone pings, to understand who shoppers are and where they are going.

Paige Steers (JLL) and Alan McKeon (Alexander Babbage) explain how this data works and...