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Foot Locker’s Dick Johnson Stands Up For Brick & Mortar

Published on May 15, 2018 By kelly simmons

While underscoring the importance of being digitally-led, Dick Johnson, chairman, president and CEO of Foot Locker Inc., believes the retailer’s more than 3,000 stores remain essential to delivering the omnichannel experience demanded by consumers. “We’re a legacy retailer and that comes with some baggage,” stated Johnson at last week’s FDRA 2018 Executive Summit held in […]

The Rise of Brick and Mortar

Published on May 1, 2018 By kelly simmons

Macy’s CEO Terry Lundgren has referred to old-fashioned brick and mortar stores as “the new black” for retail. At first glance, this remark seems anachronistic, even contradictory; after all, how could traditional retail venues suddenly become “stylish?” The answer lies in the supposed dominance of e-commerce, and the revelation of this retail bogeyman as a […]