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On the Origin of Retail: An Evolutionary Analysis

While several prominent retailers have turned to bankruptcy and store closures, research demonstrates that this doomsday hype is somewhat overblown. So why the prevailing narrative?


Augmented Retail: The Use of Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality to Enhance the Customer Shopping Experience

As competition between brick-and-mortar stores and online shopping continues, retailers with physical stores are using cutting edge technologies to offer unique shopping experiences and added service to consumers. 


Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho, It’s Off to Cowork We Go…

The anxiety of the death of retail has given way to the retail renaissance. Now coworking, the innovation that is rapidly changing the office landscape, is headed for urban and suburban malls, walkable storefronts and other space previously only used by retail tenants.


New Massachusetts Trade Secret Laws Effective October 1, 2018

The retail industry closely guards customer and distribution lists. In many cases, these valuable assets are not protected by patent, trademark or copyright law. 


Down But Not Out: Using Showrooms to Revamp Brick and Mortar Retail

Recent trends suggest that consumers and retailers alike are not prepared to give up on brick and mortar stores, but that they are looking for more creative alternatives to the traditional arrangement.