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  • Total sales to increase by 3 percent to 4 percent with technology to be popular gifts, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig November 15, 2017NEW YORK (November 15, 2017) – With unemployment at its lowest rate in 17 years, consumer sentiment up four points over 2016 levels, and one extra shopping day between Thanksgiving and Christmas […]

  • JD.com emerges as a serious rival to Taobao and Tmall for the online shopping festival, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig November 10, 2017NEW YORK (November 10, 2017) – Singles’ Day, held on November 11, is China’s most popular and the world’s biggest shopping event in terms of gross merchandise volume, surpassing all brick-and-mortar promotions. Despite […]

  • As department stores and specialty shops struggle, malls must offer more diverse nonretail uses to reinvent themselves, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig September 06, 2017NEW YORK (September 6, 2017) – With department stores struggling, specialty store closing and retail bankruptcies on the rise, the traditional regional mall format must be reconceived, reconfigured and diversified to […]

  • Millennials and young families, especially, plan to spend more online than in physical stores this holiday, notes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig August 29, 2017NEW YORK (August 28, 2017) – Expect an Amazon-dominated holiday retail season among U.S. consumers, as the e-commerce giant will be the top destination for shoppers, says “How the US Shops: Where Consumers Will […]

  • The two global think tanks will produce events throughout Asia Pacific highlighting the effect on and integration of technological innovation into shopping centers and retailers August 29, 2017NEW YORK (August 28, 2017) – As part of a wide-ranging initiative to showcase the future of retail real estate, encourage greater integration of technology in shopping centers […]

  • Residents of lower-tier cities are beginning to drive growth August 18, 2017NEW YORK (August 17, 2017) – The number of Chinese tourists traveling overseas, especially residents of lower-tier cities in China continues to grow and drive retail spending globally, with the number expected to reach 192 million and spending to hit US$458 billion by 2021, […]

  • Sales to rise 3 percent to 4 percent in the U.S., while Amazon will be a key destination in the U.K., writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig August 10, 2017NEW YORK (August 10, 2017) – Discount and value retailers will gain market share among back-to-school shoppers in both the U.S. and U.K., with both nations seeing […]

  • Plans call for the Chinese e-commerce giant to serve more than 2 billion shoppers, and expand beyond retail, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig August 09, 2017NEW YORK (August 9, 2017) – Now the largest e-commerce company in the world with $430 billion in gross merchandise volume (GMV), Alibaba is seeking to become a global company […]

  • NEW YORK (June 12, 2017) - E-commerce, which has been compelling traditional retailers to rethink their strategies, must now become a factor in the warehouse club sector as it adapts to changing demographics and growing competition, says "Deep Dive: Warehouse Club Stores-Time to Take the Treasure Hunt Online Part Three," the conclusion of a series of reports from global think tank Fung Global Retail & Technology.

  • NEW YORK (June 6, 2017) - Despite a 27 percent year-over-year increase in worldwide revenues in 2016, the bulk of dominant e-tailer Amazon.com's profitability ironically does not derive from the direct sales of its goods to consumers. Instead, a growing contribution from its cloud computing subsidiary is driving profitability, even as revenues from third-party sellers now exceed sales made by the company directly, says "Deep Dive: Amazon in 20 Charts-the Rise and Rise of the E-Commerce Giant," a new report from global think tank Fung Global Retail & Technology.

  • Global think tank tracks and analyzes U.S. retail news, says Managing Director Deborah Weinswig May 09, 2017NEW YORK (May 8, 2017) – The month of May thus far offers a mix of positive and negative retail news, as 2017’s announced store closings are nearly twice that of the same period last year, while announced openings […]

  • Join Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology, and leaders from the worlds of fashion, technology and finance at the latest edition of Fung Global Retail & Technology’s “Breakfast with the Disruptors” Series, Featuring Fashion Tech Companies, sponsored by Avery Dennison, a global leader in creative, sustainable and intelligent labeling solutions for the retail apparel market.

  • April 13, 2017The BHS closure has boosted supermarket brands such as Asda’s GeorgePrimark and Asda’s George lead the £10 billion sector; Internet pure plays are growing very rapidlyUltra-fast-fashion offerings from e-commerce players have injected new vigor into the value marketLondon (April, 2017)—A resurgence in apparel sales at grocery stores and a boom in revenues at […]

  • The death of the department store and Amazon's strength in fashion, footwear and accessories are exaggerated, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig March 23, 2017NEW YORK (March 23, 2017) – While off-price and e-commerce remain the major growth channels in U.S. apparel retailing, department stores are still among the most popular destinations for womenswear shoppers, says […]

  • "Retail technology's leading lady" to bring fashion, technology and retail expertise to the Hong Kong trading office of French online family fashion retailer Kiabi March 21, 2017NEW YORK (March 20, 2017) — Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of international think tank Fung Global Retail & Technology, has been named to the Board of Directors of International […]

  • Developers of tech apps and solutions will vie for two $25,000 prizes to be awarded by judges and audience March 09, 2017NEW YORK (March 8, 2017) – Fifteen retail and e-commerce entrepreneurs will have the chance to become stars at the Startup Pitch session to be held at Shoptalk 2017 at the Aria hotel in […]

  • Re-Commerce will total $25 billion by 2025, but expect only top producers in each category to survive February 27, 2017NEW YORK (February 27, 2017) – The expansion of “re-commerce,” online fashion resale sites, has been a major growth story, with sales expected to total $25 billion by 2025. But expect a shakeout as individual sites […]

  • February 22, 2017WHAT:            Cocktails with The Disruptors at P1VOT @ PROJECT WHEN:           Tuesday, February 21, 2017                       4:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. Pacific WHERE:         Mandalay Bay Convention Center        The Collective       […]

  • "Retail Technology's Leading Lady" among the five most influential professionals to follow this year February 02, 2017NEW YORK (February 2, 2017) – Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of international think tank Fung Global Retail & Technology, has been ranked No. 4 in New Zealand-based point-of-sale software company Vend’s “Top 50 Retail Influencers for 2017.”Weinswig was cited with […]

  • January 20, 2017WHAT:            Breakfast with The Disruptors at PROJECT New YorkWHEN:           Wednesday, January 25, 2017; 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. EasternWHERE:Cafe MRketJacob K. Javits Center655 West 34th StreetNew York, NY 10001RSVP:              WHEREINFO:Join Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology, […]

  • Use of technology from the supply chain to delivery is transforming retail structures and shopper experiences, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig January 17, 2017NEW YORK (January 17, 2017) – From supply chain to purchase delivery, digitalization will continue to remake the entire retail experience this year, and this theme dominates the “17 Retail Trends for […]

  • International retailers must complement existing expansion strategy with online sales platforms December 07, 2016NEW YORK (December 5, 2016) – Looking for quality and affordability, increasingly affluent and sophisticated Chinese shoppers are seeking products from overseas, and international retailers are finding that cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) will be the most efficient platform to reach them, says “International […]

  • Fung Global Retail & Technology and Prosper Insights & Analytics Expand Strategic Alliance to Include Amazon Shopper Intelligence Service November 18, 2016Columbus, Ohio and New York – Prosper Insights & Analytics™, a leading provider of business intelligence solutions, and international think tank Fung Global Retail & Technology announced today that they have expanded their strategic […]

  • Retailers, especially fast fashion companies, must prepare for consumers seeking fewer, higher-quality goods, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig November 14, 2016NEW YORK – The new consumer mantra of “when in doubt, toss it out,” will have long-term ramifications for retailers as housing-pressured shoppers around the world buy fewer, higher quality items to save space, says […]

  • Chinese online shopping event is expanding to include international retailers, and embracing omni-channel distribution, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig November 10, 2016HONG KONG – Even as most of the Americas and Western Europe are already deep into the holiday sales season, another shopping event is taking place today that could have major ramifications for global […]

  • New tenants are opening and entertainment elements are returning to enclosed malls, but owners must invest and reinvent the format to avoid obsolescence, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig November 07, 2016NEW YORK – Reports of the death of the regional mall are greatly exaggerated. Heading into the all-important holiday selling season soon upon us, the […]

  • Lower unemployment, lower food and gas prices, higher wages and a longer selling season should make for a happy holiday, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig November 03, 2016NEW YORK – Lower unemployment, wage gains and more affordable food and fuel prices should make for a healthy U.S. holiday shopping season, with year-over-year sales increasing 3 […]

  • A three-year analysis of apparel pricing and consumer attitudes shows shoppers wish to pay just 76 percent of full price, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig October 27, 2016NEW YORK – Women’s apparel retailers have long lamented that shoppers are reluctant to pay full price – and they’re right. On average, shoppers across all womenswear categories […]

  • China-led multicontinent infrastructure development initiative could lead to long-term cost savings, new consumer markets, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig October 26, 2016NEW YORK – Lower transit costs, greater access to emerging economies and higher demand for consumer goods: The One Belt One Road initiative could have some distinct benefits for Western multinational corporations, according to […]

  • MEDIA ALERT October 20, 2016WHAT: The Changing Retail Landscape Keynote SpeechForesight 2016WHEN: Thursday, October 27, 20169:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EasternWHERE: Dream Hotel Downtown355 West 16th StreetNew York, NY  10011RSVP: Here.INFO:Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology, will offer her unique global perspective on the confluence of fashion, technology and retail as […]

  • International think tank and startup advisory firm to join forces with innovation platform for startups, corporations and investors October 19, 2016NEW YORK  – Think tank and innovation advisor Fung Global Retail & Technology has formed an alliance with Plug and Play Tech Center that will help the former source and introduce new and innovative technologies […]

  • October 18, 2016Brits set to grow their retail spending by 3.5% over the festive seasonRetail could be gifted a £2.5 billion uplift, taking total holiday spending to £73 billionApparel retailers will still struggle, but Internet-only retailers expected to win bigLONDON (October 18 2016) – Despite initial fears that the UK’s vote to leave the European […]

  • October 07, 2016Catering to healthier, wealthier silvers provides opportunities for travel, fitness and other leisure industries, writes Managing Director Deborah WeinswigNEW YORK – The latest generation of senior citizens is proving healthier and wealthier than their predecessors, and they are spending ever more on experiences rather than on material goods. This is having a dramatic impact […]

  • Shaped by tech and social media, consumers born after 2000 expect immediacy, boost sales of cosmetics and experiences, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig September 14, 2016NEW YORK – Having grown up with social media and assuming instant access to almost all things digital, from music to video to information, today’s image-savvy teens and tweens want […]

  • New site emphasizes global think tank's research, analysis and corporate services September 07, 2016As part of its recent spinoff and renaming to better reflect its role as a global think tank focusing on the intersection of retail, technology and fashion, Fung Global Retail & Technology has introduced a new website, http://www.FungGlobalRetailTech.com, announced Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director. […]

  • Opportunity exists in the convenience and e-commerce sectors and in reformatting stores and malls for aging consumers, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig August 29, 2016NEW YORK – Look for more, but smaller, neighborhood stores, an increase in local delivery trucks and changing store layouts as retailers accommodate aging populations, says “The Silver Series IV: Retail […]

  • "Retail Technology's Leading Lady" to lead distinguished panel of retailers and observers at pre-eminent apparel conference August 12, 2016NEW YORK – Fung Global Retail & Technology’s “Breakfast with the Disruptors” series is heading to Las Vegas, as “Retail Technology’s Leading Lady” Deborah Weinswig hosts major retailers and industry observers in a panel discussion, Monday, August 15, […]

  • August 11, 2016WHAT             “Breakfast with the Disruptors” Panel DiscussionWHEN:            Monday, August 15, 2016 at 7:30  a.m. to 9:00  a.m. PacificWHERE:          PROJECT VIP Room Mandalay Bay Convention Center 3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV 89919RSVP:           […]

  • Increased retailer adoption of contactless payment terminals could lead to cash-free nations by 2030 July 26, 2016LONDON (July 26, 2016) –Europe soon could be looking at the exit of cash from day-to-day transactions as smartphone technology supports digital money, says “Mobile Payments: Supporting Europe’s Move to a Cashless Society,” a just-released report from Fung Global […]

  • "Retail Technology's Leading Lady" to lead distinguished panel of designers, retailers and tech innovators at 7:30 a.m. at Javits Center July 14, 2016NEW YORK – “Retail Technology’s Leading Lady,” Deborah Weinswig, will moderate a panel of major retailers, brands and technology mavens in the latest session of Fung Global Retail & Technology’s “Breakfast with The Disruptors” […]

  • "Retail Technology's Leading Lady" to lead distinguished panel of designers, retailers and tech innovators at 7:30 a.m. at Javits Center July 14, 2016NEW YORK – “Retail Technology’s Leading Lady,” Deborah Weinswig, will moderate a panel of major retailers, brands and technology mavens in the latest session of Fung Global Retail & Technology’s “Breakfast with The Disruptors” […]

  • Advances in robotics, smart homes, virtual learning will allow seniors to age in place, and enhance life quality, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig July 13, 2016NEW YORK (PRWEB) JULY 13, 2016 — The latest technology isn’t just for the young – new applications and hardware are helping seniors to remain active and safe, age in place, […]

  • Ecosystems of connected devices, diversification beyond wrist wear will result in rising sales, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig July 07, 2016NEW YORK (July 7, 2016) – Forget smartphones – look for smart shirts and more as sales will soar for the next generation of wearable technology due to the development of new segments, the merging of others, […]

  • "Retail Technology's Leading Lady" to discuss the changes in shopping and shoppers at "The Future of Retail: It Ain't What It Used to Be" June 06, 2016NEW YORK (June 6, 2016) – The evolution of shopping and technology, and how retailers are adapting, will be the focus of “Retail Technology’s Leading Lady” Deborah Weinswig’s keynote speech at […]

  • Globally renowned retail and technology expert joined leaders from NASA, General Electric, Coca-Cola and more at conference focused on women in the sciences June 06, 2016NEW YORK (June 6, 2016) – “Retail Technology’s Leading Lady” Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology, will offer her unique perspective and advice for science-driven entrepreneurs when she […]

  • Store sizes and layouts must adapt to the changing needs of over-65 shoppers, writes Managing Director Deborah Weinswig May 24, 2016NEW YORK (May 24, 2016) – From the “me generation” to the “silver generation”: The developed world’s population is getting older while remaining surprisingly affluent, presenting unprecedented opportunities for retailers, says “The Silver Wave: Understanding the Aging […]

  • "Retail Technology's Leading Lady" also to interview House of Fraser CEO Nigel Oddy at first-ever Tech Event for NextGen Commerce in Las Vegas April 18, 2016NEW YORK (April 18, 2016) –  “Retail Technology’s Leading Lady” Deborah Weinswig will play another role – emcee – at the Startup Pitch Contest for promising new e-commerce solutions at […]

  • Retail Technology's Leading Lady will join fashion designers, retail execs and more at Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing gathering March 24, 2016NEW YORK (March 24, 2016) – “Retail Technology’s Leading Lady” Deborah Weinswig will offer her unique perspective on the effects of the global economy on local retail when she discusses “From Wall Street […]

  • Fung Global's Weinswig Honored with Retail Leadership Award By Asia Retail Congress February 25, 2016NEW YORK (February 25, 2016) – “Retail Technology’s Leading Lady” Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director, Fung Global Retail & Technology was one of seven retail professionals honored with Retail Leadership Award on the first day of the Asia Retail Congress, held February 19 […]

  • FBIC and JDA to unveil new research at National Retail Federation's Big Show as part of co-marketing activities in 2016 January 18, 2016NEW YORK (January 18, 2016) – A new collaboration between Fung Business Intelligence Centre-Global Retail & Technology and JDA Software debuted this week at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show in New York City. […]

  • January 12, 2016 NEW YORK (January 12, 2016) – Leading Lady of Retail Technology Deborah Weinswig, Executive Director-Head of Global Retail & Technology at Fung Business Intelligence Centre (FBIC), has been named one of retail’s top 50 influencers by New Zealand-based point-of-sale software company Vend, FBIC said today.Weinswig, ranked number 22 in the third annual […]

  • Retail Tech's Leading Lady to discuss trends and opportunities at Retail Orphan Initiative, new RISE Conference and National Retail Federation Panel this weekend. January 11, 2016Leading Lady of Retail Technology Deborah Weinswig will present her unique perspectives on the evolution of commerce – and the good that evolution can achieve –  in a trio of […]

  • Online and in-store sales remain on track for 3 percent to 4 percent increase over 2014 figures despite shipping delays, writes Executive Director Deborah Weinswig December 23, 2015NEW YORK (December 23, 2015) – As online shopping continues to grow faster than brick-and-mortar and as the holiday shopping season comes to a close, it’s clear that […]

  • Colder, dryer December and new technology to draw US shoppers, predicts Fung Business Intelligence Centre's Deborah Weinswig October 20, 2015NEW YORK (October 20, 2015) – With a cold, dry December in the forecast, one more selling day than last year and new tech and toys on the shelves, retailers should expect a happy holiday 2015 […]

  • September 22, 2015PRESS RELEASE  Contact: Natalie Norton, Media Relations natalie@shoptalk.com (646) 207-7215  Serial Entrepreneurs Anil Aggarwal, Jonathan Weiner and Don Kingsborough—Founders of Ventures such as Money20/20, TxVia and Blackhawk Network—Launch Shoptalk, the Leading Tech Event for NextGen Commerce Shoptalk Announces $2.5 million in Funding from Commerce Ventures, Primary Venture Partners and Others New York, NY—September 22, 2015—Anil Aggarwal and […]

  • Retail spend from overseas Chinese visitors will double to US$422 billion by 2020, says Fung Business Intelligence Centre September 22, 2015GLOBAL CHINESE TRAVELERS: THE NEXT GREAT RETAIL MARKETRetail spend from overseas Chinese visitors will double to US$422 billion by 2020, says Fung Business Intelligence Centre Global Retail & Technology reportNEW YORK (September 22, 2015) – […]

  • August 24, 2015 ForImmediateRelease FBIC‘SWEINSWIGTODISCUSSWEARABLETECHATNACDSTOTALSTOREEXPOAUGUST24thExecutiveDirectorandHeadofGlobalRetail&Technologytoofferinsightat“CollisionofDigitalHealth,TheConsumerandWearables”sessionNEW YORK (August 22, 2015) -The impact of wearable technology and the aging of the Baby Boomers on retail will take center stage at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Total Food Expo, when Fung Business Intelligence Centre Executive Director-Head of Global Retail & Technology DeborahWeinswig speaks at the Insight Session on […]

  • August 20, 2015 ForImmediateRelease FBIC‘SWEINSWIGNAMEDTOU.S.ADVISORYBOARDOFWORLDRETAILCONGRESSExecutiveDirectorandHeadofGlobalRetail&Technologyjoinsindustryluminariesinshapingworld’slargestgatheringofretailleadersNEW YORK (August 20, 2015) – Fung Business Intelligence Centre Executive Director-Head of Global Retail & Technology DeborahWeinswig has been named to the U.S. Advisory Board of the World Retail Congress (WRC), joining a diverse and illustrious group of retail, financial and academic leaders in helping to shape the tone and direction of […]

  • June 29, 2015ForImmediateRelease FBIC‘SDEBORAHWEINSWIGNAMEDTOEXECBOARDOFTERRYJ.LUNDGRENCENTERFORRETAILINGExecutiveDirectorandHeadofGlobalRetail&TechnologyjoinsleadingretailersinsupportingUniversityofArizonaprogramNEW YORK (June 29, 2015) – Fung Business Intelligence Centre Executive Director-Head of Global Retail & Technology DeborahWeinswig has been named an Executive Board Member of the Tucson, Ariz.-based Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona, FBIC announced today.Named for University of Arizona alumnus Terry J. Lundgren, Chairman and […]

  • June 19, 2015 ForImmediateReleaseCREATING“EXPERIENCES“KEYTODEPARTMENTSTORESURVIVAL,SAYSFBICREPORT E–commerce,competitionandsamenesshurtingthemid-level inmaturemarkets,saysExecutiveDirectorDeborahWeinswig NEW YORK (June 19, 2015) – It’s all about the experience for department store shoppers, and these retailers must go from drab to fab in order to remain viable in mature markets, says Fung Business Intelligence Centre’s just-released report “Global Department Store,” an overview of the state of the sector in the United […]

  • June 17, 2015ForImmediateReleasePreviewingtheFuture: Peeks into retail’s possible future were presented to a rapt invitation-only audience as Fung Business Intelligence Centre launched its Disruptors Breakfast Series in the United States at The Peacock in New York City, in collaboration with the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA). FBIC Executive Director-Head of Global Retail & Technology DeborahWeinswig (second from […]

  • June 16, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseFROM SOCIAL MEDIA TO SOCIAL COMMERCE: APPS IN CHINA LEAD RETAIL REVOLUTION, SAYS FBICSocial apps that permit transactions will set standard for the world, says Executive Director Deborah Weinswig in new reportNEW YORK (June 16, 2015) — Increasingly multifunctional social media apps are remaking e-commerce in China, and likely will be […]

  • June 08, 2015 For Immediate Release FBIC‘SWEINSWIG TO DISCUSS RETAIL AND PERSONALIZATION AT FASHION TECH FORUM PANEL, JUNE 11Executive Directorand Head of Global Retail and Technology joins retail, fashion, academic luminaries in invitation-only event NEW YORK (June 8, 2015) – Fung Business Intelligence Centre Executive Director-Head of Global Retail & Technology Deborah Weinswig will join some of retail, technology […]

  • May 21, 2015 For Immediate Release RETAILTECH VISIONARY DEBORAH WEINSWIG NAMED TO BOARD OF RETAIL ANALYTICS COUNCIL, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITYFung Business Intelligence Centre’s Executive Director- Head of Global Retail & Technology joins innovation leadersto advise on studies of the convergence of retail and technology NEW YORK (May 21, 2015) — Award-winning global retail analyst and retail technology specialist Deborah […]

  • May 19, 2015 For Immediate Release THE BEAUTY REVOLUTION: THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT Fung Business Intelligence Centre Executive Director Deborah Weinswig shares top 15 technologies advancing beauty industry in new reportNEW YORK (May 19, 2015) – Smartphones, apps and highly advanced beauty devices are disrupting how cosmetics and skincare are researched and are, in turn, driving sales […]

  • May 05, 2015 For Immediate Release GLOBAL BEAUTY SALES LOOK AT “MASSIVE GROWTH,” SAYS FUNG BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE CENTRE REPORT Emergingmarketsand technology will bring opportunity, consolidationto fragmented industry, notes Executive Director Deborah Weinswig NEW YORK (May 5, 2015) – Global beauty sales, already a nearly $400 billion market, is on the verge of explosive growth from emerging markets, but […]

  • April 15, 2015 ForImmediateRelease WEINSWIGTODISCUSSRETAIL,REALESTATE,TECHATURBANLANDINSTITUTEHONGKONGPANEL,APRIL15FBICGroupExecutiveDirectorandHeadofGlobalRetailandTechnologyDeborahWeinswigwillspeak,joinpanelfrom5:30p.m.to7:30p.m. NEW YORK (April 15, 2015) – The retail landscape is being transformed by e-commerce, omnichannel, beacons, showrooming, O2O platforms, and other innovations that must considered when discussing integrating technology into the real estate decision making process.The impact of technology on retail and real estate is a global phenomenon, and Fung Business Intelligence Centre […]

  • April 09, 2015 ForImmediateRelease TRANSITSTATIONS:THENEWMALL?FUNGBUSINESSINTELLIGENCECENTREREPORTUKretailersareopeningnewlocationsnearrailstationsandairports,settingaprecedentfortherestoftheworld,accordingtoFBICreportNEW YORK (April 9, 2015) – The “mall” experience in the United Kingdom might be changing form, as retailers are beginning to open locations at major commuter hubs to satisfy consumers who have little discretionarytime. According to Fung Business Intelligence Centre’s new report “GoingPlaces?TransitRetailUK&Worldwide,” this new trend is likely to gain traction in […]

  • April 01, 2015For Immediate ReleaseTECHNOLOGY TO DISRUPT, REVITALIZE RETAIL, SAYS FUNG BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE CENTRE REPORT Sensors,apps, cloud storageand more can create competitive advantages for retailers, says Executive Director Deborah WeinswigNEW YORK (April 1, 2015) – “The marriage of retail and technology is rapidly changing the retail landscape and providing a plethora of new opportunities for […]

  • March 23, 2015For Immediate Release FUNG BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE CENTRE GLOBAL RETAIL & TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHESGLOBAL RESEARCH WEBSITE WWW.FBICGROUP.COM“Thisrepositorycreatesa worldwide conversation amongthe researchcommunity,“says Executive DirectorDeborahWeinswig HONG KONG and NEW YORK (March 23, 2015) – A global discussion of retail and retail technology trends and research now has a home: the Fung Business Intelligence Centre Global Retail and Technology‘s standalone […]

  • March 16, 2015 U.S. RETAILERS MISSING “A BOOMING OPPORTUNITY”Americansover50 are healthier, more affluent than previous generations, yet remain underserved, says Fung Business Intelligence Centre’sDeborahWeinswigin new report NEW YORK (March 16, 2015) – Retailers in the United States are taking a huge risk by underestimating the buying power of the over-50 generation; in fact, the aging Baby Boomers […]

  • May 09, 2014HONG KONG, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Fung Business Intelligence Centre, the research arm of the Hong Kong-based multinational Fung Group whose publicly-listed and privately-held businesses span the entire global supply chain for consumer products, has announced the appointment of Ms Deborah Weinswig as Executive Director and Head of Global Retail Research & […]

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