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Phil Wahba

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Recent articles by Phil:

Walmart Names New CEO For Its $332 Billion U.S. Division

Discount retailer Walmart U.S. will soon have a new CEO tasked with continuing to fight back at Amazon. → Read More

Rent the Runway Resumes Taking New Orders and Customers After Fixing Warehouse Chaos

The online clothing rental company says it has resumed taking orders and accepting new customers. → Read More

Mall Developer Simon Takes 50% Stake in Rue Gilt And Launches Online Outlet Marketplace

Simon wants in on online outlet sales as they begin to boom. → Read More

Mall Developer Simon Takes 50% Stake in Rue Gilt And Launches Online Outlet Marketplace

Simon, the biggest U.S. mall developer, is partnering with Rue Gilt to launch an online marketplace for outlet shoppers. → Read More

Gap Inc.'s Hill City Set to Pop Up Offline in a Physical Retail Space

Gap Inc.'s Hill City, a men's athleisure brand, is the latest digitally-native apparel maker to turn to physical retail for growth. → Read More

How Forever 21 Lost Its Way and Ended Up Filing for Bankruptcy

The fast fashion chain got bogged down by aggressive expansion and a sprawling international operation. → Read More

Rent the Runway Is No Longer Taking New Customers, Orders

The rental service is taking a break from taking on new customers or accepting new orders will it fixes a massive operational mess. → Read More

McKinsey Is Opening A Store At the Mall of America

Why is a white shoe consulting firm opening a brick-and-mortar store? To evaluate new technologies and compel shoppers to spend more. → Read More

Old Navy Is About to Sail Away From Gap Inc.—and Into Some Choppy Waters

CEO Sonia Syngal prioritizes playfulness and innovation as the apparel giant prepares for its spin-off. → Read More

Old Navy Is About to Sail Away From Gap Inc.—and Into Some Choppy Waters

CEO Sonia Syngal prioritizes playfulness and innovation as the apparel giant prepares for its spin-off. → Read More

Target to Open Dozens of Disney Stores in the Next Year

The discount chain will open Disney stores in its latest threat to department stores like J.C. Penney. → Read More

How Target Managed a Big-Box Turnaround

Two and a half years after its big bet spooked shareholders, Target is posting ticker-tape-parade-worthy results. Here's how. → Read More

Walmart Reports Stellar U.S. Results Under Cloud of Gun Debate

Walmart posts strong U.S. second quarter 2019 revenue, taking market share and building online sales, as it's pulled into the gun debate after the El Paso Walmart shooting. Walmart says it sells 2% of America's firearms. → Read More

Macy’s Stock Tanks as Old Problems Prove Intractable

Wall Street is losing faith that Macy's can pull off a long-awaited comeback. → Read More

Barneys’ Bankruptcy Shows Dangers of Luxe Department Store Expansions

Barneys will become a much leaner retailer, key to its long-term survival, as a niche player focused on true luxury emporia—and not held back by poor stores that consumers don't want anyway. → Read More

How Etsy Crafted an E-Commerce Comeback, From Search to Shipping

To survive competition from e-commerce giants, the handmade-goods retailer had to persuade its quirky community to get just a teensy bit corporate. → Read More

E-Bike Sales Are Putting a Charge in the Fortunes of Bikemakers

The latest trend on two wheels marks a new era for the bike industry. Every few years, a new sensation comes to the rescue of a beleaguered U.S. bicycle industry. In the 1970s, 10-speed bikes from Europe sparked a boom stateside. A decade later, mountain bikes renewed the business. A few years after that, American […] → Read More

Stitch Fix Is Testing New Ways To Generate Revenue

Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake thinks people are overwhelmed with choice when shopping for clothes, a trend that will fuel her company's growth. → Read More

Walmart Says Stores Give It An Edge Over Amazon

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon says the chain's stores give it a big edge over Amazon. → Read More

Etsy Will Start Pushing Sellers To Include Free Shipping

The perk is standard at many e-commerce rivals, but it can be hard to find on the handmade-goods site. → Read More