Not many people get to sit down and chat with Macy’s CEO & President Terry Lundgren… But its easy when you’re the Talented Blonde!
In this interview, you will learn about Macy’s “M.O.M.” strategy, the power of the Omnichannel, what he considers to be a strategic advantage over his competitors, and the importance of millenials.
Check out the full interview in all of its naked glory!
or… for an edited version… (as seen in the Bloomberg Economic Brief on 4/30/15… check out page 6)!
Abercrombie Controversy: Oh No He Didn’t!!!
Posted by blonde on May 13th, 2013 at 8:20 pm, Comments: 0
In typical “this could come back to bite you” fashion, Abercrombie & Fitch ($ANF) and CEO Mike Jeffries are in PR hot water thanks to a [...]
Talented’s Take: J.C. Penney Apology Too Little Too Late
Posted by blonde on May 10th, 2013 at 7:37 pm, Comments: 0
In using this latest YOU Tube video, J.C. Penney ($JCP) doesn’t sound desperate–THEY ARE DESPERATE. And no, it wont work. Seriously, Ron Johnson should have [...]
The Talented Blonde Honored By The College Investor!
Posted by blonde on April 9th, 2013 at 1:03 pm, Comments: 0
It’s a great honor to be included in The College Investor’s “Top 10 Female Investors to Follow Right Now“! “Kristin is another former Wall Street [...]
Talented Blonde’s Take: Really Walmart?… Really?!?
Posted by blonde on April 5th, 2013 at 2:50 pm, Comments: 0
Save money. Live better? If you’ve been shopping at the local Walmart $WMT lately, you may be surprised. A tough economy even hits America’s largest retailer, [...]
Talented Blonde Telling It Like It Is
Posted by blonde on April 2nd, 2013 at 8:28 pm, Comments: 0
Ford Hates the Kardashians! (Not REALLY…) http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2013/03/27/ford-jim-farley-bondage-berlusconi/2024141/ I believe Ford was genuinely shocked by these ads since they are a true American traditional car company. [...]
Talented Blonde on JCP: How the Mighty Have Fallen!
Posted by blonde on March 29th, 2013 at 5:25 pm, Comments: 0
So… Here’s another rant on J.C. Penney. OK. We KNOW the company is a TRAIN WRECK right now. This latest attempt to alter what we [...]
The Talented Blonde Looks Fabulous in Bloomberg Briefs
Posted by blonde on March 19th, 2013 at 4:47 pm, Comments: 0
The recent decline in the fortunes of
several large retail chains mirrors the hollowing
out of the middle class following
the 2007-2009 recession. Lost jobs, falling
wages and shifting preferences among
consumers reflect increasing income inequality
and a bifurcated retail market. The
difficulties faced by these mass market
retailers, such as J.C. Penney Co. Inc., Target
Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., may
be indicative of a greater shift underway in
the retail sector and the U.S. economy.
The WSJ Gets Talented… and Fresh
Posted by blonde on March 18th, 2013 at 3:13 pm, Comments: 0
The Talented Blonde was featured by the Wall Street Journal today as eyes turned to again to J.C. Penney and its partnership with canadian clothier [...]
Talented Visits Bloomberg’s “On The Economy”: The Rise of the Dollar Stores
Posted by blonde on March 15th, 2013 at 5:43 pm, Comments: 0
The Talented Blonde’s tour of the NYC is topped off with a visit to Bloomberg Radio’s On the Economy. The Middle Class may be vanishing with retailers [...]
Kristin Bentz is a former Wall Street retail analyst. She served as the product manager for consumer equities at Lehman Brothers. More »
- The Talented Blonde Tackles Terry
- Abercrombie Controversy: Oh No He Didn’t!!!
- Talented’s Take: J.C. Penney Apology Too Little Too Late
- The Talented Blonde Honored By The College Investor!
- Talented Blonde’s Take: Really Walmart?… Really?!?
- Talented Blonde Telling It Like It Is
- Talented Blonde on JCP: How the Mighty Have Fallen!
- The Talented Blonde Looks Fabulous in Bloomberg Briefs
- The WSJ Gets Talented… and Fresh
- Talented Visits Bloomberg’s “On The Economy”: The Rise of the Dollar Stores