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Co-Working Spaces: Big Solution for Small Businesses

Aug 2017

Co-Working Spaces: Big Solution for Small Businesses

The boom in entrepreneurship and growth of independent workers is driving a demand for flexible and affordable office leasing in major US cities. For both landlords and tenants, co-working is an ideal solution.

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A Yank’s Take on the Rise of U.S. Style Pre-Insolvency Restructuring

Mar 2017

A Yank’s Take on the Rise of U.S. Style Pre-Insolvency Restructuring

As the U.S. system of restructuring and insolvency gains popularity in Australia and other parts of the world, Carlyn Taylor, Global Co-Leader of the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment of FTI Consulting, provides her perspective on this growing trend in a Q&A presented by the FTI Journal.

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Reorganize Now or Liquidate Later?

Jan 2017

Reorganize Now or Liquidate Later?

Why are so many chapter 11 retailers squeezed into liquidation?

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One Continent. One Market. One Click?

Dec 2016

One Continent. One Market. One Click?

The European Commission’s plan to create a digital single market that cuts across the national boundaries of the continent and boosts competition is gaining momentum. Now if the EC can just overcome those annoying regulatory hurdles...

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Dead Malls Give Rise to New Town Centers

Oct 2016

Dead Malls Give Rise to New Town Centers

With a soft consumer economy and rise in online shopping, the majority of U.S. malls are struggling. But a new, innovative solution for reinvention holds promise for both investors and local communities.

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Retail Executives Go on a Shopping Spree for Solutions

Oct 2016

Retail Executives Go on a Shopping Spree for Solutions

A bespoke playbook for success in the retail industry? Our exclusive FTI survey of 100 C-Suite retail executives reveals their individual concerns and strategies for battling back in a troubled industry.

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Online, Offline or Both, Shoppers Call the Shots 24/7

Oct 2016

Online, Offline or Both, Shoppers Call the Shots 24/7

No matter what you call the new kind of shopping—e-tailing, omnichannel, unified retail, O2O—consumers hold the power and are bending retail to their will. Adapting to that new reality is key to surviving and thriving. Here’s what to know.

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Five Things Keeping Retailers Up at Night

Jul 2016

Five Things Keeping Retailers Up at Night

An FTI survey of retail industry executives across the country reveals concerns about the future of shopping in America. Still, there’s room for optimism. What’s going on in the aisles?

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To Buy Online or In-Store? That is the Question

Jun 2016

To Buy Online or In-Store? That is the Question

Today’s shoppers hold the upper hand. They demand the unique benefits of shopping online as well as in-store when deciding when and how to buy. Wise retailers who incorporate the benefits of both into an omnichannel strategy stand the best chance of landing the sale.

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We’re All Fashionistas Now

Apr 2016

We’re All Fashionistas Now

Consumers are wielding profound power in fashion retail thanks to the digital revolution. Retailers who adopt a “customer first” approach are best positioned to meet expectations. Those who resist risk losing their shirts.

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Omnichannel for Retailers: It’s a Rocky Road to ROI

Feb 2016

Omnichannel for Retailers: It’s a Rocky Road to ROI

When Amazon.com, the online retailing pioneer, celebrated its 20th anniversary in July of 2015 with its Prime Day sales, we were reminded that despite its youthful glow, the online channel for retail goods has reached middle age ...

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The Rise of Analytics in E-discovery:

Dec 2015

The Rise of Analytics in E-discovery:

There were just over 295,000 civil suits filed in U.S. district courts in 2014, an increase of 4 percent over 2013. On top of that, there were another 81,000 criminal cases (including fraud) filed.

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The Cautious Investors’ Guide to Brazil

Dec 2015

The Cautious Investors’ Guide to Brazil

It’s no secret that Brazil has been going through hard times and that investors — with good reason — regard the country as a high-risk environment.

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The End of Traditional Holiday Shopping?

Dec 2015

The holiday season is in full swing, and it comes with the usual prognostications from retail pundits about how it will go.

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UK Supermarket Wars Get Nasty

Jun 2015

UK Supermarket Wars Get Nasty

As the British media enthusiastically reports on the conflict, the ongoing supermarket war in the United Kingdom is taking its toll on small food and drink suppliers.

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Is “Business Ethics” an Oxymoron?

Feb 2014

Is “Business Ethics” an Oxymoron?

Scandals. Fines. Show trials. These days, just doing business can appear almost criminal. While government-imposed regulation can soothe the public’s ire, it can also create burdensome costs and competitive disadvantages. To survive, businesses must perform reputational due diligence and create self-policing organizational cultures.

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Ye Olde Supermarket

Oct 2013

Ye Olde Supermarket

There are new combatants entering the already crowded food retailing market every day, and conventional supermarkets of yore keep taking it on the chin. Can the traditional supermarkets of our youths ever again be what they once were to shoppers? It’s not going to be easy.

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The Bottom Line on the Top Line: When Will Revenue Growth Resume?

Apr 2010

The Bottom Line on the Top Line: When Will Revenue Growth Resume?

Companies across the U.S. are adjusting to the “new normal”, a term widely used to describe the changed business landscape that has emerged as companies respond to persistently weak demand for their products and services.

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