Retail Focus 3/9/18 – Target Earnings; Toys “R” Us Rumors; Advanced Stats & Staffing in Retail

We start with positive moves from Target released in their latest earnings call—even if the market doesn’t see them as such. Our news section is rounded out with discussion of rumors that Toys “R” Us may exit the U.S., the Walking Company’s bankruptcy, and Walmart meal kits. Our interview guest is Percolata Founder & CEO Greg Tanaka, who discusses how use of advanced analytics in retail can help companies to more accurately schedule employees. We’re brought to you by the Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition; visit and use the promo code RETAIL18 to get 10% off IRCE 2018 conference passes.