By Ray Armendariz
By Ray Armendariz
In this article we take a look at how off-price retailers are working within their own organizations to overcome supply chain constraints as well as the important role that innovative, strategic partner solutions are playing in assisting those businesses to stay the course in the current environment.
Guest Ian Fredericks, Steve Katz (host)
Ian Fredericks, President of the Hilco Retail Group, discusses the headwinds that continue to limit the availability of electronics and appliances products, and the steps retailers and manufacturers are taking to overcome those challenges.
Guest Dominick Keefe, Steve Katz (host)
Dominick Keefe, Vice President of Hilco Merchant Resources, discusses the current state of the supply chain and the challenges facing retailers, manufacturers and distributors this holiday shopping season and in the year ahead.
By Dan Ginsberg and Charvi Gupta
In this article we provide an overview of a recent engagement to illustrate how companies can address and overcome inhibiting supply chain and distribution challenges to drive value creation opportunities.
By Dominick Keefe and Tim Anderson
In this article, we take a look at the current state of the supply chain and the challenges it is causing for retailers as the lingering effects of COVID-19 are amplified ahead of the 2021 holiday shopping season.
Guest Ian Frederick, Steve Katz (Host)
Ian Fredericks, president of Hilco Merchant Resources, joins the Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series to share some timely and relevant COVID period insights from the Hilco Retail Group.
By Ian Fredericks, David Peress and Doug Jung
Prior to 2017, the largest number of retail stores to close in any given year occurred during the financial crisis in 2008. That changed in 2017, the first year of the oft described “retail apocalypse”, and new records have been set in every subsequent year but for 2018, which fell just shy of 2008’s number. Indeed, so many stores closed in 2019 that many industry experts didn’t believe 2020 would be able to surpass that high-water mark. But, with the help of COVID-19, 2020 set another record with over 11,000 closures.
By Marc Caplan and Raymundo Armendariz
In this article we examine the current state of retail inventories and how a continued, pervasive environment of uncertainty is likely to impact the disposition of merchandise into the off-price market moving forward. We also take a look at how alternative strategies and creativity in monetizing these inventory assets can play an important role in providing the liquidity needed by many retailers and manufacturers during this unprecedented period.
By Steve Katz, Ian Fredericks (guest)
Restore Capital's President joins the Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series to discuss strategies for debt placement and inventory procurement in a challenging retail environment.