The latest retail industry reports can confirm all of our confirmation biases. Depending on what source we’re reading, the state of retail can appear either on the verge of complete collapse (Toys“R”Us!?) or ready to embark on one of its most exciting chapters.
This isn’t a matter of fake news or bad sources. The state of retail contains multitudes, and the retail companies that thrive will be those that can simultaneously hold seemingly disparate stories and data sets.