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APPLIED RETAIL TRANSFORMATION

Applied Retail Transformation (ART) is a specialized management consulting firm focused on helping retailers and brands navigate the changes vital to doing business in the digital world. Years of hands-on industry experience combined with two decades of technology project consulting gives us a unique perspective on transforming retailers and brands from the inside out to become more competitive in today’s radically changing business environment.

Retailers historically are slow to adapt to change. Today, that’s the fastest path to extinction.

 

ABOUT US

Theo Rose, Principal

Theo Rose, Principal

From strategic corporate supply chain and merchandising processes makeovers to global digital and operational agility initiatives, Theo Rose is a leading retail change agent and solutions architect helping clients for the past two decades. Retailers and brands leverage his unique hands-on skillset and pragmatic approach to create the customer-first environment vital to thriving in the digital retail landscape.

Linda Mason, Principal

Linda Mason, Principal

With expertise in product development, manufacturing operations, planning, forecasting, distribution and logistics, Linda Mason is a skilled “fixer” — establishing operational stability, then charting a path to improvement by helping companies use resources more efficiently and their people work more productively. Consultative and collaborative, she makes change possible and positive.

OUR SERVICES

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  • You Are What You Eat
    You Are What You Eat

    We were told as children to eat our vegetables because they were good for us. More times than not, our parents said that to be healthy we had to eat the right foods. The truism of “you are what you eat,” however, has applicability far beyond the dinner table. For children it was about carrots; […]

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  • Who’s in Charge Here?
    Who’s in Charge Here?

    In earlier writings, we’ve talked about the need to frame transformation strategy around the customer — understanding who they are, how your offering distinguishes you from your competitors and how you will create lasting relationships. You’re confident you have answered the pertinent marketing questions, thus completing your exercise of strategy development and market identification and […]

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  • What’s Next for the Changing Retail Landscape?<br>The Choice is Act or React
    What’s Next for the Changing Retail Landscape?
    The Choice is Act or React

    For hundreds of years, competition among retailers was driven by activity on the sales floor. Retailers differentiated themselves based on product assortment, merchandising, customer service and store operations. Macy’s versus Gimbels is a classic example of this bygone model. In the last two decades, however, competition moved from the sales floor to the supply chain, […]

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  • Six COVID-Proof Constants for Responding to Change
    Six COVID-Proof Constants for Responding to Change

    We have all seen children jumping rope in the school yard or park. We may have even asked if we too could join in. As adults we are appreciative, if not envious, of the dexterity that children display. As we watch, we become aware that participation is actually less about dexterity and more about timing. […]

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WHITE PAPERS

  • White Paper

    Who Buys from Someone They Do Not Trust?

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  • White Paper

    COVID-19 The Death Knell for Store-based Retailing?

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  • White Paper

    You Cannot Go “Direct” to a Consumer Until You Can “Connect” with a Consumer

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  • White Paper

    Point of Inflection: Redefining the Retail Mindset for a Post-COVID World

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  • White Paper

    People, Process, Technology: A Whack-a-Mole Approach to Transformation

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    APPLIED RETAIL TRANSFORMATION, LTD.
    15 Blackburn Road
    Suite 230
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

    908-607-1900