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Massachusetts DHCD Teams Up with CRA Economic Development to Boost LRRP Efforts

CRA Economic Development is proud to announce its collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) in its Local Rapid Recovery Program (LRRP). We will be working with community leaders at the state and local level to empower entrepreneurs with our blend of business and technology expertise.
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Why Orchestrating People, Process and Technology is Imperative for Transformation Projects, New White Paper from Cambridge Retail Advisors

PRESS RELEASE: Why Orchestrating People, Process and Technology is Imperative for Transformation Projects, authored by the Cambridge Retail Advisors team offers insight on how to make transformation projects more successful.
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Comcast Business Establishes Technology Initiative with Boston Main Streets Foundation and Cambridge Retail Advisors to Support Boston-based Small Businesses

PRESS RELEASE: Comcast Business today announced it has established a technology initiative with the Boston Main Streets Foundation and Cambridge Retail Advisors aimed at supporting local small businesses throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
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5 Steps to Optimizing Retail Reverse Logistics, New White Paper from Cambridge Retail Advisors

PRESS RELEASE: With the dramatic increase on online transactions during the holiday season and with fitting rooms closed in brick and mortar stores due to the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers are expected to see record volumes of merchandise returns. This white paper outlines five key steps to optimizing retailers’ reverse logistics policies and processes.
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‘Customers Don’t Want To Touch Things’: Retail Expert Says Black Friday In 2020 Will Be Drastically Different

WBZ4 CBS Boston - With many customers unwilling to buy gifts in-person because of the pandemic, Black Friday will look much different in stores this year. WBZ-TV's Kristina Rex reports. See insights from Ken Morris, principal at Cambridge Retail Advisors.

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Experts predict final-mile challenges will make or break retailers this year, so many are turning to third-party delivery services or acquiring their own tech

Business Insider - This year, fulfillment has moved front and center for retail success, as consumers remain wary of lingering in stores and ecommerce is predicted to soar over 35% compared to last year. And the most essential, yet challenging, element of fulfillment is the "final mile" — completing the last leg of the trip, from the distribution point to the customer's doorstep. See insights from Ken Morris, managing partner at Cambridge Retail Advisors.
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Cambridge Retail Advisors Announces Private Equity Consulting Services to Maximize the Success of Mergers and Acquisitions

PRESS RELEASE - CRA'S new advisory services help private equity firms identify, screen and integrate retail acquisition targets for maximum value creation.
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8 Steps to Turn Global Supply Chain Disruptions into a Competitive Advantage, Featured in New Cambridge Retail Advisors White Paper

The 8 Steps to Turn Global Supply Chain Disruptions into a Competitive Advantage white paper outlines the ways retailers can take to turn global supply chain disruptions into a competitive advantage.
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