A Farewell to Marvin Traub: The Retail Genius Who Changed How You Shop
You might never have heard of Marvin Traub, but the former CEO of Bloomingdale’s (M), who died this week at 87, forever changed retailing.
Revered by his industry peers as a merchant king, Traub brought a panache and romance to product displays that redefined how retailers merchandise their stores.
Here’s five ways he altered the way Americans shop.
1. He Invented ‘Retailing as Theater‘
During his 41-year career at Bloomingdale’s, Traub created what came to be known as “retailing as…
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