Walk down the main streets of any major city and retail dysfunction radiates from the blank and butcher-papered windows of empty storefronts. In Manhattan, fully one-third of retail locations are vacant. In San Francisco, iconic retailers like the quixotic Gump’s have vanished into memory.
In 1946, a food service company called Rich Plan launched as one of the first brands to pioneer a home delivery service. Consumers flocked to it, subscribing to the company’s meals for three main benefits that it provided: price, convenience, and health. Fast forward to today: A lot of things have changed, but Rich Plan’s […]