In an endless wave of brick-and-mortar store closings, one unexpected new entrant is swimming against the retail industry tide: McKinsey & Co. The white shoe consulting firm said on Thursday it was opening its first-ever retail store, called the Modern Retail Collective, this week at the Mall of America in Minneapolis. It won’t be a place to buy McKinsey’s signature corporate reports or pop in to get consulting services. In fact, shoppers visiting will have no inkling that McKinsey is behind the space at all. Read more at Fortune.