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  • Mobile Drives Sales on Black Friday

    Strong sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday are creating optimism among retailers, especially those with strong online-to-offline programs. But with a holiday buying season that’s nearly a wee...


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    https://streetfightmag.com/2019/12/05/mobile-drives-sales-on-black-friday/#.XeoKk5MzbIV2411
  • Supermarket Income REIT nudges higher as rent income rises for two supermarkets

    Supermarket Income Reit PLC shares nudged higher on Wednesday as the group saw increased rents for two properties in its portfolio. The firm said a retail price index (RPI) rent review for its Sainsbu...


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    https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/908435/supermarket-income-reit-nudges-higher-as-rent-income-rises-for-two-supermarkets-908435.html2409
  • British Retailers Experience Strong Black Friday

    Retailers in the U.K. enjoyed a strong Black Friday despite forecasts that the holiday would leave shopping malls empty. Barclaycard reported an “outstanding” Black Friday in comparison to...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/news/retail/2019/british-retailers-experience-strong-black-friday/2406
  • U.S. Retail Worker Injuries Now Higher Than on Factory Floor

    The holiday-shopping season, and the extended hours that come with it, are taking a toll on America’s retail workers. Employees at shopping malls and other outlets in 2018 were more likely to ge...


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    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-12-03/u-s-retail-worker-injuries-now-higher-than-on-factory-floor2407
  • Short Sellers Bet Against Physical Retailers Pre-Holiday

    Short sellers have been betting against brick-and-mortar retailers ahead of the holiday shopping season. According to The Wall Street Journal, these investors have taken their most aggressive position...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/news/investment-tracker/2019/short-sellers-bet-against-physical-retailers-pre-holiday/2397
  • AutoStore Set to Transform Retail Industry With Robotic Cube Storage System

    AutoStore is a world leader in high-density storage with an existing award-winning robotic cube-based, automated storage and retrieval system that has transformed the logistics and delivery process fo...


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    https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191202005172/en/AutoStore-Set-Transform-Retail-Industry-Robotic-Cube2398
  • Blockchain Use in Retail Will Grow Three Times in Five Years

    When it comes to retail, sellers complain about slow operations, severe laws, and poor infrastructure. Blockchain use will solve the issues before 2024, report says. Research & Markets, the U.S. a...


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    https://u.today/blockchain-use-in-retail-will-grow-three-times-in-five-years2400
  • Retail Strategies That Won the Day This Holiday Weekend

    “We also see pop-up stores becoming a more permanent fixture in retailers’ and landlords’ strategies to meet shoppers’ expectations for new and exciting products.” So far...


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    https://www.globest.com/2019/12/02/retail-strategies-that-won-the-day-this-holiday-weekend/?slreturn=201911030027372401
  • Traditional retailer Metro makes eCommerce push on LazMall for Black Friday

    Retailer Metro is making a big push online this Black Friday. It has launched the Metro LazMall store on eCommerce platform Lazada Singapore and according to a press statement from Lazada, this is a &...


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    https://www.marketing-interactive.com/traditional-retailer-metro-makes-ecommerce-push-on-lazmall-for-black-friday/2393

EVENTS

Conferences

SiriusDecisions 2019 Technology Exchange

SIRIUSDECISIONS 2019 TECHNOLOGY EXCHANGE

December 09-11, 2019
The drive for growth never ceases for b-to-b organizations, and more than ever technology is at the centre of enabling that progress. Gone are the days however when a disparate, disconnected set of platforms strewn across sales, marketing an product can serve the organization effectively. An aligned...

eCommerce Business Opportunity

ECOMMERCE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

December 17-17, 2019
Learn how a community of individuals with a successful home-based online business, manage to do it with ZERO IT skills. With the help of like-minded individuals leverage a proven online business platform and mentorship. You will learn how to succeed in making a significant financial difference and b...

Consumer Telematics Conference and Show

CONSUMER TELEMATICS CONFERENCE AND SHOW

January 06-06, 2020
The Consumer Telematics Conference and Show is the only place for anyone and everyone working in automotive converge during this conference. Here you will get your automotive conversations early and walk away with up-to-the minute auto knowledge and a host of meetings set up for the week ahead.

Asean Omni-channel Retail Summit 2020

ASEAN OMNI-CHANNEL RETAIL SUMMIT 2020

January 08-09, 2020
With the penetration of internet and mobile, Asean retail market is facing the new challenge of E-commerce; Retailers will have to adapt to best serve customers in stores and online , to pursue an omni-channel approach with both online and offline channels that are fully integrated whereby the digit...

ARA Conference & Expo

ARA CONFERENCE & EXPO

December 03-05, 2019
The ARA Conference & Expo intends to connect, be informed and engage with key leaders within the ag retail sector and it features a speaker lineup that will not disappoint. The attendees will also get the opportunity to hear from experts on leadership, economics, customer service, and the latest...

Wells Fargo TMT Summit 2019

WELLS FARGO TMT SUMMIT 2019

December 02-04, 2019
This event is intended for clients of Wells Fargo and its subsidiaries (including Wells Fargo Securities, Wells Fargo Advisors, and Abbot Downing) who received this invitation directly from their Wells Fargo contact, or individuals expressly invited by a Wells Fargo Securities research analyst. Any ...

Retail India Summit & Expo

RETAIL INDIA SUMMIT & EXPO

November 26-27, 2019
Retail India Summit & Expo will bring together various stakeholders of retail including, service providers as well as retail companies to explore possible collaborations so that together they can work on innovative solutions for digital and design to offer engaging customer experiences.

Exhibition of Equipment, Technology and Services for Retail

EXHIBITION OF EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGY AND SERVICES FOR RETAIL

November 20-21, 2019
The RetailShow Exhibition is a great opportunity to extend knowledge, exchange experience, initiate or reinforce business contacts and promote on the Polish retail market. At this event companies will present complex offer for retail chains, including shop fittings, cash registers, scales, security ...

 

Webinars

DEC 10, 2019 | 10:00 am
ALT DATA WEBINAR: UTILIZING AMAZON MARKETPLACE AND INTERNET DATA TO INTERPRET CONSUMER TRENDS
Alternative data can help consumer oriented investors to understand daily trends in purchasing information on Amazon, as well as purchase intent across the internet. This data can be incorporated into operating models to provide insights on momentum in consumer markets. In this webinar, Po...
DEC 10, 2019 | 11:00 AM
2020 OUTLOOK: PAYMENTS, FINTECH & BEYOND
Payments and banking are being transformed by the confluence of new technologies, new entrants and new customer demands. Join Jordan McKee, Research Director at 451 Research, as he shares how these market forces will impact payments, retail and fintech in 2020. In this webinar, you’l...
DEC 11, 2019 | 2:00 pm
PAYMENTS AS A CATALYST FOR GLOBAL ECOMMERCE GROWTH
Webinar organizers are prohibited from soliciting confidential personal information (credit card information, social security numbers, etc.) in the registration form. This questionnaire is not intended to handle sensitive or special categories of data.
DEC 11, 2019 | 01:00 PM
WHY E-COMMERCE PLAYS A CRUCIAL ROLE IN DEVELOPING POSITIVE BRAND EQUITY
Commerce is everywhere; in-store, online, on mobile apps and much more. But get this: 65% of shoppers research products online before purchase. The takeaway? E-commerce has substantially shifted from a convenient shopping platform to a data-driven platform, making it crucial to have a stro...
DEC 11, 2019 | 10:00 am
WHY THE ROI OF PIM IS MEASURED BY MORE THAN JUST REVENUE
The world of commerce today is not what it once was. It is omnichannel, multi-channel and expanding into new marketplaces faster than anyone ever anticipated. That means today’s marketing, IT, and commerce teams need to deliver more product information and more details with more agil...
DEC 11, 2019 | 2pm
2020 STATE OF HEALTHCARE: BREAKING DOWN THE TRENDS & INNOVATIONS IN DIGITAL HEALTH
New market entrants from retail and consumer electronics are challenging the industry with innovative paradigms for care – re-establishing the potential of digital health – and driving established healthcare organizations toward consumer-centricity. Innovations in the delivery ...

INTERNET OF HEALTH – BOSTON
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INTERNET OF HEALTH – BOSTON
THE ONGOING POINT-OF-SALE (POS) MALWARE CAMPAIGNS TARGETING RETAILERS
Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of DDoS and advanced threat protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, announced today that it will host a Webinar that explores the ongoing Point-of-Sale malware campaign that has targeted retailers this winter and continues...
HOW TO PITCH SHOPIFY POS TO CLIENTS
Shopify POS can be used to analyze the success of day-to-day sales, track and measure important business metrics, process orders, take payment, swipe credit cards, produce receipts, control inventory, and more — but despite the benefits of switching to a more intuitive POS system, ma...
REDEFINING RETAIL: GLOBAL INDUSTRY DISRUPTORS
Retail is evolving dramatically before our eyes, and it’s all thanks to the disruptors: those technologies, companies and business models that are redefining what consumers value. In this webinar, we explore the biggest forces of disruption in global retail, from omnichannel giants a...
HOW TO OPTIMIZE THE SHOPPER JOURNEY USING RETAIL ANALYTICS
Creating inspired retail entails utilizing enabling technologies to fully digest customers’ behaviors and shopping journeys. In this webinar, Shelley E. Kohan of RetailNext explains how applying measurable and relevant retail analytics empowers the delivery of enhanced shopping exper...
9 TIME–TESTED HIRING RULES FOR RETAILERS.
If you’re struggling to find and keep competent retail employees, you can’t afford to miss this event. In this webinar you will learn a proven, successful process that will exponentially reduce your number of bad hires and make your successful hires even better. You’ll ge...

RESOURCES

This blog post is providing advanced notification to Watson IoT Platform customers about changes to the Watson IoT Platform in relation to security. These changes impact some endpoints communicating u...

Askuity Inc., the fastest growing retail sales enablement software platform provider for consumer product companies, today announced the closing of a growth funding round of $3MM to fuel its rapid exp...

The solid sales performance of Ahold Delhaize’s U.S. banners in the retail conglomerate’s third quarter of 2017 led to increased market share across the brands. Overall, Zaandam, Netherlan...

Cumulative U.S. sales of GM’s Cadillac brand decreased 0.1 percent to 13,931 units in October 2017. Retail sales decreased 13.3 percent or 1,629 units to 10,615 vehicles, representing 76.2 perce...

The Retail Litigation Center and the National Retail Federation have jointly filed an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court to highlight the importance of upholding the Patent Trial and Appeal Bo...

FRANCISCO, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Swyft, Inc. announced the strategic acquisition of NewZoom LLC (ZoomSystems), the global leader in automated retail, in a cash and equity transaction. The Swyft...

Each year it seems as though the ramp up to holiday season starts earlier for merchants, likely as retailers truly understand the implications are strong – and conversely poor – seasonal p...

After a permit was pulled earlier in the week for a new retail center on Poplar Avenue, more project details have emerged. Located at 6450 Poplar Ave. in one of East Memphis' largest business corr...

Rumman Ahmad holds a Masters in Creativity and Change Leadership from Buffalo State College, USA and also an MBA from Institute of Business Administration, Pakistan. He is an entrepreneur who has been...