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  • Five ways digitization and ecommerce changed freight shipping

    Digitization is an ongoing process that’s proving consequential in nearly every industry. This is certainly true of freight shipping, where digitization, along with online shopping, global marke...


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    https://www.freightwaves.com/news/five-ways-digitization-and-ecommerce-changed-freight-shipping2375
  • How ecommerce will change automotive retail

    Ecommerce has fundamentally changed every single major retailing market with one exception: automotive.Not much has changed in the retail automotive space for nearly 121 years since the first car deal...


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    https://www.digitalcommerce360.com/2019/11/19/how-ecommerce-will-change-automotive-retail/2376
  • How DTC Is Helping To Change Retail Perhaps Even On Amazon

    Brands are helping to drive changes in retail and one big recent example could come from the world of Amazon even as other shifts are taking place. Recently, Nike announced it will no longer sell its ...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/news/retail/2019/how-dtc-is-helping-to-change-retail-perhaps-even-on-amazon/2367
  • 3 retail turnaround success stories, and 3 turnarounds to watch

    Alittle over a year ago, Destination Maternity and its then-CEO, Marla Ryan, announced a multiyear strategic plan meant to cut costs, beef up its digital capabilities and boost product development and...


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    https://www.retaildive.com/news/3-retail-turnaround-success-stories-and-3-turnarounds-to-watch/567162/2369
  • US retail sales rose a modest 0.3% in October

    Americans stepped up their shopping last month, spending more online and buying more cars, evidence that consumers can still drive the economy’s growth.The Commerce Department said Friday that r...


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  • US October retail sales rise modestly, factory output down

    US retail sales rebounded moderately in October although consumers did cut back on purchases of big-ticket household items like furniture and discretionary spending, which could temper expectations fo...


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  • Burberry And Tencent Team Up For ‘Social Retail’ Store

    Luxury brand Burberry has teamed up with Tencent in China to offer a “social retail” store to take advantage of China’s online shopping trend and capture more of the luxury market in...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/news/retail/2019/burberry-and-tencent-team-up-for-social-retail-store/2361
  • Punchh lands $40M to give physical retailers Amazon-style analytics

    E-commerce accounts for around 11% of all retail sales in the U.S., but it’s growing much faster than brick-and-mortar sales, going up 14.8% this year versus a mere 1.9% for physical retail, acc...


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    https://techcrunch.com/2019/11/14/punchh-lands-40m-to-give-physical-retailers-amazon-style-analytics/2362
  • Uniqlo’s Quiet Retail Robot Revolution

    In the life of any brand, a pivot or even a series of pivots is normal. Times change, tastes expand and brands that don’t evolve generally don’t survive a lesson that any number of retaile...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/news/retail/2019/uniqlos-quiet-retail-robot-revolution/2359

EVENTS

Conferences

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 ...

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.

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...

Latam e-commerce summit

LATAM E-COMMERCE SUMMIT

December 06-07, 2019
Latin America is one of the top regions in the world for e-commerce growth. It is one of the fastest-growing regions for e-commerce, behind Asia-Pacific. The online retail sales are to grow at CAGR of 17% between 2014 and 2019 to reach $85 billion in sales at the end of the forecast period. We are s...

Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

OUTDOOR RETAILER WINTER MARKET

November 05-07, 2019
Outdoor Retailer Winter Market will be about “how” retailers buy, rather than “when” retailers buy. Moving the show to November means it’s the launch event for the season: retailers will see the entire range of products available and gather intel about trends and indust...

Premiumisation: Analysing the Impact on Retail and Payments

PREMIUMISATION: ANALYSING THE IMPACT ON RETAIL AND PAYMENTS

November 05-05, 2019
The concept of premiumisation has shown no signs of slowing down in recent years as consumers continue to spend more of products and services that matter to them. How does this concept manifest in retail and payments and what are the future implications? Join us as we review Premiumisation as Megatr...

Vietnam International Franchise & Retail Exhibition

VIETNAM INTERNATIONAL FRANCHISE & RETAIL EXHIBITION

October 31-02, 2019
Vietnam International Franchise & Retail Exhibition will showcase products like Consulting service for store management and operations, real estate, finance etc.

Vietnam International Franchise & Retail Exhibition

VIETNAM INTERNATIONAL FRANCHISE & RETAIL EXHIBITION

October 31-02, 2019
Vietnam International Franchise & Retail Exhibition will showcase products like Consulting service for store management and operations, real estate, finance etc.

 

Webinars

NOV 20, 2019 | 1:00 pm
EVENT INFORMATION: TRENDS THAT ARE FORMING THE FUTURE OF RETAIL
Shop Environments Association's designer members have identified 6 retail environment trends that are changing how retailers reach their customers and sell their products through the Brick and Mortar stores. These trends come from over a year of direct observations from industry innova...
NOV 21, 2019 | 2:00 PM
THE AMAZON EFFECT: STREAMLINE RETAIL ACCOUNTING PROCESSES
What’s most recently being called “The Amazon Effect,” or the consumer shift to shopping online, is drastically changing how consumer goods and retail organizations operate. Omni-channel marketing in the form of e-commerce, social media, online marketplace, or brick-and-m...
NOV 21, 2019 | 1:00 pm
THE HALO EFFECT: HOW RETAILERS CAN GREATLY IMPROVE THEIR PROMOTIONAL PROFITABILITY AND SALES
The key to successful promotions is selecting the right product mix along with the right price mix. In this webinar, you'll learn how to optimize your promotions by using Daisy's AI-Powered Merchandise Solution Platform.Daisy greatly helps retailers consistently capture more sales ...
NOV 21, 2019 | 12:00 PM
NEW LEASE ACCOUNTING: IMPACT ON RETAIL AND RESTAURANTS INDUSTRIES WEBINAR
Restaurants, retailers and consumer products companies need to consider new lease accounting and the impact it has on their business operations. If you haven't already taken action, now is the time. It could take months to organize resources, gather relevant lease data, and implement n...
NOV 21, 2019 | 11:00 AM
EMERGING MACRO RETAIL TRENDS WEBINAR: SEGMENTATION REBOOT - “NEW” DEMOGRAPHICS TO FOCUS ON IN THE COMING DECADE
Demographic trends in the coming years will upend stereotype’s and dramatically shift growth opportunities. Some of these trends have already emerged and yet we’re still relying on our old segmentation strategies. Now, is time to reboot your demographic assumptions for the next...
NOV 27, 2019 | 6:30 am
HOW WHOLESALERS & DISTRIBUTORS CAN GET THE MOST OUT OF ECOMMERCE
Digital transformation is continuing to disrupt the wholesale distribution section. In an industry built upon human interaction and face-to-face sales, digitalisation can be daunting for companies that are afraid to embrace something new. With greater competition, increased customer expect...

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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...