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  • US retail sales expected to cross $3.9 trillion in 2020

    US retail sales are expected to rise between 3.5% and 4.1% to more than $3.9 trillion this year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Wednesday, despite fears surrounding the coronavirus outbr...


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    https://www.deccanherald.com/business/business-news/us-retail-sales-expected-to-cross-39-trillion-in-2020-808541.html2557
  • New York Security Law Changes Retail Data Efforts

    Everything about data is about to change for retailers doing business in New York State. On March 21, a new law regarding data security goes into effect and retailers of all sizes have less than a mon...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/news/retail/2020/new-york-security-law-changes-retail-data-efforts/2560
  • Sports retail chain decathalon leaks personal information of 123 million people

    French sporting retail giant Decathlon has become the latest big brand to expose user data via a misconfigured database, leaking over 123 million records including customer and employee information, a...


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    https://thetechportal.com/2020/02/27/decathalon-customer-data-breach-data-leak/2561
  • Amazon Just Made the $30k Amazon Retail Analytics Premium Data Free

    Selling on Amazon’s Vendor Central, where you sell your products directly to Amazon, has always been a coveted option for brands and manufacturers wanting their products on Amazon.com. One of th...


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    https://www.searchenginejournal.com/amazon-retail-analytics-premium-data-free/350692/#close2558
  • Walmart Plans To Bring Together eCommerce, Store Groups

    As Walmart aims to grow profits at its online shopping business and cut discord between units, the retailer is bringing together its store and eCommerce product-buying teams, The Wall Street Journal r...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/news/retail/2020/walmart-plans-bring-together-ecommerce-store-groups/2554
  • Ecommerce Is More About Delivery Than The Actual Product

    Though Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN 1.82% is increasingly synonymous with the ecommerce market, its vast expanse and unlimited opportunities within the segment is enabling hundreds of small- and mid-tier bus...


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    https://www.benzinga.com/news/20/02/15405463/ecommerce-is-more-about-delivery-than-the-actual-product2555
  • US Retail Sales Inches Higher In January

    American consumers rang in the new year with a bit of an increase in spending. Some measures of discretionary spending were sluggish, while there was also a downward revision to the previous month'...


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    https://www.fxstreet.com/analysis/us-retail-sales-inches-higher-in-january-2020022408292550
  • Startup Shogun raises $10M to help DTCs compete with Amazon

    Shogun, an e-commerce software startup, has raised $10 million in Series A funding from Initialized Capital, VMG Partners and Y Combinator. Per the company's announcement, the funding will go towa...


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    https://www.retaildive.com/news/startup-shogun-raises-10m-to-help-dtcs-compete-with-amazon/572807/2551
  • PhonePe and Paytm to pump US$278m into 2020 marketing efforts

    Top e-commerce platforms were recognized by the 2020 eCommerce Data Quadrant Awards from SoftwareReviews recently and Canada’s e-commerce giant ranked among the top award earners. With a composi...


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    https://www.itbusiness.ca/news/shopify-ranks-among-top-ecommerce-platforms-according-to-softwarereviews-awards/1142332553

EVENTS

Conferences

StorePoint Fashion

STOREPOINT FASHION

March 01-04, 2020
StorePoint Fashion is an executive level Event for all Fashion retail to connect with Suppliers to innovate the shopping experience. All Fashion will be represented including department stores, apparel, cosmetics, jewelry, and accessories.

RETAIL CONFERENCE 2020

RETAIL CONFERENCE 2020

March 06-06, 2020
The WA Retail Property Conference brings together innovative thinkers, world class speakers and leaders within the Retail industry to inspire and challenge the current ways of doing business. This year we are putting together a program that will stimulate, motivate and examine the issues and opportu...

Retail Shopfitting & Display Summit

RETAIL SHOPFITTING & DISPLAY SUMMIT

March 09-10, 2020
The Retail Shopfitting & Display Summit will conduct a dedicated business meeting along with plenary talks and workshop which are sufficient enough to provide most reliable insight on various aspects of shopfitting and display.

The retail summit

THE RETAIL SUMMIT

March 10-11, 2020
Digital disruption and a change in consumer expectations are driving a profound transformation in retail. A new generation of retailers are delivering a winning combination of outstanding service and ground-breaking use of technology to deliver the memorable shopping experiences that consumers crave...

The world’s no1 retail trade fair 16-20 feb 2020

THE WORLD’S NO1 RETAIL TRADE FAIR 16-20 FEB 2020

February 16-20, 2020
EuroShop is the world’s largest trade fair for retail investment requirements. Future-oriented and dynamic as the industry itself, the trade fair presents itself in eight fascinating retail dimensions with all the trends and topics that are moving the future.

eTail Connect

ETAIL CONNECT

February 17-18, 2020
eTail Connect is the one-stop shop for senior eCommerce executives from the top 250 UK retailers. This interactive forum provides the attendees with the opportunity to benchmark, share ideas, find solutions for their business and build lasting relationships.

Asia Retail Congress

ASIA RETAIL CONGRESS

February 13-14, 2020
Asia Retail Congress is the important global platform to promote world-class retail practices. It aims to discuss and influence the issues for a change. The Asia Retail Congress is aimed at company chairs, presidents and CEOs from leading international and national retailers, directors of internatio...

E-commerce Berlin Expo

E-COMMERCE BERLIN EXPO

February 13-13, 2020
E-commerce Berlin Expo will provide business opportunities for the entire e-­commerce ecosystem, from merchants to platforms, hosting providers, logistics providers, payment processors and other online solution businesses.

 

Webinars

FEB 29, 2020 | 2:30 am
BUILD, GROW & SELL T-SHIRTS ECOMMERCE BUSINESS
Start a Profitable and Sustainable online Venture by Following a Proven, Up-to-Date Blueprint for entrepreneurs who want to start their online business. This course provides a step-by-step practical video series on how to start from scratch and start a successful e-commerce business. Learn...
MAR 03, 2020 | 12:00pm
GETTING A GRIP ON THE GENERAL RETAIL INDUSTRY AWARD
Running a business in the retail industry can be tough work, and one of the elements that can cause employers and business owners the most grief is when it comes to applying the General Retail Industry Award. The many headlines coming out about companies falling afoul of their relevant mod...
MAR 03, 2020 | 11:30 pm
CREATING AN EFFECTIVE PRESENCE ON AMAZON MARKETING BEST PRACTICES
Ranking on Amazon organically is more complicated and challenging than Google searches. Beyond standard keyword relevance within product listing title description, and images, there are other product attributes that must be optimized. With half of all product searches starting on Amazon, t...
MAR 04, 2020 | 11.00 AM
HOW AND WHY YOU SHOULD SELL WITH GOOGLE SHOPPING ACTIONS
Google is the number one search engine and people are using this platform every day to discover and buy new items. With Shopping Actions, now they can buy products from wherever they are on Google. Shopping Actions has created a new way of shopping (comparable to Amazon), bringing search e...
MAR 05, 2020 | 04:00 PM
REGISTER FOR 'GROWING YOUR BRAND'S DIGITAL FOOTPRINT'.
Today’s omni-channel retailers require power, precision, and flexibility to ride the wave of the global economy. As your business explores new product lines, new customers, new suppliers, and new markets, you need a strategy and the right technology and tools that provide confidence ...
MAR 05, 2020 | 2:00 pm
DELIVER THE PERFECT ORDER = HAPPY SHOPPERS
Fulfill every customer order – perfectly and profitably tailor fulfillment processes and execution to meet the needs of your business and exceed the expectations of your customers. Your customers – whether they’re consumers or manufacturers – don’t care what i...

SUPERCHARGE YOUR DYNAMICS GP ECOMMERCE SHIPPING
How to connect to the Magento ecommerce platform and streamline shipping.Our new and improved web-based StarShip user interface and dashboard.Save time and money, eliminate logging into your ecommerce shopping carts everyday .The latest ecommerce integrations to Etsy, OpenCart, Squarespace...
WINNING OMNICHANNEL TO GROW IN RETAIL
In 2018, 96% of FMCG growth took place outside hyper and supermarkets, e-commerce grew 20%, discounters have been appearing almost everywhere and new hybrid retail formats are becoming more common place around the globe. Our upcoming publication Winning Omnichannel – Finding growth i...
PRODUCT DEMO NETSUITE'S POS & RETAIL MANAGEMENT SOLUTION
NetSuite is an end-to-end cloud solution designed for multi-channel and multi-location retailers and is the only cloud system to unify POS and ecommerce on a single platform with your core operational business systems inventory and order management, CRM, business intelligence, warehouse ma...
EXPERT TIPS TO KEEP YOUR ONLINE CUSTOMERS EXCITED AND ENGAGED
Surviving in online retail requires constant vigilance to keep your customers excited about your products and to be able to respond to the inevitable customer turnover. Keeping your site fresh and relevant, changing up products, building a customer community these are all must-dos to survi...
WEBINAR: WHAT’S NEXT IN E-COMMERCE
E-commerce sales across countries and markets continue to see growth, but profitability still evades most online retailers. It’s about to get even tougher, as the lines between online and offline retailers continue to blur.
B2B ECOMMERCE IN THE U.S. WILL TOP $1.2 TRILLION BY 2021
B2B ecommerce in the U.S. will top $1.2 trillion by 2021. This is your opportunity to take full advantage of a booming channel, and get an edge on your competition to grow your business. Our ecommerce experts can show you how.

RESOURCES

Rapidly evolving market realities are driving fundamental transformations in business practices in virtually every industry, including wholesale distribution. These transformations are moving rapidly ...

Changes fire rapidly in today’s retail environment, and legacy retailers like J.C. Penney, Walmart and others are seeking innovative new ways to capture shopper attention. While e-commerce gains...

The e-commerce retail environment is only getting more competitive thanks to digital and increasing mobile retail innovations. And while Amazon reins supreme, and often cited as the one to beat in e-c...

Amazon Go Grocery has opened to shoppers in Seattle at 610 E. Pike Street. The grocery store is running on a unique concept in retail, called “Just Walk Out Shopping”. The Amazon Go Grocer...

Amazon.com, Etsy, eBay these are just a few of the top grossing online merchandise sites, dedicated to making the consumer’s retail experience easier than ever. Amazon boasts its two-day s...

In 20 years, how will people look back on today’s wholesale industry? Will they view it as a business model from a bygone era, long since superseded by more modern alternatives? Absolutely not. ...

Gap is the latest retailer to dip its toes into the secondhand apparel market, following the lead of Macy’s, Nordstrom and others, in a bid to stay relevant in an industry shaken by changing con...

In the retail industry, holiday shopping accounts for about 20 percent of annual sales. In the final few weeks of the year, it’s easy for retailers to feel overwhelmed with not only an influx of...

For consumers, shopping can either be an exciting experience or a downright stressful one. Finding enough time to shop for the perfect gift or merely everyday staples while attempting to manage the ch...