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  • H&M earns top spot for global web traffic

    Marketing software firm SEMrush reported this week that fast-fashion retailer H&M was the most visited apparel e-commerce site worldwide in March. H&M received more than 67 million visits, whi...


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    https://www.retaildive.com/news/hm-earns-top-spot-for-global-web-traffic/555429/1879
  • H&M earns top spot for global web traffic

    Marketing software firm SEMrush reported this week that fast-fashion retailer H&M was the most visited apparel e-commerce site worldwide in March. H&M received more than 67 million visits, whi...


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    https://www.retaildive.com/news/hm-earns-top-spot-for-global-web-traffic/555429/1880
  • Amazon secures its own '.amazon' domain

    Amazon recently won a seven-year battle to quite literally capture the last word in e-commerce.The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a nonprofit organization that helps mana...


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    https://www.retaildive.com/news/amazon-secures-its-own-amazon-domain/555425/1881
  • Amazon secures its own '.amazon' domain

    Amazon recently won a seven-year battle to quite literally capture the last word in e-commerce.The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a nonprofit organization that helps mana...


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    https://www.retaildive.com/news/amazon-secures-its-own-amazon-domain/555425/1882
  • Bonobos eyes try-before-you-buy service expansion

    Menswear seller Bonobos has been testing a try-before-you-buy apparel service called "Ship. Try. Buy." in three Boston-area retail locations and is considering an expansion of the program, a...


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    https://www.retaildive.com/news/bonobos-eyes-try-before-you-buy-service-expansion/555382/1883
  • Bonobos eyes try-before-you-buy service expansion

    Menswear seller Bonobos has been testing a try-before-you-buy apparel service called "Ship. Try. Buy." in three Boston-area retail locations and is considering an expansion of the program, a...


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    https://www.retaildive.com/news/bonobos-eyes-try-before-you-buy-service-expansion/555382/1884
  • Nordstrom says 'Local' stores are its future

    Nordstrom on Tuesday reported that first quarter net sales fell 3.5% to $3.4 billion from $3.6 billion in the year-ago period; without credit card revenue, net sales slid to $3.3 billion from $3.5 bil...


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    https://www.retaildive.com/news/nordstrom-says-local-stores-are-its-future/555321/1855
  • Nordstrom says 'Local' stores are its future

    Nordstrom on Tuesday reported that first quarter net sales fell 3.5% to $3.4 billion from $3.6 billion in the year-ago period; without credit card revenue, net sales slid to $3.3 billion from $3.5 bil...


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    https://www.retaildive.com/news/nordstrom-says-local-stores-are-its-future/555321/1856
  • Stein Mart adds Amazon lockers to 200 stores

    Stein Mart on Tuesday announced that it is installing self-service Amazon Hub Lockers in nearly 200 of its stores across 28 states. The retailer operates 283 stores across 30 states, according to a St...


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    https://www.retaildive.com/news/stein-mart-adds-amazon-lockers-to-200-stores/555324/1857

EVENTS

Conferences

2019 store conference

2019 STORE CONFERENCE

May 28-29, 2019
eRetail Week Buenos Aires is a five day conference in Argentina, with each day dedicated to a different area including eShopping, ePayment, ePersonalization and eDelivery. It is designed for those in the Fashion, Pharmacy & Beauty and Retail (including supermarkets, home & decoration and con...

Store 2019

STORE 2019

May 28-29, 2019
STORE is Retail Council of Canada’s two-day conference held annually in Toronto. With an agenda and networking opportunities targeted to the unique needs of the dynamic retail industry in Canada, STORE is THE must-attend retail event of the season.

Startup Ecosystem Conference

STARTUP ECOSYSTEM CONFERENCE

May 30-30, 2019
Startup Ecosystem Conference is a must-attend for executives at industry-leading corporations, especially for those who work in innovation, emerging technology, corporate venture capital, and/or corporate development/strategy. It will include topics such as funding innovation, academic-corporate spo...

Store Conference

STORE CONFERENCE

May 29-30, 2019
The Store Conference is the must-attend event of the season. It will provide networking opportunities targeted to the unique needs of the dynamic retail industry in Canada.

Future Stores Europe 2019

FUTURE STORES EUROPE 2019

May 22-23, 2019
With rising customer expectations, the need for personalised in-store experiences and the constant wave of digital innovations, it is now more important than ever that you invest in the right new store initiatives to remain competitive.Only at Future Stores you will meet 200+ in-store innovators fro...

Retail Reimagined

RETAIL REIMAGINED

May 22-23, 2019
With rising customer expectations, the need for personalised in-store experiences and the constant wave of digital innovations, it is now more important than ever that you invest in the right new store initiatives to remain competitive.

The Growth of Health Consumerism: A Retailing Guide for Growing Patients

THE GROWTH OF HEALTH CONSUMERISM: A RETAILING GUIDE FOR GROWING PATIENTS

May 23-23, 2019
Ken Robbins is the CEO of Response Mine Health and has been featured in eHealth Strategy, AMA.org, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Strategic Healthcare Marketing and Health Communication.com. Ken has also been a featured contributor to the best-selling books, Socialnomics and The Digital Leader.

E-commerce Summit 2019

E-COMMERCE SUMMIT 2019

May 20-21, 2019
The E-commerce Summit is an exclusive, invitation-only conference for retailers and brands. In the relaxed ambience of the five-star Pullman Barcelona Hotel, retailers and brands will be sharing their knowledge and network with peers. Our unique business model enables retailers and brands to join fo...

 

Webinars

MAY 28, 2019 | 10:00
DRIVING ME CRAZY: WILL FALLING CAR OWNERSHIP MEAN A RETHINK OF RETAIL DESTINATIONS?
Urban consumers especially younger ones are abandoning the car. What does this mean for retailers, high streets and shopping centres? How can design help maintain the appeal of the shopping trip, when carrying home purchases isn’t an option?
MAY 29, 2019 | 11:00 a.m.
DRIVING ORGANIZATIONAL RESILIENCE THROUGHOUT THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
Join the BSI Group as they present the topic of Organizational Resilience with a specific focus on Supply Chain Resilience.Presented by: David Horlock, Managing Director, Global Food and Retail Supply Chain and Neil Coole, Director, Food and Retail Supply Chain for BSI Group.Click here to ...
MAY 31, 2019 | 11:00 am
DRIVING CATEGORY GROWTH WITH RETAIL TITANS: WALMART
Despite retail disruption Walmart remains a top priority for CPG suppliers.  Understand where to prioritize growth with precision, deliver the most efficient and productive assortments and learn how others have succeeded at Walmart through a series of specially selected case studies.
JUN 04, 2019 | 1 pm
P2PE IN POI ENVIRONMENTS: SCOPE, COST, BENEFITS AND IMPLEMENTATION
The webinar will detail Bluefin and Verizon’s white paper on P2PE and payment security, and include statistics from Verizon’s Data Breach Industry Report (DBIR) pertaining specifically to breach trends in the point of sale (POS) environment.
JUN 04, 2019 | 12pm
WHY BRANDS CHOOSE SHORT-TERM RETAIL
Pop-up stores are seen as one of the key retail trends, that will shape its future. Whether it’s new brands leveraging them to generate buzz, digital-native direct-to-consumer brands looking to widen their audience and provide an IRL experience, or seasoned retailers testing a new ma...
JUN 04, 2019 | 9:00am
AI IN RETAIL: POWERING THE STORE OF THE FUTURE
Today US Retailers are losing over $50 Billion per year in shrinkage from ticket switching, double-scan and theft. Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) solutions powered by AI are transforming the retail market.IVA is helping to improve loss prevention through real-time POS theft detection an...

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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...