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Bedding execs hail good news in new retail survey BEDDING EXECS HAIL GOOD NEWS IN NEW RETAIL SURVEY

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Oct 20, 2019

A new retail bedding survey is being hailed as good news by bedding executives at this week’s High Point Market. Piper Jaffray’s September Mattress Retailer Survey provides an upbeat look at the bedding industry’s prospects. It says the industry enjoyed a “solid” Septem...

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3 Retail High-Yield Dividend Stocks I’d Buy Right Now 3 RETAIL HIGH-YIELD DIVIDEND STOCKS I’D BUY RIGHT NOW

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Oct 20, 2019

The retail industry overall is a bit of a mess. At the top of the heap, there is Amazon.com. At the bottom of the heap, there are bankruptcies and thousands of stores closing. Between those extremes, there are enticing values to be found. Macy's , Tapestry, and L Brands are worth considering as ...

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Interactive floor or wall retail experiences from Lumo Play INTERACTIVE FLOOR OR WALL RETAIL EXPERIENCES FROM LUMO PLAY

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Oct 17, 2019

Lumo Play software works on any projector, tv, or touchscreen! Download a free trial today: http://bit.ly/31nkzdA Questions? Contact us:  http://bit.ly/2VRLU6c

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How Online Retailers Can Beat the Holiday Season HOW ONLINE RETAILERS CAN BEAT THE HOLIDAY SEASON

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Oct 17, 2019

Huge discounts and campaigns mean more clicks and more customers. For example, Amazon.com's Prime Day has ballooned in just four years to a 48-hour online shopping bonanza, which this year raked in a whopping $7.9 billion and sold 175 million products. Then there’s Black Friday, which has ...

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How Data Analytics Is Driving Digital Transformation in Retail HOW DATA ANALYTICS IS DRIVING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN RETAIL

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Oct 17, 2019

The use of data analytics is powering digital transformation in retail, from supply chain and in-store inventory management to customer service and engagement. In this report, we offer key insights into the growing adoption of analytics by the retail sector: The use of analytics enables retailers to...

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US retail sales dip 0.3% in September US RETAIL SALES DIP 0.3% IN SEPTEMBER

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Oct 16, 2019

Retail sales dropped in September by the largest amount in seven months, possibly signaling that rising trade tensions and turbulent markets are having an impact on consumer spending. Retail sales fell 0.3% last month following a 0.6% gain in August, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. It wa...

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What’s Behind The Drop In US Retail Sales? WHAT’S BEHIND THE DROP IN US RETAIL SALES?

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Oct 16, 2019

Retail sales in the U.S. decreased 0.3 percent September 2019, the first such decline in seven months, according to figures released Wednesday (Oct. 16) by the U.S. Commerce Department. The news comes amid ongoing fears of a recession and worries about trade wars. Automobile sales fell 0.9 percent, ...

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US retail sales to remain steady in September US RETAIL SALES TO REMAIN STEADY IN SEPTEMBER

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Oct 15, 2019

Risk Warning: 69.10% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Risk warning is correct at the time of publication and may change. Please check our Risk Disclosure for an up to da...

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New Connected Shoppers Research: Welcome to the Retail Battle for Wallet Share NEW CONNECTED SHOPPERS RESEARCH: WELCOME TO THE RETAIL BATTLE FOR WALLET SHARE

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Oct 15, 2019

Salesforce’s John Strain shares new data on where and why shoppers choose to buy. A new survey of 10,000 global shoppers found that 86% purchase from a combination of online marketplaces, direct-to-consumer brands, and retailers. However, the reason for purchasing on one channel over another v...

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Retail Sector Pushes Talent Demand For Festive Hiring RETAIL SECTOR PUSHES TALENT DEMAND FOR FESTIVE HIRING

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Oct 15, 2019

With the beginning of the festive season, consumer-driven sectors such as consumer durables/FMCG (5 percent) and retail (12 percent) reported growth in talent demand in September 2019, says TimesJobs RecruiteX. Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals industry recorded the highest growth in talent demand (21 perc...

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How to Build a Successful Retail Business Model in 2020 HOW TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL RETAIL BUSINESS MODEL IN 2020

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Oct 11, 2019

It is a massive struggle for a retail business to find the right balance between e-commerce, brick and mortar and knowing what channels to use (Amazon, eBay, Google) to market and sell your products. Payment options are evolving and users want the latest – Apple Pay, Crypto-pay, EMV, etc. Here...

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The New Age of Retail Tugs at Consumer Emotions THE NEW AGE OF RETAIL TUGS AT CONSUMER EMOTIONS

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Oct 11, 2019

Consumers today are savvy. The traditional hard sell approach doesn’t move products off of shelves and into homes as it once did. However, what shoppers will open their wallets for (across all demographics) is an experience, whether technology-enhanced or immersive. To entice consumers in-stor...

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U.S. Retail Imports Expected to Surge Ahead of December Tariffs U.S. RETAIL IMPORTS EXPECTED TO SURGE AHEAD OF DECEMBER TARIFFS

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Oct 10, 2019

Imports at the major retail container ports in the U.S. are expected to hit their highest level of the year in November, just before more tariffs take effect in December, according to the Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. New 15 percent tar...

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Unbun Foods makes its way across the US bringing grain-free, keto hamburger buns to restaurants and retail UNBUN FOODS MAKES ITS WAY ACROSS THE US BRINGING GRAIN-FREE, KETO HAMBURGER BUNS TO RESTAURANTS AND RETAIL

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Oct 10, 2019

Dissatisfied with flimsy lettuce wraps and preservative-filled gluten-free buns when eating out at restaurants, founder of Unbun Foods, Gus Klemos, created his own grain-free, gluten-free, keto-friendly buns to enjoy with his burgers.

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5 Things to Know About the Brex Card for Ecommerce 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE BREX CARD FOR ECOMMERCE

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Oct 09, 2019

The Brex Card for Ecommerce is among a suite of the company’s $0-annual-fee business cards and like its Brex brethren, it offers some intriguing benefits. For starters, it doesn’t require a personal guarantee or a credit check. Brex underwrites using other factors, including cash flow an...

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3 Reasons Why Retailers Need Mobile Payments 3 REASONS WHY RETAILERS NEED MOBILE PAYMENTS

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Oct 09, 2019

In today's retail world, more and more consumers are searching for faster and simpler ways to make purchases. Whether shopping online or in-store, innovations such as self-checkout aren’t enough anymore. The mobile wallet has emerged as a way to enhance the customer experience and edge out...

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Biomedical Engineering Student Discovers Careers in Retail BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING STUDENT DISCOVERS CAREERS IN RETAIL

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Oct 09, 2019

I’m a Biomedical Engineering senior at the Milwaukee School of Engineering and President of my SWE Club. I had no idea the retail industry had career opportunities for engineers until I attended the NRF Foundation Student Program in January. Through my school, I heard about an opportunity for ...

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Predicting Peak: 3 Lessons for the Holiday Shopping Season PREDICTING PEAK: 3 LESSONS FOR THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON

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Oct 08, 2019

As the key trading period in retail, ensuring a successful holiday shopping season is a matter of survival for e-commerce and traditional retailers alike. But that’s about the only thing retailers can be certain of. Over the last few years, the shape of the peak shopping season has evolved in ...

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Bella+Canvas Introduces Direct-to-Consumer Retail Channel BELLA+CANVAS INTRODUCES DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER RETAIL CHANNEL

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Oct 08, 2019

Bella+Canvas, Los Angeles, announced that it launched a direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform. Previously, Bella+Canvas apparel was only available via wholesale channels, but now end-buyers can directly purchase blank men's and women's styles from a curated assortment of products. Furthermo...

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The Operational Impacts of Personalizing Subscription Ecommerce THE OPERATIONAL IMPACTS OF PERSONALIZING SUBSCRIPTION ECOMMERCE

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Oct 08, 2019

What do subscription commerce customers really want? An excellent personalized experience is paramount for 28% of subscribers of curated boxes, according to a report by McKinsey & Company. There’s no doubt that subscribers want to feel special. Subscription commerce companies can satisfy t...

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The 6 Things Shaping Hotel Retail THE 6 THINGS SHAPING HOTEL RETAIL

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Oct 08, 2019

Locally curated retail provides hotel brands with an opportunity to continuously evolve and stay current within a neighborhood, all while deepening their connection among guests and the local community. In the lean toward local, luxury and lifestyle hotels are adding small retail spaces that serve a...

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How US Retail Sales Changed in Two Decades HOW US RETAIL SALES CHANGED IN TWO DECADES

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Oct 08, 2019

Retail sales represent the purchase of goods by the end consumers during a particular period. It includes merchandise sold by establishments that are mainly involved in retail trade. Also, retail sales are indicative of the level of economic activity during a given period. The US retail sales rose f...

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Shopdrop is hiring retail sales representatives in new york SHOPDROP IS HIRING RETAIL SALES REPRESENTATIVES IN NEW YORK

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Oct 04, 2019

ShopDrop is the best sample sale finder in NYC. Aside from telling you where and when sample sales are happening, posting reviews of sample sales on Instagram and covering sales, we also run quite a few of them ourselves. Our goal is to provide a positive, clean & efficient shopping experience f...

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Three Cornerstones of Global Retail Innovation THREE CORNERSTONES OF GLOBAL RETAIL INNOVATION

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Oct 04, 2019

To the untrained eye or casual observer, the retail sector in recent years can seem like a blur of dizzying change. From experiential stores, virtual reality dressing rooms, voice commerce, anonymous shopping, to “online-native” brands opening brick and mortar shops, even pundits are fin...

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How Cashless Retail Changes Analytics Strategy HOW CASHLESS RETAIL CHANGES ANALYTICS STRATEGY

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Oct 03, 2019

The familiar line from the American Express commercials, “Don’t leave home with it,” was meant to have consumers remember their credit cards. It is an especially useful reminder when purchasing online. With the advent of cashless retail (or cashierless retail, as some experts are c...

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Why Retail Stocks Were Slipping Today WHY RETAIL STOCKS WERE SLIPPING TODAY

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Oct 02, 2019

Shares of retail stocks were falling again on Wednesday as the specter of a recession spooked investors once again. A number of economic data points pushed stocks lower, including a weak ADP payroll report for September. That followed a report on Tuesday from the Institute of Supply Management that ...

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Why Attribution Remains the ‘Wild, Wild West’ for Retailers WHY ATTRIBUTION REMAINS THE ‘WILD, WILD WEST’ FOR RETAILERS

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Oct 01, 2019

With the rise of online retail and an explosion of new paths to purchase, consumers now average six or more touchpoints before making a purchasing decision. With so many channels for consumers to engage with, marketers are challenged to know which channels and messages drive the best results, and wh...

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What WHAT'S NEXT FOR RETAIL? MIXED-USED DEVELOPMENTS

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Oct 01, 2019

John Crombie, Executive Managing Director, Retail Services, Canada, talks about the growing trend of mixed-used developments.

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Forever 21 to axe 350 stores after filing for bankruptcy FOREVER 21 TO AXE 350 STORES AFTER FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY

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Sep 30, 2019

Forever 21 has announced it will close up to 350 stores globally after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US. The fast fashion retailer, which has just a few stores in the UK, filed for bankruptcy thanks to the growth in online retailers such as Amazon. Chapter 11 protection resemble...

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3 Reasons Why Target Is a Higher-Quality Retail Play Than Walmart 3 REASONS WHY TARGET IS A HIGHER-QUALITY RETAIL PLAY THAN WALMART

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Sep 30, 2019

After crushing second-quarter expectations, both retailers look to be performing at a high level. And in an age and industry where Amazon is constantly threatening the bottom line, the fact that these companies are able to adapt on the fly solidifies their staying power. Although both companies look...

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How Aptos ONE transformed transactions in retail HOW APTOS ONE TRANSFORMED TRANSACTIONS IN RETAIL

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Sep 30, 2019

Sportswear retailer Under Armour reported ringing in more than 7,000 transactions in three days using groundbreaking point of sale (POS) and mobile selling solutions. With retail technology solution company Aptos, Under Armour sold a whopping 47,000 items after augmenting their existing POS capabili...

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Forever 21 Files for Bankruptcy, Adding to Retail Apocalypse FOREVER 21 FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY, ADDING TO RETAIL APOCALYPSE

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Sep 30, 2019

filed for bankruptcy protection, the latest big fashion merchant who couldn’t cope with high rents and heavy competition as the shift to e-commerce cut a swathe through traditional retailers. Court papers filed in Wilmington, Delaware, show Forever 21 has estimated liabilities on a consolidate...

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German Retail Sales Rise Slightly in August GERMAN RETAIL SALES RISE SLIGHTLY IN AUGUST

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Sep 30, 2019

German retail sales rose slightly in August, data showed on Monday, helping to allay concerns that a recession in the manufacturing sector is starting to take its toll on a consumption-driven growth cycle in Europe's largest economy. Retail sales were up by 0.5% on the month in real terms after ...

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5 tips to prepare your e-commerce business for the holiday shopping season 5 TIPS TO PREPARE YOUR E-COMMERCE BUSINESS FOR THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON

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Sep 29, 2019

Businesses wanting to cash in on the holiday shopping season need to learn how best to cope with demand without unnecessary disruptions. Welcome to the official YouTube channel of DHL, the global market leader in the logistics industry and The Logistics Company for the world. In our videos, we guide...

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CASHINFINITY Overview Retail Solution video ES CASHINFINITY OVERVIEW RETAIL SOLUTION VIDEO ES

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Sep 26, 2019

Cash is a physical item. The way it moves from one place to another has to be managed just as you would manage any other object of value. Smart retailers around the world are managing the movement and use of cash in the same way they do for their merchandise. In other words, there is a supply chain ...

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A Day in the Life: Retail Sales Associate A DAY IN THE LIFE: RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE

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Sep 26, 2019

Meet our Retail Sales Associates who help customers at our store locations across our 41-state footprint. They promote products, exceed sales goals, and do it all while delivering exceptional customer service. Go behind the scenes with our team. For more information on careers at Spectrum and to app...

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The Retail Revival: Learnings From Amazon and Costco THE RETAIL REVIVAL: LEARNINGS FROM AMAZON AND COSTCO

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Sep 26, 2019

Connecting with individual shoppers is the mandate for retailers today. Using new technologies, they're capitalizing on internet-connected capabilities, launching new in-store innovations, and more, all to satisfy shifting consumer demands. But it's not enough. Consumers have moved beyond th...

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Illycaffe seeks U.S. retail partner to expand its coffee cafe network ILLYCAFFE SEEKS U.S. RETAIL PARTNER TO EXPAND ITS COFFEE CAFE NETWORK

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Sep 26, 2019

Premium coffee maker Illycaffe is ready to sell a stake in the Italian company to a strategic partner to help it boost its retail network, the family-owned group said on Thursday. The coffee maker has picked Goldman Sachs to find a major U.S.-based retailer as a partner to expand Illy’s U.S.-b...

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How retail HOW RETAIL'S BATTLE FOR CONSUMER EXPECTATIONS IS BEING FOUGHT OUTSIDE RETAIL

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Sep 25, 2019

Anthony Capano, Managing Director International, Rakuten Marketing, explains how a wider circle of influence and non-traditional retailers are transforming consumer expectations.

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How to process your e-commerce order quickly? SFC process to customer satisfaction HOW TO PROCESS YOUR E-COMMERCE ORDER QUICKLY? SFC PROCESS TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

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Sep 25, 2019

SFC-Your reliable fulfillment & global shipment partner. All your ecommerce fulfillment need  is done in SFC

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Blockchain in Retail Market Worth USD 3,704 Million Globally By 2024 BLOCKCHAIN IN RETAIL MARKET WORTH USD 3,704 MILLION GLOBALLY BY 2024

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Sep 25, 2019

The leading research firm Zion Market Research published a research report containing 110+ pages on "Blockchain in Retail Market by Product  Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2017-2024", which serves with all-inclusive, highly-effective, and thoroughly...

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Smart Retail Market Worth USD 43.76 Billion By 2024 SMART RETAIL MARKET WORTH USD 43.76 BILLION BY 2024

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Sep 25, 2019

The leading research firm Zion Market Research published a research report containing 110+ pages on "Smart Retail Market: By Technology (ZigBee, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Smart and By Application Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis And Forecast, 2017 -2024", which serves with all-in...

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Retail at American Dream to open in March 2020 RETAIL AT AMERICAN DREAM TO OPEN IN MARCH 2020

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Sep 25, 2019

After more than a decade of stumbles and three owners, American Dream, New Jersey’s answer to Mall of America and the West Edmonton Mall, is set to open this October. Come October 25, guests will be able to ride The Shredder and The Shellraiser at American Dream’s Nickelodeon Universe Th...

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Amazon’s proposed tie-up with Reliance Retail may not happen: ET report AMAZON’S PROPOSED TIE-UP WITH RELIANCE RETAIL MAY NOT HAPPEN: ET REPORT

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Sep 25, 2019

Apparently, the anticipated association between Amazon and Reliance Retail is likely not happening and Amazon is looking elsewhere for tie-ups. The report on this development claims the e-commerce giant has opted out due to the high valuation Reliance was placing its retail business at. Even a minor...

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Get a True 360 View of Your Retail Customer & Business GET A TRUE 360 VIEW OF YOUR RETAIL CUSTOMER & BUSINESS

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Sep 24, 2019

The timely, effective and creative use of data can improve both the customer’s retail experience and your bottom line. Learn more at www.factgem.com.

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How State Cashmere Navigated Its Global Ecommerce Expansion HOW STATE CASHMERE NAVIGATED ITS GLOBAL ECOMMERCE EXPANSION

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Sep 24, 2019

Over the last decade, ecommerce has fueled a boom in the digital economy, giving small businesses around the world an opportunity to expand their reach and capture the attention of consumers. This trend has prompted massive growth within the direct-to-consumer (D2C) space, where business owners can ...

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How to Choose KPIs for Your Ecommerce Business HOW TO CHOOSE KPIS FOR YOUR ECOMMERCE BUSINESS

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Sep 24, 2019

Key performance indicators apply to many aspects of an ecommerce business. Examples include marketing KPIs to track, say, coupon redemptions, or return on investment from advertising, or annual sales growth. A human resources department may have a KPI to monitor employee turnover. In this post, I&rs...

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Is this the fastest ecommerce delivery in the world? IS THIS THE FASTEST ECOMMERCE DELIVERY IN THE WORLD?

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Sep 23, 2019

Goodman's ambition is to help our customers grow and succeed. We want to make their ambitions a reality.  We interviewed three global companies whose ambitions are changing the way we all live and work, for the better. Companies whose passion and drive are helping to shape our industry, acc...

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5 Reasons Ascena Retail Group Will Survive 5 REASONS ASCENA RETAIL GROUP WILL SURVIVE

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Sep 23, 2019

Ascena Retail Group (ASNA) is a women's apparel specialty retailer. It operates several well-known brands including Ann Taylor, LOFT, Catherines, Lane Bryant, and Justice. The company has experienced major struggles in recent years due to weak top- and bottom-line performance which have been cau...

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Suppliers in electronic retail shelf labelling solution market SUPPLIERS IN ELECTRONIC RETAIL SHELF LABELLING SOLUTION MARKET

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Sep 23, 2019

The global size of the electronic shelf labelling (ESL) solution market will reach $460 million in 2020 from $238 million in 2015, according to analyst firm Technavio. Leading electronic shelf labelling (ESL) solution providers include Altierre, Displaydata, Pricer, SES-imagotag, Teraoka Seiko, Huaw...

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Retail Automation Market to Reach Record Value of USD 21 Billion By 2024 RETAIL AUTOMATION MARKET TO REACH RECORD VALUE OF USD 21 BILLION BY 2024

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Sep 22, 2019

Zion Market Research published a research report title “Retail Automation Market by Product (Point of sale, Barcode and RFID, ESL, Camera, AGV, ASRS, and Automated conveyor), by Type (Vending machines, Service kiosks, Retail kiosk, Self checkout, Retail apps, and Retail operations), and by End...

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How manufacturers and dealers can partner in online retail HOW MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS CAN PARTNER IN ONLINE RETAIL

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Sep 22, 2019

I think our industry is missing out on an opportunity for manufacturers in online retail, with product pickup at independent lumberyards. So many manufacturers that are too eager to sell products from their own websites don’t consider how it affects their distribution network. One decking manu...

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Just Billing Windows- How to do Customer feedback? JUST BILLING WINDOWS- HOW TO DO CUSTOMER FEEDBACK?

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Sep 19, 2019

It is a common practice for the restaurants to take customer feedback on the product variety available, quality and service. Customer Feedback received can be entered into the system from this page.

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Why Shipping Must Be a High Priority for Online Retailers WHY SHIPPING MUST BE A HIGH PRIORITY FOR ONLINE RETAILERS

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Sep 19, 2019

The global e-commerce market is continuing to boom, and as the industry matures it’s clear that shipping is as important to success as any other aspect of business. Shoppers might love the product, but if they don’t like the shipping options, they won’t buy. Offer them cheaper or b...

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4 fintech companies that are helping retail-oriented investors 4 FINTECH COMPANIES THAT ARE HELPING RETAIL-ORIENTED INVESTORS

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Sep 19, 2019

If you’re looking to support fintech companies that help the retail sector, there are plenty of options to consider. Four companies are worth looking into are Divvy, Swiftly, Mavely, and Dosh. These apps help blend financial technology services with retail and are currently making waves in the...

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Global Retail eCommerce Market Size, Share, Trends, Key Players, Overview, Competitive Breakdown and Regional Forecast by 2025 GLOBAL RETAIL ECOMMERCE MARKET SIZE, SHARE, TRENDS, KEY PLAYERS, OVERVIEW, COMPETITIVE BREAKDOWN AND REGIONAL FORECAST BY 2025

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Sep 18, 2019

The global retail e-commerce market is expected to witness high growth due to the favorable attitude towards new buying channels. The general market is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of approximately 10% between 2019 and 2025.Retail e-commerce allows consumers to buy products from the se...

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Technology slowly enters the cannabis retail space, as tablet-based applications change customers’ buying habits TECHNOLOGY SLOWLY ENTERS THE CANNABIS RETAIL SPACE, AS TABLET-BASED APPLICATIONS CHANGE CUSTOMERS’ BUYING HABITS

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Sep 18, 2019

At Cookies on Melrose, budtenders have literally turned a corner. Thanks to tablet-based point of sales (POS) applications made specifically to navigate the rules and regulations of the cannabis industry, budtenders are in a position to offer a front-and-center boutique sales experience. The friendl...

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Best B2B Lead Nurturing Examples BEST B2B LEAD NURTURING EXAMPLES

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Sep 17, 2019

Any way you slice it, nurtures are a demand generation staple but are not often seen or shared. It's no wonder marketers say their nurtures aren't performing. Searching for examples of B2B lead nurturing programs is a frustrating and fruitless experience. So we did the heavy lifting for you ...

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How to Apply the Wisdom of Crowds in eCommerce HOW TO APPLY THE WISDOM OF CROWDS IN ECOMMERCE

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Sep 17, 2019

In 1907, the British scientist Francis Galton understood the wisdom of crowds. In 2019, you can use it to improve your eCommerce conversions, together with machine learning: https://www.omniconvert.com/adapt

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Higher fuel prices may steal holiday cheer from U.S. retailers HIGHER FUEL PRICES MAY STEAL HOLIDAY CHEER FROM U.S. RETAILERS

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Sep 17, 2019

U.S. retailers already reeling from the U.S.-China trade war and an uncertain economic picture now have something else to fret about this holiday season - higher fuel prices. A surge in energy prices after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities has raised the specter of more expensiv...

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U.S. retail gasoline prices jump after Saudi oil attacks U.S. RETAIL GASOLINE PRICES JUMP AFTER SAUDI OIL ATTACKS

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Sep 17, 2019

U.S. retail gasoline prices jumped on Tuesday after crude oil futures spiked nearly 15% following weekend attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, though the increase may be less dramatic than originally anticipated after Saudi Arabia said it might restore its facilities within a few weeks. The aver...

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Ecommerce Academy - Diplomado Ecommerce Omnicanal ECOMMERCE ACADEMY - DIPLOMADO ECOMMERCE OMNICANAL

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Sep 16, 2019

FOUNDERS FORMING FOUNDERS The only program in the country developed to train professionals with a vision for Ecommerce management. Make your vacancy reservation in this link: http://www.ecommerceacademy.pe/diplomado-comercio-electronico-diplomado-marketing-digital/

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Worried about the impact of tariffs on your wallet? Here’s what to expect WORRIED ABOUT THE IMPACT OF TARIFFS ON YOUR WALLET? HERE’S WHAT TO EXPECT

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Sep 16, 2019

Are you prepared to dig a little deeper into your wallet? If not, you may have to make some choices about the products you buy and your budget, thanks to the latest round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods that went into effect earlier this month, as well as the duties set to hit in December. The end ...

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U.S. Inventories And Retail Sales - We U.S. INVENTORIES AND RETAIL SALES - WE'RE NOT SEEING A PRE-RECESSIONARY BUILD UP

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Sep 16, 2019

No one's information about the economy is perfect - this is rather the problem with a fully planned one as Hayek pointed out. Therefore people make all sorts of mistakes while they're waiting for the correct information to reach them. In our market economy one of those is that on the cusp of...

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Pos Terminal Market Report 2019 Top Manufacturers Analysis and Industry Growth Forecast to 2019-2059 POS TERMINAL MARKET REPORT 2019 TOP MANUFACTURERS ANALYSIS AND INDUSTRY GROWTH FORECAST TO 2019-2059

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Sep 16, 2019

Global Pos Terminal Market report provides an incisive analysis with current and future Opportunities to clarify the upcoming investment in the market. Pos Terminal Industry report extensively provides the market size, share, trends, growth, and forecasts for the period 2019-2025. The Global Pos Ter...

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Boost Your Engagement With Email Marketing Benchmarks BOOST YOUR ENGAGEMENT WITH EMAIL MARKETING BENCHMARKS

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Sep 15, 2019

When it comes to boosting email engagement, the majority of B2B marketers will likely analyze their email metrics to see where they can improve. Analytics is a cornerstone of B2B email marketing and a factor that cannot be replaced or ignored. However, did you know that you can leverage a different ...

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Humans of Retail | Haus of Hof Hair by Eric HUMANS OF RETAIL | HAUS OF HOF HAIR BY ERIC

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Sep 15, 2019

You may remember the extravagant hair and makeup look on our EyeJack App video a few weeks ago - now meet the man behind the hair! Eric from Haus of Hof Hair By Eric has always had a fascination with the beauty salon, and in the first of our "Humans of Retail" series we take a look behind ...

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Global Point Of Sale (Pos) Terminal Market Size 2019- Free Research Sample Study & Huge Growth till 2024 GLOBAL POINT OF SALE (POS) TERMINAL MARKET SIZE 2019- FREE RESEARCH SAMPLE STUDY & HUGE GROWTH TILL 2024

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Sep 15, 2019

Global Point Of Sale (Pos) Terminal Market Is Highly Growing in Electronics Industry with Good Revenue by 2024.Global Point Of Sale (Pos) Terminal Market analysis report breakdown data by leading manufacturers, key region, product type, and application, also researches the market share, market statu...

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Singtel Receives Industry Recognition for Flagship Retail Store SINGTEL RECEIVES INDUSTRY RECOGNITION FOR FLAGSHIP RETAIL STORE

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Sep 13, 2019

Singtel won the Most Innovative Retail Concept Award for the digital transformation of its flagship store in Singapore at the recent Federation of Asia-Pacific Retailers Associations (FAPRA) Awards 2019.This is the fifth accolade for the store at Comcentre since it reopened in January 2018. The FAPR...

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5 Things Brands Need to Monitor on Their Retailers’ Sites 5 THINGS BRANDS NEED TO MONITOR ON THEIR RETAILERS’ SITES

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Sep 12, 2019

You work hard to make sure your brick-and-mortar stores deliver a consistent experience from store to store. When you take your products online, creating that consistent experience is just as important but it looks a little different. Each product page on every retailer’s website represents a ...

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Bigtincan Hub Overview BIGTINCAN HUB OVERVIEW

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Sep 12, 2019

Bigtincan is the industry's leading Sales Enablement Automation platform, empowering Sales teams to win more and be more productive every day, while providing Marketing the ability to establish ROI on content creation efforts.

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Lazada is Southeast Asia’s ecommerce leader with over 50 million buyers, CEO says LAZADA IS SOUTHEAST ASIA’S ECOMMERCE LEADER WITH OVER 50 MILLION BUYERS, CEO SAYS

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Sep 12, 2019

Lazada Group chief executive Pierre Poignant said the company operates the top ecommerce platform in Southeast Asia with more than 50 million active buyers annually, contrary to prior reports that painted the site as a laggard. “We are growing at triple digits for the past three quarters, whic...

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Free Salon POS Software FREE SALON POS SOFTWARE

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Sep 11, 2019

Salon and Spa Business has a different set of requirements and objectives. It’s not an easy task to manage your client's booking and schedule. You may need salon software to manage your Salon business.  Saloneer is the cloud-based Salon and spa management software provides the basic f...

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Bike Index POS integration lets retailers quickly add serial numbers to registry BIKE INDEX POS INTEGRATION LETS RETAILERS QUICKLY ADD SERIAL NUMBERS TO REGISTRY

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Sep 11, 2019

With new integrations with retail point of sale systems allowing frictionless enrollment, partnerships with major used bike sellers, and promoted social media posting options for consumers with stolen bikes, BikeIndex.org is hoping to further reduce the scourge of bike thievery. BikeIndex began oper...

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Global Cannabis Retail POS Software Market 2019 Ample Organics, Cova POS, Dispensary Point of Sale Business Solution GLOBAL CANNABIS RETAIL POS SOFTWARE MARKET 2019 AMPLE ORGANICS, COVA POS, DISPENSARY POINT OF SALE BUSINESS SOLUTION

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Sep 11, 2019

The Global Cannabis Retail POS Software market report offers a complete evaluation of this market, highlighting the growth boosters, obstructions, future prospects, and the changing competitive aspect of this market, notably. It also exacts the most prominent market trends and the current and previo...

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How New Payment Options are Changing Ecommerce HOW NEW PAYMENT OPTIONS ARE CHANGING ECOMMERCE

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Sep 11, 2019

There was a time when the concept of online payments made people skeptical, but that’s far from the case today. Payments are central to eCommerce and now people don’t think twice before making an online payment. However, with more concerns about entering payment credentials and the desir...

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7 Game-Changing Marketing Automation Workflows for Lead Nurturing 7 GAME-CHANGING MARKETING AUTOMATION WORKFLOWS FOR LEAD NURTURING

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Sep 10, 2019

Let’s face it. You have thousands of contacts sitting in your database, some of whom are collecting dust. Why? Because without a plan to convert them into customers, they’re no more useful than a desk paperweight. So how do you begin to nurture them through the funnel? Workflows, of cour...

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Anec. A Revolution in retail experience. ANEC. A REVOLUTION IN RETAIL EXPERIENCE.

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Sep 10, 2019

The Retail Experience Economy Model identifies four key factors determining a customer's . As the industrial revolution took hold, the economy shifted towards. Retail is about to go through changes that could dwarf its previous revolutions. Customers are no longer satisfied with just goods; they...

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How does Amazon dominate ecommerce? HOW DOES AMAZON DOMINATE ECOMMERCE?

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Sep 10, 2019

In late July, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin leveled an explosive claim on CNBC, declaring Amazon has “destroyed the retail industry across the United States” and there’s “no question” it has limited competition. The comment was Mnuchin’s reaction to a U.S...

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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EU VAT changes for eCommerce businesses EU VAT CHANGES FOR ECOMMERCE BUSINESSES

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Sep 09, 2019

Tax technology specialists Vertex brought together tax professionals, solution experts, and its customers in Munich for its Vertex Exchange Europe event. World Finance interviewed half a dozen delegates for an update on Europe's latest tax compliant challenges and technological advancements: in ...

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Three tips for expanding a retail business THREE TIPS FOR EXPANDING A RETAIL BUSINESS

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Sep 09, 2019

Running a retail store is getting a lot harder in the face of the rise of online shopping and if you want to thrive, you need to find ways to compete with the convenience and price of e-commerce stores. If you can do that, you should be able to build a successful business and even start thinking abo...

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Wash Dry Fold POS Promotes Gollahon WASH DRY FOLD POS PROMOTES GOLLAHON

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Sep 09, 2019

Henderson brought Gollahon on board shortly after starting the company in 2016.“I was focused on fulfilling incoming orders and I needed somebody to call back a list of Laundromats that had requested information on our POS system and to help me prepare for Clean Show 2017 in Las Vegas,” ...

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Act Now to Meet Petrol Industry Mandates ACT NOW TO MEET PETROL INDUSTRY MANDATES

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Sep 09, 2019

Britain’s crisis-hit retailers suffered a dramatic fall in shopper numbers in the last three months as consumers continued to opt to visit out of town retail parks, or to shop online. According to the latest footfall data, the scorching hot bank holiday weekend failed to halt the decline in pe...

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Sales Acceleration Technology Market Valuable Growth Prospects And Forecasting Till 2029 SALES ACCELERATION TECHNOLOGY MARKET VALUABLE GROWTH PROSPECTS AND FORECASTING TILL 2029

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Sep 09, 2019

The future prospect of Global Sales Acceleration Technology Market report describes elements such as companies, types, and applications along with market size, share and global growth by its geographical region. This report analyses the business atmosphere with the most effectual market trends in th...

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Smart POS Terminal Market Analysis and Technology Advancement Outlook 2019 to 2025 SMART POS TERMINAL MARKET ANALYSIS AND TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT OUTLOOK 2019 TO 2025

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Sep 09, 2019

The report titled “Smart POS Terminal Market” report will be very useful to get a stronger and effective business outlook. It provides an in-depth analysis of different attributes of industries such as trends, SWOT analysis, policies, and clients operating in several regions. The qualita...

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Our innovative approach reveals the ROI of your POS OUR INNOVATIVE APPROACH REVEALS THE ROI OF YOUR POS

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Sep 05, 2019

It’s now possible to track the incremental sales driven by your POS campaigns, as Indicia’s Director of Insight and Data Steve Lowell reveals… It’s far easier to measure the effectiveness of digital marketing than in-store POS. That’s why many big global brands are dis...

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Restaurant POS System/ Android POS RESTAURANT POS SYSTEM/ ANDROID POS

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Sep 05, 2019

User friendly restaurant POS system for restaurants and retailers to manage their business effortlessly.

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Why You Need Rugged Tablets for Your Restaurant POS WHY YOU NEED RUGGED TABLETS FOR YOUR RESTAURANT POS

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Sep 05, 2019

There are many advantages to tablet technology in the restaurant, as we saw in my last post. But to really take advantage of them in the restaurant, you need Rugged Tablets rather than consumer-grade models. Rugged Tablets are designed specifically for the tougher conditions of commercial environmen...

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Grocery POS System GROCERY POS SYSTEM

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Sep 04, 2019

eHopper it a full-featured grocery POS system that includes everything you need to ensure success in your business. Improve you customer checkout experience, automate inventory management of large grocery stock, accept different payment types, including EBT, and sell your items by different units of...

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Point of Sale - Sales Areas Setup POINT OF SALE - SALES AREAS SETUP

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Sep 03, 2019

A Sales Area is the physical location at the club where a sale takes place, but can also be used for “virtual areas” such as administration. Having separate Sales Areas allows for separation of setup and reporting. All categories can be sold in any area, however the taxes, revenue accoun...

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Add a Staff User in Neto POS ADD A STAFF USER IN NETO POS

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Sep 02, 2019

Learn how to create staff user accounts in Neto Point of Sale.

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10 Types of eCommerce Business Models 10 TYPES OF ECOMMERCE BUSINESS MODELS

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Sep 02, 2019

The way we shop has never been the same before. It was not much before that we had stormed the markets, fought, bargained, hassled while shopping in the market. As things started to change in terms of technology and globalization kicked in bringing in more information and trends from across the glob...

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The software company automating Kenya THE SOFTWARE COMPANY AUTOMATING KENYA'S INFORMAL RETAIL MARKET

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Aug 29, 2019

Uzapoint is a software company that provides affordable ERP solutions to SMEs and the informal retail sector in Kenya.

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State of the AR Retail: Where’s Its Biggest Value? STATE OF THE AR RETAIL: WHERE’S ITS BIGGEST VALUE?

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Aug 29, 2019

By 2025, the global augmented and virtual reality market is predicted to reach $814.7 billion, in no small part due to the rapid commercial adoption. For marketers and retailers, this booming, increasingly accessible technology with numerous applications can be especially attractive. The current env...

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Why the New Madison Logic Oracle Eloqua Integration is so Exciting for Marketers WHY THE NEW MADISON LOGIC ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION IS SO EXCITING FOR MARKETERS

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Aug 29, 2019

Madison Logic is excited to announce a bi-directional integration with Oracle Eloqua, combining best-in-class lead and campaign management skills with Madison Logic’s global reach and advanced targeting. Now Oracle Marketing Automation users are able to align their messaging and targeting thro...

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Tip of the Week: Getting the Most Out of Your POS System TIP OF THE WEEK: GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR POS SYSTEM

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Aug 28, 2019

If your business is in retail, you’re going to need technology that makes it easier to function. In many cases a Point-of-Sale (POS) system--or a Point-of-Purchase system--is the right tool. The POS system looks as though it is a common device you would see in most retail or service businesses...

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Point of Sale WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING A POINT OF SALE

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Aug 28, 2019

So, by this point, you’ve chosen your restaurant concept. You’ve built your menu, begun hiring your staff and selected the perfect location (perhaps not in that particular order). Now, it’s time to pick the point of sale (POS) solution that will be the central nervous system helpin...

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Tips for Working Toward the Retail Program Standards TIPS FOR WORKING TOWARD THE RETAIL PROGRAM STANDARDS

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Aug 28, 2019

Learn more at www.naccho.org/retail-program-standards Use your resources! Reach out to other jurisdictions and ask to see their current policies and regulations. Get a mentor . Don't be afraid to ask for help. Set a schedule and do a little at a time. Use FoodShield. It was nice to see the resou...

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Retail think tank warns on future of department stores RETAIL THINK TANK WARNS ON FUTURE OF DEPARTMENT STORES

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Aug 28, 2019

A leading retail think tank has issued a warning about the future of department stores and its place on the high street. The warming was issued in a quarterly report from the KPMG and Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT), which also looked at the landscape of shopping in 2025.RTT members said retailers&rsq...

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3 Key Takeaways About the Future of Retail: Selling Online, In-Store and Both 3 KEY TAKEAWAYS ABOUT THE FUTURE OF RETAIL: SELLING ONLINE, IN-STORE AND BOTH

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Aug 28, 2019

It’s no surprise to anyone tuned into the current retail environment that A/B testing and having direct-to-consumer strategies and clear online purchase funnels are a regular reality of any up-and-coming brand’s retail playbook. And if you’ve really been paying attention, you know ...

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Artificial Intelligence for your retail business ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR YOUR RETAIL BUSINESS

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Aug 28, 2019

What Artificial Intelligence tools can retailers use to increase conversion rates?  Let us show you. Artificial Intelligence will revolutionize retail. Its ability to think and predict will give retailers access to tools that will unlock new profits.

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Supermarket sales increase while other retail sectors feel the pinch SUPERMARKET SALES INCREASE WHILE OTHER RETAIL SECTORS FEEL THE PINCH

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Aug 28, 2019

According to the latest data from the HKSAR Census & Statistics Department, total retail sales registered an enlarged decline in June, but categories relating to daily necessities were more stable. The Hong Kong protests started on June 9, triggered by the now-abandoned extradition bill. The fig...

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How physical retailers can combat online competitors with experiential retail HOW PHYSICAL RETAILERS CAN COMBAT ONLINE COMPETITORS WITH EXPERIENTIAL RETAIL

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Aug 27, 2019

Consumers today have more shopping options than ever before. With online retail giants such as Amazon continuing to challenge traditional brick and mortar stores, retailers have been forced to change their strategy when looking to attract shoppers. As a solution, retail properties have looked to exp...

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Insights From the Specialty Retail Market INSIGHTS FROM THE SPECIALTY RETAIL MARKET

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Aug 27, 2019

Despite a continuing global economic slowdown fuelled by international trade disputes and gloomy predictions of a forthcoming recession, the US tradeshow market grew again in the first quarter of 2019, according to its American governing body, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research. However, as...

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Tips for retailers when it comes to international payments TIPS FOR RETAILERS WHEN IT COMES TO INTERNATIONAL PAYMENTS

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Aug 26, 2019

Credit card, direct deposit, check, cash, e-pay making domestic payments is a breeze these days, with enough flexibility to offer optimization based on your vendor's payment preferences. International payments, on the other hand, are much more complex, and bring to mind painful images of cumbers...

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Revolutionizing Tracking Capabilities in Retail REVOLUTIONIZING TRACKING CAPABILITIES IN RETAIL

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Aug 26, 2019

The consumer products and retail industry has undergone an evolution from mall to mail over the past decade. Brick-and-mortar retailers have aggressively sought out ways to remain competitive against the rising popularity of online shopping. E-commerce outlets are able to take advantage of a variety...

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Retailers Discuss Brand Marketing Strategies at eTail East RETAILERS DISCUSS BRAND MARKETING STRATEGIES AT ETAIL EAST

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Aug 23, 2019

In a panel discussion at eTail East in Boston this week, a panel of retail executives discussed how their companies are creating authentic brand experiences for their customers. John Lacy, co-CEO, Burton; Sherill Kaplan, head of marketing, Zipcar; Catherine Lewenberg, vice president, digital and omn...

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3 Ways to Improve the Retail Customer Experience With AI 3 WAYS TO IMPROVE THE RETAIL CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE WITH AI

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Aug 23, 2019

Customer experience is quickly becoming the brand differentiator, and there’s no customer experience game-changer potentially bigger than artificial intelligence (AI).In a recent market analysis from UBS, retail ranked among the top industries predicted to be most impacted by AI. It's easy...

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August retail sales plunge at fastest pace since 2008 AUGUST RETAIL SALES PLUNGE AT FASTEST PACE SINCE 2008

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Aug 22, 2019

UK retail sales in August fell at the sharpest pace since December 2008, according to new data from CBI that added to signs of a slowing economy as Brexit nears. The CBI’s latest Distributive Trades Survey which provides a gauge of retailers or the difference between those reporting rising and...

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Anatomy of Today’s Global Traveler ANATOMY OF TODAY’S GLOBAL TRAVELER

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Aug 22, 2019

Where does the modern traveler come from? Where is s/he going? How does s/he get there? As the world grows ever-smaller, more and more people are traveling to a growing number of places each year. Increasingly, they’re getting there by leveraging digital tools. Savvy travel and hospitality bra...

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Are retailers understanding customers as much as they should? ARE RETAILERS UNDERSTANDING CUSTOMERS AS MUCH AS THEY SHOULD?

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Aug 21, 2019

There’s an ongoing debate as to whether retailers who understand their customer base have an advantage when it comes to generating sales and gaining customer loyalty. The real question lies in how retailers can recognise the patterns in their customers’ behaviours, especially as those be...

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How retailers can thrive in the age of Amazon HOW RETAILERS CAN THRIVE IN THE AGE OF AMAZON

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Aug 21, 2019

Cast your mind back 20 years (if you are old enough like me) and imagine a day in 1996. You are bored, so what do you do? Boot up your desktop computer, make the tea while you wait for a minute (or more) for your dial up to connect and, bingo, you're online! You've got the world at your fing...

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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Lionbridge Brand Video LIONBRIDGE BRAND VIDEO

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Aug 21, 2019

Our roots began in translation but what we do today goes well beyond – from content creation to linguistics, to artificial intelligence (AI). We create global relevance, driven by humanity and amplified by technology. Connecting our customers with their communities and driving brand awareness....

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as v...

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What is the future of retail for investors and owners? WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF RETAIL FOR INVESTORS AND OWNERS?

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Aug 20, 2019

JLL’s James Cook, Americas Director of Retail Research, gives retail investors and owners tips to navigate the industry and how to future proof their assets.

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What does the future of retail look like for retailers? WHAT DOES THE FUTURE OF RETAIL LOOK LIKE FOR RETAILERS?

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Aug 20, 2019

JLL’s James Cook, Americas Director of Retail Research, discusses the key challenges retailers face today and what will make them successful in the future.

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3 Crucial Challenges Retailers Can Overcome With AIOps 3 CRUCIAL CHALLENGES RETAILERS CAN OVERCOME WITH AIOPS

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Aug 20, 2019

The age of digital disruption has arguably impacted retailers more than any other industry, with well-known brands going out of business or closing stores on a regular basis and consumers increasingly choosing online shopping over brick-and-mortar because of convenience. With pressure to stay compet...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets.  You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design).  But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in t...

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Barnes & Noble Named #1 Most Reputable Retailer in America BARNES & NOBLE NAMED #1 MOST REPUTABLE RETAILER IN AMERICA

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Aug 20, 2019

Barnes and Noble was named the #1 Most Reputable Retailer in America by Reputation Institute (RI), a global technology-driven provider of reputation measurement and management services, in their annual US Retail RepTrak study. This is the second year in a row that Barnes & Noble has earned the n...

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Amazon puts AMAZON PUTS 'TOP BRAND' LABEL ON SOME BIG NAME BRANDS INCLUDING NIKE AND UNDER ARMOUR

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Aug 20, 2019

Amazon.com is designating products sold by certain companies as "top brands," a test that if widely implemented could ease tension between the online retail giant and big-name companies used to favorable positioning at brick-and-mortar retailers. The company appended a "top brand"...

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Hardware Store Manages Vendors & Corporate Billing w/ Celerant HARDWARE STORE MANAGES VENDORS & CORPORATE BILLING W/ CELERANT'S POINT OF SALE

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Aug 19, 2019

New Heights Supply is a hardware retailer with 20 stores & eCommerce. With Celerant’s software, they can sell from any store; move inventory between stores; import products from supplier catalogs (i.e., Orgill, Emery Jenson); manage corporate billing; and offer online invoice payments. Cel...

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What causes changes in retail payments? Tieto at EBAday 2019 WHAT CAUSES CHANGES IN RETAIL PAYMENTS? TIETO AT EBADAY 2019

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Aug 19, 2019

Jarkko Turunen, Head of Business Development and Product Management, Payment Solutions at Tieto, speaks at EBAday 2019 about the main factors shaping retail payments.

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How retailers can prepare for the workforce of the future HOW RETAILERS CAN PREPARE FOR THE WORKFORCE OF THE FUTURE

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Aug 19, 2019

Demographic, social and technological disruptions are spurring retailers to step back and evaluate what tomorrow’s workforce should look like. Carrie Duarte, a leader in PwC’s Workforce of the Future, joins Retail Gets Real to talk about how organizations can keep up with the pace of cha...

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Understanding Your Customers is at the Heart of Retail Success UNDERSTANDING YOUR CUSTOMERS IS AT THE HEART OF RETAIL SUCCESS

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Aug 19, 2019

In 1998, economist B. Joseph Pine II wrote that the world of retail was changing. He noted that the service economy was coming to an end, soon to be replaced with an economy based on memorable experiences and shared events. Now, over 20 years later, the "experience economy" has moved from ...

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The Anatomy of a High-Converting Ecommerce Store THE ANATOMY OF A HIGH-CONVERTING ECOMMERCE STORE

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Aug 18, 2019

The ecommerce industry’s popularity has skyrocketed to the high-heavens. Considering how inclined people have become to online shopping, it’s no surprise that the industry has grown to nauseous heights. However, even having said that, growing a successful ecommerce store isn’t exac...

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Intelligence Retail: Empowering data-driven decision making INTELLIGENCE RETAIL: EMPOWERING DATA-DRIVEN DECISION MAKING

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Aug 16, 2019

Using AI and visual recognition technology, Intelligence Retail gives retailers immediate insights to help them drive sales, and is taking its solutions global with the high performance and scalability offered by IBM Cloud bare metal servers.

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7 Ecommerce Trends of 2019 to Entice Online Shoppers 7 ECOMMERCE TRENDS OF 2019 TO ENTICE ONLINE SHOPPERS

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Aug 16, 2019

It is of little wonder how eCommerce has completely revolutionized the way we shop. The complete elimination of hesitation while checking out a product as in the case of a brick-and-mortar store, eCommerce has turned many introverts into shopaholics. With growing technology and eCommerce developers ...

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Speaking for retail starts with us SPEAKING FOR RETAIL STARTS WITH US

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Aug 15, 2019

The National Retail Federation has represented retail for over a century. Every day, we passionately stand up for the people, policies and ideas that help retail thrive. http://www.nrf.com

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Attaining retail operational excellence with indoor location technology ATTAINING RETAIL OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE WITH INDOOR LOCATION TECHNOLOGY

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Aug 15, 2019

As in-store technology continues to evolve, retailers are recognizing the need and opportunity to know everything that's happening in the store. One of the most important emerging trends is real-time indoor location technologies not only for customers, but also for associates. With indoor locati...

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Hey, quick question: has HEY, QUICK QUESTION: HAS 'STORE' BECOME A DIRTY WORD IN RETAIL?

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Aug 15, 2019

Welcome to our column, "Hey, Quick Question," where we investigate seemingly random happenings in the fashion and beauty industries. Enjoy.Physical retail isn't dead, only evolving. While some retailers have filed bankruptcy proceedings and closed stores en masse (you know the ones), o...

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Point of Sale Marketing: How To Optimize Your POS Area For Increased Sales POINT OF SALE MARKETING: HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR POS AREA FOR INCREASED SALES

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Aug 14, 2019

If you’ve ever walked through a store like Old Navy, Victoria’s Secret, TJ Maxx, or Marshalls, you know that they make the most of the space leading up to the checkout counter. Using physical displays with smaller, relevant items, they create a path for customers to wind down on their wa...

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2020 Content Marketing Spectrum 2020 CONTENT MARKETING SPECTRUM

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Aug 14, 2019

This is a video explainer of the difference between Content Marketing, Branded Content and Native Advertising - with examples to help put it all into context.Accompanying video that tried to separate signal from noise on the different approaches of content in the business.

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals...

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The History of Content Marketing THE HISTORY OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2019

If you want some insights into where the content marketing industry may be headed, it might just help to take a look at where it’s been. As we pointed out when CMI shared its History of Content Marketing infographic in 2012, brands have been telling their stories to audiences for hundreds of y...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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Retail, Consumer Stocks Jump on the Latest U.S.-China Trade News RETAIL, CONSUMER STOCKS JUMP ON THE LATEST U.S.-CHINA TRADE NEWS

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Aug 13, 2019

Shares of several retail and consumer stocks jumped Tuesday along with wider U.S. markets on news that the U.S. would drop or delay previously announced tariffs on goods imported from China.The news boosted a range of companies’ shares, including both retailers that sell goods made in China an...

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Elo POS System ELO POS SYSTEM

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Aug 12, 2019

Elo POS Hardware is the plug & play device that is simple to set up and easy to use. It includes a high-speed integrated receipt printer, cash drawer, barcode scanner, and a customer display screen, along with ports for additional peripherals.

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The POSaBIT All-In-One POS System THE POSABIT ALL-IN-ONE POS SYSTEM

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Aug 12, 2019

Our new point of sale system makes running your cannabis store easy with integrated debit card payments, online ordering, web menus, customizable loyalty programs, and built-in LEAF & METRC integration.

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CX Exchange Retail 2019 CX EXCHANGE RETAIL 2019

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Aug 12, 2019

Hema's Helen Zuurmond discusses her favourite session from the 2019 Customer Experience Exchange for Retail.

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The 2019/2020 Kaizer Chiefs Retail Range THE 2019/2020 KAIZER CHIEFS RETAIL RANGE

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Aug 12, 2019

For the stadium, for the streets, for the lounge. The new Kaizer Chiefs jersey is made just for you, Khosi. Get it now and other great Khosi Wear. Ladies, get the new black KC polo, made just for you in a special fabric and super stylish fit.

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How Project Is Recalibrating for a New Retail Landscape HOW PROJECT IS RECALIBRATING FOR A NEW RETAIL LANDSCAPE

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Aug 12, 2019

Attendees at Project in Las Vegas will see the full scope of expertly merchandised Spring/Summer 2020 menswear, denim, footwear and accessories. The show, taking place this week, from Monday to Wednesday at the Las Vegas Convention Center, is the first with all 12 MAGIC trade shows housed under one ...

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Offering an alternative voice for best practices in retail OFFERING AN ALTERNATIVE VOICE FOR BEST PRACTICES IN RETAIL

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Aug 12, 2019

Bruce Winder of Retail Advisors Network talks about the dramatic evolution taking place in retail and where the marketplace will go next. I spent about 20 plus years in big retail at places like Canadian Tire, HBC, Sears and Air Miles before deciding I wanted to explore life outside a head office an...

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Ecommerce Selling Strategies from Brick and Mortar Stores ECOMMERCE SELLING STRATEGIES FROM BRICK AND MORTAR STORES

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Aug 09, 2019

The user experience of shopping online can be enhanced by employing proven selling strategies from physical stores in the design of ecommerce websites.

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Best-In-Class BOPIS Retailers (and How to Emulate Them) BEST-IN-CLASS BOPIS RETAILERS (AND HOW TO EMULATE THEM)

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Aug 09, 2019

Buy Online Pick-up In-Store is one of the most talked about retail trends this year; by 2021 90 percent of retailers will have BOPIS options. However, when it comes to how retailers implement BOPIS into their businesses, it’s still pretty much the Wild West out there.Despite the fact that 68 p...

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Singapore SINGAPORE'S RETAIL SALES DOWN 8.9% IN JUNE, LED BY STEEP DROP IN MOTOR VEHICLE SALES

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Aug 08, 2019

Singapore's retail sales in June fell 8.9% to $3.5 billion, compared to the same month last year. This was led by a steep drop in motor vehicle sales, which slipped by nearly a third on-year. Other big-ticket items like furniture, computer and telco equipment also saw slower sales. Economists sa...

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Retail potato sales value increases RETAIL POTATO SALES VALUE INCREASES

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Aug 08, 2019

Retail scan data from IRI for the July 2018 through June 2019 marketing year reveals that total potato sales increased in dollars by 2% while sales volume declined by 1%.The decline in total potato sales is due to a 3.3% decline in fresh potato sales, according to a news release. Russet and red pota...

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E-Commerce Numbers Are Higher Than Ever. Here’s How Retailers Can Keep Up E-COMMERCE NUMBERS ARE HIGHER THAN EVER. HERE’S HOW RETAILERS CAN KEEP UP

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Aug 07, 2019

The popularity of e-commerce continues to grow rapidly. Amid a constantly evolving technological environment, it’s increasingly important for retailers to separate the signal from the noise, and identify what makes up the core of online shopping’s staying power. So what are consumers rea...

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Grow Your Business With Posible – Your Responsive Retail POS Solution GROW YOUR BUSINESS WITH POSIBLE – YOUR RESPONSIVE RETAIL POS SOLUTION

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Aug 06, 2019

In the age of technology, retail as a business, is evolving every day. No wonder then, to stay competitive, you need to upgrade your business solutions. A top-grade POS cum ERP solution is one such business solution that you must have to ensure that you minimize the efforts in managing your retail b...

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Retailers Prioritize Omnichannel Operations in Technology Spending RETAILERS PRIORITIZE OMNICHANNEL OPERATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY SPENDING

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Aug 06, 2019

The cross-channel behavior of today’s consumers are causing retailers and brands to re-evaluate the technology they're investing in. The result has been increased investments in technology systems enabling omnichannel operations, such as order and inventory management systems. That’s...

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Easy and quick grocery shopping made possible with Interact Retail at Albert Heijn EASY AND QUICK GROCERY SHOPPING MADE POSSIBLE WITH INTERACT RETAIL AT ALBERT HEIJN

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Aug 06, 2019

Learn how Albert Heijn has made grocery shopping easier using the 'Find my Product' app, which uses the Indoor navigation system provided by Interact Retail. Enabled by connected LED lighting, Interact Retail can create a hyper-accurate, wall-to-wall indoor navigation solution that enables r...

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End-To-End Testing of Retail Application END-TO-END TESTING OF RETAIL APPLICATION

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Aug 06, 2019

Our client is the largest specialty retailer of men's suits and the largest provider of tuxedo rental product in the U.S. They have a web-based retail application suite that includes POS, e-Commerce, Custom Application, Warehouse Management and Logistics.

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How to Scale an E-commerce Business HOW TO SCALE AN E-COMMERCE BUSINESS

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Aug 06, 2019

Despite being split into almost 50 different nations, Europe is among the best places in the world for doing ecommerce. According to a recent study, European cross-border ecommerce rose by 13 percent in the past year and accounts for transactions worth about €137 billion in 2018, representing a...

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Beating Online Retail Fraudsters at Their Own Game BEATING ONLINE RETAIL FRAUDSTERS AT THEIR OWN GAME

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Aug 05, 2019

Fraud affecting online retailers is on the rise. According to LexisNexis® Risk Solutions’ 2018 True Cost of Fraud for the Retail Sector study, successful retail fraud attempts rose almost 30 percent between 2017 and 2018. Every $1 of fraud costs midsize to large retailers an average of $3....

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US Retail Inventory Tracker, 1Q19 US RETAIL INVENTORY TRACKER, 1Q19

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Aug 02, 2019

In our quarterly US Retail Inventory Tracker reports, we analyze inventory trends among US retailers the Coresight 100. Most Coresight 100 retailers witnessed a decline in consumer spending, which translated into poor sales and inventory buildup in comparison to the same quarter last year. Tariffs a...

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Print Personalized Labels in Retail Stores Primera Color Label Printers PRINT PERSONALIZED LABELS IN RETAIL STORES PRIMERA COLOR LABEL PRINTERS

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Aug 02, 2019

Print personalized labels in your retail store with Primera Color Label Printers. In this video, Primera's LX500 Color Label Printer was used to print custom labels in-store personalized with customer's first names. We work with the world's largest brands providing custom labeling in-sto...

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How a POS System Can Help You Manage Your Margins HOW A POS SYSTEM CAN HELP YOU MANAGE YOUR MARGINS

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Aug 01, 2019

Small business owners tend to operate with fairly slim margins. Especially when you’re just starting out, you probably don’t have a lot to work with when it comes to time, money or other resources. That means you need to make the most of the tools you do have access to and use them to le...

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Verizon Connect: Delivering unmatched ecommerce customer experience through supply chain innovation VERIZON CONNECT: DELIVERING UNMATCHED ECOMMERCE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE THROUGH SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION

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Aug 01, 2019

The ecommerce industry continues to grow at a rapid rate, with the latest figures from the ONS showing that more than 18 percent of overall retail spending in Q1 2019 took place online, representing a 70 percent increase over the past five years. This revolution in purchasing habits has not only tra...

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Why You Need a Great Restaurant Point of Sale System to Succeed in the Industry WHY YOU NEED A GREAT RESTAURANT POINT OF SALE SYSTEM TO SUCCEED IN THE INDUSTRY

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Jul 31, 2019

Introducing a restaurant point of sale system into your business means better dining experiences, attracting new and repeat customers, and overall business growth. These technology solutions range from simple systems to full service solutions that route tickets to the kitchen, monitor inventory, acc...

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Total Retail TOTAL RETAIL'S 2019 RETAIL TECHNOLOGY REPORT: OMNICHANNEL TECHNOLOGY SPENDING ON THE RISE

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Jul 31, 2019

Due to the cross-channel behavior of today’s consumers, shifting from channel to channel and device to device in the same purchase journey, retailers and brands are spending more of their technology budgets on systems and solutions that enable omnichannel operations e.g., order and inventory m...

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ESSILORLUXOTTICA SETS SIGHTS ON RETAIL DOMINANCE WITH 8 BILLION DOLLARS GRANDVISION DEAL ESSILORLUXOTTICA SETS SIGHTS ON RETAIL DOMINANCE WITH 8 BILLION DOLLARS GRANDVISION DEAL

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Jul 31, 2019

EssilorLuxottica is buying Dutch opticians group GrandVision for up to 7.2 billion euros in cash to take control of thousands of stores where it sells spectacles and lenses. The deal marks a new milestone for EssilorLuxottica, which was formed last year from the merger of French lens maker Essilor a...

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German retail sales post biggest monthly jump since December 2006 GERMAN RETAIL SALES POST BIGGEST MONTHLY JUMP SINCE DECEMBER 2006

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Jul 31, 2019

German retail sales rose more than expected in June, posting their steepest monthly increase in more than 12 years, data showed on Wednesday, offering a rare beam of hope that household spending will prop up Europe’s largest economy.The German economy has been relying on private consumption an...

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Expert Tips to Keep Your Online Customers Excited and Engaged EXPERT TIPS TO KEEP YOUR ONLINE CUSTOMERS EXCITED AND ENGAGED

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Jul 31, 2019

Thailand’s largest mall operator Central Group said on Wednesday it will list its Central Retail Corporation unit, which will combine retail businesses in Thailand, Vietnam and Italy.The plan for listing comes amid intense competition among retailers and online shopping.

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Retail Markets Show Sign of Improvement RETAIL MARKETS SHOW SIGN OF IMPROVEMENT

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Jul 30, 2019

While retail continues to be the weakest asset in commercial real estate, the latest Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast California Commercial Real Estate Survey shows that after two years of pessimism in the Bay Area, the panel now reports that it is optimistic about 2022.

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Retailers Must Unify In-Store, Online Customer Experiences RETAILERS MUST UNIFY IN-STORE, ONLINE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES

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Jul 30, 2019

The ways consumers engage with brands continue to change rapidly, from making your purchases at brick-and-mortar locations to now completing the same transactions in the palm of your hand. Toluna’s How Do You Shop? survey polled over 500 respondents to see how in-store shopping vs. e-commerce ...

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Why e-commerce is more important than ever WHY E-COMMERCE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

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Jul 30, 2019

As brands do more direct-to-consumer business, almost all of that retail penetration is coming out of e-commerce. Hear more from industry expert Matt Powell.

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Ask the Experts: 3 Questions About Retail Cash Flow and Inventory ASK THE EXPERTS: 3 QUESTIONS ABOUT RETAIL CASH FLOW AND INVENTORY

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Jul 29, 2019

The retail sector is undergoing tremendous change, with a growing volume of sales shifting to e-commerce sites. But for owners of all types of retail businesses, issues related to cash flow and inventory remain a primary concern. According to an exclusive Kabbage survey of independent retailers, mor...

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Do not Go to War Against Amazon Over Destroying the Retail Industry DO NOT GO TO WAR AGAINST AMAZON OVER DESTROYING THE RETAIL INDUSTRY

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Jul 29, 2019

Now Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin didn’t go quite that far on CNBC yesterday, but he may have landed in the same zip code. In a Squawk Box interview, Mnuchin said he was all for the Justice Department including the mega-retailer in its antitrust review of Big Tech. Here’s why: &ldquo...

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U.S. economic growth seen slowing in second quarter U.S. ECONOMIC GROWTH SEEN SLOWING IN SECOND QUARTER

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Jul 26, 2019

The U.S. economy likely grew at its slowest pace in more than two years in the second quarter as an acceleration in consumer spending was probably offset by weak exports and business investment. The anticipated moderation in growth will come against the backdrop of rising risks to the economy’...

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How Uberflip Helps With Experience Management HOW UBERFLIP HELPS WITH EXPERIENCE MANAGEMENT

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Jul 25, 2019

When it comes to engaging your buyers, personalization is crucial. Uberflip helps your marketing team transform the content you already have into personalized experiences for every buyer, sending them on a path to purchase—without relying on IT.

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Committee formed to examine issues related to FDI in ecommerce COMMITTEE FORMED TO EXAMINE ISSUES RELATED TO FDI IN ECOMMERCE

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Jul 25, 2019

A committee has been constituted under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) to examine issues related to FDI in the ecommerce sector, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. The panel will examine issues related to FDI (foreign direct investment) in the ecommerce sector ...

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Retail Point of Sale Software Overview RETAIL POINT OF SALE SOFTWARE OVERVIEW

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Jul 25, 2019

Check out POS Nation's quick overview of Cash Register Express, the best retail point of sale software on the market! To learn more, get in touch with a product specialist at 877-727-3548. Explore more in-depth and personalized features when you schedule a live software demonstration: https://go...

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Secretary Mnuchin on Amazon: They have destroyed the retail industry SECRETARY MNUCHIN ON AMAZON: THEY HAVE DESTROYED THE RETAIL INDUSTRY

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Jul 24, 2019

Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin had harsh words for Amazon and voiced support for the Department of Justice investigation.  Yahoo Finance's Rick Newman, Sibile Marcellus and Zach Guzman along with Boxed CEO Chieh Huang discuss Secretary Mnuchin's latest comments and the DOJ investi...

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RSR Research & SAP Retail on Experience Management RSR RESEARCH & SAP RETAIL ON EXPERIENCE MANAGEMENT

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Jul 24, 2019

Paula Rosenblum, RSR Research and Ralf Kern, SAP discuss how experience management is impacting the Retail industry, at SAP's Industry Analyst Base Camp 2019.

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Examples of Retail Business Ideas EXAMPLES OF RETAIL BUSINESS IDEAS

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Jul 24, 2019

Do you want to sell finished products directly to consumers? The retail industry could be the business opportunity for you. You could open anything from a clothing shop to a gaming parlour but before you get started you will need to know what strategies to employ and what you should offer. A coffee ...

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Retailer Insights from Retail Expo 2019 RETAILER INSIGHTS FROM RETAIL EXPO 2019

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Jul 22, 2019

The OK Europe team gathered insights from attendees at RetailExpo. Discover what they had to say about the importance of visual communications and customer experience in retail. To find out how OKI's Retail Solutions can help improve customer experience, influence customer decisions and increase...

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Walmart Shuffling Execs to Further Integrate Stores, Digital WALMART SHUFFLING EXECS TO FURTHER INTEGRATE STORES, DIGITAL

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Jul 22, 2019

Walmart is making further organizational changes as it continues to integrate its store and digital operations and leadership, according to a July 19 memo obtained by CNBC that was sent by CEO Doug McMillon to the retailer’s employees. The biggest change announced is Walmart's move to brin...

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Back to school spending expected to reach record highs BACK TO SCHOOL SPENDING EXPECTED TO REACH RECORD HIGHS

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Jul 22, 2019

Consumer spending is expected to reach nearly $26.2 billion, or $696.70 per household, on K-12 back-to-school items in 2019. The total household spend is up from 2018's reported $684.70, while spending a year ago was higher  $27.5 billion total due to more families with children in grades K...

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46 Easy Hacks To Boost Your Ecommerce 46 EASY HACKS TO BOOST YOUR ECOMMERCE

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Jul 21, 2019

Everyone knows the importance of optimization, but how can you really do it? Here’s how some big companies have boosted their websites and optimized their online presence. Get ready to take notes. Optimization is one of the keys to any business’ success. In the end, an optimized website ...

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Gerry Weber to shut down all UK stores GERRY WEBER TO SHUT DOWN ALL UK STORES

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Jul 19, 2019

News has emerged that Gerry Weber is set to close down its stable of UK stores as part of a wider restructure undertaken by its parent company. According to Drapers, the fashion retailer is slated to close down its stores by the end of October. The most recent annual report from Gerry Weber Internat...

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Tips for Getting your Retail Display Strategy Right TIPS FOR GETTING YOUR RETAIL DISPLAY STRATEGY RIGHT

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Jul 19, 2019

Retail display strategy is the art of presenting products to attract consumers, create interest, generate traffic and ultimately increase sales. Keeping the customer at the forefront, retail display strategies must have a clear direction and story to tell, they must be interactive yet simple, and th...

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How You Can Use AI to Deliver Personalization in Retail and Commerce HOW YOU CAN USE AI TO DELIVER PERSONALIZATION IN RETAIL AND COMMERCE

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Jul 18, 2019

From product recommendations to commerce insights and more, watch how AI can be used to personalize your retail site. Learn more: https://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/users/einsteinpmm/trailmixes/get-smart-with-einstein

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June retail sales given unexpected boost JUNE RETAIL SALES GIVEN UNEXPECTED BOOST

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Jul 18, 2019

UK retail sales had an unexpected boost in June thanks to antiques and second-hand sales, according to the latest figures from the ONS.Monthly retail sales volumes grew one per cent after May’s 0.5 per cent month-on-month drop in volumes, which was driven by unseasonably cold weather.Year-on-y...

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Charity shop and antique purchases drive up UK retail sales CHARITY SHOP AND ANTIQUE PURCHASES DRIVE UP UK RETAIL SALES

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Jul 18, 2019

Retail sales in the UK were unexpectedly strong in June, boosted by sales of secondhand goods at charity shops and antique dealers, although department stores continued to struggle. The quantity of goods bought in June rose 1% from May, according to the Office for National Statistics. City economist...

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Strong UK retail sales data boosts Sterling STRONG UK RETAIL SALES DATA BOOSTS STERLING

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Jul 18, 2019

Sterling has been on a steady downtrend in the past few weeks, with investors selling the currency heavily on growing expectations for a ‘no deal’ Brexit. This sell-off has taken a breather in the past 24 hours, with the Pound rallying around one-third of a percent after today’s re...

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Online retail sales bounce back in June ONLINE RETAIL SALES BOUNCE BACK IN JUNE

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Jul 18, 2019

Online retail sales for the month of June made a comeback after a disappointing May, which saw which saw the worst growth on record. According to the latest IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index, June online retail sales grew 8.5 per cent year-on-year, representing the strongest growth so far this year...

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Are These 4 Retail Stocks Operating Like A Well-Oiled Machine? ARE THESE 4 RETAIL STOCKS OPERATING LIKE A WELL-OILED MACHINE?

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Jul 18, 2019

The recent trends in Australia’s retail segments have been characterised by companies thriving towards growth through the delivery of exceptional personalised customer experience, the offering of a diverse range of products accompanied by speedy and reliable delivery. When it comes to putting ...

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Improving retail sales and operations with customer traffic data IMPROVING RETAIL SALES AND OPERATIONS WITH CUSTOMER TRAFFIC DATA

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Jul 18, 2019

Highly detailed and accurate traffic information is an absolute necessity in the modern retail environment and the solution provided by Shopper Trak has allowed Kathmandu to leverage this data with great success. ShopperTrak gives retailers and shopping centres the data they need to optimise labour,...

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Magento vs Shopify MAGENTO VS SHOPIFY

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Jul 17, 2019

Choosing the right e-commerce platform is the first step towards the prospects of your e-commerce business. A lot depends on what your expectations are in terms of setting up your ecommerce store, (that ideally includes inventory and order management, capturing payments, shipping, along with custome...

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Retail sales index RETAIL SALES INDEX

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Jul 17, 2019

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation, measured at 2.9 per cent in August, the overall volume of retail sales fell 4.3 per cent. Four of the seven retail sectors recorded declines in sales volume with motor vehicle stores recording the largest sales volume decrease of 29.0 per cent....

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Wolverine Worldwide: Retail Analytics Increases Buyers’ Trust and New Business WOLVERINE WORLDWIDE: RETAIL ANALYTICS INCREASES BUYERS’ TRUST AND NEW BUSINESS

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Jul 17, 2019

Wolverine Worldwide, whose brands include Sperry, Merrell, Keds, Saucony and more, was looking for a retail analytics solution that would place sell through and other sales performance details from their retailers into the hands of their sales teams every Monday morning.

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Why Big Marketing Bills Make Retail Price Wars Hurt Much More WHY BIG MARKETING BILLS MAKE RETAIL PRICE WARS HURT MUCH MORE

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Jul 17, 2019

As retailers fight to win online market share, they're forced to up their game and push boundaries to meet customer expectations. The reality of competition in today’s cutthroat world of e-commerce translates into companies looking to one up or match their competitors, which is doing more ...

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BMET Business Fashion & Retail Diploma BMET BUSINESS FASHION & RETAIL DIPLOMA

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Jul 16, 2019

Are you interest in fashion business and retail? Wish to explore and extend this interest through study and training in a range of fashion business and retail disciplines? BMet is the only College in the Midlands to offer Fashion Business & Retail Diploma Level 3 and works with the awarding body...

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Burberry’s first quarter like-for-likes exceeds expectations BURBERRY’S FIRST QUARTER LIKE-FOR-LIKES EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS

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Jul 16, 2019

Burberry has reported a stronger than expected rise in first quarter like-for-like sales, thanks to the new designs from creative chief Riccardo Tisci. Like-for-likes rose four per cent during the luxury British retailer’s 13 weeks ending June 29, which was double the growth analysts.It also c...

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Poundland drives sales & profits for European owner POUNDLAND DRIVES SALES & PROFITS FOR EUROPEAN OWNER

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Jul 16, 2019

Pepkor Europe has reported a double-digit surge in half-year sales and profits, boosted by the performance of its flagship discount chain Poundland.According to its interim report for the half-year period ending March 31, Pepkor reported a 13.3 per cent year-on-year uptick in overall revenues to &eu...

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Joe Browns celebrates 2nd store opening after flagship success JOE BROWNS CELEBRATES 2ND STORE OPENING AFTER FLAGSHIP SUCCESS

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Jul 16, 2019

Joe Browns has officially opened its second store after a successful first year for its flagship store in Meadowhall shopping centre, Sheffield.The new and second store for the online fashion retailer, which recently is 1500sq ft in size and located at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet in York.“It&...

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The rise of airports & train terminals as shopping destinations THE RISE OF AIRPORTS & TRAIN TERMINALS AS SHOPPING DESTINATIONS

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Jul 16, 2019

Shopping at a travel terminal used to be a simple process  a snack, a drink and then you’d be on your way to your destination. But in recent years, travel terminals have evolved beyond that. They’ve not only become a haven for mid-market and luxury retailers they’ve also led t...

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Online retailers create shopping holidays ONLINE RETAILERS CREATE SHOPPING HOLIDAYS

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Jul 15, 2019

Amazon’s annual global shopping holiday, Prime Day started today. This year’s sale event will last for 48 hours in 17 countries. Retail sales are no longer limited to traditional holiday promotions. Have online sales changed your shopping habits?

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Compete and Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE AND WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem to want ultra-personalized attention on every chann...

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Forrester Total Economic Report Shows a 405% ROI on 6sense FORRESTER TOTAL ECONOMIC REPORT SHOWS A 405% ROI ON 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

Calculating ROI has become a requirement for any corporate investment, across all business functions. Gone are the days when B2B marketers could attribute their spend to “branding.” Today, they’re being forced to provide concrete spend-to-revenue analysis to justify their investmen...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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3 Reasons Why Prime Day Every Month Would Checkmate The Retail Industry for The Next Century 3 REASONS WHY PRIME DAY EVERY MONTH WOULD CHECKMATE THE RETAIL INDUSTRY FOR THE NEXT CENTURY

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Jul 14, 2019

Amazon Prime Day starts Monday, July 16th, and, while it seems innocuous on the surface and possibly even a little made up, Prime Day could be to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos what the nuclear bomb was to Harry S. Truman. It could be game over, checkmate, or, as Seinfeld used to call it, the Death Blow to m...

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Merqueo steps into physical retail branches MERQUEO STEPS INTO PHYSICAL RETAIL BRANCHES

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Jul 13, 2019

By now, we all know big retailers are trying to find their way into the online market. That’s not news. What I find extremely interesting and, honestly, a little funny is how tech companies are now turning into retailers. Merqueo, the online grocery-delivery company, expects to end the year wi...

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6 things to look at before you set up an e-commerce business in the UAE 6 THINGS TO LOOK AT BEFORE YOU SET UP AN E-COMMERCE BUSINESS IN THE UAE

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Jul 13, 2019

6 things to look at before you set up an e-commerce business in the UAE Marketing Conduct market research, learn audience behavior & study competition  Website Development.

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What D-to-C Brands Can Teach Legacy Retailers About Personalization and Data WHAT D-TO-C BRANDS CAN TEACH LEGACY RETAILERS ABOUT PERSONALIZATION AND DATA

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Jul 12, 2019

Legacy brands carry legacies for a reason. They have the history, heritage and name recognition associated with brand longevity, but sometimes all those years of experience can be a hindrance rather than a help when it comes to re-evaluating tactics to attract a new audience. This is where studying ...

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Magic-as-a-Service for Retail - how it works MAGIC-AS-A-SERVICE FOR RETAIL - HOW IT WORKS

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Jul 11, 2019

MaaS is our new full-solution concept that eliminates your concerns about upfront investment in displays, installation and content development. In other words, we take care of everything, so you can lean back and watch the magic and results unfold.

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The Journey Towards In-Store Digital Transformation THE JOURNEY TOWARDS IN-STORE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Jul 11, 2019

There has been a significant shift in what consumers expect from their in-store experiences. Retailers are working harder than ever to deliver a seamless shopping journey for their customers to cater to this change and come out as a winner in a competitive landscape. Only those that transform their ...

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Charming Charlie Files for Bankruptcy, to Close All of its Stores CHARMING CHARLIE FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY, TO CLOSE ALL OF ITS STORES

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Jul 11, 2019

Fashion accessory retailer Charming Charlie will close all of its stores after going bankrupt for the second time in less than two years. The company filed for Chapter 11 protection in Delaware with plans to close all of its 261 stores in 38 states, according to court documents via Bloomberg News. T...

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Voya Launches New Digital Advice Platform to Support Retail Advisors and their Clients VOYA LAUNCHES NEW DIGITAL ADVICE PLATFORM TO SUPPORT RETAIL ADVISORS AND THEIR CLIENTS

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Jul 11, 2019

Voya Financial, Inc, announced today that its retail wealth management firm, Voya Financial Advisors, Inc, has launched a new digital advice experience for its network of advisors and their clients. Unlike other digital solutions in the advice industry, the Voya Digital Adviser™ platform provi...

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Creating a unified commerce experience CREATING A UNIFIED COMMERCE EXPERIENCE

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Jul 11, 2019

Physical and online retail have been on a collision course for years. Legacy brick-and-mortar stores, like Nordstrom and Walmart, have reinvented themselves as major e-commerce players. They've added sophisticated online shopping experiences and digitally driven subscription box services like Tr...

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Video Analytics Provide Clues About What Retail Customers Really Want VIDEO ANALYTICS PROVIDE CLUES ABOUT WHAT RETAIL CUSTOMERS REALLY WANT

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Jul 11, 2019

Retailers have traditionally used video to watch for shoplifters, but they’re turning the camera’s eye to shoppers who want to obtain products legally as well, finding ways to better personalize services for those customers.“Video analytics and real-time location systems are adding...

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Embracing the Future of Retail Loyalty EMBRACING THE FUTURE OF RETAIL LOYALTY

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Jul 11, 2019

It’s no secret that the retail landscape is changing. With the rise of direct-to-consumer brands, widespread adoption of mobile and m-commerce, and the so-called “retail apocalypse,” retail’s status can only be described as complicated in 2019. As retailers evolve and adapt t...

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What Retail Can Learn From Publishing as the Industry Transforms WHAT RETAIL CAN LEARN FROM PUBLISHING AS THE INDUSTRY TRANSFORMS

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Jul 11, 2019

If anyone was hoping 2019 would be a gentler year for brick-and-mortar retail, those hopes have been dashed. A recent New York Times report showed that closures in the first few months of 2019 exceeded those for all of 2018, itself a tough year. Retail chains still face the migration of dollars to o...

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M&S’s managing director’s future uncertain after poor trading M&S’S MANAGING DIRECTOR’S FUTURE UNCERTAIN AFTER POOR TRADING

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Jul 11, 2019

Marks & Spencer has revealed that clothing & home managing director Jill McDonald’s future remains uncertain as she could be about to leave the business. There is speculation McDonald could resign from her role after less than two years in the role, Sky News reports. The retailer has s...

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PostEurop Retail Network Forum POSTEUROP RETAIL NETWORK FORUM

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Jul 10, 2019

Bruno Sattler (DPDHL) Chair of our Retail Network Forum invites all PostEurop Members, to join future meetings, in order to strengthen our community with the exchange of best practices amongst European Postal Operators.

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Persistence Pays Off To Earn High Profile Retail Contract PERSISTENCE PAYS OFF TO EARN HIGH PROFILE RETAIL CONTRACT

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Jul 10, 2019

Jamie Kinkeade noticed most of the women in her fitness classes at The Studio were wearing Lululemon. She knew her clients were driving to Kansas City to purchase the brand, so she approached the athletic apparel company to stock their merchandise in her store, The Movement. They said "no"...

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Success Story: Future Ready Refrigerated Retail Cabinets SUCCESS STORY: FUTURE READY REFRIGERATED RETAIL CABINETS

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Jul 10, 2019

Our customer, a leading #Refrigeration OEM was facing the following challenges with their retail cabinets: We engineered a solution using analytics, #Sensors, #IoT, and Lighting. Watch the video to find out more.

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Inside Microsoft’s first retail store in Europe INSIDE MICROSOFT’S FIRST RETAIL STORE IN EUROPE

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Jul 10, 2019

Microsoft just opened a 21,932 square-foot flagship store in the heart of London, which is also its first in Europe. But why would Microsoft open a physical store in the first place? CNBC’s Elizabeth Schulze reports.

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eBay Works to Disrupt Ecommerce at Recent Hack Week EBAY WORKS TO DISRUPT ECOMMERCE AT RECENT HACK WEEK

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Jul 10, 2019

eBay recently held Hack Week, an event it started in 2015 to spur innovation. 3,000 employees gathered in 10 offices around the globe worked on “innovating and reimagining the eBay experience.” eBay said the annual week-long event aims to cultivate new ideas and disrupt ecommerce, and is...

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Ecommerce Site Bolt Raises $68M, Plans To Expand Globally ECOMMERCE SITE BOLT RAISES $68M, PLANS TO EXPAND GLOBALLY

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Jul 10, 2019

Ecommerce startup Bolt just raised another $68 million in a Series B round of funding led by Activant Capital and Tribe Capital.Pursuing a “holistic” approach to ecommerce, Bolt’s services encompass everything from checkout to payments to fraud detection.Since its official launch i...

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What’s Shaping Latin America’s Retail Ecommerce? WHAT’S SHAPING LATIN AMERICA’S RETAIL ECOMMERCE?

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Jul 10, 2019

Recent technological and logistical innovations in Latin America have given rise to myriad growth opportunities for retailers to engage with consumers across digital channels and geographic areas. One critical aspect that is helping expand ecommerce is the rising trust consumers have in making trans...

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Driving Shopper Traffic with Sustainable Retail Models DRIVING SHOPPER TRAFFIC WITH SUSTAINABLE RETAIL MODELS

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Jul 10, 2019

In this report, we look at the growing importance of sustainability in retail, and offer a case study of a sustainably positioned retail business   Watermill Express. We also analyze the results of a survey of Watermill Express customers on shopping behavior and characteristics. Of all the...

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5 ways the retail risk landscape is evolving 5 WAYS THE RETAIL RISK LANDSCAPE IS EVOLVING

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Jul 09, 2019

The 2019 National Retail Security Survey tells a story of a dramatically changing retail risk landscape, with new threats and challenges being met at each turn with new loss prevention tools. Nearly 45 percent of survey respondents indicated their budgets for loss prevention efforts will be up and 6...

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Optimizing Your Online Store OPTIMIZING YOUR ONLINE STORE'S CHECKOUT

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Jul 09, 2019

Online store's checkout process ordinarily separates the information fields over three webpages. This declutters the screen, making it more manageable for customers to absorb and complete at a steady pace. This is excellent for certain businesses, whose key demographics prefer not to be rushed. ...

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Amazon’s 2nd Clicks & Mortar store to open in Cardiff AMAZON’S 2ND CLICKS & MORTAR STORE TO OPEN IN CARDIFF

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Jul 09, 2019

Amazon’s first Clicks and Mortar store for Wales is set to open in St David’s shopping centre in Cardiff on July 22.This is the online giant’s second store of its kind, with the first Clicks and Mortar store opening at St Mary’s Gate in central Manchester back in early June. ...

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Online to make up 50 percent of retail sales by 2028 ONLINE TO MAKE UP 50 PERCENT OF RETAIL SALES BY 2028

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Jul 09, 2019

Online purchases will account for more than 50 percent of UK retail sales in the next 10 years, up from 19 percent currently, new research suggests. According to the Digital Tipping Point report, commissioned by law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD), the rapid growth will be driven by three main fact...

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What Retailers Can Learn From Bed Bath & Beyond’s Current Woes WHAT RETAILERS CAN LEARN FROM BED BATH & BEYOND’S CURRENT WOES

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Jul 09, 2019

The ongoing saga around Bed Bath & Beyond continues to send ripples throughout the retail industry. Once the pre-eminent home goods brand, Bed Bath & Beyond is in the midst of massive upheaval as it struggles to cope with the pressure it's facing from discounters and online pure-play bra...

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What is E-commerce Business? How to Start eCommerce Business- How to Earn eCommerce Business WHAT IS E-COMMERCE BUSINESS? HOW TO START ECOMMERCE BUSINESS- HOW TO EARN ECOMMERCE BUSINESS

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Jul 08, 2019

What is eCommerce Business? eCommerce Business is Nothing but to sell a product through Internet. That's call eCommerce Business. In this eCommerce Business There are two categories: Selling the product to third Party website.Selling the product to own eCommerce platform.

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The Buy Button’s Evolving Role In eCommerce THE BUY BUTTON’S EVOLVING ROLE IN ECOMMERCE

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Jul 08, 2019

Buy buttons are almost a given in 2019, with a majority of eCommerce sites offering at least one. And, in other retail news, Walmart is boosting its investment in supply chain logistics in China. All this, Today In Data.

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Versatile Robotic Case Packing VERSATILE ROBOTIC CASE PACKING

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Jul 08, 2019

Pack multiple package formats including Delkor's retail ready package design Cabrio Case, Stackable Club Store Trays, standard shipping cases and more on a single Delkor automated packaging equipment line.

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Offer an OFFER AN 'ENDLESS AISLE' OF PRODUCTS WITH IN STORE KIOSKS

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Jul 08, 2019

If your customers can’t find the products they want at your store, they will go somewhere else- it’s that simple.  So how can you create an ‘Endless Aisle’ in your store without stocking a ton more inventory?

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5 things ecommerce retailers should learn from Amazon 5 THINGS ECOMMERCE RETAILERS SHOULD LEARN FROM AMAZON

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Jul 08, 2019

Amazon excels at Full Funnel Optimization, make it easy for consumers to shop from the moment they begin their product search until they check out. Here are five key elements of this strategy that other retailers can emulate. A ubiquitous presence across a range of media platforms, Amazon has come a...

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How ecommerce is changing the packaged goods market HOW ECOMMERCE IS CHANGING THE PACKAGED GOODS MARKET

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Jul 08, 2019

Until recent years, store-based retailers could count on steady sales of consumer packaged goods (CPGs frequently replenished consumables like paper towels and laundry detergent used daily by consumers even as online shopping grew into a near-existential threat. Now, more consumers buy these everyda...

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PayPal Is Launching an Ecommerce Solution to Businesses: Why You Should Jump Onboard PAYPAL IS LAUNCHING AN ECOMMERCE SOLUTION TO BUSINESSES: WHY YOU SHOULD JUMP ONBOARD

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Jul 08, 2019

PayPal recently announced that it's making its ecommerce platform available to online businesses of all shapes and sizes. And that's cause for celebration: As Bill Ready, Paypal's COO and EVP, said: “The PayPal Commerce Platform is designed to meet the specific needs of marketplace...

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Walmart Remains Steady on NRF Top 100 Retailers List WALMART REMAINS STEADY ON NRF TOP 100 RETAILERS LIST

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Jul 08, 2019

As is the case with our own rankings of the top CE retailers, the NRF’s STORES Top 100 Retailers seems to have the same heavy hitters dominating the list every year. For them, it’s Walmart who raked in some $387.6 billion in retail sales last year. Our own No. 1 (in terms of consumer ele...

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SiriusDecisions B-to-B Fundamentals with Elisabeth Medaris SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B FUNDAMENTALS WITH ELISABETH MEDARIS

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Jul 08, 2019

At SiriusDecisions, we’ve created a b-to-b fundamentals course to help you build a strong foundation of knowledge and develop meaningful, ongoing relationships with customers.

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Marketing Automation Study Infographic THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B MARKETING AUTOMATION STUDY INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 08, 2019

Does the organization have a valid and agreed-upon process of what its revenue engine looks like?  Is the marketing function speaking the same language as the sales team? Or are they focusing only on the lead when sales is more interested in pre-qualified, early-stage opportunities? How can sal...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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How retail landlords can reinvent ailing shopping centres HOW RETAIL LANDLORDS CAN REINVENT AILING SHOPPING CENTRES

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Jul 07, 2019

It is hard to think of a worse time for Britain’s battered retailers. Whole chains are closing down, and even where they remain alive branches are getting pruned. Rents are being forced down with threats of bankruptcy if the chains are not allowed to pay less. Philip Green’s Arcadia empi...

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Google Analytics: Common Mistakes from Ecommerce Merchants GOOGLE ANALYTICS: COMMON MISTAKES FROM ECOMMERCE MERCHANTS

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Jul 05, 2019

Google Analytics provides impactful data that can help ecommerce merchants. But installed incorrectly, Google Analytics can produce inaccurate reporting. And a faulty analysis of Analytics data can lead to the wrong actions. In this post, I’ll address common mistakes from merchants in installi...

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Is it at Shops, is it Online, Wait, Retail is Everywhere IS IT AT SHOPS, IS IT ONLINE, WAIT, RETAIL IS EVERYWHERE

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Jul 05, 2019

Five decades ago, when it came to buying anything, it would mean people flocking around bazaars, negotiate rigorously, look for options, and found their way out. The retail industry has come a long way since then, with the lines between these shopping streets and e-commerce blurring every second as ...

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Swarovski x DFS Sparkle Summer Bus pop-up SWAROVSKI X DFS SPARKLE SUMMER BUS POP-UP

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Jul 04, 2019

Swarovski Travel Retail Asia Pacific has partnered with DFS, to launch the first European resort-themed summer collection brand activation: the Swarovski x DFS Sparkle Summer Bus pop-up store. The pop-up store officially opened 27 June 2019 at T Galleria by DFS, Macau, Shoppes at Four Seasons and la...

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Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges BRAZILIAN E-COMMERCE FIRM B2W TESTS DRONES TO TACKLE LOGISTICS CHALLENGES

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Jul 04, 2019

Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores, in a push to gain efficiency and tackle the country's complicated logistics and security issues. B2W is the first homegrown retailer in Brazil to e...

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A peek at branding lessons from top retailers A PEEK AT BRANDING LESSONS FROM TOP RETAILERS

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Jul 04, 2019

The top five retailers in the U.S. made nearly $230 billion in 2018 $228.4 billion to be exact so they must be doing something right.Walmart, Amazon, Costco, Walgreens, and Home Depot have each built strong brand identities and all benefit from powerful household recognition and strong brand equity....

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Australian Banks, IBM To Test Retail Financing By Blockchain AUSTRALIAN BANKS, IBM TO TEST RETAIL FINANCING BY BLOCKCHAIN

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Jul 04, 2019

Australia's three biggest banks said they will test a new bank-guarantee platform for shopkeepers that uses a shared database, claiming the project would mark the world's first use of blockchain technology to process retail financing.Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Banking Corp and A...

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6 Steps to Boost the Value of Your Ecommerce Business 6 STEPS TO BOOST THE VALUE OF YOUR ECOMMERCE BUSINESS

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Jul 03, 2019

By some estimates, there are between two million and three million online retailers in the world, excluding those in China. Despite the scale of the online shopping industry, most of these businesses have spent years in what amounts to a kind of business Wild West. In short, few people have fully un...

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Bollore Logistics Consumer Goods Retail Expertise by Dan Carter BOLLORE LOGISTICS CONSUMER GOODS RETAIL EXPERTISE BY DAN CARTER

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Jul 03, 2019

Dan is discovering the end to end shipment with LINK Mobile, our information system that offers complete control of the supply chain.

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Will Investing In E-Commerce Win The Game For Luxury Retailers? WILL INVESTING IN E-COMMERCE WIN THE GAME FOR LUXURY RETAILERS?

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Jul 03, 2019

In a time of increasing pressure for the retail industry, luxury retailers have been somewhat less affected by store closures and shrinking margins but they have not been immune to the exponential growth of online shopping. Kering's latest move to strengthen their digital positioning and take co...

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Building a Scalable eCommerce Data Platform BUILDING A SCALABLE ECOMMERCE DATA PLATFORM

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Jul 02, 2019

70,000 Percent Growth Over a Three-Year Period is astounding-  and a cause for celebration.While champagne corks pop with such massive growth, real problems arise as well.  Like how to manage and exploit massive amounts of data. PopSockets realized they needed a data platform that would co...

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Tootsies Ancaster Concept Retail Store TOOTSIES ANCASTER CONCEPT RETAIL STORE

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Jul 02, 2019

A new contemporary look for Tootsies Stores. BMF Retail helped redesign store displays for Tootsies providing an updated look, that provides more retail space with our Flexline store fixtures.

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Mobile Platform for Best-in-Class Retail Execution MOBILE PLATFORM FOR BEST-IN-CLASS RETAIL EXECUTION

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Jul 02, 2019

Movista is transforming how work gets done in retail. Founded by industry veterans who experienced the challenges of managing distributed workforces, Movista created the leading enterprise platform for flawless in-store execution and performance. The Movista platform integrates or replaces a multitu...

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Machine learning of artificial intelligence in retail market to grow prominently at over 42% cagr MACHINE LEARNING OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN RETAIL MARKET TO GROW PROMINENTLY AT OVER 42% CAGR

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Jul 01, 2019

Artificial intelligence in retail market for technological advancement and the development of the advanced machine learning & deep learning algorithms. Machine learning is estimated to grow prominently at high CAGR. The growth is driven by the increasing adoption of the technology by the retaile...

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Retailers, vendors must collaborate to improve customer experience RETAILERS, VENDORS MUST COLLABORATE TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Jul 01, 2019

While retailers are under increasing pressure to deliver enhanced customer experiences to compete with online giants like Amazon, their relationships with vendors are becoming more important. Why? Because they shape an important aspect of the customer journey the first mile of it to be precise. It&#...

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How Retailers Can Ensure Their Stores Are Safe and Secure HOW RETAILERS CAN ENSURE THEIR STORES ARE SAFE AND SECURE

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Jul 01, 2019

Retailers face a number of threats, some specific to their brand and merchandise, others based on their geographic location. Keeping employees and customers safe requires a two-pronged approach: establishing the right culture and providing a safe and secure physical environment. For employees, this ...

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How Technology Has Radically Transformed Retail HOW TECHNOLOGY HAS RADICALLY TRANSFORMED RETAIL

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Jul 01, 2019

Retail no longer solely means walking into a store or going to a website when searching for something to buy. The “if” factor of finding desired products is now “when” and “how,” and the possibilities for purchase are endless. Today, retail is about the experience...

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Accepting cryptocurrency at the point-of-sale ACCEPTING CRYPTOCURRENCY AT THE POINT-OF-SALE

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Jun 29, 2019

Our migration towards a cashless society is almost complete. Since the 1990s when electronic banking became common, digital payments have become increasingly widespread. Consumers today have a lot of choice when making electronic payments online. However, payments made in-person have struggled to ke...

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Where Can I Get a Retail Database of Buyers & Retail Partners? WHERE CAN I GET A RETAIL DATABASE OF BUYERS & RETAIL PARTNERS?

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Jun 28, 2019

A lot of new startup owners ask us how they can access giant databases with all the retailers and store buyers that are relevant to their businesses. It sounds like an amazing resource, but is this really something you need? Our founder, Syama Meagher, explains.

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Karen Millen officially puts itself up for sale KAREN MILLEN OFFICIALLY PUTS ITSELF UP FOR SALE

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Jun 28, 2019

The parent company of Karen Millen has officially put the womenswear retailer up for sale, and said it would begin formal talks with potential suitors in the coming days.According to Sky News, the sales process is being led by Deloitte and comes after several weeks of deliberations by Karen Millen&r...

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With Counter, Amazon is poised to have a larger retail presence than Walmart WITH COUNTER, AMAZON IS POISED TO HAVE A LARGER RETAIL PRESENCE THAN WALMART

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Jun 28, 2019

Amazon just announced its Counter program today, allowing customers to pick up their orders at select retailers. Its first partner for this service is Rite Aid ($NYSE:RAD), which will roll out the service in 100 stores to start and expand to 1,500 by the end of 2019. The benefits to this, in theory,...

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Two-thirds of top UK brands TWO-THIRDS OF TOP UK BRANDS' ADS HAVE SAFETY ISSUES, WITH ECOMMERCE MOST AT RISK

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Jun 28, 2019

Two-thirds of ads from the UK’s top 100 advertisers ran in non-brand-safe environments this year, a report by Ebiquity has revealed.The study found that 65% of the brands had been exposed, with ecommerce the most at-risk category, followed by charities and food and drink. Researchers also foun...

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Brixton shop Diverse in running for ‘retail Oscar’ BRIXTON SHOP DIVERSE IN RUNNING FOR ‘RETAIL OSCAR’

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Jun 27, 2019

Brixton’s Diverse gift shop on Coldharbour Lane has been recognised as one of the best card retailers in the UK, reaching the finals of the national awards for the category.Retas Awards – also known as the Retail Oscars – are now in their 15th year. They were launched by Progressiv...

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Bathstore enters administration, putting 500 jobs at risk BATHSTORE ENTERS ADMINISTRATION, PUTTING 500 JOBS AT RISK

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Jun 27, 2019

Bathstore has entered administration, ultimately putting 500 job at risk after failing to find a buyer.The specialist bathroom retailer has appointed BDO restructuring partner Ryan Grant to oversee the administration. “Despite significant investment into the business over the past five years, ...

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Instagram threatens Amazon with its e-commerce plans INSTAGRAM THREATENS AMAZON WITH ITS E-COMMERCE PLANS

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Jun 27, 2019

If Facebook-owned Instagram pushes ahead with its plans to enter the ecommerce space as envisioned by its chief Adam Mosseri, the current dominance in online commerce enjoyed by Amazon could be endangered.In his first public interview on the company's future strategy since taking over at Instagr...

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Is Pinterest More Relevant To Your ECommerce Marketing Plan? IS PINTEREST MORE RELEVANT TO YOUR ECOMMERCE MARKETING PLAN?

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Jun 27, 2019

Pinterest went public in April of this year, showcasing the strength of the social media discovery platform. Except for one little blip, it has since traded above its opening price. This isn’t necessarily because Pinterest is already a popular social media platform; it could also have as much ...

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UP Traders Board discusses ecommerce retail policy; to offer suggestions UP TRADERS BOARD DISCUSSES ECOMMERCE RETAIL POLICY; TO OFFER SUGGESTIONS

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Jun 27, 2019

Amid growing clamour over regularising ecommerce and protecting traditional sellers from foreign retail giants, Uttar Pradesh Traders Welfare Board on Thursday asserted that it would act for protecting the interests of traders.Board chairman Ravikant Garg said the institutional body was seized of th...

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Retail and Service Shop Puts Feet First with Comfy Shoes and NCR Silver RETAIL AND SERVICE SHOP PUTS FEET FIRST WITH COMFY SHOES AND NCR SILVER

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Jun 26, 2019

The NCR Silver point-of-sale system makes generating reports and tracking sales and inventory easier than ever for the Reichls who own Arches Footcare in Temple, Texas. Learning which items are best sellers, the store’s most popular hours and other metrics help the couple run their business ef...

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Harry Rosen Confidently Implements Fortinet HARRY ROSEN CONFIDENTLY IMPLEMENTS FORTINET'S SECURITY FABRIC TO PROTECT CUSTOMERS

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Jun 26, 2019

Established in 1954, Harry Rosen has been in business for over 64 years. They operate 15 Harry Rosen stores, 3 outlets, 2 Zonia stores and 5 David Footwear stores. Harry Rosen needed visibility to oversee their networks and identify both security and operational issues.

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Breaking free from the spell of "Amazon-azement" BREAKING FREE FROM THE SPELL OF "AMAZON-AZEMENT"

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Jun 26, 2019

At its core, technology drives disruption. Innovation wouldn't be possible without the subsequent waves of uncertainty and awe that come as a result. Retailers are experiencing this shock today, as Amazon continues to push the boundaries and limitations of how retailers can operate — both ...

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Foreigners Mourn Carrefour FOREIGNERS MOURN CARREFOUR'S RETREAT FROM CHINA, MARKING THE END OF A RETAIL ERA

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Jun 26, 2019

Carrefour regulars looking for a discount might be dismayed by its latest markdown. Earlier this week the French retailer sold 80 percent of its China ownership stake to domestic retailer Suning.com for RMB 4.8 billion (USD 698 million), a valuation of 0.2 times its 2018 sales. That is well below th...

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How Retailers Can Capitalize on Instagram Checkout HOW RETAILERS CAN CAPITALIZE ON INSTAGRAM CHECKOUT

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Jun 26, 2019

In March, Instagram publicly announced a new e-commerce feature. Rather than tagging items in posts and redirecting interested parties to an online shop, “Checkout on Instagram” enables brands to sell products to users directly inside the app. The promise is that companies can minimize a...

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Delivery Flexibility, Options Win Customers in the Age of Amazon DELIVERY FLEXIBILITY, OPTIONS WIN CUSTOMERS IN THE AGE OF AMAZON

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Jun 25, 2019

Amazon’s recent one-day shipping announcement upped the ante for retailers, but Walmart, Target and the rest still have a major advantage, namely their physical presence. While Amazon scrambles to set up tents in urban centers in order to be closer to their customers, Target is already reporti...

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Do you Need Sales Training or Packaging Training? DO YOU NEED SALES TRAINING OR PACKAGING TRAINING?

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Jun 25, 2019

A lot of interesting questions appear in our inbox at The Packaging School. This week, one in particular caught our attention: Should I be focusing on training my sales people to better understand packaging? Or should I be focusing on training my packaging people to be better at understanding sales?...

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Is Ecommerce Without Borders Still Doomed? IS ECOMMERCE WITHOUT BORDERS STILL DOOMED?

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Jun 25, 2019

Back in 2017, when I first wrote on this subject, it seemed like ecommerce without borders was doomed. Populist political movements were on the rise and UK had voted to withdraw from its largest market. Perhaps not much has changed? It’s slow progress, but the EU, WTO and Jack Ma have been wor...

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How to Prevent Retail Shrinkage HOW TO PREVENT RETAIL SHRINKAGE

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Jun 25, 2019

While big box retailers build shrinkage into their budget, retail theft can cripple small businesses. So consider these easy ways to prevent, and hopefully eliminate, it. Get rid of that shrinkage!

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How to Bring Authenticity to Automotive Retail Selling HOW TO BRING AUTHENTICITY TO AUTOMOTIVE RETAIL SELLING

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Jun 25, 2019

We live in a world where it is extremely hard to pretend to be something you’re not. Social media and constant digital interconnectivity have put our lives out in front of the whole world for everyone to see. It’s kind of like the movie “The Truman Show”, except we are all ba...

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Hampshire Mall Morphs Into Eclectic Blend Of Retail, Entertainment Businesses HAMPSHIRE MALL MORPHS INTO ECLECTIC BLEND OF RETAIL, ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESSES

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Jun 25, 2019

Hampshire Mall has seen its share of changes over the decades, particularly in recent years with the onslaught of online retail that has severely challenged brick-and-mortar shopping centers across the country. But this complex on busy Route 9, in a largely affluent, college-dominated region, has re...

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May online retail sales sees worst growth on record MAY ONLINE RETAIL SALES SEES WORST GROWTH ON RECORD

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Jun 25, 2019

May continued the discouraging 2019 trend of below-average online retail sales growth, thanks to poor weather and no royal wedding when compared to last year. According to the latest IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index, online retail sales last month grew just 1.9 per cent when compared to the same t...

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How customer intelligence is revolutionizing the retail industry HOW CUSTOMER INTELLIGENCE IS REVOLUTIONIZING THE RETAIL INDUSTRY

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Jun 25, 2019

Customer Intelligence (CI) is information derived from customer data collected from both internal (generated through interactions with the customer) and external sources (demographic data like age, income, and occupation, etc.). The purpose of CI is to better understand customers by analyzing their ...

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How multimodal can jumpstart voice in retail HOW MULTIMODAL CAN JUMPSTART VOICE IN RETAIL

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Jun 25, 2019

Voice-driven shopping is powerful, but it understandably comes with some skepticism on the consumer side. Yes, we have grown accustomed to a variety of digital retail methods – such as social commerce and mobile app- and web-driven commerce – but in every scenario, consumers are able to ...

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Here’s why Metcash tumbled today? HERE’S WHY METCASH TUMBLED TODAY?

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Jun 25, 2019

Will the rate cuts have a positive impact on the sluggish performance of the hardware division of Metcash Limited (ASX: MTS)? The implementation of the rate cut would explain this with time. The hardware pillar of the company had a major customer loss in the Queensland region and a slowdown in trade...

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Vend’s seamless reporting allows Ginger Frank to spend more time selling VEND’S SEAMLESS REPORTING ALLOWS GINGER FRANK TO SPEND MORE TIME SELLING

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Jun 24, 2019

U.S. companies spend over $70 billion annually on training, and an average of $1,459 per salesperson almost 20 percent more than they spend on workers in all other functions. Yet, when it comes to equipping sales teams with relevant knowledge and skills, the ROI of sales training is disappointing. S...

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Hear what Blooms the Chemist has to say about ETC services HEAR WHAT BLOOMS THE CHEMIST HAS TO SAY ABOUT ETC SERVICES

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Jun 24, 2019

We met with Keeley Rothwell the Retail Manager at Blooms the Chemist Elanora who was recently awarded as the ETC Employer of the Month. Keeley talks about how she looks after her staff and what her experience has been like with ETC.

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Minimizing Online Returns the Intelligent Way MINIMIZING ONLINE RETURNS THE INTELLIGENT WAY

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Jun 24, 2019

With 87 percent of shoppers beginning their customer journey in digital channels, brick-and-mortar retailers need to invest in optimizing their e-commerce strategy. For most brands, online shopping presents new challenges, including ever-growing return rates. With customers unable to try on an item ...

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Amaro, a Brazilian direct-to-consumer fashion label, raises US$7 million AMARO, A BRAZILIAN DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER FASHION LABEL, RAISES US$7 MILLION

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Jun 24, 2019

AMARO, a digitally native women’s fashion brand, began in 2012 and has recruited over 400 staff members Before the end of this year, the company also plans to deliver 1.5 million articles of clothing. After many years of pursuing growth, the company is now aiming to reach profitability. Not on...

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Ways in which training impacts your ecommerce success WAYS IN WHICH TRAINING IMPACTS YOUR ECOMMERCE SUCCESS

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Jun 24, 2019

The internet has presented lots of opportunities in terms of learning and earning. One of the most appealing ways through which you can earn online is through dropshipping. These ecommerce stores are quite unique as they present a chance to make handsome profits without having to invest heavily, unl...

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Retail Companies Leading Customer Journey Management Adoption, Study Finds RETAIL COMPANIES LEADING CUSTOMER JOURNEY MANAGEMENT ADOPTION, STUDY FINDS

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Jun 24, 2019

A recent study from Kitewheel sheds light on customer journey management, a practice that it says sees companies handling the customer journey from beginning to end with tools such as journey analytics. The study asserts that customer journey management allows marketers to deliver a consistent brand...

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Retailers Losing Customers Over Employee Experiences and Training RETAILERS LOSING CUSTOMERS OVER EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCES AND TRAINING

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Jun 24, 2019

Good customer service is a core driver of retention, as 75 percent of consumers would stop doing business with a brand if they had a bad experience or received poor customer support. According to a recent Gartner report, on average, 18 percent of total marketing budgets is spent on customer experien...

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Why Content for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) WHY CONTENT FOR SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

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Jun 24, 2019

If you’re in B2B marketing, I would challenge you to think outside the box and do things that no one else is doing. The higher you can stand, the smaller everyone else seems and the farther you can distance yourself from the competition to show: “Here’s exactly why you need to choo...

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Biggest B2B Marketing Challenges That We See Everyday as an Agency BIGGEST B2B MARKETING CHALLENGES THAT WE SEE EVERYDAY AS AN AGENCY

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Jun 24, 2019

One of the amazing blessings of getting to work at an agency is we get to see over 50 different companies and the challenges that they face. In today’s video, we’re going to talk about the biggest B2B marketing challenges that we see every day as an agency.

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing objectives - we exceed those objectives and truly re...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an example, one of the main questions someone typically h...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your conversions are at this precise moment. You may not even ...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 24, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’t just buy the first thing you see. The first thin...

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Unified Commerce - Retail Roundtable Highlights UNIFIED COMMERCE - RETAIL ROUNDTABLE HIGHLIGHTS

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Jun 23, 2019

The Unified Commerce Retail Roundtable, was held on 23rd May 2019. Australian retailers engaged in interesting and thought provoking discussion. Key topics discussed were; drivers for change, data first strategy, change management and business transformation.

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Gartner L2 Amazon Intelligence: The Amazon Consumer 2019 GARTNER L2 AMAZON INTELLIGENCE: THE AMAZON CONSUMER 2019

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Jun 21, 2019

Amazon has redefined e-commerce as we know it, but in the wake of declining growth in Amazon Prime membership, the everything store is evolving. As the company scales content streaming, grocery delivery and private label offerings, brands have a lot to learn in order to find success on the great whi...

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UK Retail Sales, May 2019: Soft Growth, Driven by Smaller Retailers UK RETAIL SALES, MAY 2019: SOFT GROWTH, DRIVEN BY SMALLER RETAILERS

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Jun 21, 2019

Coresight Research’s monthly reports keep you up to date on US and UK retail sales, US retail traffic and in-store metrics, selected US retailers’ same-store sales and key global consumer indicators. Click here to view our full collection of Monthly Reports.Our monthly UK Retail Sales Re...

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5 Tips to Go From SMB Retail Startup to Ecommerce Powerhouse 5 TIPS TO GO FROM SMB RETAIL STARTUP TO ECOMMERCE POWERHOUSE

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Jun 21, 2019

It takes guts to start a business, particularly in the crowded and competitive world of retail. Besides courage, you’ll need a lot of determination and resilience. The process can take months and will likely involve a lot of sleepless nights, but when everything clicks, there is almost nothing...

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Amazon cutting prices on thousands of online items AMAZON CUTTING PRICES ON THOUSANDS OF ONLINE ITEMS

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Jun 21, 2019

Amazon Australia is holding its second mid-year sale, slashing prices on tens of thousands of products from Friday, May 31, through the month of June. The deals include up to 50 percent off select clothing, shoes and accessories from brands such as Calvin Klein, Berlei and Bonds; discounts on select...

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For high-velocity retail business, mind the data gap FOR HIGH-VELOCITY RETAIL BUSINESS, MIND THE DATA GAP

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Jun 20, 2019

Retail businesses must perform flawlessly to survive in the age of omnichannel, where convenient choices, cheaper prices and better service are always readily available for consumers. Companies that thrive in this competitive space will come to grips with high-velocity customer and operational data,...

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Expectations and needs of retail customers in their banking relationship EXPECTATIONS AND NEEDS OF RETAIL CUSTOMERS IN THEIR BANKING RELATIONSHIP

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Jun 19, 2019

BNP Paribas reveals a summary of two market studies conducted, with Kantar TNS and Gallup, that surveyed nearly 37,000 individuals in 10 countries about their expectations in terms of budget management, preparing the future, relationship with money, etc. These are all topics that shape the experienc...

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Western Retail Advisors WESTERN RETAIL ADVISORS

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Jun 19, 2019

Western Retail Advisors built their company with firsthand retail experience, in-depth market knowledge, established relationships, and a commitment to best-in-industry technology. These essential components are what set them apart from the rest.

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Rise of Social Media in E-commerce RISE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN E-COMMERCE

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Jun 19, 2019

95% of online adults, aged 18-34, are most likely to follow a brand via social networking. 26% of Facebook users like using Facebook to browse 26% for new items to buy. 75% of customers say they use social media as part of the buying process. In 2017, online retail sales were up 12.1 percent, on ave...

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Top Benefits of Location-Based Augmented Reality for the Retail Industry TOP BENEFITS OF LOCATION-BASED AUGMENTED REALITY FOR THE RETAIL INDUSTRY

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Jun 19, 2019

Augmented reality, much like any other form of technology, has evolved, presenting the world with a new opportunity through location-based augmented reality. Though, before we delve further into its intricacies, let’s discuss virtual reality another form of a digital experience. By 2018, the V...

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Inventory management guide for retailers INVENTORY MANAGEMENT GUIDE FOR RETAILERS

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Jun 19, 2019

Inventory management keeps many retailers up at night, and for good reason: staying on top of your store’s stock levels is a balancing act that can make or break your sales and customer satisfaction. Too much stock on hand ties up your capital and can end up killing your margins if you decide ...

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Chatbots in retail: an efficient way to boost customer engagement CHATBOTS IN RETAIL: AN EFFICIENT WAY TO BOOST CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT

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Jun 19, 2019

We're becoming increasingly dependent on messaging platforms. Just try to picture your life without them. It's not so easy, right? And our dependency creates opportunities for savvy retailers. Chatbot tech is an affordable and efficient way to provide personalised, 24/7 customer service...

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The 2020 Customer Experience THE 2020 CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Jun 19, 2019

The ongoing digital revolution and the remarkable rise of the commercial Internet over the last decade have transformed traditional business models and empowered customers to engage at their convenience with organizations with whom they interact and transact across multiple channels. Today, they can...

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How Retail Businesses Reap the Benefits of CRM Software HOW RETAIL BUSINESSES REAP THE BENEFITS OF CRM SOFTWARE

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Jun 19, 2019

CRM systems have come a long way from being relatively simple contact databases to resources where retailers can now utilize CRM software to create insightful databases of customer interactions and detailed information that opens the doors to a number of benefits, from pointing your marketing effort...

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ECommerce of Food – International Conference on Trends and Official Control ECOMMERCE OF FOOD – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRENDS AND OFFICIAL CONTROL

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Jun 18, 2019

The eCommerce of food – as well as of feed and cosmetics – is a rapidly growing market. Unfortunately, the amount of products on the internet that can cause harm to consumers is steadily growing, too. The trade of illegal goods does not stop at any border. The Federal Office of Consumer ...

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Achieve Smarter Retailing with AI Now for Connected Commerce ACHIEVE SMARTER RETAILING WITH AI NOW FOR CONNECTED COMMERCE

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Jun 18, 2019

By integrating Salesforce, the World’s #1 CRM and digital commerce platform, with IBM’s industry-leading enterprise solutions, companies can unify enterprise-wide customer insights to activate intelligence across the customer journey, business operations, and supply chain. We discuss how...

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Drive Retail Omni-Channel Performance With Visual Analytics DRIVE RETAIL OMNI-CHANNEL PERFORMANCE WITH VISUAL ANALYTICS

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Jun 18, 2019

What is Omni-Channel? Customer, inventory, experience across stores, e-commerce, mobile and all other channels. Unite customer, marketing, sales, inventory and supply chain data into a seamless view. 57% of retailers have a single view of stock but not customer.

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19 Branding Lessons From 5 Top Retailers 19 BRANDING LESSONS FROM 5 TOP RETAILERS

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Jun 18, 2019

The top five retailers in the U.S. recorded nearly $230 billion in revenue last year ($228.4 billion to be exact). They must be doing something right. Walmart, Amazon.com, Costco, Walgreens, and Home Depot have each built strong brand identities, and all benefit from powerful household recognition a...

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How to Get More Reviews for Your Retail Store HOW TO GET MORE REVIEWS FOR YOUR RETAIL STORE

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Jun 18, 2019

There are a lot of factors that go into a customer’s decision to buy a product from your retail business. They most often ask friends and family for recommendations, and then do a lot of online research of their options. Given how fast and easy it is to make a purchase online without ever havi...

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How b8ta is reimagining the retail store model HOW B8TA IS REIMAGINING THE RETAIL STORE MODEL

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Jun 17, 2019

In 2015, Phillip Raub and his business partners pitched investors on a retail store concept that would carry tech products created by other brands. “Doors got slammed in our face,” Raub says, because online direct-to-consumer brands ruled the market at the time. “And here we are fo...

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CHALLENGING THE FUNDAMENTALS OF RETAIL CHALLENGING THE FUNDAMENTALS OF RETAIL

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Jun 17, 2019

World Retail Congress has been the global platform for industry trends and the next wave of groundbreaking opportunities since 2007.The World Retail Congress represents a truly unique opportunity to interact with and learn from leaders of important retail organisations from around the world.

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How to start a retail business from scratch: A step-by-step guide to retail success HOW TO START A RETAIL BUSINESS FROM SCRATCH: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO RETAIL SUCCESS

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Jun 17, 2019

Welcome to Vend’s retail startup guide a comprehensive “retail roadmap” that walks you through the ups and downs of setting up a brick-and-mortar store. Outlined below are the steps required to start a retail business. You’ll learn how to choose what products to sell, how to ...

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Ecommerce Shipping – A Step by Step Guide for 2019 ECOMMERCE SHIPPING – A STEP BY STEP GUIDE FOR 2019

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Jun 17, 2019

Global ecommerce sales are currently topping $3.5 trillion and cumulative data anticipates a 276% increase in global retail over the most recently tracked period. If you’re just starting out your ecommerce business, the first thing to learn is that global sales require global presence. This, o...

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How small retailers can compete with the giants of retail HOW SMALL RETAILERS CAN COMPETE WITH THE GIANTS OF RETAIL

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Jun 17, 2019

The giants of retail might be trailblazers, but they are still fair game for the little guys. Much space in blogs is dedicated to the retail revolution driven by insights into consumer behaviour, powered by big data and instant home delivery. Giant behemoth retailers Walmart and Target, new-generati...

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Smart retail: why shoppers appreciate the power of artificial intelligence SMART RETAIL: WHY SHOPPERS APPRECIATE THE POWER OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Jun 16, 2019

We were all excited when we got a chance to talk to voice assistants like Siri or Cortana for the first time, or when Alexa played a song we asked her to find. But a lot has changed since then, especially with the proliferation of AI-based apps and platforms. And the power of AI has been recognised,...

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Curating the retail experience in the modern world CURATING THE RETAIL EXPERIENCE IN THE MODERN WORLD

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Jun 16, 2019

Joey Miller is the developer behind the Platform in Culver City. Joey has consulted on many other best in breed retail developments such as Rick Caruso’s Palisades Village, The Row in DTLA and up coming high profile projects in San Francisco and New York.

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INVESTMENT TRENDS IN EUROPE INVESTMENT TRENDS IN EUROPE

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Jun 16, 2019

Any business that generates some portion of its revenue from the delivery of a provisioned ICT-based resource via a pay-as-you-use, on-demand, or subscription model. Companies delivering compute/storage/network resources, or cloud software services, or digital resources including a “self-servi...

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Respond to changing retail customers with Microsoft Dynamics 365 RESPOND TO CHANGING RETAIL CUSTOMERS WITH MICROSOFT DYNAMICS 365

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Jun 15, 2019

It seems almost impossible for today’s retailers. The customer’s demands are changing on a daily basis and becoming increasingly challenging. While Amazon recently delivered its first package with a drone, Coolblue just placed an ad online for the position of package hugger. Various orga...

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Retailers See An eCommerce Boom RETAILERS SEE AN ECOMMERCE BOOM

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Jun 14, 2019

A number of retailers have recently seen a surge in eCommerce sales. Lululemon revealed this week that online sales this past quarter increased 35 percent, while Target’s online sales rose 42 percent and Walmart reported 37 percent growth. In addition, online sales at Dick’s Sportin...

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PLANNED GIFT PURCHASES INFOGRAPHIC FOR FATHER’S DAY 2019 PLANNED GIFT PURCHASES INFOGRAPHIC FOR FATHER’S DAY 2019

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Jun 14, 2019

If you are an ecommerce owner, you should know the importance of key holidays, special days and celebrations and the big impact they have on your sales. Father’s Day is around the corner and you should get ready. If you are still not convinced on how important Father’s day is, we will ma...

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CES Asia 2019 Retail and eCommerce CES ASIA 2019 RETAIL AND ECOMMERCE

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Jun 13, 2019

CES Asia 2019 will return to Shanghai, China on June 11-13, 2019. The only industry event focused on the Asia-Pacific market will take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) and the Kerry Hotel in Pudong New Area.

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Reed Gift Fairs: Australia REED GIFT FAIRS: AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST TRADE EVENT IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY

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Jun 13, 2019

This award-winning show is coming back to Melbourne this 3-7 August for yet another one massive sourcing event for the local and international retailers - just in time before Christmas! If you're a stockist, a retailer, an interior designer, stylist, an online shop owner,  a head buyer...

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What You Don’t Know About Baby Boomers’ eCommerce Habits WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT BABY BOOMERS’ ECOMMERCE HABITS

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Jun 13, 2019

The current obsession with Millennial consumer habits is misleading. The countless articles, studies, and thought pieces dedicated to picking apart the Millennial psyche make it seem like they’re the only generation worth considering. This couldn’t be further from the truth, especially w...

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The New Age of Consumer Behaviour in Retail 2019 Report THE NEW AGE OF CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR IN RETAIL 2019 REPORT

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Jun 13, 2019

Is retail experiencing a moment of transformation or chaos? The answer to this question depends on who is framing it. Too long has our focus been placed on the problems experienced by retailers themselves. This has caused us to lose sight as to why this radical shift is happening in the first place:...

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Panel on Innovation in the Retail Industry with Oracle PANEL ON INNOVATION IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY WITH ORACLE

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Jun 13, 2019

This panel of industry experts discusses how retailers are harnessing their data and capitalizing on emerging technologies to create personalized experiences for their customers, effectively manage their supply chains, and beat the competition.

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Three key retail & ecommerce trends from Meeker’s Internet Report 2019 THREE KEY RETAIL & ECOMMERCE TRENDS FROM MEEKER’S INTERNET REPORT 2019

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Jun 13, 2019

This year’s report is the first that Meeker has put out since leaving venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins to found her own late-stage VC firm, Bond Capital. Clocking in at a hefty 334 slides, it’s the second-longest Internet Trends report that Meeker has produced (the longest being 2017...

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Arcadia Rescue Deepens U.K. Landlords’ Retail Crisis ARCADIA RESCUE DEEPENS U.K. LANDLORDS’ RETAIL CRISIS

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Jun 13, 2019

Faced with the choice of accepting rent cuts or hunting for new retailers to fill hundreds of stores, U.K. mall owners are swallowing their medicine.Some of Britain’s biggest commercial landlords including Hammerson Plc and British Land Co., voted in favor of a rescue plan for billionaire Phil...

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A Home Furnishing Store Shows How Retailers Can Win in the Age of Amazon A HOME FURNISHING STORE SHOWS HOW RETAILERS CAN WIN IN THE AGE OF AMAZON

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Jun 13, 2019

Amazon.com (AMZN) has made retail a world of winners and losers. Today, at least, RH (RH) is winner.RH stock is soaring nearly 20% on Thursday, following the Restoration Hardware parent’s fiscal first-quarter earnings report. That’s good news for shares of the upscale home-furnishings fi...

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Inventory Management Implications For Automotive Digital Retail Strategies INVENTORY MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS FOR AUTOMOTIVE DIGITAL RETAIL STRATEGIES

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Jun 13, 2019

For most of the history of retail, the physical market structure drove sales volume. Top retailers were easy to identify by the number of locations and the retail was managed largely at the store level. Inventory selection was important over time, but not readily visible. “Location, location, ...

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Online shopping goes live to tap the untapped ONLINE SHOPPING GOES LIVE TO TAP THE UNTAPPED

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Jun 13, 2019

In many ways, this is a throwback to the 90s, when teleshopping networks occupied prime slots on cable television. Except today, all of this is happening on a 75-dayold app called BulBul, which has quietly started offering a different take on how ecommerce could be done in India: content-led, compar...

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Oney - Optimising Customer Data for Retail Management ONEY - OPTIMISING CUSTOMER DATA FOR RETAIL MANAGEMENT

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Jun 12, 2019

Oney Data, a part of the Oney Group, specializes in utilizing retail data to improve their financial services organisation. Oney partnered with Snowflake and immediately saw benefits with scalability, speed, and an overall ease of use of the platform for the data team.

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Introducing the Mastering the Retail Game podcast INTRODUCING THE MASTERING THE RETAIL GAME PODCAST

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Jun 12, 2019

SPS Commerce proudly introduces the Mastering the Retail Game podcast. Each episode explores the new rules of retail and provides real-world advice from the retail experts at SPS, as well as executives, merchandisers and operations professionals from retailers, suppliers and solution providers. ...

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Building Better Chatbots: 7 Tips for Retailers to Improve the Overall CX BUILDING BETTER CHATBOTS: 7 TIPS FOR RETAILERS TO IMPROVE THE OVERALL CX

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Jun 12, 2019

As more and more retail transactions move online, chatbots are becoming the sales associates of choice. When built effectively, these human stand-ins, made of software configured, programmed and embedded in apps, websites and SMS, can closely replicate and simulate human conversation, driving engage...

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Inditex to bring Zara’s ecommerce to five Near East markets INDITEX TO BRING ZARA’S ECOMMERCE TO FIVE NEAR EAST MARKETS

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Jun 12, 2019

Inditex brings its digital transformation to the Near East. The Spanish fashion distribution giant, world’s number one on volume of business, will launch Zara’s ecommerce in the following months in five countries of the region: Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrein, Omar and Jordan.In total, the group ...

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Why Kimberly-Clark put ecommerce on a fast track WHY KIMBERLY-CLARK PUT ECOMMERCE ON A FAST TRACK

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Jun 12, 2019

Kimberly-Clark Corp., a manufacturer best known for brands such as Huggies and Kleenex, is closing in on $2 billion in ecommerce sales. But how Kimberly-Clark defines ecommerce is different from web sales completed in a shopping cart on a business-to-consumer website or an online transaction done by...

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Selling on Amazon FBA 2019 | What SELLING ON AMAZON FBA 2019 | WHAT'S IN STORE FOR THE FUTURE?

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Jun 11, 2019

Today, Greg chats with Justin Cooke from Empire Flippers, to discuss the state of selling on Amazon in 2019. Is it still a good opportunity now? What are the trends? Is Amazon going to take over selling products from FBA sellers? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this in-depth...

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Retail Merchandise Processor: The Good Work of Angela RETAIL MERCHANDISE PROCESSOR: THE GOOD WORK OF ANGELA

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Jun 11, 2019

Good for young people to start or as a first job or while in school because pay is not great but I mean it's a Goodwill. Don't expect to love it there. Managers aren't the best but cow orkers are okay.

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Do-It Corporation Presents: Retail Display Solutions For Your Golf Products DO-IT CORPORATION PRESENTS: RETAIL DISPLAY SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR GOLF PRODUCTS

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Jun 11, 2019

Do-It Corporation offers a number of retail display solutions for your golf products. Do-It offers hang tabs, display strips, on-product promotion options, and carry handles. All Do-It Products are designed to get your product noticed in the store and increase impulse sales.

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Boux Avenue hires merchandising director from M&S BOUX AVENUE HIRES MERCHANDISING DIRECTOR FROM M&S

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Jun 11, 2019

Boux Avenue has appointed a new merchandising director who will join from multinational retailer Marks & Spencer.Rachel Harley was previously the head of merchandising for M&S’ lingerie group, and will bring “in-depth knowledge of the planning, buying and trading complexities ass...

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What Retailers Should Look for When it Comes to Sustainable Store Design WHAT RETAILERS SHOULD LOOK FOR WHEN IT COMES TO SUSTAINABLE STORE DESIGN

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Jun 11, 2019

It’s no secret the fashion industry is the second highest polluting industry in the world (after oil), and as fashion’s dirty secrets come to light, brands have reacted to internal and external pressure to incorporate sustainability in their business model. Corporate social responsibilit...

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Roundtable: Embracing AV Technology to Fuel Retail Growth ROUNDTABLE: EMBRACING AV TECHNOLOGY TO FUEL RETAIL GROWTH

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Jun 11, 2019

Significant AV deployments are on trend in UK retail right now, and several big-name retailers and brands joined Retail Gazette and AVIXA for breakfast in London to discuss why.From Asda George’s commitment to digital signage in its new-look superstores to JD Sports’ plans for window dis...

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Poshmark Expands Its $625 Million Retail Empire From Fashion Resale Into Home Decor POSHMARK EXPANDS ITS $625 MILLION RETAIL EMPIRE FROM FASHION RESALE INTO HOME DECOR

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Jun 11, 2019

Poshmark started eight years ago as a way for women to offload their extra clothes and make money, like a more social eBay where people could comment and share the clothes they liked. It has since become a retail empire that racked up an estimated $140 million in revenue in 2018, thanks to its 20% c...

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Retail Means More RETAIL MEANS MORE

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Jun 10, 2019

A spa isn't just a spa. It's a 30-minute vacation. A coffee shop is an office away from the office. And we all know a shoe store can double as a therapy store. JLL understands that brick and mortar spaces are more than what they sell.

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OPAL EDI Future in Retail Industry OPAL EDI FUTURE IN RETAIL INDUSTRY

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Jun 10, 2019

Everybody wonders then: “Why are companies still using EDI?”   The simple answer – resistance to change and denial of harsh realities.  The fact is, many retail players are going out business – but not because of their product line—it’s because of a...

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Retailing at the end of the world: How large chains liquidate RETAILING AT THE END OF THE WORLD: HOW LARGE CHAINS LIQUIDATE

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Jun 10, 2019

Walmart Vice President, Health & Wellness Transformation Marcus Osborne and Cambia CEO Mark Ganz discuss the four ways companies can make it easier for consumers to access health care.

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Walmart vs. Amazon: Who is ahead in battle for retail dominance? WALMART VS. AMAZON: WHO IS AHEAD IN BATTLE FOR RETAIL DOMINANCE?

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Jun 10, 2019

When it comes to the grocery aisle, researchers estimate that Amazon generated as much as $20 billion in revenue from groceries last year. Amazon owns Whole Foods, and also offers delivery through both Amazon Prime Now and AmazonFresh. However, Walmart which also owns Sam’s Club generated an e...

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Walmart debuts store-to-fridge fresh food delivery service WALMART DEBUTS STORE-TO-FRIDGE FRESH FOOD DELIVERY SERVICE

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Jun 10, 2019

Walmart’s new service, InHome Delivery, delivers fresh groceries directly into refrigerators within shoppers’ homes and garages. Customers place a grocery order online, select InHome Delivery and pick a delivery time. The homeowner gets an alert when the delivery person is near their hou...

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ENOC announces retail expansion in line with Saudi Vision 2030 ENOC ANNOUNCES RETAIL EXPANSION IN LINE WITH SAUDI VISION 2030

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Jun 10, 2019

ENOC Group, a wholly-owned entity of Dubai government, has announced ambitious expansion plans for its retail operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.The Group’s retail arm will increase its service station network by more than eight fold by 2030 to reach 124 stations to meet the growing fue...

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How The Sharing Economy Is Changing Online Sales HOW THE SHARING ECONOMY IS CHANGING ONLINE SALES

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Jun 10, 2019

The sharing economy has transformed the way consumers get transported from point A to B, how they rent vacation homes, how they get food delivered and, increasingly, how they shop.The latest Platform Economy Playbook explores how digital platforms have enabled companies to move beyond transactional ...

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Tracking the future of retail with intelligent labelling TRACKING THE FUTURE OF RETAIL WITH INTELLIGENT LABELLING

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Jun 10, 2019

Retail is evolving. Eliminating the need for queues and checkouts, Amazon’s automated, cashier-less stores in the US are widely regarded as a significant milestone. In Shanghai, e-commerce giant Alibaba recently opened its own smart store. Entirely powered by mobile, it blurs the lines between...

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Mirakl launches Mirakl Connect – a global marketplace ecosystem MIRAKL LAUNCHES MIRAKL CONNECT – A GLOBAL MARKETPLACE ECOSYSTEM

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Jun 10, 2019

Mirakl, a SaaS marketplace platform has launched Mirakl Connect, a global marketplace ecosystem. The marketplace is a digital platform connecting marketplace operators with sellers and partners to support the launch and growth of new platform strategies. An online marketplace brings third-party sell...

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Fashion victim: private equity investments in UK shopping centres turn sour FASHION VICTIM: PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENTS IN UK SHOPPING CENTRES TURN SOUR

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Jun 10, 2019

Private equity firms that previously binged on bricks-and-mortar retail portfolios are changing their plans in response to the sector’s struggles. Bricks-and-mortar retail is going out of fashion, and that is a problem for private equity. In recent years, the private equity industry has binged...

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Apply These 5 Secret Techniques to Improve Instagram Ads for Your Ecommerce Business APPLY THESE 5 SECRET TECHNIQUES TO IMPROVE INSTAGRAM ADS FOR YOUR ECOMMERCE BUSINESS

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Jun 09, 2019

Instagram ads, when used correctly, can be the perfect channel to market your ecommerce business. In fact, a Facebook survey found that 54% of people purchased something after seeing it on Instagram. 83% of respondents discover new products or services through the platform. And 80% use the platform ...

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Stericycle Recruiting: Environmental Solutions Retail Driver STERICYCLE RECRUITING: ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS RETAIL DRIVER

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Jun 07, 2019

Thinking of joining the Stericycle team? Stericycle’s Environmental Solutions is dedicated to protecting what matters for our customers. This video provides information on what it’s like to be an ESOL Retail Driver.

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Four retail technologies that will help you enhance the customer experience FOUR RETAIL TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL HELP YOU ENHANCE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Jun 07, 2019

MOCA went to the first edition of the Retail&Brand Experience World Congress (RBEWC) celebrated in Barcelona. Let's see four technologies that are helping the retail industry to transform the customer experience.

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2 restaurants, one retail business to open in Elizabethton 2 RESTAURANTS, ONE RETAIL BUSINESS TO OPEN IN ELIZABETHTON

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Jun 07, 2019

The city planning commission gave business developers the green light to start work on a 7,000-square foot, three-unit commercial building on the west side of Elizabethton. City leaders believe work will begin within the next few months.

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The Future of Retail AI with Shouut THE FUTURE OF RETAIL AI WITH SHOUUT

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Jun 06, 2019

As part of the IBM Innovation Incubator Project, Shouut has developed a platform that is changing shopping through friction-less and engaging shopping experiences. Under the IBM Innovation Incubator Project, qualifying businesses can leverage programs and infrastructure including IBM’s technic...

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Retail vacancies surge 56.7% for May ahead of summer holidays RETAIL VACANCIES SURGE 56.7% FOR MAY AHEAD OF SUMMER HOLIDAYS

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Jun 06, 2019

The high street might be plagued with store closures, but retailers are still keen to hire the best people for the job.That’s according to new research from CV-Library, which found the amount of jobs on offer in the retail sector grew by a whopping 56.9 per cent last month.While there may be a...

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Forever 21 looks into restructure FOREVER 21 LOOKS INTO RESTRUCTURE

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Jun 06, 2019

Fast fashion chain Forever 21 is thought to be in talks to plan its next steps around restructuring, with the possibility of the business seeking bankruptcy. The US-based retailer is speaking to potential lenders and public equity firm Apollo Global Management about debtor-in-possession (DIP) financ...

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Retail - Retail Software RETAIL - RETAIL SOFTWARE

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Jun 05, 2019

Passepartout management software for retail and retail. Innovative and complete, tailored to your business.

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Temi with Alexa in Retail Stores TEMI WITH ALEXA IN RETAIL STORES

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Jun 05, 2019

With temi & Alexa, the retail experience will never be the same.temi The Personal Robothttps://www.robotemi.com

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Omnichannel Retail: How to Build Winning Stores in a Digital World OMNICHANNEL RETAIL: HOW TO BUILD WINNING STORES IN A DIGITAL WORLD

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Jun 05, 2019

Our world is being radically changed by the fact that almost everyone is always digitally connected. This has led to a fundamental shift in the ways businesses should engage and interact with consumers.I first realized the importance of data and a direct connection to customers during 30 years spent...