Journal of retailing

| August 2, 2018

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The Journal of Retailing is devoted to advancing the state of knowledge and its application with respect to all aspects of retailing, its management, evolution, and current theory. The field of retailing includes both products and services, the supply chains and distribution channels that serve retailers, the relationships between retailers and members of the supply channel, and all forms of direct marketing and emerging electric markets to households. Articles may take an economic or behavior approach, but all reflect rigorous analysis and a depth of knowledge of relevant theory and existing literature. Empirical work is based upon the scientific method, modern sampling procedures and statistical analysis.

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Bip is the primary Italian consulting company, with a global footprint. Founded in 2003, Bip today employs more than 2,000 professionals, who deliver management consulting and business integration services supporting companies in the research and adoption of disruptive technological innovation.Today, we export our professional services, operating outside Italy for an increasing number of international clients. Strong relationships with local stakeholders and focused acquisitions have allowed us to extend our networks and establish ourselves as a trusted advisor in new target markets.

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Retail supply chains will be held liable for price gouging

Article | March 22, 2020

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a stern warning to retail suppliers, including those who supply grocery stores and pharmacies, that state law strictly prohibits price gouging in the wake of a declared disaster. Price gouging laws apply to any person or entity selling necessities at an exorbitant or excessive price after a disaster has been declared by the Governor or President. This prohibition includes those who supply retailers. Under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, any price-gougers may be required to reimburse consumers and may be held liable for civil penalties of up to $10,000 per violation with an additional penalty of up to $250,000 if the affected consumers are elderly.

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How is Point of Sale Software Changing in 2020?

Article | March 22, 2020

All great businesses are blooming on the edifice of POS, which stands for Point of Sale System. Every inch of your business consistency, management, and profits is subjected wholly and solely to the retail POS system. As we all are aware of its importance in a business and how effectively it tends to expand business empires and profits. In other words, a retail POS system is like a Midas touch to your business; it enhances it and enhances it for good, adorning it with golden profits. The idea of POS software is simple. It excludes every chance of human errors and inconsistencies, holds back your company's loss, and increases the productivity of your checkout counter. This is all it does, and all of these tasks are simple, but they are reassuring business tactics that ensure promising gains and remarkable retail growth.

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How physical retail provides opportunities for consumer outreach

Article | March 22, 2020

As we come off another holiday season, it's worth taking a look at how the customer journey has changed, the role retail plays in the journey and what 2020 holds for innovative brands and retailers alike. Only a small minority of consumers these days are brand loyal according to a recent McKinsey report. Most consumers prefer to be in "shopping around" mode instead. Add to that the waning influence of TV advertising. Against this backdrop, it's clear that brand and retail marketers are challenged and need to change up their game. In a world in which TV advertising has lost much of its power, innovative retailers and brands have an opportunity to command consumers' attention through integrated marketing initiatives that include digital experiences and product sampling.

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Why retailers need to embrace renewable energy in 2020

Article | March 22, 2020

We’re constantly being pummelled by bad climate news. Despite the efforts of individual countries and international organizations, a November 2019 report by the United Nations asserted that “countries collectively failed to stop the growth in global GHG emissions.” This has led to increasing average global temperatures and the unquestionable need for deeper and faster emission cuts. But the private sector can’t sit idly by waiting for governments to act – it’s time for retailers to step up and be leaders in the fight against climate change. And for businesses, research is proving that prioritizing sustainability is beneficial for long-term financial success.

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Business Integration Partners

Bip is the primary Italian consulting company, with a global footprint. Founded in 2003, Bip today employs more than 2,000 professionals, who deliver management consulting and business integration services supporting companies in the research and adoption of disruptive technological innovation.Today, we export our professional services, operating outside Italy for an increasing number of international clients. Strong relationships with local stakeholders and focused acquisitions have allowed us to extend our networks and establish ourselves as a trusted advisor in new target markets.

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