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4 ways to wow your customers

August 13, 2018

Do you go far enough to make the customer experience remarkable? These companies do. They might have gone an extra mile to wow customers, but they didn’t have to go a thousand miles to do it. Even better: Neither do […]


5 trends reshaping retail

August 9, 2018

Category: Retail Trends

Like many industries today, retail is in an extreme state of disruption. In five years, 25% of malls will be gone. The U.S. has way too much retail space per capita at 23.5 square feet, compared to 16.4 in Canada […]


10 retailers at risk of bankruptcy: Q2 update

August 1, 2018

Category: Retail Trends

This year, two iconic retail brands — Bon-Ton and Toys R Us — shut their doors in bankruptcy. Indeed, the year started with several bankruptcies in the early months, hinting that the crush of Chapter 11 filings in the industry, […]


Retail Trends

Back-to-school shopping sales and trends report

August 14, 2018

Via: Lightspeed POS

Back to school shopping for both college and K-12 students is in full swing. This year, combined spending for K-12, college and graduate students is predicted to reach 82.8 billion in the US alone. To put things into perspective and […]


Retail Types, Stores

H&M powers up new website, mobile app

August 14, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

A revamp of H&M’s e-commerce and mobile commerce storefronts didn’t appear to excite the retailer’s investors. The Swedish company’s stock price fell Monday, and has now declined by almost 20% since the start of the year. H&M leadership did warn […]


Retail Types, Stores

Home Depot rebounds from dampened spring sales

August 14, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Home Depot suffered from external forces that dampened spring sales, and the declining U.S. housing market could further undermine its momentum. But not by much, according to GlobalData Retail Managing Director Neil Saunders. “The 8.4% uplift in sales along with […]