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Retail Types, Stores

Do All Retailers Need In-Store Media Networks to Remain Viable?

May 17, 2024

Via: RetailWire

In the bustling landscape of retail technology, one trend stands out: the burgeoning realm of in-store media networks. While not a new concept, its current surge in attention mirrors the fervor surrounding artificial intelligence. As the retail landscape evolves, industry […]


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How Technology and Science Create Unforgettable, Immersive In-Store Experiences

May 1, 2024

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Retail is in the midst of a significant transformation. With ecommerce reshaping the landscape, physical stores have a unique opportunity to borrow a few strategies from tourist destinations and become experiences beyond the mundanity of walking up and down aisles. […]


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Foot Locker unveils new store concept in ‘critical year’

April 24, 2024

Via: Retail Dive

Foot Locker is sending its stores back to the changing room. The retailer’s first store of the future concept, which CEO Mary Dillon teased in an earnings call last month, opened Wednesday at the Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, New Jersey. […]


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Wayfair’s first large-format store to open next month

April 23, 2024

Via: Retail Dive

In a move that further extends its reach offline, Wayfair is getting ready to open its first large-format store next month. The store, located in Edens Plaza in Wilmette, Illinois, will open on May 23. The space spans 150,000 square […]


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Eyebuydirect opens first physical location

April 19, 2024

Via: Retail Dive

The announcement by Eyebuydirect comes at a time when the DTC eyewear category is heating up. Warby Parker was among the first brands to normalize purchasing glasses online, while other brands like Zenni have grown. Zenni launched a B2B platform […]


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H&M Group plans to invest more in physical stores, including refurbishing 250 globally

March 28, 2024

Via: Retail Dive

Four years ago H&M Group pulled back on what had been a global expansion of its store network and began to emphasize e-commerce. In 2020, that meant closing some 170 stores, and in 2021 another 250; at the time its […]


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Claire’s to launch displays in thousands of Walgreens stores

March 13, 2024

Via: Retail Dive

With its Walgreens collaboration, Claire’s has added another major retailer to its lineup of partners. In 2022, the company entered a shop-in-shop agreement with a major retailer: Macy’s. In October 2023, the accessories retailer rolled out displays in about 700 […]


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Generation Tux steps into physical retail

March 12, 2024

Via: Retail Dive

Generation Tux’s Columbus showroom will serve as a hub for local wedding planners and community events, and will offer customers the opportunity to work with stylists who can provide advice and style consultations. “Our Columbus Showroom is set to become […]


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Wayfair refreshes brand ahead of first large-format store opening

March 11, 2024

Via: Retail Dive

With its new campaign, Wayfair is welcoming shoppers to “The Wayborhood,” a playful, fantastical neighborhood that celebrates the home retailer’s “Every style, every home” tagline and comes to life across a variety of consumer touch points. By tweaking its logo […]


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Burlington Plans to Open 100 New Stores in 2024

March 8, 2024

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Off-price retailer Burlington Stores beat expectations for Q4 2023 (the 14 weeks ended Feb. 3, 2024), with total sales increasing 10% and comparable store sales growing 2% year over year. The quarter closed out a steady year for the chain, […]


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First Look: Frontgate Launches New Retail Store Concept

March 6, 2024

Via: RIS News

Home furnishing retailer Frontgate is launching its new retail experience, starting with a store Preston Royal Village in Dallas, TX. The 9,443-square-foot layout enables shoppers to browse by room through curved archways, to help transition departments and provide a more […]


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Home Depot issues cautious outlook after soft Q4

February 22, 2024

Via: Retail Dive

President and CEO Ted Decker described 2023 as a year of moderation following three years of exceptional growth. The home improvement retailer started last year “with more inventory than we would’ve preferred,” Decker said, according to a Seeking Alpha call […]


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How Shop Premium Outlets is Helping Brands ‘Light Up’ Excess and Outlet Inventory

February 14, 2024

Via: Retail TouchPoints

It’s been more than four years since mall operator Simon launched its ecommerce joint venture with Rue Gilt Groupe, and the Shop Premium Outlets (SPO) marketplace is going strong. The site, aimed at bringing off-price inventory from Simon’s malls online, […]


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The Impact of Sustainable Hangers in Retail Displays

February 7, 2024

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The retail landscape is evolving, driven by shifting consumer preferences and an increasing awareness of the environmental impact of traditional business practices. As demand for sustainability grows, retailers are tasked with reimagining their strategies to embrace eco-friendly solutions. Amidst these […]


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From the Back Office to the Warehouse, Tracking Tech’s Impact

February 6, 2024

Via: SCMR Editorial

Like many legacy companies, Mary Kay Inc. was struggling with its indirect spend management. While the cosmetics giant was known for its innovative beauty products, its indirect spend management was stuck in spreadsheets and emails. Innovative spend management it was […]


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Why Store-Within-a-Store Concepts are Essential for Brands

February 5, 2024

Via: RIS News

The physical shopping experience will always have a place in retail, but many retailers aren’t taking full advantage of their retail space. Store-within-a-store concepts offer an option that can help please customers and enhance the in-person shopping experience. The store-within-a-store […]


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How Will 150 New Walmart Stores Affect the US Economy?

February 1, 2024

Via: RetailWire

In a bid to expand its already significant presence, Walmart is planning a significant escalation in its reach across the U.S. The retail company’s plans include the construction or conversion of over 150 large-scale stores within the next half-decade. The […]


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Levi’s to Cut 10% to 15% of Corporate Workforce in First Phase of New Productivity Initiative

January 26, 2024

Via: Retail TouchPoints

As Michelle Gass readies to formally take the reins on Jan. 29, Levi Strauss & Co. has announced a “multi-year global productivity initiative,” dubbed Project FUEL, that is designed to accelerate the company’s long-term profitable growth. The first phase of […]


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How An Indie Bike Shop Took Control of Inventory Management

January 24, 2024

Via: Lightspeed

Every retail business has inventory, but some stores are more complicated than others. And it can take a lot of trial and error before mastering inventory management systems. Consider the bike shop: in the sales department alone, there are all […]


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Walmart to close Store No. 8: WSJ

January 22, 2024

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart announced the launch of Store No. 8 in 2017. The unit was created to help the company compete with Amazon. The unit focused on health and wellness; sustainability and the circular economy; social commerce and the creator economy; the […]