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Retail Trends

How to Sell Your Products on Amazon

October 19, 2017

Via: Shopify Blog

Hundreds of millions of people use Amazon to shop online every year. Wouldn’t it be nice to get your products in front of all those potential customers? Of course, but Amazon can seem a little intimidating at first. That’s why […]


Retail Trends

How Can Retailers Get The Most Out Of Holiday Hiring?

October 18, 2017

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

Holiday hiring is always a rush for retailers, but the 2017 season is eliciting different reactions from the industry’s biggest names. While Amazon is hiring as many as 120,000 seasonal workers for the second straight year, Target is increasing its […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Study: U.S. online retail sales on pace to top $1 trillion by 2027

October 17, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

Online retail sales momentum is so strong that volume will increase at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9% over the next decade. Based on this rate, U.S. online retail sales are expected to surpass $1 trillion in 2027. […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, In-Store Media, Tech

Amazon.com Unwraps its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide

October 16, 2017

Via: Business Wire

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon.com today announced the launch of its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide, taking the guesswork out of gifting and helping customers delight their loved ones this holiday season. Thoughtfully curated and […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Walmart focused on digital, dials back store growth

October 11, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart, the biggest retailer in the world that until last year, practically left its e-commerce operations to drift, is doing what many analysts love to see in an era when Amazon dominates headlines. Presentations at its investors day in Arkansas […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Aldi turns up the heat in already competitive supermarket industry

August 15, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

German discount grocer Aldi is jumping into home grocery delivery. The retailer announced a pilot program with Instacart, the on-demand grocery delivery service. Starting later this month, the service will be available in Atlanta, Dallas, and Los Angeles, with potential […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Others, Tech

Best Practices For Brand And Retailers: Harnessing The Impact Of Social Media

August 15, 2017

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

Both my brand executive experience at LVMH, Richemont and Christie’s and my current role at Splashlight (a leading visual content creation company geared towards e-Commerce and social media), give me a unique perspective on the importance of visual content to […]


Retail Trends

Retail Success: How To Keep Your Store From Being Your Personal Ball And Chain

August 11, 2017

Via: The Retail Doctor Blog

In 2001, Tim & Cynthia Holliday took a gamble:  They purchased Children’s World, a struggling children’s uniform, clothing, and toy store in Sarasota, Florida. Now 50-years-old, I met up with them just after they returned from a one-month vacation. Holliday […]


Retail Trends

Macy’s sales drop 5.4%, hit by store closures

August 11, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Macy’s posted total sales of $5.55 billion for the second quarter, a 5.4% decrease from the year-ago period that was driven largely by this year’s store closures, according to a company press release. The retailer’s sales beat the FactSet Consensus, cited by […]


Others, Tech

Five ways Walmart uses big data

August 10, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

Walmart is bullish on big data — especially when it comes to finding ways to better serve its shoppers. Big data volume continues to grow, but Walmart is using it to the company’s — and its customers’ — advantage. By […]