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Retail Types, Stores

Toys R Us brand property going up for sale

May 16, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Even as Toys R Us goes through the process of shuttering entirely its domestic business, there are still ways the retailer might maintain a presence in the country where it grew up. For one, there are a couple parties reportedly […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

6 Trends to Win Customers

May 15, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

A customer’s path to purchase often begins online but ends in-store. In fact, a Forbes Insight report found that 82% of shoppers conduct research online before completing a purchase in-store. Independent retailers know that an online presence is important. According […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon Go stores are reportedly coming to San Francisco and Chicago

May 15, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

When the Amazon Go concept first opened, analysts rushed to weigh in on whether or not such a concept could expand, and whether it was actually “the future of retail.” There were certainly challenges for the new model, including some […]


Retail Types, Stores

Target tests more frequent, tailored deliveries to stores

May 14, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

In the race against Amazon and other rivals, Target is using its growing fleet of small-format stores (which will total 130 by the end of 2019) as a major competitive advantage. These stores, mainly in urban, suburban and college markets, […]


In-Store Media, Others, Retail Trends, Tech

Stores Are Gateways to Innovation and Digital Transformation

May 14, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

As the spirit of reinvention sweeps across the retail landscape, stores have emerged as proving grounds for technologies that blend the digital and brick-and-mortar worlds. Inspired by consumer expectations and competitive pressure, stores have evolved into gateways of innovation and […]


Retail Trends, Retail Types, Stores

Has Nike hit peak crisis yet?

May 9, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

At what point does an exodus earn that label? Is it when the first man leaves and there’s the hint of more to come, or by virtue of its definition does it require a certain number? Generally speaking, an exodus […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Grocery Goes Digital

May 8, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

According to Supermarket News, about 45% of consumers have shopped for groceries online, but 60% of that group says they rarely do so. The biggest barrier to online grocery shopping is perishables like meat and produce. Supermarket News explains 53.7% […]


Retail Trends

Amazon reportedly could grab 10% of retail sales by 2020

May 8, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

By several measures, Amazon is a juggernaut, with 100 million Prime members locked in globally and net sales that in the first quarter rose 43% to $51 billion. But that doesn’t mean that the e-commerce giant is unstoppable, especially when […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Frictionless payment, 2018 style: It’s all about social

May 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

In today’s world, a sustainable payment infrastructure is a frictionless one. In Mobile Commerce 1.0, that meant consumers could make purchases on their phones anytime; now we’re well into Mobile Commerce 2.0 – in which we can pay for real-world […]


Retail Types, Stores

Destination Maternity investor blasts retailer for 21% sales drop

May 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Destination Maternity, which bills itself as the largest designer and retailer of maternity apparel, has had a troubled run in recent years. The CEO left last year, during a quarter when top-line sales fell by more than 7% and shortly […]