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Retail Trends

What nobody wants for Christmas: An Amazon-Walmart price war

December 15, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart is gaining on Amazon. That might seem like an odd statement to make about a brick-and-mortar retail behemoth that rakes in almost four times more in retail sales than e-commerce leader Amazon. Here, though, the statement refers to online […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Walmart, Target and others begin final online holiday push

December 11, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart’s latest salvo in the holiday sales wars represents both its efforts to become a more aggressive player online as well as recent moves to nudge online customers to its stores. It comes amid a holiday period buoyed so far […]


Retail Trends, Uncategorized

Gen Z is late to holiday shopping

December 1, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Black Friday may be in the past but holiday shopping is far from over if you’re a part of Gen Z, the generation born between 1995 and 2009. For marketers, this means there’s still an opportunity to connect with these […]


Retail Trends

2017 Retail Trends from A – Z

November 30, 2017

Via: Independent Retailer

2017 was an exciting year for retail. Evolving technology, changing consumer preferences, and political shakeups all had a large impact on our industry. Here is Independent Retailer’s roundup of top trends, influencers, buzzwords, and developments that affected retail in 2017. […]


Others, Tech

Is The IoT Relevant To The Independent Retailer?

November 28, 2017

Via: Independent Retailer

RSR just published their annual benchmark on the Internet of Things (IoT) and a couple of things became clear. First, far too many retailers large and small don’t really understand exactly what the IoT really is. Secondly, retailers have some […]


Retail Trends

A retailer’s guide to Black Friday 2017: 3 trends to watch

November 22, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Black Friday is back, and this year it’s poised to be more promotional than ever. While the deals have already begun, for some retailers weeks ago, the pinnacle weekend is finally upon us — and consumers are ready to spend. […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Payment Strategies to Prepare for a Holiday Sales Spike

November 17, 2017

Via: Independent Retailer

The holiday season is fast approaching, and with it, an influx of shoppers. Last year, Americans spent $91.7 billion online between November 1st and December 31st, and this year, online sales are set to exceed in-store sales for the first […]


E-payment & Data Security, Others, Retail Trends, Tech

8 Must Have Resources For Your Retail Store

November 15, 2017

Via: Independent Retailer

Advances in technology have paved the way for highly sophisticated front-end solutions designed to streamline tasks for retail store management. If you’re a retail store owner, it’s in your best interest to implement smart solutions to help simplify processes and […]


Retail Trends

4 startups that go head to head with Amazon and Whole Foods

November 6, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Customers looking for affordable “better-for-you” essentials (dish soap, toothpaste, coffee) suddenly have a slew of options. Amazon has dropped prices at Whole Foods as much as 43%. Meanwhile a handful of popular young e-commerce businesses are going after the millennial […]


Others, Tech

Holiday shoppers slow to embrace chatbots, robots

November 3, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

IFTTT noted that its survey results, which in some ways imply that shoppers aren’t ready to embrace a number of new retail technologies, come as many retailers are starting to get more comfortable investing more money in the latest technology […]