Tag: retail

Retail Trends

What a trade war with China means for retail pre-holiday

July 10, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Escalating trade tensions between the United States and China reached a head on Friday when another round of tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods took hold. Within two weeks, another $16 billion will receive tariffs and President Trump […]

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Digital Transformation in Retail

June 29, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

The term ‘digital transformation’ in retail encompasses a range of business opportunities that go beyond simply focusing on a single technology or a discreet strategy, such as e-commerce or click-and-collect. Digital transformation in retail refers to the emerging trend of […]

Retail Trends

What the landmark Supreme Court decision on e-commerce tax means for retail

June 22, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

After decades of fights on Capitol Hill and in states across the country, the U.S. Supreme Court in a narrow 5-4 decision on Thursday struck down two long-standing precedents in the e-commerce state sales tax debate, clearing the way for […]

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Retail groups decry ‘reckless escalation’ in China tariffs

June 19, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The U.S. under the Trump administration is increasingly shifting to a protectionist stance, a move that China and many other countries are quickly responding to with tariffs of their own meant to either cancel the benefits of such a strategy […]

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More than a store – retail invests in people

June 18, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

While headlines proclaim the robot takeover is upon us, America’s retailers know different. The retail industry is dependent upon the interaction of people — our workforce and the customers we serve each day. In a fast-changing retail landscape, America’s most […]

Retail Types, Stores

Why 2018 is the year of modernization for Target

June 6, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Target’s new facility in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, equips the company to achieve 40% fewer out-of-stocks than before. A remodeled store, the chain says, will bring in 2% to 4% more sales soon after it reopens. A decision to move […]

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Politics & Retail: What You Need to Know

June 5, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

There’s never a boring day in retail. This is especially true under the Trump administration. There are many changes in the works with different moving parts. Here is a quick overview of different laws, policies, and agreements currently up for […]


Why retailers turn to big data and AI

May 29, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

Swedish clothing-retail company Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is increasing its use of big data and artificial intelligence in an effort to reclaim its customers, after experiencing one of the worst sales slumps in its 71-year history. The retailer said […]


How Automation and AI Influence the Retail Market

April 22, 2018

Via: Olivia Foster

Artificial intelligence (AI) is already used on a large scale in retail, and big companies are experimenting with developing new ways to use it in the entire product and service cycle, from the moment a product is developed and created […]

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Money from tax reform will not go to retail

April 13, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

Although money from tax reform is trickling down to consumers, it seems this spending may not extend into retail. That’s according to the findings from the 2018 BDO Consumer Beat Survey. Thirty percent of earners say that their take-home pay […]