Tag: retail


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 […]

Retail Trends

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 […]

Retail Trends

Evolution of Retail Branding

February 22, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

Retail branding is the strategy companies use to excite consumers. For decades, if not centuries, having quality products was all the retail branding you needed. If the coffee, clothing, or furniture you sold was high quality, that was enough to […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Cyber Resilience, Retail And The Role Of Technology

February 2, 2018

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

If 2017 is to be remembered for anything it will surely be the dramatic increase of data breaches and cyberattacks reported in the media. We all know cyber criminals are using increasingly sophisticated techniques to gain access to company networks, […]

Retail Trends

Does Bitcoin Impact Retail?

January 30, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

The cryptocurrency trade has been on a wild roller coaster over the past few months. Those who have invested in bitcoin and other currencies are holding their breath as values rise and fall at rapid speeds. Many are left wondering: […]

Others, Retail Trends, Tech

Meeting Rising Consumer Expectations

January 16, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

One of the greatest challenges all retailers face is the rising expectations of customers. Not only do consumers expect to shop anytime and everywhere, they expect their experience to be “seamless”, with multiple options on how and where to take […]

Retail Trends

Retail exodus from malls could be understated

January 10, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Department store anchors, many with high-profile reductions of their physical footprints (notably Macy’s and Sears), are leaving gaping holes in many malls, but they’re not necessarily landlords’ biggest problem, according to Green Street’s research. As department stores have struggled to […]

In-Store Media, Tech

New Research Indicates Retailers Deploying In-Store Mobile Successfully Are Seeing Upwards of 146% Sales Growth

January 8, 2018

Via: Business Wire

NORCROSS, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stratix, a leading enterprise managed mobile services provider, recently partnered with IHL Group, a global research and advisory firm serving the retail industry, on IHL’s latest in-depth research surveying some of the country’s biggest retailers on transformations in […]

Featured, FMCG products

The art and value of packaging design

January 5, 2018

Via: Olivia Foster

Packaging is part of marketing. It is also the visual welcome mat that the eyes of potential customers tread on when coming in contact with the product. Although part of the plethora of crucial elements that define merchandise, packaging design […]

Retail Trends

Retail is Not Run By Retailers

January 4, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

What will be the biggest challenges retailers face in 2018? Are these challenges different for indie retailers? RH: The good news for retailers is that consumer spending, for the large part, is up. The bad news, and the biggest challenge […]