Tag: retail

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

3 Ways to Help Gift Stores Strengthen Their Merchandising

October 17, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

When it comes to brick and mortar stores, nothing is more powerful than the visual appeal your store can offer. From the curb appeal of your storefront to what customers see when they first walk into your retail space, there […]

Others, Tech

Benefits of Digital Signage in Retail

September 27, 2017

Via: Independent Retailer

Digital signage has become the future of retail signage. Big name brands everywhere have begun using digital signage in stores nationwide to display information such as promotional material, product pricing and videos. But for the dozens of uses digital signage […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Abercrombie Hopes Updated Stores, Fancy Fitting Rooms Will Bring Customers Back

August 28, 2017

Via: Consumerist

Would better lighting and a place to charge your cellphone make you want to spend more time and money at the mall? Abercrombie & Fitch hopes so. The mall staple recently rolled out a new fitting room suite, as it […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Trends

‘Tis the (smartphone shopping) season

August 18, 2017

Via: Internet Retailer

Consumers will be flocking to stores this holiday season and new research suggests many will be armed with their trusty shopping companion: a smartphone. 73% of shoppers say they use their smartphones while out shopping, according to the “2015 Annual […]

In-Store Media, Tech

Walmart’s VP of e-commerce talks pickup towers

August 17, 2017

Via: FierceRetail

In an effort to keep up with the exciting pace of retail, Walmart recently announced the expansion of its digital in-store pickup towers at locations around the country. “Customers are telling us they want to save time and money,” said […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

What retailers need to know about RFID technology

August 16, 2017

Via: Lightspeed POS

RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology has taken the business world by storm, especially in the retail world where it enables companies to improve efficiency, increase sales and provide better customer service. If you’re thinking about implementing this productivity-enhancing technology in your […]

Retail Trends, Retail Types, Stores

What To Expect From Target’s Q2 Earnings

August 15, 2017

Via: Forbes

Target (NYSE: TGT) is scheduled to announce its fiscal second quarter results on Wednesday, August 16. The company announced better-than-expected first quarter results, as both its revenue and earnings per share came in ahead of market expectations. However, the company’s […]

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 Types, Stores

J.C. Penney loss widens on store closing efforts; to boost apparel

August 14, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

Liquidation efforts took a toll on J.C. Penney in its second quarter, which reported earnings and same-store sales below estimates. Penney’s net loss widened to $62 million in the quarter ended July 29, or 20 cents per share, from $56 […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

3 Reasons You Should Invest in Event Marketing

August 14, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

Event marketing is a powerful marketing tool that provides customers with a real-time and tangible experience, unlike any other marketing method. Whether it’s a personal company event or part of a trade-show concept, events have historically been a successful method […]