Tag: retailers

Retail Trends

Back to School, Back to Stores: Why School Shopping Hasn’t Gone Digital

May 22, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

Back to school shopping is the second biggest spending occasion, after the winter holidays. Each year, back to school and back to college shoppers spend roughly $80 billion. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), less than half of back […]

Customer Experience, Loyalty Programs

Moms, Dads, and Grads: 3 Ways to Build Brand Loyalty

May 3, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

The spring season is a peak gift-giving season with Mother’s Day in May, Father’s Day in June, and high school and college graduations scattered between the two months. Euphemia Erikson, a VP at First Data, a company that’s behind 40% […]

Retail Trends

Should Retailers Steer Clear Of Facebook After The Cambridge Analytica Scandal?

April 18, 2018

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

Although retailers are becoming savvier about using social media, they may be wary about Facebook after the revelation that Cambridge Analytica may have collected personal information from as many as 87 million Facebook users without permission. The scandal has brought […]

Retail Trends

Hiring Top Talent in Today’s Retail Environment

March 6, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

For independent retailers, providing an exceptional in-store experience is everything. In order to provide an exceptional experience, you also need exceptional employees. Kevin Walker, senior director for field marketing at, highlights the biggest challenges retailers face when hiring new […]

FMCG products, Retail Trends, Retail Types

2% gap between Walmart, Amazon grocery pricing

February 27, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

It seems that the gap between prices of grocery items at Amazon and Walmart is closing, with only a 2% difference separating the two retailers. According to a new study by global retail analytics firm Profitero, which looked at products […]

Customer Experience, Point of Puchase, Retail Trends

Better POS data a must for retailers, vendors

February 12, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

Retailers are looking for more usable insights from data collected at point of sale. According to a 2018 POS Data Study by Askuity, 92% of retailers feel that better POS data could help them improve promotional effectiveness, reduce out of […]

Others, Tech

Why Top Retailers Are Failing at Triggered Email Technology

February 9, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Talk about low-hanging fruit. If a shopper on your website puts something in the cart and leaves without making a purchase, getting them to complete the sale often doesn’t take much. In fact, if you generate a triggered email reminder […]

Retail Trends

Top 2018 Store Trends, Technologies and the Whole Shebang

January 31, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

All retailers focus on three things to ensure stores succeed – convenience, great products and competitive prices. Then, when shoppers walk through the door, the execution of these essential strategies smacks them in the face. All five senses are immediately […]

Others, Tech

Apple woos retailers with new features

January 29, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Communications between businesses and their clients are quickly evolving beyond e-mail to features like chatbots, though adoption of chatbots is slow in some areas. Apple appeared to be all over the next phase in the chat revolution when it first […]

Others, Retail Trends, Tech

Retail Tech: Beyond Shiny Baubles and Gadgets

January 23, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

In 2018, brick and mortar retailers have to rebalance their split focus between bricks and online. While it continues to be critical to improve online resources, after years of incredible hype about “it’s all about online” we now know that’s […]