Category: Point of Puchase

Customer Experience, Point of Puchase

Walgreens and Rite Aid Raise Tobacco Age to 21

April 24, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Walgreens and Rite Aid are implementing a new, chain-wide policy that will require customers to be at least 21 years old in order to purchase tobacco products in its stores. “We’ve seen positive results from other recent efforts to strengthen […]

Customer Experience, Loyalty Programs, Point of Puchase

How loyalty programs unite in-store and online retail

March 12, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

How to bring shoppers back online and in-store Creating an online business has never been easier, but it’s also never been as competitive. Merchants have to defend against 13% more competition each year and Amazon continues to take a larger […]

Customer Experience, Point of Puchase

Walmart debuts size-inclusive jeans online

February 7, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The “plus size” era may be over, but women of all body types are steadily gaining new places to shop, thanks to brands’ emerging willingness to offer apparel in a wide range of sizes. “Everyone’s body is different. Every body […]

Customer Experience, Others, Point of Puchase, Tech

Walmart arms store associates with online shopping app

December 5, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Over the last year, Walmart has taken several big steps to merge its online and in-store experiences with the rollout of services that let customers pay for items in store on mobile devices. In January, Walmart announced Scan & Go, […]

Customer Experience, Point of Puchase, Retail Types, Stores

Amazon reports biggest shopping day on Cyber Monday

November 27, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon benefitted from Whole Foods at Thanksgiving this year, and customers keep Alexa busy. The Amazon-owned grocery chain sold a record number of turkeys, and “more customers than ever” had them delivered this year through the company’s AmazonFresh and Prime […]

Customer Experience, Point of Puchase

Will Nike kick up sales on

September 26, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Nike has garnered much attention over the last few months, for better or for worse. The brand earlier this month announced it would begin selling apparel, accessories and shoes on — the Walmart-owned e-commerce marketplace that caters to wealthier, […]

Customer Experience, Point of Puchase

Apparel shoppers really want to try before they buy

June 12, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Plenty of shoppers still prefer stores. Despite runaway growth in e-commerce, brick-and-mortar remains the top venue for shoppers and apparel buyers in particular, are keen on the “try before you buy” inherent in physical locations. Indeed, an A.T. Kearney survey […]

Customer Experience, Loyalty Programs, Point of Puchase

Ikea’s new credit card offers cash back, but only for Ikea purchases

May 17, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Ikea’s new card arrives at a time when private-label store credit cards are rapidly evolving. More retailers who hadn’t offered their own cards, such as Lucky Brand, are getting into the game, while retailers with established credit cards, such as […]

Customer Experience, Point of Puchase

Many Amazon customers would welcome banking services

February 28, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon has flirted with the virtual currency movement in the past, offering Amazon coins for use in games and in-app purchases. It also showed more interest in cryptocurrency recently when it reportedly registered three web domain names relevant to blockchain […]

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 […]