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Category: Point of Purchase


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Analysis: The rise and fall of Amazon’s brick and mortar stores

April 1, 2022

Via: Charged

“One of Amazon’s key motivations and ambitions is to try to gain a much better understanding of how the physical and digital worlds interact,” Retail Economics’ CEO Richard Lim told The Guardian in October last year, when the first Amazon […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Capitalize on Summer Markets & Festivals

March 31, 2022

Via: Independent Retailer

As consumers once again begin emerging from a pretty locked down and socially distanced winter season, they are going to be super eager to get out of the house and not only enjoy the warmer weather, but also to mingle […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Wine Access Reveals Their Secrets for Success

March 29, 2022

Via: Independent Retailer

Managing customer personalization and developing a strong connection is key for retailer growth in 2022. Wine Access, a leading direct-to-consumer online wine retailer, saw a sharp increase in demand and achieved double digit growth in 2020 when many businesses were […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Mastercard Rewards Consumers for Shopping Local

December 16, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

Consumers are shopping with intention this holiday season and prioritizing small and local businesses, according to a new Mastercard survey. In response to this growing desire to support Main Street and shop with meaning, Mastercard is rewarding cardholders when shopping […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Why are department stores a target for e-commerce spinoffs?

November 1, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Just when retailers thought their imperative was to combine their e-commerce and stores into one, smooth, silo-free operation, along comes Saks Fifth Avenue, attracting hundreds of millions of dollars from investors after splitting them apart. In a series of conversations, […]


Customer Experience, News & Trends, Point of Purchase

Ikea launched “next gen” experiential store doing away with queues entirely

August 18, 2021

Via: Charged

Ikea has launched a new “next gen” experiential store offering smartphone scan-and-go technology, interactive design hubs and a host of events. Ikea’s new concept store has been launched in Shanghai on a trial basis, but will be rolled out to […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Shoppers now prefer digital retail experiences to physical ones according to study

June 23, 2021

Via: Charged

Over half of adults will interact with brands through digital and virtual channels as opposed to face to face after the pandemic according to research from Nuance. The study looked at 10,000 adults across the US, UK, Germany, France and […]


Customer Experience, News & Trends, Point of Purchase

Europes first cashierless autonomous store opens in latest challenge to Amazon Go

May 26, 2021

Via: Charged

Cashierless shopping start-up Sensie has opened its first store to the public in Portugal in the latest challenge to Amazon’s dominance in the space. Sensie has launched its first ‘autonomous store’ with Portuguese retailer Sonae, allowing customers to shop without […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase, Retail Types, Stores

Digitized In-Store Shopping Experiences are the Future of Retail Marketing

May 19, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

In March 2021, U.S. retail sales surged 9.8%, thanks to a third stimulus check and the gradual relaunch of in-store shopping. As more and more people get vaccinated, they will return to brick-and-mortar stores in even greater numbers, and that […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

The rise of curbside pickup: Best practices for retailers

May 13, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

On April 21st, The Wall Street Journal reported that Walmart, the largest retailer in the world by sales, had started to wind down operations of the large, automated pickup towers the company had previously installed at over 1,500 outlets across North America. […]