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Retail Shares Collapse as Inflation Concerns Rise

August 31, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

There is no question about the fact that inflation comes with a wide variety of undesirable effects on the global economy. This year, inflation is affecting the US economy as well as other economies around the world, as it continues […]


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Retail Shares Collapse as Inflation Concerns Rise

August 18, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

There is no question about the fact that inflation comes with a wide variety of undesirable effects on the global economy. This year, inflation is affecting the US economy as well as other economies around the world, as it continues […]


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Could Annual Retail Sales Grow Despite the Rising Inflation?

July 19, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Inflation continues to rise in the US, having already reached a rate of 8.6% in May—the highest level seen in the last forty years according to the Labor Department. The consumer price index (CPI) for the same month shows that […]


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Supply Chain Automation: Key Benefits

June 22, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Global supply chains have been severely disrupted by challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic—including delays and port congestion—and as the global healthcare crisis started to wane, new issues (like Russia’s invasion of Ukraine) increased the pressure on retailers around the […]


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New Stores Open Throughout the US as Retail Sales Grow

May 23, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Russia’s unjust war in Ukraine is having a negative impact on the global economy, contributing to a significant slowdown in global growth in 2022 and beyond. Moreover, problems fueled by the conflict are […]


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3 Reasons Why Cloud Contact Centres Are the Next Step in Customer Success

April 25, 2022

Via: Nakisani Jacobs

At the same time that the implications of the global pandemic have created difficulties for many, they have also sparked an opportunity for growth and change.  One key area that has continued to evolve even as we return to a […]


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The Rise of Voice Search: Top 2 Reasons Why B2B Marketers Must Start Preparing

April 20, 2022

Via: Nakisani Jacobs

The capabilities of voice-enabled devices have evolved since the introduction of voice search, allowing consumers to conduct increasingly complex and accurate searches. Because of this, we are on the verge of not only a search revolution but also an eCommerce […]


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Retail sales remain strong despite numerous concerns

April 19, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

It comes as no surprise that there are concerns regarding the global economy after the pandemic, its subsequent continual lockdowns, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Rising inflation and policy uncertainty is also plaguing the market, in addition to pre-existing problems […]


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Retail sales decrease as Russia’s offensive in Ukraine continues

March 31, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

The global economy is struggling to adapt to yet another crisis, after Russia decided to invade their neighboring country, Ukraine. According to the United Nations, almost 3.5 million people have already left the country now invaded by Russian forces, and […]


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Retail Sales Jump 3.8% in January as the Economy Recovers

February 28, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

After more than two years of an unprecedented healthcare crisis, the global economy is still showing signs of weakness. This comes as no surprise, considering the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the daily lives of people everywhere, changing […]


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5 Retail Trends That Will Reshape The Future

January 13, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Although the winter holidays are essential for retailers around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is still disrupting shopping habits and trends in retail. While many people had hoped that a return to normality will be possible this holiday season, the […]


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Have retail sales increased in 2021?

December 22, 2021

Via: Abby Hallett

Retail sales have been through unprecedented times of change, predominantly due to the pandemic. This article will explore the retail sales in the UK and the US, and compare them to see which retail sector thrived the most in 2021. […]


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Why Retail Sales Will Probably Continue to Rise in October

October 29, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

With concerns about the Delta variant still on the rise and the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to disrupt economies across the world, an increase in retail sales may seem not only unexpected but also a great achievement for any economy. However, […]


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Are Retail Sales on the Rise?

September 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

The fast-spreading Delta variant may have a lesser impact on the economy than previously estimated. Although there is no end to the COVID-19 pandemic in sight, American retail sales have increased in August. These results are most likely due to […]


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Delta Variant Concerns, a Threat for Retail Sales

August 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

The COVID-19 pandemic has already reshaped the future in retail, with global sales dropping 5.7 percent in 2021 as a result of the crisis. However, total retail sales in the United States increased to $5.58 trillion from $5.4 trillion in […]


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Trends in Retail: How the Pandemic Is Still Reshaping the Future

July 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Industries across the world have been impelled to use technology and digital resources to reimagine and improve their operations. With e-commerce already on the rise, and the COVID-19 pandemic boosting online sales even more, the companies that missed the digital […]


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How AI Can Save Retail

June 22, 2021

Via: Sean Jefferson

AI is fast taking over several aspects of our lives today, transforming how we interact with our phones, monitor our health, travel to our favorite hangout spots, and even take photos. But what happens when you apply the transformative ability […]


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10 smart ways to speed up a sales cycle in 2021

May 26, 2021

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

For sales teams of all sizes across the globe, having a long sales cycle is nothing new. This issue has been challenging businesses for a while, and companies are constantly looking to optimize their processes to achieve a shorter sales […]


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Has UX changed the way people shop in the physical world?

April 30, 2021

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

The way we shop in the physical world today is not the same as ten years ago. But why have behaviors changed so much and does online user experience (UX) have something to do with these changes? And what does […]


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Digital transformation in modern retail: importance, trends and challenges

March 29, 2021

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

The pandemic has forced the retail industry to transform and rethink its models digitally.  Retailers are thinking about how they should respond to this immediate change, looking into using technologies and finding innovative ways to build up new business models […]