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Holiday sales growth could top 5%

September 17, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Early prognostications of holiday retail sales are coming in fairly bullish, but some are accompanied by asterisks. For one thing, the relatively steep year-over-year climbs are due in part to the disappointment of late last year, and not just to […]


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Millennials and Gen Z: Reshaping our view of resale in the fashion industry

September 16, 2019

Via: The Retail Blogger

Thanks to the buying behaviour of Millennials and Gen Z, resale in the fashion industry is on the rise. Unlike the generation before them, Gen Z and Millennials are environmentally conscious consumers who want brands to offer them unique, affordable […]


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August retail sales see gains, says NRF and Commerce

September 13, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

August retail sales saw annual gains, according to data issued this week by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF). Commerce reported that August retail sales were up 0.4% annually, to $526.1 billion, and were […]


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More than 7K stores have closed in 2019

September 13, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The famed “retail apocalypse” of 2016 and 2017 never really ended. Hyperbolic as the term may have been, it described a very real period of structural change and consolidation in the industry that continues today. The drumbeat of retail Chapter […]


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5 Retail Reports You Need To Run Before The Holidays

September 12, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

The holidays are almost upon us. In this ever-important retail season, getting ready means doing it bigger and better every year. Without the right information, though, what are you basing your crucial decisions on? Sure, your gut feeling is important, […]


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Millennials, Gen X are the most activist shoppers

September 10, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Consumer activism is most obvious at high-key moments that involve polarizing issues or people. In recent years, the Trump name and brand, guns, and transgender and gay rights have all flared up and attracted boycotts, or at least headlines, that […]


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Retail Industry Trends: What Retailers Need To Know About Generation Z

September 6, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

Generation Z is taking the retail industry by storm. Now a force with growing purchasing power, the financial opportunity for retailers that win them over as customers is significant. Older Generation Zers are finishing college, starting their professional lives and […]


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The Unexpected Future of Physical Retailing

September 3, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

Take a walk through Manhattan, which is arguably the fashion capital of the USA, and you might feel discouraged about the state of brick and mortar retailing. There are as many empty storefronts and “For Rent” signs as there are […]


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Performance-Driving Metrics for Retailers

August 27, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

When running a retail business, it can be hard to find the time to step back and assess the performance of your store outside of just looking at sales numbers and revenue. However, tracking and measuring other pepixabayrformance metrics is […]


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Innovations Driving A Sustainable Retail Industry

August 22, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

The retail industry produces an unprecedented amount of waste year after year, with much of that driven by customer returns and excess inventory. Each year around 5 billion pounds of returned goods end up in landfills and that doesn’t even […]