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Boosting Store Profitability Post-Pandemic

September 16, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

MerchLogix, a leading provider of space planning and merchandise operations software, and DM Buck Advisory, a research and financial consultancy, today published a research report, Retailers and Shoppers Turn Attention (and Investments) to Stores: A Financial Analysis. The findings are […]


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Amazon set to launch its own POS system as it takes aim at Shopify

September 10, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon is set to its very own point-of-sale (POS) system as it takes aim at rival Shopify’s small business customers. According to a new report from Business Insider, the retail giant has created an internal task force to develop the […]


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How Security Cameras Can Be Adapted to Create Checkout-Free Store Experiences

September 8, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Visit a major retail store recently? Chances are you noticed some changes at the checkout line. There were probably more self-checkout choices and fewer cashiers. Retail technology is continually evolving in order to boost efficiency and save money for merchants. […]


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Walmart bumps up hourly pay by $1 for over 500K workers

September 3, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Though it is typical for retailers to hire thousands of seasonal workers ahead the holidays, Walmart’s announcement signals the competitiveness of this year’s tight labor market. It also indicates the lengths retailers are willing to go to lure candidates. Walgreens […]


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How to Evaluate Online Brands for Your Shelves

August 26, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

Ecommerce may steal the headlines in today’s retail world, but more than 90 percent of retail sales in the United States still occur in physical stores. This fact has led to an interesting emerging trend — a growing number of […]


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Americans have learned to shop with the virus

August 20, 2021

Via: RetailWire

The 1.1 percent decline in July retail sales reported earlier this week by the U.S. Census Bureau is nothing to be overly concerned about. That’s the analysis of the National Retail Federation (NRF), which sees strong consumer demand going forward. […]


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Malls are rebounding but Q2 shows how cloudy their future is

August 17, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

It’s all part of the plan. That’s the assurance that executives at major retail REITs gave in recent weeks about the higher levels of uncertainty to be found in their leasing agreements and tenant mixes these days. With lockdowns a […]


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Should retail prepare for a vaccine resistant virus?

August 6, 2021

Via: RetailWire

The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, said last week during a media briefing that the large numbers of people walking around unvaccinated against COVID-19 not only make it more likely that […]


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3/4 of retail sales will still take place in store by 2024 despite ecommerce boom

July 8, 2021

Via: Charged

Physical store sales could still account for nearly three quarters of retail sales by 2024, despite ecommerce’s staggering rise to prominence. According to a new report from Forrester, US ecommerce sales grew by 30 per cent in 2020, their fastest […]


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How to Attract Customers to your Store in 2021: Welcoming the New Shopper

June 30, 2021

Via: Lightspeed POS

As more businesses around the world open their doors—and as more shoppers venture back into brick and mortar stores—there’s one question that can’t be overlooked: how do you attract customers in a completely new era of retail? After more than […]