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Retailers spent 6% less on holiday ads in 2018

October 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

It’s easy to see why retailers are spending more of their money on digital and social media ads. After all, a recent PwC report found that more than half of holiday shoppers will make their purchases online for the holidays. […]


Suppliers

Supply Chain Trade Compliance Plays Key Role in Upcoming Maritime Conference

October 10, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

The 12th Annual Maritime Transportation Forwarding Logistics & Global Supply Chain Workshop will be staged by ABS Consulting in Miramar, Florida October 16 & 17. A major focus of the event will be trade compliance. In this exclusive interview, ABS […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Guide to Holiday Marketing

October 10, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

Consumer interests change year after year, and last year was an especially unpredictable one for consumer behavior related to holiday marketing. Key findings from a Yes Marketing report found that holiday sales in 2018 grew by 2.9% from the previous […]


Retail Types, Stores

Levi’s opening 100 more stores as wholesale declines

October 9, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Consumers are increasingly going to be able to get their Levi’s from Levi’s, and they’re likely to pay full price. That’s essentially the strategy outlined by Levi’s CEO Chip Bergh on Tuesday as he addressed wholesale declines that he said […]


Retail Types, Stores

The department store of the 21st century isn’t Macy’s

October 9, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

A little over a decade ago, Macy’s celebrated its 150 years with a collection of clips from movies and television that showed just how indelible its brand is. Or, at least, was. The sesquicentennial celebration took place in 2008, early […]


Retail Trends

NRF: Gen Z influences over a third of household purchases

October 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Parents and their Gen Z children shop together in a variety of ways. Sixty-nine percent of parents reported involving their children in purchase decisions by looking at products in store, while 67% said they look at products online, according to […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Stores

What To Know Before Going From Online to Brick and Mortar

October 8, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

Running an internet business is one thing, but taking on the “brick and mortar” world, however, is a whole other ballpark. If you’re an ecommerce business owner who is moving to the big leagues with an establishment of your own […]


Retail Types, Stores

Costco expected to ‘remain a share gainer’ as sales jump 8%

October 7, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Another year, another thoroughly solid retail performance from Costco. The retailer’s CFO has said previously that the company didn’t “see e-commerce taking over our brick and mortar.” That may be — Costco’s online growth is still dwarfed by that of […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

The Grocery Store of the Future Is Here, Are Retailers Ready?

October 7, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Online shopping has changed retail forever. Most of us wouldn’t know what to do without it. But the e-commerce revolution seems to have missed an industry – grocery. Why aren’t we making our most important shopping trip easier? The issue […]


Retail Types, Stores

These retailers could benefit from Forever 21’s bankruptcy

October 4, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Forever 21 at its peak did more than $4 billion in sales, drawing in fast-fashion shoppers with low prices. But the company expanded too fast, especially internationally, stretching its supply chain thin and struggling to gain traction with shoppers, according […]