Target Introduces Larger Store Concept With More Fulfillment Space and Merchandise

November 10, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Target has introduced a larger-format store concept — nearly 150,000 square feet compared to the chain average of 130,000 square feet — that will become the retailer’s focus for new stores in the next few years. The new design, which […]

Others, Tech

Charanga Deploys RFID Technology to Lay Groundwork for Omnichannel Services

April 26, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Spanish children’s clothing retailer Charanga will deploy the Nedap iD Cloud platform at all owned stores, franchised stores and displays inside El Corte Inglés locations in Spain, Portugal and Italy. The retailer is aiming to achieve full stock visibility in […]

Retail Types, Stores

Target to Spend $5B to Enhance Operations in 2022, Plans 250 More Ulta Beauty Shop-in-Shops

March 3, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Target has big plans for 2022, with the retailer announcing plans to invest up to $5 billion this year to open new stores, enhance its digital, fulfillment and supply chain capabilities, and expand its shop-in-shop concept with Ulta Beauty. The […]

Retail Types, Stores

4 Imperatives for Impactful Store Design

December 29, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The pandemic has changed the in-store experience, possibly forever. After spending months with home delivery and curbside pickup as the norm, shoppers have developed a greater taste for convenience than ever before, which in turn has changed how retailers need […]

Retail Types, Stores

Omnichannel retail and the evolution of the retail store

June 21, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

The global pandemic shined a spotlight once again on the role of the retail store in the retail industry. The store is a vital component of omnichannel retail. Despite the rise in e-commerce, retailers still suffer dearly when physical sales […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Sephora Bringing BOPIS to All Freestanding Stores

March 1, 2021

Via: RIS News

In addition to launching more than 60 freestanding locations and 200 locations inside Kohl’s stores later this year — making the beauty retailer’s largest store expansion — Sephora is also launching buy-online-pickup-in-store at all freestanding stores by April. The BOPIS […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Six Things the Consumer of 2021 Really Wants

January 26, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

In 2020, more than any year since the advent of online and mobile commerce, consumers lost a sense of control. Online shopping became a refuge, not because of overwhelming convenience, but because contactless commerce was necessary. And because necessity births […]

News & Trends

Three Reasons why COVID-19 Will Make Retailers Stronger

December 8, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

COVID-19 introduced a unique set of challenges that forced retailers to squeeze years’ worth of digital transformation into a matter of weeks. Advanced capabilities like buy online pick up in-store (BOPIS), ecommerce, apps that help navigate stores and outdoor pop-up […]

Retail Types, Stores

Do Americans think that Target is the easiest place to shop?

August 20, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Target was focused on becoming the easiest place to shop for Americans well before the novel coronavirus pandemic changed so much of how they live their lives. When COVID-19 hit, Target used its same-day services and local fulfillment options to […]

Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Contactless Delivery Becomes A Necessity For BOPIS Fulfillment

July 14, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

It has been said that it takes 21 days to form a habit. With most of the country having been in quarantine and ordering necessities online since mid-March (well over 21 days), e-Commerce habits forged now are likely to stick […]

News & Trends

10 retail trends to watch in 2020

January 6, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

The on-again, off-again, maybe-on-again of tariffs that got on retailers’ last nerve in 2019 serve as a neat metaphor for the industry as a whole — in retail, things are complicated, swiftly changing and sometimes contradictory. The U.S. consumer, for […]

Customer Experience, Point of Purchase, Suppliers

Why Your Store Should Offer BOPIS

December 16, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

Optimize customer experience and sales by offering online shoppers the option to pick up their purchases in your stores. Retailers consider the last mile of their fulfillment operation to be the most important to get right in order to keep […]

News & Trends

6 ways retailers can win the holidays

October 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Even though it’s October, the holiday season is already in full swing. The importance of retail’s performance in the coming months can determine a company’s trajectory in a year where the industry has taken some big punches. Retailers have closed […]

Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

How Retailers Can Overcome BOPIS Challenges to Drive Growth

August 29, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Consumers are embracing buy-online-pickup-in-store (BOPIS) in droves, and retailers in every segment are racing to implement the fast-fulfillment service. But without the right technology and processes in place retailers struggle to provide the service and alienate fickle shoppers who demand […]

Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Walmart, Target among most popular retailers to offer BOPIS

July 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Though Walmart and Target are leading the way in BOPIS adoption, other retailers, including rue21 and Nordstrom, have begun offering or expanded their existing BOPIS option to strengthen their omnichannel strategies. Target and Walmart’s jump in pickup time after implementing […]

News & Trends

Report: 67% of retailers say omnichannel is a priority

May 17, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

As the report makes clear, retailers are attempting to reach consumers across more platforms, and adopting the BORIS and BOPIS strategies are ways for retailers to stand out among lagging competitors. Because consumers don’t always receive the right goods when […]


Petco to offer Buy Online Pick Up In Store services

December 11, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

More retailers have started to launch BOPIS programs, and with good reason. An OrderDynamics study earlier this year found that shoppers using these services tend to spend additional money in store when picking up their online purchases. Customers are catching […]