Tag: brick and mortar stores


New Retail Opportunities in 2020

February 12, 2020

Via: Michael Boyd

Despite last year’s good results, the 2020 outlook for the retail sector is less favorable, especially in the USA. Experts say that uneven performances are to be expected from companies this year, due to intense competition, especially in the mature […]


Holiday Sales Up, Retail Stocks Down

January 10, 2020

Via: Kelly Redmond

The beginning of 2020 finds the retail industry riding the wave of changes brought by the last decade. The economic recession of 2008 transformed the world of retail everywhere and made US consumers join a wider trend toward moderation in […]

Retail Types, Stores

Rebag to open 30 brick-and-mortar stores

February 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Resale taps into the treasure- and bargain-hunting penchant that also drives off-price retail, and like off-price, the market is proving to be both popular and enduring. Rebag joins The RealReal in confining itself to the luxury side, though it also […]

Others, Tech

The Growing Role of AI in the Store

September 17, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

More has changed in retail in the last 10 years than in the previous 100. Nowhere is this more evident than in brick-and-mortar stores, which are currently undergoing reinvention. They are morphing from their current sluggish, caterpillar state into a […]

News & Trends

Brick-and-mortar stores raked in 84% of holiday sales in 2017

September 4, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Black Friday through Christmas serves as a gantlet for retailers to run, a period that tests their ability to capture growing e-commerce sales. That increasingly depends on meeting shopper expectations for fulfillment, being transparent about holiday shipping and transacting on […]

Retail Types, Stores

Google Gears Up to Open First Retail Store

August 22, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

To date, Google has only run pop-up shops and small shops inside other stores, but it looks like the company may be gearing up to enter the brick and mortar space in a big way. Google is reportedly planning a […]

News & Trends

EBay helps brick-and-mortar stores stay ‘Always Open’

February 12, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

EBay unveiled a new program called Always Open to support sellers who also own brick-and-mortar stores. The idea is for participating retailers to have the benefit of showcasing and selling products on eBay after their physical stores have closed for […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, News & Trends

Why most shoppers still choose brick-and-mortar stores over e-commerce

February 22, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Long live the brick-and-mortar store. Everyone knows online shopping has never been easier or more accessible. But despite the surge in e-commerce capabilities, mobile applications and other technology advancements — including voice-activated shopping and the proliferation of Amazon Dash buttons — the majority […]

News & Trends

Brick and Mortar Stores Are Here To Stay

June 1, 2016

Via: Retail Minded

Ugh. These pants are too tight and make me look fat. Great, now I have to go all the way to the post office to ship them back and wait another week to get the right size.” Everybody remembers the […]