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E-payment & Data Security, Tech

In The COVID-19 Era, AI Is Retail’s Best Shield Against Fraudsters

July 15, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

When retail historians compile the definitive chronicle of this era, they will recall something remarkable: as merchants across the nation responded to the COVID-19 outbreak by shifting more operations online, two years’ worth of e-Commerce growth got crammed into two […]


Retail Trends

What will retail’s back-to-school season look like this year?

July 14, 2020

Via: RetailWire

The prospects for back-to-school — retail’s second largest sales event annually — have been rendered obscure due to COVID-19 as the selling season greatly depends on how kids will begin their new school years. According to Deloitte’s annual back-to-school surveys, […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Online grocery spend more than doubled in June

July 14, 2020

Via: Charged

Online grocery spend shot up more than 100 per cent in June as demand for home deliveries stayed strong despite retailers reopening their doors. According to Barclaycard’s latest data, online grocery spending jumped 105.9 per cent year-on-year in June, aided […]


E-commerce, Retail Trends, Retail Types

Will Boomers and Gen X keep shopping online post-pandemic?

July 13, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Older consumers, forced to shop online in response to COVID-19, are expected to drive e-commerce growth in the short- to medium-term, predicts a new study from Mintel. The study, based on a survey of 2,000 U.K. consumers taken from June […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Email Marketing: How to Engage With Customers From a Distance

July 13, 2020

Via: Lightspeed POS

Emails are a powerful tool for communication that have a high potential ROI. According to data from McKinsey & Company, emails are 40 times more effective for acquiring customers than Facebook and Twitter, with an average ROI of $38 for […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Walmart stocks leap 7% as it gets ready to launch Amazon Prime rival this month

July 8, 2020

Via: Charged

Walmart’s stocks leapt nearly seven per cent yesterday after it was reported that it plans to launch its answer to Amazon Prime this month. Walmart Plus is set to launch over the next few weeks, according to Recode, which will […]


Retail Trends

Has the pandemic changed shopping behaviors forever?

July 7, 2020

Via: RetailWire

It’s been said that people who came out of America’s Great Depression were forever changed by the experience and that it affected their attitudes until the end of their days. The experience of living through the novel coronavirus pandemic appears […]


Retail Trends, Retail Types, Stores

Sephora Is Driving Change To Combat Systemic Racism In Retail

July 7, 2020

Via: Forbes

Today, Sephora will close its stores for two hours, dedicating the time to training on racial profiling and education on Sephora’s national study on racial bias in retail. Corporate employees will also participate in Conscious Leadership training. The retailer, which […]


Retail Trends

How Beauty Retail Will Change As Stores Reopen

July 6, 2020

Via: Forbes

Stirling Murray, Founder & CEO of The Red Tree, a highly successful beauty advisory business in the U.K., said, “the beauty business is very resilient. It’s always the first industry to come out of a recession. It will come back […]


Retail Trends

9,274 Stores Are Closing In 2020 – It’s The Pandemic And High Debt – More Will Close

July 6, 2020

Via: Forbes

The list of store closings is already very long and may be much longer by the end of the year. The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has left many companies in horrible shape. Some have had to declare bankruptcy while others have […]