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FMCG products, Retail Types

5 things the quick commerce sector must do to survive

September 21, 2022

Via: Charged

The rapid grocery delivery sector came to fruition during the pandemic, when traditional bricks-and-mortar grocers couldn’t keep up with the delivery demand which had climbed as Covid-19 swept through the world. The concept of ordering and receiving goods in under […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Card payment expenditure climbs to over $42tn in 2021

September 20, 2022

Via: Charged

Card payment expenditure climbed over $42 trillion in 2021, marking a 23% rise, according to RBR. The rise came off the back of the world’s recovery from the effects of the pandemic, which had initially led to a fall in […]


Others, Tech

Alibaba Group launches luxury shopping experience in the metaverse

September 20, 2022

Via: Charged

Alibaba is launching a new, immersive shopping experience in the metaverse on its Tmall Luxury Pavilion platform. The shopping platform will host an AR fashion show accessible to select brands and give shoppers an exclusive ‘Meta Pass’, which confers priority […]


News & Trends

Holiday Retail Forecasts and Predictions for 2022

September 19, 2022

Via: RIS News

Summer may have flown by, but nonetheless, it’s time for retailers to prepare and rollout their peak selling season plans. To help readers develop their strategies, RIS once again tapped retail experts to get their predictions and forecasts. We also […]


News & Trends

3 disruptive retail trends, and why retailers must adapt

September 19, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

The unprecedented pandemic resulted in a rush of retail innovations that helped many retailers unlock value and improve the customer experience while turning other retailers into casualties of this worldwide disruption – and the changes are likely far from over. […]


News & Trends

5 retail trends driving new imperatives in 2022

September 19, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Based on conversations we are having with retailers, customers, prospects, analysts and industry experts, we have identified five key trends driving new imperatives. Senior Vice President and General Manager of Oracle Retail, Mike Webster, shared his perspective at Oracle Retail […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Five Ways Ecommerce Retailers Can Sleep Well and Sell More This Black Friday

September 15, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Huge crowds, long lines and crazy stampedes are things of Black Fridays past. Nowadays, more and more shoppers are flocking to ecommerce sites for the best deals. In fact, global ecommerce sales are expected to top $5.5 trillion in 2022 […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Gen Z, in Their Own Words: What They Really Want from Brands and Retailers

September 15, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Gen Z is arguably one of the most in-demand, and yet most elusive, generations of our time. While some brands claim to completely understand what these consumers really want, there are many times when Gen Z shoppers’ thoughts and behaviors […]


Suppliers

Will climate change make supply chain disasters the new normal?

September 15, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Forty-four percent of chief supply chain officers say they have a general sense of potential climate change risks based on previous events, but they have not methodically identified or quantified those risks, according to a Gartner survey. Of the rest, […]


Others, Tech

How Retail is Leveraging Unified Digital Experiences

September 14, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

One could argue that few, if any industries have been impacted more by the pandemic, and now by inflation, more than retail. The pandemic not only dramatically altered the way consumers shop, it altered the way retailers operate. Now, inflation […]


Suppliers

Post Office partners with DHL Express to provide click and collect services

September 14, 2022

Via: Charged

Post Office has partnered with DHL Express to provide click and collect services. The click and collect service will be trialled at Post Offices in Northern Ireland before rolling out to more than 1,000 branches across the UK from the […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

How to Use Facebook to Sell Online

September 13, 2022

Via: Lightspeed POS

Facebook has over 2.9 billion monthly active users, making it one of the most popular social media platforms in the world. With such a large potential customer base, it’s no wonder that businesses are using Facebook to sell their products […]


News & Trends

Holiday sales growth expected to slow this season: report

September 13, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Deloitte’s holiday forecast shows consumers are likely to feel the impact of inflation late into this year. “As inflation weighs on consumer demand, we can expect consumers to continue to shift how they spend their holiday budget this upcoming season,” […]


News & Trends

What happened to off-price retail this year?

September 12, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Off-pricers have enjoyed a certain durability uncommon to retailers that sell mostly apparel. They tend to shrug off macroeconomic challenges and often thrive as other retailers falter. These players did relatively well during the Great Recession and even rode out […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

JCPenney Aims to Boost Beauty Inclusivity with New AR, AI Tools

September 12, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

JCPenney is doubling down on its inclusivity efforts in the beauty space through a new partnership with Revieve, offering a collection of AR- and AI-powered beauty and skincare experiences. The new digital experiences have launched a little over a year […]


Retail Types, Stores

Retail Crime on the Rise: Expert Advice on How Retailers Can Protect Stores and Associates

September 8, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Retail crime is on the rise, and it’s affecting companies of all sizes. The National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates that organized retail crime cost stores an average of $1 billion in sales in 2020, up more than 50% over the […]


Retail Types, Stores

4 Keys to Launching Products at Retail Stores

September 7, 2022

Via: Independent Retailer

Whether you are releasing a new product or launching into an entirely new retailer, the period leading up to the launch — and the first few weeks after — are critical. Not only do you have to think about the […]


News & Trends

With volatility and recession talk everywhere, what are retailers’ actual financial risks?

September 6, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

The past 12 months or so have brought plenty of twists, turns and challenges for the retail world. In rough order the market has experienced booming sales and profits, supply chain bottlenecks and record inflation, followed by quickly collapsing consumer […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

The Next Generation of Shoppers Needs a Next-Generation Strategy

September 6, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Your grandma shops online. Many baby boomers do. But for retailers, having an online strategy isn’t enough — especially if it’s an outdated one, and only designed for one generation. A new generation of shoppers, Gen Z, are bending online […]


News & Trends

With volatility and recession talk everywhere, what are retailers’ actual financial risks?

September 6, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

The past 12 months or so have brought plenty of twists, turns and challenges for the retail world. In rough order the market has experienced booming sales and profits, supply chain bottlenecks and record inflation, followed by quickly collapsing consumer […]