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Retail Types, Stores

Lululemon could reach Nike-like profits, Cowen analysts say

December 4, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The Cowen analysts call Lululemon a “dual gender brand with unmatched loyalty,” drawing numerous comparisons to Nike. “We view LULU growth, durability and ROIC [return on invested capital] profile as most [similar] to NKE,” the analysts said in the report. […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Retail Sales Tips: Selling More During Peak Hours

December 3, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

Most retailers share the goal of driving more in-store foot traffic, but what good are more customers if you aren’t selling more during peak hours? Whether it’s through cross-selling and upselling, promotions or just flat-out amazing customer service—selling more during […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

What do consumers want for the holidays? A better environment

December 3, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

What items make an environmentally sustainable gift? According to Lazy Turtle, a Naples, Florida, clothing and accessories retailer that donates a portion of the proceeds to marine life charities, holiday gifts don’t have to include toys. For the upcoming holiday […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Costco’s Thanksgiving Website Crash May Have Cost It Almost $11 Million

December 2, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

On Thursday morning, the Thanksgiving holiday, Costco added a banner to its website alerting shoppers that its website was “experiencing slow response times.” While Costco kept its doors closed Thanksgiving, it had planned to offer its Black Friday deals early […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Cyber Monday poised to net record $9.4B in the US

December 2, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

For years now, Cyber Monday has served to extend the Thanksgiving-Black Friday sales event, and this year the trends observed over the weekend are expected to hold true, if not intensify. That includes the fact that mobile shopping was the […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Black Friday cybersecurity responsibility falls to customers

November 27, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Hoards of people lining up at Walmart’s storefront is the classic Black Friday image. Instead of going out at 2 a.m. for a deal, shoppers can stay in bed and shop online. It’s easier for them and the bad actors […]


Others, Tech

Increasing Retail Sales with Data Analytics

November 26, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

Retail data monetization is the process of using your company’s transaction and customer data to optimize the way you make and spend money. There are two different ways to monetize data: direct monetization and indirect monetization. Direct data monetization is […]


Retail Types, Stores

Best Buy’s stores are key to its momentum

November 26, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Best Buy is solidifying its position in a market where analysts see a more wary consumer, thanks in part to its strength as a brick-and-mortar retailer. That is blunting what was seen just a few years ago as a looming […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

How mobile ads are powering a social commerce surge this holiday season

November 25, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Shopping on social media is set to surge this holiday season as consumers are given additional ways to buy things on their smartphones, experts say. Meanwhile, newer technologies that integrate phones with TV shopping will be less prevalent, but still […]


Retail Trends

Seasonal retail workers attracted to flexible work options, report says

November 25, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers forecast robust holiday hiring in 2019 in order to keep up with consumer demand. This wave of hiring is already well underway. Several retailers announced hiring plans earlier this year: Target in September announced it planned to hire 130,000 […]