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The top retail trends for 2023

February 6, 2023

Via: Retail Dive

The retail industry is reshaping the shopping experience in 2023, redefining not only how we shop and sell, but where we shop and what we buy (a mimosa while shopping, anyone?). The cutting-edge retail trends below are guiding each step […]


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9 retail trends to watch in 2023

January 9, 2023

Via: Retail Dive

With the threat of a recession looming, the new year brings about a slew of challenges for retailers recovering from a year of supply chain bottlenecks and inventory surplus. But not all of 2023 is expected to be gloomy. The […]


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5 Retail Trends to Watch in 2023

January 4, 2023

Via: RIS News

2023 is poised to start with a bang. The consumer is resilient. Travel is booming. Supply chains are improving. Shipping costs are moderating. The pandemic is easing. China is opening. E-commerce marketplaces are accelerating. New online and in-store experiences are […]


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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 […]


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The top retail trends in 2021

September 20, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

The retail industry is rethinking every detail of the shopping experience, redefining not only how we shop and sell, but the incredible advantages local, independent retailers have right now. The boutique on your town’s main drag, the shoppable post that […]


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5 Retail Trends Nobody Is Talking About

January 29, 2021

Via: Forbes

With the new administration taking over and so many changes coming both organically and through executive action, things are changing fast. It’s hard to keep a bead on it all. And it’s easy to overlook some maybe obvious, maybe not-so-obvious […]


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9 retail trends to watch in 2021

January 12, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

The pandemic’s arrival in March 2020 meant that it didn’t make Retail Dive’s trends to watch last year, but it completely upended all expectations for the year. The health crisis was closely followed by the whole industry throughout 2020, courtesy […]


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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 […]


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Retail Industry Trends: What Retailers Need To Know About Generation Z

September 6, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

Generation Z is taking the retail industry by storm. Now a force with growing purchasing power, the financial opportunity for retailers that win them over as customers is significant. Older Generation Zers are finishing college, starting their professional lives and […]


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Retail Industry Trends: What’s New for Spring 2019?

April 25, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

Spring has finally sprung. While a move towards warmer weather and thoughts of summer holidays benefits many a brand, there are also bigger retail trends in play this season. These aren’t born overnight; sometimes one trend sparks another or naturally […]


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It’s The Business Model Itself That’s Changing: Top Retail Trends

March 12, 2018

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

It is no secret that retailers are facing headwinds due to increasing online competition and shifting consumer preferences, among other factors. In response, they are growing their offerings, from implementing new technologies like augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR) […]


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Analysis: Retail growth in 2018 will be ‘above average’

January 12, 2018

Via: Chain Store Age

Over the past week, the welter of holiday trading updates has hinted that retailers enjoyed a robust December. Today’s strong retail sales numbers lend weight to that view. At total level, year-over-year growth of 4% in December does not seem […]


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Top 8 Retail Trends to Watch in 2018

December 21, 2017

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Four years ago, I was invited to Dallas to meet with the merchandising, marketing and store operations executives at what was then called “JCP” to discuss how Coca-Cola might be a part of JCP’s re-envisioned store concept – a store-within-a-store […]


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2017 Retail Trends from A – Z

November 30, 2017

Via: Independent Retailer

2017 was an exciting year for retail. Evolving technology, changing consumer preferences, and political shakeups all had a large impact on our industry. Here is Independent Retailer’s roundup of top trends, influencers, buzzwords, and developments that affected retail in 2017. […]


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How to Battle the 7 Retail Trends Affecting Today’s Consumer

August 2, 2017

Via: The Retail Doctor Blog

With lower foot traffic, retailers are desperate to get a handle on the top retail trends to see where their customers went and how to get them back. But the bigger question is Why isn’t the economy working like it used to? The answer […]


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Top 5 Retail Trends to Watch in 2017

December 22, 2016

Via: Retail Info Systems News

2016 was an exciting year! Brexit. Trump. Syria. Interest rate increases. Market rallies. Strong job market. Low consumer product material and delivery costs. Consumer mobile maturity. More free data. Increased competition for share of consumer discretionary spend. Channel bleed. Continued […]


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Four hot online retailers to watch

July 7, 2016

Via: Retailing Today

Less is more for Casper, which launched a little over two years ago with only one SKU: a mattress made out of memory and latex foams. The material allows the product to be shipped inside a surprisingly small box (small […]


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How Retailers Can Keep Up With Retail Consumer Trends

June 24, 2016

Via: The Retail Doctor Blog

Trends become opportunities. That’s what I heard when I was an invited guest at IBM’s massive Amplify conference in Tampa a few weeks ago. I had unprecedented access and received a fire hose of information from one of the world’s […]


Tech

How Retail Store Of The Future Holds Keys For Retail Shopping Trends

May 2, 2016

Via: The Retail Doctor Blog

Everyone is busy trying to understand and predict the future of shopping and of retail in particular. But too many retailers have their heads down ignoring any new development as pie-in-the-sky or not relevant to them. They just want to […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

The Most Important Retail Innovation is in Your Pocket Right Now

April 4, 2016

Via: The Retail Blogger

It’s no secret that mobile commerce is on the rise. According to recent Google data, smartphone shopping is reaching remarkable new heights, with a 120% increase in mobile shopping-related searches over the last year. And for retailers, this means that […]