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Retail Trends

Retail defaults to ease, but hurdles ahead for weaker players

February 22, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The retail industry has been shedding its weakest links for a some time now, and that’s a good thing in some ways. Bankruptcies have reduced the pool of Moody’s Caa1 and lower-rated retail and apparel issuers from 26 in December […]


Retail Trends

What does experiential retail even mean these days?

February 19, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

These days in brick-and-mortar retail circles, it seems all anyone can talk about is experiential retail. Immersive, interactive, technology-enhanced — these are all adjectives that get tossed around when executives are talking about what the store of the future needs […]


Retail Trends

15 affordable tools to help you grow your business

February 18, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

Have you ever searched for your business’ top keywords and phrases only to see you don’t have a high search ranking? The solution might be that you aren’t using the right SEO techniques or the right tools for the job. […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Back to Basics: Freshen Up Your Store with Merchandising 101

February 14, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

Spring has sprung. Well… almost. There’s no better time than the present to freshen up your store for yourself, and for your customers. Having a great retail display can make all the difference. The way you display products and organize […]


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5 Retail Tech Trends to Compete Against Amazon in 2019

January 25, 2019

Via: Natalie Dunn

The impact of digital technology is still changing consumer expectations and with a disruptive Amazon.com, retailers are required to come up with a new strategy this year. According to Forbes’ Senior Contributor Andria Cheng, “you can expect to see more […]


Retail Trends

Small Changes, Big Savings

December 27, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

Earlier this year, Walmart announced that they will save $200 million by changing their light bulbs and save $20 million by using a new floor wax. Those kinds of numbers are cause for anyone to stop and re-think routine purchases. […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

How to BLAST Away Customer Complaints

December 26, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

The holiday season is a stressful time for everyone, including shoppers and employees. It’s inevitable that every retailer will have an upset customer at some point during the holiday season. No matter what the cause of the complaint, it’s essential […]


Retail Trends

Retail is giving Wall Street fits

December 21, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Wall Street’s recent beef with retail is artfully captured by lyrics in Hank Williams Jr.’s song “Country Boys Can Survive”: “The interest is up and the stock market’s down, and you only get mugged if you go downtown.” Actually, all […]


Retail Trends

Fast Facts from the 2018 Omnichannel Buying Report

December 20, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

BigCommerce conducted a study of over 3,000 consumers to find out how shoppers are buying in 2018. While 87 percent of all consumer spending still happens offline, the shopping journey as a whole is much more digital and multichannel.Before Making […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

3 In-Store Merchandising Tactics to Maximize Shelf Appeal

December 13, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

It might not seem so obvious to the customer, but there is a delicate, tactical science to arranging products in a retail space in order to boost the visual appeal of your products and, ultimately, boost your profits. We’ve narrowed […]