Tag: retail

Customer Experience, E-commerce, Point of Purchase, Retail Trends, Retail Types, Stores

Amazon Prime members more likely to make in-store purchases

August 6, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Though consumers are using digital tools to make purchasing decisions, they continue to shop offline. DMI’s research appears to illustrate that consumers will use artificial intelligence tools, mobile technology and Amazon’s search engine to find new products, but ultimately they […]

Retail Trends, Suppliers

Tariff whiplash is already taking a toll on retail

August 5, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Welcome to the era of trade chaos for retail. Beginning in May, retailers lived with the official reality that a huge swatch of Chinese goods — known as “tranche four” and covering pretty much everything that hasn’t already gone through […]

Others, Tech

In-store robots could get smarter with 5G connectivity

August 2, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The goal of equipping robots with 5G, according to Badger Technologies CEO Tim Rowland, is to make operations more efficient and consistent and to improve customer service. “By alleviating in-store connectivity and processing constraints with 5G, Badger’s multi-purpose robots can […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

How Your Store’s Layout and Presentation Can Help Sales

July 12, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

The front end of your store is responsible for most of your customer experience. A great layout and thoughtful presentation will result in increased sales across the board. Impressions Are Everything A store sells an experience as much as it […]

Customer Experience, Featured

A Marketer’s Guide to Developing Buyer Personas

June 21, 2019

Via: Sofia Allende

Marketing personas have been around since the 1990s. They may not be new, but they represent an invaluable tool for marketers, advertisers, Web developers, and UX designers. “Personas are often met with opposition because they’re a lot of work to […]

Others, Tech

Robots are Finally Rolling Into Retail Stores

June 20, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

In April, employees of Stop & Shop, a grocery chain in New England, went on strike for eleven days. However, there was one notable exception. Marty, Shop & Shop’s newest employee, continued his work in the stores’ aisles. Marty is […]


The Real Price of Beauty: Why the Cosmetics Industry Needs to Cut Down on Waste

May 28, 2019

Via: Natalie Dunn

In 2017, the global cosmetic products market was valued at around USD 532 billion—and is expected to reach USD 863 billion by 2024. That’s a lot of lipstick, powder, and creams. Plus, makeup and skincare have become more popular than […]

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. […]