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Editorial

Holiday Sales Up, Retail Stocks Down

January 10, 2020

Via: Kelly Redmond

The beginning of 2020 finds the retail industry riding the wave of changes brought by the last decade. The economic recession of 2008 transformed the world of retail everywhere and made US consumers join a wider trend toward moderation in […]


Others, Tech

How Retailers Can Utilize Existing Technology to Optimize In-Store Experiences

December 19, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

It’s likely you’ve seen the not-so-subtle sign of the season that bridges the end of fall and the beginning of winter: shopping season. For shoppers, that means deals, deals, deals. But for retailers, it means a mad dash to attract […]


Retail Trends

Retail to keep growing in 2020 as investments pay off, Moody’s says

December 17, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amid the thousands of store closures of 2019, the retail industry as a whole has continued growing its sales. Even after a sluggish November, with its all-important shopping holidays, analysts are largely positive on the industry’s prospects going into the […]


Editorial

Top e-commerce trends for 2020. Adapt, engage, stay ahead

December 17, 2019

Via: Natalie Dunn

With new technologies emerging, marketers have no choice but to adapt. Those who want to stay ahead of the game should keep an eye on how markets change. Wondering what’s coming next year? Discover below the most important e-commerce trends […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Over a quarter of US shoppers have purchased counterfeit goods: Report

December 10, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The sale of fake items has been a problem for retailers for some time, especially during the holiday season. Online marketplaces like Amazon, eBay and Etsy have often been the subject of scrutiny for counterfeit goods sold on their sites. […]


Others, Tech

Top 10 Software Vendors in Retail

December 10, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Customer feedback is critical to every retailer and essential to the “2020 RIS Software LeaderBoard.” Based on retailer feedback, here are the top-10 software vendors of the year. It is important to note the LeaderBoard features 51 best-of-the-best charts. None […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase, Retail Types, Stores

What the holidays could do to department stores

December 9, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Department stores once owned the holidays, staging celebrations that seemed above the sales hustle while simultaneously making the season lucrative for themselves. These days the holidays own them. Department stores aren’t alone in their dependence on the fourth quarter; the […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Trends

Macy’s launches SoGifted shop to highlight female entrepreneurs

December 6, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Macy’s is leveraging its investment in b8ta with the SoGifted launch. The retailer was one of multiple investors that made up a Series C funding round totaling $50 million. Back in October, the startup also announced that it was transitioning […]


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 […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase, Retail Trends

Half of shoppers would give up low online prices for personalized service

November 4, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Young millennials and Gen Z shoppers are a major area of opportunity for retailers with brick-and-mortar locations this holiday season. Coldwell Banker Commercial found that the demographic aged 18-34 is most likely to go to stores “to kill time” than […]