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Retail Trends

China’s retail market not set to recover fully until 2nd half of 2020

March 31, 2020

Via: Charged

China’s retail sector is not due to fully recover for the coronavirus outbreak until the second half of 2020, according to experts. Savills China Retail has predicted that although shoppers are now gradually returning to retail outlets and shopping malls […]


Retail Trends

110 retailers shut their doors in the US amid contagion fears

March 19, 2020

Via: Charged

More than 110 retailers have now closed all their stores to limit the spread of the coronavirus as fears grow that all non-essential stores will shut their doors for weeks. Department stores, fashion outlets, homeware stores and technology retailers are […]


Retail Types, Stores

H&M Group Reports Dramatic Sales Decline in China as it Closes More Stores in Europe

March 16, 2020

Via: The Business of Fashion

H&M group has temporarily shuttered stores across large parts of Europe, as governments take extraordinary measures to try and contain the escalating coronavirus pandemic. The closures signal more pain ahead for retailers, already suffering the aftershock of a widespread shut […]


Editorial

The New Retail Paradigm

March 11, 2020

Via: Sofia Allende

With the advent of new technologies and trends, the retail industry has undergone massive transformations over the last decade. Today’s retail paradigm is built on a digital foundation—consumers have an entirely new set of behaviors and expectations in regards to […]


Retail Types, Stores

The running list of 2020 retail bankruptcies

March 3, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Last year sent 17 major retailers into bankruptcy. For some — including Payless, Gymboree and Charming Charlie —​ it was their second trip to court. Bankruptcy also proved fatal for more retailers in 2019, as liquidations increased. Inside and outside […]


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. […]