Tag: retailers

Retail Trends

6 Tips for Training Your Retail Staff to Sell More

December 6, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

Whether you’re looking to ramp-up your December holiday sales or take advantage of downtime in the slower winter months, there’s always a good reason to kick your sales training up a notch. Here are six strategies to help your team […]

Retail Trends

Retailers decry proposed swipe fee settlement

September 20, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers have been fighting the swipe fee fight for over a decade now. And they’re still not happy. “The monetary settlement doesn’t solve the problem. Swipe fees cost retailers and their customers tens of billions of dollars a year and […]

Retail Trends

Retailers in the forefront of hurricane preparedness

September 14, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

As Hurricane Florence made landfall on North Carolina’s coast early Friday morning, the storm was downgraded again to a category one, but wind remained high at 100 mile-per-hour gusts and a deluge of rain — over a foot in some […]

Retail Trends

Back to School, Back to Stores: Why School Shopping Hasn’t Gone Digital

May 22, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

Back to school shopping is the second biggest spending occasion, after the winter holidays. Each year, back to school and back to college shoppers spend roughly $80 billion. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), less than half of back […]

Customer Experience, Loyalty Programs

Moms, Dads, and Grads: 3 Ways to Build Brand Loyalty

May 3, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

The spring season is a peak gift-giving season with Mother’s Day in May, Father’s Day in June, and high school and college graduations scattered between the two months. Euphemia Erikson, a VP at First Data, a company that’s behind 40% […]

Retail Trends

Should Retailers Steer Clear Of Facebook After The Cambridge Analytica Scandal?

April 18, 2018

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

Although retailers are becoming savvier about using social media, they may be wary about Facebook after the revelation that Cambridge Analytica may have collected personal information from as many as 87 million Facebook users without permission. The scandal has brought […]

Retail Trends

Hiring Top Talent in Today’s Retail Environment

March 6, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

For independent retailers, providing an exceptional in-store experience is everything. In order to provide an exceptional experience, you also need exceptional employees. Kevin Walker, senior director for field marketing at, highlights the biggest challenges retailers face when hiring new […]

FMCG products, Retail Trends, Retail Types

2% gap between Walmart, Amazon grocery pricing

February 27, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

It seems that the gap between prices of grocery items at Amazon and Walmart is closing, with only a 2% difference separating the two retailers. According to a new study by global retail analytics firm Profitero, which looked at products […]

Customer Experience, Point of Puchase, Retail Trends

Better POS data a must for retailers, vendors

February 12, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

Retailers are looking for more usable insights from data collected at point of sale. According to a 2018 POS Data Study by Askuity, 92% of retailers feel that better POS data could help them improve promotional effectiveness, reduce out of […]

Others, Tech

Why Top Retailers Are Failing at Triggered Email Technology

February 9, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Talk about low-hanging fruit. If a shopper on your website puts something in the cart and leaves without making a purchase, getting them to complete the sale often doesn’t take much. In fact, if you generate a triggered email reminder […]