Articles Tagged ‘retail’


Streamlining, optimizing to be retail buzzwords in 2017: BCG

February 16, 2017

After entering Asia at a high rate of speed, luxury brands quickly oversaturated the region which has caused a number of recent store closures and the need to rethink retail strategy, according to a new report by Boston Consulting Group.

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Grabbing the attention of potential customers and engaging existing ones on mobile

February 15, 2017

The influence of mobile technology in retail cannot be understated, and we now are seeing a move from “mobile first” to “mobile only.”

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56pc of consumers digitally engage grocers while social media lags

February 14, 2017

While the rate of digital interaction between customers and grocery stores is high, only 25 percent of consumers follow or like their grocery store’s social media pages, according to a report from the Retail Feedback Group.

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Kia Super Bowl spot harnesses interactive storytelling, celebrity appearance

January 31, 2017

Kia Motors is building a strong presence around its Super Bowl advertising by airing the spot first through Facebook Messenger with its chatbot, a move that could drive sales as the bot shares vehicle information for purchase.

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Smooth checkout process could mean grab & go will be the new norm

January 30, 2017

As Walmart takes a major step forward with its Scan & Go platforms and the Amazon Go store makes headlines, a significant upset might be coming to grocery retail now that these major players have the keys to push the grab-and-go strategy forward.

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Online or offline retail? 8 ways to decide which is best for business

January 30, 2017

The debate over which retail strategy to employ is as passionate as it is unending.

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Retail this year: 4 technology trends to watch

January 30, 2017

To create new opportunities among consumers and generate greater profits from existing shoppers, retailers are increasingly turning to new platforms. But which technologies will move the needle?

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Kohl’s is working on a gradual mobile transformation, says exec

January 18, 2017

NEW YORK — While Amazon may have the luxury of diving straight into ambitious retail projects, Kohl’s is focusing on slow but continuous innovations of its retail experience, according to an executive from the company.

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3 ways retailers can merge digital and physical store strategies

January 11, 2017

Is your ecommerce team excited to send customers to your retail locations if the customer is close by? Are your sales associates equally happy to recommend a product that is only available online? If you cannot answer an emphatic “yes” to both of these questions, your organization is not thinking customer-first.

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Fortnum & Mason encourages ecommerce browsing with holiday gift hunt

December 9, 2016

British department store Fortnum & Mason is setting consumers on a “great gift chase” to track down a Christmas character that has gone AWOL.

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