Articles Tagged ‘retail’


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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Amazon Go is a glimpse into a universal-mobile future

December 7, 2016

After completely dominating the online shopping world, Amazon is continuing to move further into physical retail with its latest offering: a bricks-and-mortar grocery store where consumers can purchase items through an app and then just grab them off the shelf.

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Gucci boasts strongest digital performance among fashion brands: L2

December 2, 2016

The gap between high-achieving digital fashion labels and those who trail behind is growing, as brands with larger budgets to invest in innovation are speeding ahead of the pack.

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Starbucks mobile pay solutions increase to four with Chase Pay

December 1, 2016

Starbucks has now increased its mobile payment platform to include the recently launched Chase Pay on its application, which makes it compatible with four mobile pay solutions.

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5 ways to use real-world insights and data analytics to engage with consumers visiting stores

November 30, 2016

Consumer-centricity and one-to-one relationship building are now core concepts of modern marketing, so getting to know the consumer is vital for retail brands. But we all know this can be challenging in an offline environment.

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Consumers do not think in channels and neither should marketers

November 3, 2016

NEW YORK – Consumers no longer think in terms of platforms the way they are traditionally defined and instead expect mobile, online and offline retail experiences to match up, an executive from American Apparel said in a panel.

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QVC launches multichannel beauty-centric network

October 26, 2016

Home shopping innovator QVC is continuing its growth into multiplatform retailing with the debut of a channel and accompanying ecommerce platform dedicated to beauty products.

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Walmart looks to dominate overseas with grocery-delivery app investment

October 24, 2016

Retail behemoth Walmart has invested $50 million into local Chinese logistics and grocery delivery platform New Dada in a move that will proliferate the company’s reach overseas and help corner mobile delivery.

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