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Retail Trends

Convenience, speed, cost-effectiveness and security are all factors in the increasing popularity of Buy Online, Pick-up in Store (BOPIS). With BOPIS, customers have the option to buy or reserve product online with the intent of picking it up or trying it on in-store.  Customers save on shipping costs, avoid package theft

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Omnichannel is here to stay and the current digital transformation creates a golden opportunity for shopping malls to reinvent themselves and become more relevant to today’s consumers. It is the age to create the perfect physical presence and then drive traffic through digital technologies. The confluence of physical and digital is

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Remember beacons? What are the prospects for VR in stores? The list of  innovative retail technologies grows longer and more confusing each day, so to help retailers make better tech choices, the HighStreet Collective has published the Retail Innovation Radar Report. It attempts to identify  the most “shopper-ready”  technologies, meaning

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Everyone likes a bargain, particularly fashion consumers and the spectacular growth of factory outlets and other off-price fashion chains indicates how popular the idea of buying high-quality fashion at bargain prices has become. Off-price retailers specialize in buying up seconds, end-of-season closeouts, canceled orders, overruns and goods returned by other

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As more sales migrate to digital channels, store closures will inevitably continue, particularly in the more mature economies.  But many brick-and-mortar retailers are are underestimating the contribution their stores make to an omnichannel retailing strategy. That’s the conclusion of McKinsey & Company researchers, who say that many store closure decisions are simply based

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Why do customers come to your stores? According to a survey by Publicis.Sapient, customer service is the stand-out reason for shopping in a physical store instead of online. Indeed, it is the only area where brick-and-mortar stores beat buying in an online marketplace or directly from the brand. The research

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For many retailers, having empty shelves for a day, or even several days, versus a few hours or less can make a significant difference on daily sales. Coca Cola’s focus on faster replenishment underscores its importance to retailers today. To guarantee their shelves would be stocked for World Cup 2018 customers

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Beat cart abandonment with omnichannel retail
Retail Trends

Online shopping is often seen as invincible by retailers, but a recent Usabilla study on the biggest reasons for online cart abandonment shows why many shoppers still prefer shopping in the store and how retailers can use omnichannel capabilities to compete with pure online or offline competitors. Common online frustrations including too many

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Midway through August, retailers still have time to capitalize on a significant piece of the $82.8 billion pie predicted by the NRF this year by leveraging their omnichannel capabilities. According to last year’s data, less than 15 percent had completed all their shopping by August, and more than a quarter had not even

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Retail Trends

In today’s tough retailing environment, your store associates are in the front line in the battle to keep customers coming into your stores. But sales staff who are pushy or even rude can make customers leave your store – and maybe never return. According to a report from Usabilla,45 percent

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