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We are very excited to be returning to Equipmag, part of the Paris Retail Week, which will be held from September 12-14 2016 at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. The 2nd Edition of Paris Retail Week encompasses two historic shows, Equipmag, which is now on its 30th edition,  and E-commerce Paris, making

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Retailers are probably living the most amazing and uncertain time in their history. Traditionally conservative and averse to change,  many of them are now forced to take strategic decisions that are not so much about improving the top or bottom line, but which, in many cases, are about their ability

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The huge recent success of Pokémon Go has important lessons for bricks-and-mortar retailers. Not only could these types of location-based game help stem the decline in foot traffic in shopping malls by giving Pokémon hunters a compelling reason to enter stores, but they also familiarize consumers with  augmented reality  technology, which could one

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Once, fashion had two main seasons: spring/summer and autumn/winter. But fast-fashion retailers have revolutionized the fashion business by introducing lots of  “mini-seasons” designed to  pick up on new trends and make products available for customers in as little time as possible. Fast-fashion designers create new looks every week and so

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Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, has acquired  two-year-old online retailer Jet.com for $3.3 billion, the most ever spent on the acquisition of an e-commerce company. Even though e-commerce currently represents only 3 percent of its total revenues, which were $482 billion in 2015, this acquisition reinforces the idea that even a retailer

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The Back-to-school period is typically a busy time for retailers. The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts that back-to-school (BTS) spending will reach $75.8 billion this year,  up from last year’s $68 billion, making August the second highest spending period of the year after the winter holidays. Despite the inroads made

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Tech-savvy consumers have increasingly higher expectations for instant gratification – they want to buy something and have it in their hands fast. In advanced economies, consumers take it for granted that anything they buy online will get to their doorstep in a day or two. But in emerging markets like India

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