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FashionRetail Trends

Every crisis brings opportunities, and the recent pandemic is causing many in the fashion industry to think there must be a better way to sell clothes. After months of closed stores, many retailers are now left holding seasonal inventory that is difficult to sell at full price.  The problem is

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Furniture & DecorRetail Trends

Stores that already offer BOPIS services  are now promoting curbside pickup as a contactless alternative so that customers don’t have to come into the store to pick up their items. In the past, curbside delivery was mostly offered by retailers  of big, heavy items like furniture and usually limited to

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ElectronicsRetail Trends

Retailers have launched many initiatives to help fight Covid-19. One of the most unusual examples is Dixons Carphone, the UK-based electronics retailer, which has donated the computing power from around 1,500 gaming computers in its Nordic stores to help researchers understand more about the coronavirus. The peak of the pandemic

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FashionFurniture & DecorRetail Trends

Many retailers are facing large quantities of inventory that they may not be able to sell. Fashion retailers, for example, could be facing up to £15bn in stock write-offs as a result of the coronavirus lockdown.  Inditex alone estimated its inventory losses would amount to nearly €300 million. In addition to slow-steaming,

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FashionFurniture & DecorOtherRetail Trends

This week, we look at what retailers are doing to ensure a progressive return to business. Retailers keep their inventory in transit, fashion sales increase in Italy, online sales break the record, augmented reality gains momentum, and retailers considers recycling overstock… Can Retailers Cut Losses by Slowing Down Shipments? Right

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OtherRetail TrendsSporting Goods

Could retail recover with revenge spending? home improvements spike and retailers accelerate hiring, re-purpose supply chains, and facilitate innovation to fight Coronavirus on several fronts… Dear customers and friends, As a blog, we want to support and inspire our customers and other retailers in the tough days ahead, so we

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FashionFeatured EventsRetail Trends

On February 3, the eighth edition of the Barcelona Fashion Summit took place in Barcelona. This vanguard event for fashion professionals in Spain is organized annually by moda.es and this year, Openbravo was one of sponsors. With access to a diversity of presentations and debates that centered around this year’s

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Featured EventsRetail TrendsSporting Goods

The motto for the 2020 edition of the ISPO Munich fair was “Be responsible. Be creative. Be active.” But the truth is, it is not always easy to find a space where ideas or reflections can be shared so freely. But from the moment I walked into ISPO Munich, it

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FashionFeatured Events

As the technologies and strategies behind modern retail mature, the Barcelona Fashion Summit this year will focus on what means to be customer-centric, and what it takes get closer to the customer in a more meaningful way. Organized by Modaes and sponsored this year by Openbravo, the Barcelona Fashion Summit

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Retail TrendsSporting Goods

Like all retailers, sporting goods stores must also step up their game and adapt if they want to survive in the new era of omnichannel retail. We’ve all read about the digital transformations that are propelling brands like Lululemon, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Under Armour, Nike, Adidas, and REI, to name

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