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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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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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Furniture & DecorSuccess Stories

Zôdio, a French home goods retailer, has pioneered a new type of retailing concept at its Herblay store using Openbravo as its POS platform in a project that took just 3 months to implement. As well as a more compact format, the new store concept makes extensive use of in-store

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Furniture & Decorindustries

In the early days of eCommerce, buying furniture online was not common and it was the retail category that seemed most resistant to the online tsunami.  But the adoption of omnichannel strategies over the last few years has helped many furniture and décor retailers strike the right balance and boost both online and

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But how will it look in my home? It’s a question heard every day by sales associates in a furniture or home décor store. Thanks to Augmented Reality, they may be able to help give customers a much better idea of how a new sofa or lamp will look in

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ElectronicsFashionFurniture & DecorRetail Trends

A new survey by Monetate found that when it comes to Back-to-School shopping, brick-and-mortar stores continue to thrive and that certain product categories are far more likely to be bought in a store than online. The results suggest that retailer deciding which technology to invest in should prioritize those that ultimately

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FashionFurniture & DecorindustriesSporting Goods

Despite the sensationalist articles warning about the Death of the High Street, it is clear that for some product categories, a physical store will likely remain the preferred way of shopping for some time. But which categories? The latest Global Consumer Survey from research firm Statista attempts to classify those

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ElectronicsFashionFurniture & DecorRetail TrendsSporting Goods

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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Furniture & Decorindustries

With over 12,000 products in its famous catalog, IKEA must rely on business integration technology to optimize and manage their merchandise efficiently online and across its 400 stores. But even for smaller players in the furniture and home decoration sector, managing merchandise can still be a real challenge. Furniture and

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