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In just four months, Toys “R” Us Spain & Portugal, has completed the implementation of Openbravo software across all its 64 stores in Portugal and Spain, as part of its broader strategy to revitalise its stores to better support omnichannel and experiential retailing. The speed at which Openbravo was implemented demonstrates

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Retail Trends

Ikea is coming to a High Street near you. The Swedish retail giant revolutionized the way furniture is sold in the 1970s with its distinctive blue retail sheds in out-of-town locations. But now it wants to get closer to its customers with a new generation of smaller format stores in

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Retail Trends

Traditional retailing is going through a difficult period of transition with stores closing and retail space occupancy rates falling. But some of the empty space is being occupied by newcomers to the High Street who see big benefits in having a physical presence to get closer to the customer and

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Featured Events

Starting next week, Barcelona will be the center for all that is related to retail and brand experience when the Spanish city hosts, for the first time, the Retail & Brand Experience World Congress, which will be held 27-29th of May. For its inaugural edition, the Retail and Brand Experience

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FashionindustriesRetail Trends

Retailers that have not yet embraced eCommerce within a coherent omnichannel strategy cannot afford to wait any longer. That’s because as more retail revenue shifts online, a strategy based predominantly on selling through brick-and-mortar stores becomes more difficult to justify, not least because online is where the growth lies. Primark,

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Retail Trends

The series of bankruptcies involving major retail brands continues with the news that Diesel USA has filed for bankruptcy protection. Some may see the demise of Diesel and of so many other once high-flying retailers as further evidence that the High Street is doomed. But the reality is more complex. In

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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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Retail Trends

As more retail sales shift online, many retailers are experiencing a slow but steady year-on-year decline in footfall and sales in their stores.   Nevertheless, the physical store continues to play a central albeit changing role in the strategy of most retailers.  So how should retailers now judge the performance of

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FashionindustriesRetail Trends

How do we compete with Amazon? It’s a question that every retailer must ask as they anxiously watch the aggressive moves of Amazon into so many markets, including product categories that once seemed better suited to brick-and-mortar stores.  Take fashion, for example. Amazon’s increasingly confident push into own-brand fashion has

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Retail Trends

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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