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After a fantastic 2018, which has consolidated the momentum Openbravo has built in previous years  and shown that we are definitely on the right track,  we felt that the time was right to attend NRF  2019: Retail’s Big Show. The event is the world’s largest retail conference and expo with

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Retail Trends

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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OtherRetail Trends

It’s been a while since GE Capital Retail bank published in 2013 an annual shopper study showing that more than 80% of consumers start their search process online. Today, e-Commerce still only represents 10% of the total retail revenue, but without a doubt, digital channels influence brick and mortar sales

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Retail Trends

Many articles have been written about the future of online and offline retail. And many gave their opinion on the possible disappearance of physical stores. In 2014 however, in leading markets like the US or the UK, e-commerce sales only reached 6.5% and 13% of total sales respectively. In emerging

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Retail Trends

People often ask me about the next big thing in retail. It’s clear that the environment is changing rapidly, with the explosive growth of mobile commerce, and the scramble to understand what consumers expect from omnichannel. I don’t have a crystal ball, but I can see how some retailers have

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