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Thumbnail-Photo: Report shows not-so-smart holiday shopping habits...
25.12.2017   #retail #marketing research

Report shows not-so-smart holiday shopping habits

We're heavily inclined to make impulse purchases, but we aren't very likely to be as careful about what it is we're buying

A recent survey of consumer buying habits by Breakthrough Research reveals the contradictory nature of the American buying public. Right before winter holidays is the most common time of year for impulse buying, and consumers are half as likely to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Organized retail crime on the rise
18.12.2017   #retail #marketing research

Organized retail crime on the rise

Organized retail crime is continuing to grow, with 67 percent of retailers surveyed reporting an increase in the past year

The 13th annual ORC study released  by the National Retail Federation found that 96 percent of responding companies had experienced ORC in the past year. Losses averaged $726,351 per $1 billion in sales, an increase from $700,259 last ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail jobs jumped nearly 13,000 in November...
11.12.2017   #retail #marketing research

Retail jobs jumped nearly 13,000 in November

Retail industry employment increased by an unusually high 12,900 jobs in November over October

The number excludes automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. Overall, the economy added 228,000 jobs, the Labor Department said. “This was one of the strongest gains we’ve seen all year,” NRF Chief Economist Jack ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Business leaders call for new rates cap to support investment...
05.12.2017   #retail #trend research

Business leaders call for new rates cap to support investment

Four business groups have combined to speak up in advance of the Scottish Government’s Budget which is expected on 14 December

Four of Scotland’s leading industry groups – representing manufacturing, commercial property, retail and tourism - have united to challenge the Scottish Government to ensure future increases in business rates rise by no more than CPI, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: EuroCIS Special
01.12.2017   #retail #EuroCIS

EuroCIS Special

Review of EuroCIS

Thumbnail-Photo: Record decline for non-food in October
14.11.2017   #retail

Record decline for non-food in October

BRC – KPMG: Retail Sales Monitor

In October, UK retail sales decreased by 1.0 percent on a like-for-like basis from October 2016, when they had increased 1.7 percent from the preceding year. On a total basis, sales rose 0.2 percent in October, against a growth of 2.4 percent in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Toshiba opens Retail Innovation Theatre in Madrid...
07.11.2017   #retail #personnel management

Toshiba opens Retail Innovation Theatre in Madrid

Toshiba continues to focus on leadership and innovation in Europe

Beginning of October Michael Dimde has joined the European leadership team of Toshiba as Vice President of European Sales & Solutions. He will be responsible for delivering total store solutions to retail clients as well as overseeing the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Four questions for an IT manager
11.10.2017   #retail #digitization

Four questions for an IT manager

Interview with IT manager Kaspar Hioväin from Coop in Estonia

What are the biggest challenges for an IT manager in retail? We talked with IT manager Kaspar Hioväin who works at Coop in Estonia, and asked him about his work, his view on trends and to share some advice for other IT managers. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: VIPs as keynote speakers at NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show...
05.10.2017   #retail #event

VIPs as keynote speakers at NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show

Social media and retail executives are among the speakers at the conference in NY

Senior executives from two of the internet’s largest social media platforms, the founder of one of the nation’s best-known online political publications and the head of a global food brand will be among the keynote speakers as more than ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Join 225+ speakers at Shoptalk Europe, 8-11 October, Copenhagen...
26.09.2017   #e-commerce #retail

Join 225+ speakers at Shoptalk Europe, 8-11 October, Copenhagen

Content, dialogue and networking at Europe’s largest conference for retail and eCommerce

Shoptalk Europe, 2017’s most anticipated European event for retail and eCommerce innovation, today announced that more than 2,200 executives from established retailers and brands, startup direct-to-consumer disruptors, large and early stage ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Your IT-investments pay off in more ways than you know...
20.09.2017   #retail #digitization

Your IT-investments pay off in more ways than you know

Money is not the only thing retailers should think of when updating their IT-technology

As a retailer, it can be hard to calculate ROI on your IT-investments – but only if you just focus on making money. In many other ways, your IT-investments could perhaps be one of your business’ greatest sources of profit. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: NRF: Retail industry employment declined slightly in July...
18.08.2017   #retail #economy

NRF: Retail industry employment declined slightly in July

1,700 jobs less than in June, although some retail sectors saw job gains

Retail industry employment declined slightly in July, decreasing 1,700 jobs from June, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. The economy overall saw gains of 209,000 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Study shows: Value channel shoppers prefer receipt-based offers for...
16.08.2017   #customer relationship management #retail

Study shows: Value channel shoppers prefer receipt-based offers for savings

Personalized, targeted coupons printed on receipts boost sales and customer loyalty

inStream, the expert in receipt-based targeted marketing for value channel retailers, has completed its annual value channel shopper tracking study. The company interviewed shoppers nationwide at value channel retail locations as part of this study ...

Thumbnail-Photo: FutureProof Retail offers solution for line free checkout...
09.08.2017   #retail #smartphone

FutureProof Retail offers solution for line free checkout

Brick & mortar merchants can compete with Amazon Go and offer a next generation shopping experience with a line free checkout platform

Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market has come as a wake-up call to retailers who’d hoped to put off technology innovation until later. The tech giant is famously focused on innovating the customer experience and Amazon Go, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Differentiation leads the pack for Hot 100 Fastest-Growing Retailers...
02.08.2017   #online trading #retail

Differentiation leads the pack for Hot 100 Fastest-Growing Retailers

Whether they sell through traditional stores, online or both, companies that provide unique offerings and experiences for consumers dominate the list of Hot 100 Retailers.

“The retail industry is getting better at addressing shifts in shopping behaviors and thinking differently,” Stores Media Editor Susan Reda said. “What matters most to consumers is a retailer differentiating itself in the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The retail industry needs digital experts
27.07.2017   #retail #personnel management

The retail industry needs digital experts

Companies compete for candidates and vice versa

Digital transformation calls for highly qualified staff, also when it comes to the retail sector. Specialists with years of professional experience are much sought-after and courted with creative human resources marketing campaigns. Yet this search ...

Thumbnail-Photo: NRF: Focus on new ways of shopping keeps biggest retailers big...
11.07.2017   #multichannel commerce #retail

NRF: Focus on new ways of shopping keeps biggest retailers big

The annual Top 100 Retailers list released by the National Retail Federation’s STORES Magazine and Kantar Retail

The nation’s largest retailers have held onto their top spots by focusing on value and embracing new ways consumers are shopping. “Retailers will always be measured by sales numbers, and ranking the leaders is important,” STORES ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail litigation center files 100th brief
12.04.2017   #security #retail

Retail litigation center files 100th brief

Milestone marks importance of retail’s voice in the judicial branch

​The Retail Litigation Center (Rlc) announced the filing of its 100th brief. The Rlc was founded in 2010 to serve as the voice of the retail industry in the judicial branch with the mission of representing retail before all ...

Thumbnail-Photo: CeBIT presented solutions for the retail industry...
28.03.2017   #retail #digitization

CeBIT presented solutions for the retail industry

Be prepared for the future!

The CeBIT in Hanover presented topics about digitzation that will support the economic success of tomorrow with the most innovative solutions. We want to show you some of the highlights – especially for the retail industry. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Digital transformation strengthens brick-and-mortar retail...
16.01.2017   #e-commerce #retail

Digital transformation strengthens brick-and-mortar retail

The development in the relationship between “brick-and-mortar and online” in retail is not a one-way street

Brick-and-mortar retail will continue to score with customers with digital services for consulting, purchase and delivery. With new and intelligent concepts, smaller stores also give large competitors ranging from Amazon to Zalando a run for their ...

Thumbnail-Photo: NPD holiday shopping bag 2016 weekly report
23.12.2016   #retail

NPD holiday shopping bag 2016 weekly report

Thanksgiving Week takes its rightful place as the true start of the holiday shopping season

According to The NPD Group’s weekly point-of-sale results for key general merchandise categories, dollar sales in the fourth week of the 2016 holiday shopping season, which included Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, more than doubled that of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Inter Ikea Group acquires TEXO Application AB...
22.12.2016   #retail

Inter Ikea Group acquires TEXO Application AB

Inter Ikea Group is the new owner of the innovative and entrepreneurial company Texo Application AB

Inter Ikea Systems has together with Texo Application designed and developed an automated storage and picking solution to the benefit for the Ikea stores, customer order, multichannel retailing and warehouse operations. “With this ...

Thumbnail-Photo: yStats.com report: Online retail sales in Japan will continue growth...
15.12.2016   #e-commerce #retail

yStats.com report: Online retail sales in Japan will continue growth

Rakuten and Amazon are the most popular sites

Slower, but continued growth of online retail in Japan is the prediction in a new publication from Hamburg-based yStats.com, "Japan B2C E-Commerce Sales Forecasts: 2016 to 2020." The report combines information from reliable primary ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sellers and consultants report a happy Jumia Black Friday 2016...
13.12.2016   #retail

Sellers and consultants report a happy Jumia Black Friday 2016

75 percent of orders had shipped by Friday November 25th

The 2016 edition of Jumia Black Friday may have come and gone, but the excitement and taste of success still lingers for the sellers, sales agents and community of entrepreneurs who experienced impressive sales and positive customer feedback during ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Innovate or die! Retailing in the cross-channel age...
01.12.2016   #retail #cross channel solutions

Innovate or die! Retailing in the cross-channel age

Linking brick-and-mortar stores and online options with a focus on the customer

The online market volume still grows steadily in Germany and is likely to break the 50 billion Euro mark for the first time in 2016. According to the “IFH-Branchenreport Online-Handel 2016“ (IFH industry report for the online retail ...

Thumbnail-Photo: VTTs spin off company to measure shopping intentions in physical stores...
30.11.2016   #security #retail

VTT's spin off company to measure shopping intentions in physical stores

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a unique solution to measure in-store shopper's intentions

The implementation respects privacy - no identity information of shoppers is collected. The objective is to start commercial deliveries in spring 2017. "Until now it has been technically possible only to record how many people entered the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail imports up as holiday shoppers head to stores...
10.11.2016   #retail #economy

Retail imports up as holiday shoppers head to stores

Imports are growing, but not as fast as in past years

With the holiday shopping season officially under way, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to be up 4.4 percent this month over the same time last year and should see a slightly larger increase next month, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: An overview of five German local commerce models...
18.10.2016   #e-commerce #retail

An overview of five German local commerce models

Do online marketplaces really strengthen local retail?

E-commerce makes things hard for brick-and-mortar retailers. To improve the customer churn rate, various local commerce approaches have been developed to connect brick-and-mortar businesses to the internet and vice versa. The concepts range from ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New e-commerce website for Mattress 1
13.10.2016   #e-commerce #retail

New e-commerce website for Mattress 1

Accorin announces deployment for America’s largest independent mattress retail chain

Boston-based e-commerce agency Accorin and Orlando, FL-based Mattress1 have completed a comprehensive redesign and technology overhaul of the company’s website. The new website, which includes a new user interface, online catalog, mobile ...

Thumbnail-Photo: NearSt aims to add £4 Billion a year to UK High Street by 2020...
29.07.2016   #multichannel commerce #retail

NearSt aims to add £4 Billion a year to UK High Street by 2020

NearSt is capitalising on growth in 'near me' searches by connecting products in local shops with smartphones

The platform allows people to order products for instant collection and 1-hour delivery, beating any existing offer from online platforms such as Amazon. NearSt, which is backed by TrueStart, Europe’s leading retail and consumer accelerator ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Smart Clothing to disrupt fashions future
06.06.2016   #retail

Smart Clothing to disrupt fashion's future

The smart clothing market will top 18 million clothing articles annually by 2021

Smart clothing will soon extend beyond fitness to target a wide range of personal, health, and enterprise uses, disrupting traditional fashion trends. In new analysis by ABI Research, the leader in transformative technology innovation market ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Report: the wearable technology ecosystem
30.05.2016   #retail

Report: the wearable technology ecosystem

2015 - 2030 - opportunities, challenges, strategies, industry verticals and forecasts for wearable technologies

While wearable technology has been utilized in vertical sectors such as the military and healthcare for many years, ongoing advances have triggered a major resurgence of the concept, particularly among the consumer community. Key enabling ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail Think Tank warns of a costly quarter ahead for UK retailers...
18.05.2016   #consulting #retail

Retail Think Tank warns of a costly quarter ahead for UK retailers

Margins are expected to come under pressure too in Quarter 2, as the weak pound is already causing retailers pain

The health of the UK retail sector is expected to dip in Q2 2016, as retailers bear the brunt of soaring costs. The National Living Wage, a weak sterling, continued investment in channel shifts and rising petrol prices are expected to significantly ...

Thumbnail-Photo: EuroCIS 2016: This is what the exhibitors think...
25.02.2016   #retail #EuroCIS

EuroCIS 2016: This is what the exhibitors think

For many exhibitors EuroCIS is an integral element of their annual planning.

Thumbnail-Photo: NCR: Omnichannel is now mainstream
25.02.2016   #retail #self-checkout systems

NCR: Omnichannel is now mainstream

In 2012, omnichannel was not a top priority for retailers.

Thumbnail-Photo: Visitor delighted by exciting new products and solutions...
25.02.2016   #retail #EuroCIS

Visitor delighted by exciting new products and solutions

EuroCIS 2016 attracts visitors from all sectors of the retail industry.

Thumbnail-Photo: What beats in the heart of retailing?
24.02.2016   #retail #EuroCIS

What beats in the heart of retailing?

Impressions from EuroCIS 2016.

Which new technologies for online and offline retail are there? EuroCIS, the "Leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology" shows it. You too can get an insight into how the store of tomorrow could look in the video.

Thumbnail-Photo: APG Cash Drawer and Cash Bases customers profit from merger...
24.02.2016   #retail #cash management

APG Cash Drawer and Cash Bases' customers profit from merger

The integration of APG Cash Drawer and Cash Bases has been taking place over the last six months.

Thumbnail-Photo: Zebra Technologies: What does Unified Commerce mean for retailers?...
23.02.2016   #multichannel commerce #retail

Zebra Technologies: What does Unified Commerce mean for retailers?

Peter Friedel from Zebra Technologies thinks that retail has come a long way in the last 12 months.

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail imports wind down after end of holiday season...
20.01.2016   #consulting #retail

Retail imports wind down after end of holiday season

"This is the time of year when the retail supply chain catches its breath"

With the holiday season over, import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to slowly decline through the first quarter of the year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Thumbnail-Photo: FMI reaffirms supermarket industry support for common sense bill...
03.12.2015   #consulting #retail

FMI reaffirms supermarket industry support for common sense bill

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has reaffirmed the supermarket industry’s strong support for legislation (H.R. 2017). Introduced by Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), that is being marked up by the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Elastic Path releases second ebook ‘The Future of Commerce’...
03.12.2015   #consulting #retail

Elastic Path releases second ebook ‘The Future of Commerce’

How to get senior decision makers on board for your next digital project

Elastic Path Software has published the second volume in its ebook series entitled “The Future of Commerce: Critical Commerce Conversations To Have Today With Your C-Suite.” Part of a series on experience-driven commerce, the new ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The world’s biggest retail trade fair is shaping up well for the future...
22.09.2015   #retail #trade fair organizer

The world’s biggest retail trade fair is shaping up well for the future

EuroShop 2017: 7 experience dimensions replace the 4 former segments

EuroShop 2014 in Düsseldorf was a success across the board. All records were broken: 109,496 visitors from some 100 countries travelled to the Rhine to gather information on all facets, innovations and trends in the global retail world from the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Shop Waves: The Reconfiguration of UK Retail...
08.09.2015   #retail #marketing research

Shop Waves: The Reconfiguration of UK Retail

Asda ranked as the ‘best of the best’ retailer and faith being restored in Tesco

Despite its recent dip in trading, 51 percent of UK manufacturers ranked Asda as the overall top retailer, based on key criteria such as clearest strategy and best buying team, in the 2015 UK PoweRanking study launched today by the retail and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: World Retail Congress announces Hall of Fame inductees...
31.08.2015   #retail #award

World Retail Congress announces Hall of Fame inductees

2015 inductees for the first time include retailers from Africa and South America

Now in its ninth year the World Retail Hall of Fame has honoured founders of some of the retail world’s most iconic brands, and this year is no different.  The World Retail Congress’s Advisory Board, the Grand Jury for the World ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Imports up as retailers look toward holiday season...
11.08.2015   #retail #marketing research

Imports up as retailers look toward holiday season

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.6 percent

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.6 percent this month over the same time last year as retailers begin to bring in merchandise for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Returns are a ticking time bomb
03.08.2015   #retail #mail-order business

Returns are a "ticking time bomb"

Barloworld SCS is urging retailers to re-examine their supply chain networks

Stark warnings were voiced at the latest Gartner UK Supply Chain Conference. Analysis from the event shows that a majority (66%) of retailers are seeing returns increasing, but one in three do not have the capability to track them.    ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ross Stores opens 27 new locations
22.07.2015   #retail #store branding

Ross Stores opens 27 new locations

Remains on track to add 90 new stores in 2015

Ross Stores announced the opening of 19 Ross Dress for Less ("Ross") and 8 dd's Discounts stores across 15 different states in July. These new locations are part of the off-price retailer's 2015 expansion plans to add a total ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 85 percent of consumers prefer to shop at physical stores...
10.06.2015   #consulting #multichannel commerce

85 percent of consumers prefer to shop at physical stores

Survey reveals that brick-and-mortar remain critical revenue driver for retailers

Despite the hype around e-commerce and online shopping, consumers still look to shop in the physical store. To help retailers better understand customer preferences, TimeTrade, the leading provider of online appointment scheduling, surveyed ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sainsbury’s struggles in search of growth
10.06.2015   #retail #trend research

Sainsbury’s struggles in search of growth

Planet Retail sees the latest quarterly like-for-like declines at Sainsbury’s as a sign the company is beginning to feel the pain of Tesco’s domestic recovery. With little or no growth available in the market, one company’s gains ...

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