In planning for marketing to millennials at retail, there is still a commonality of experience that requires in-store merchandising not to lose sight of the fundamentals.
A lot of companies across the globe are going to die over the next few years – not because of macroeconomic stress, but because there is an entire emerging generation of customers who hate doing business with them.
Combining directional audio with digital signage offers an entirely new dimension to customer engagement.
This past weekend, Target debuted its new store format, TargetExpress, which the company said is its smallest-footprint store to date.
London-based optician Kite GB has installed a touchscreen mirror in its East End store, with help from technology provider Zytronic.
When Tod’s, an Italian luxury shoes and leather goods brand, acquired a new retail space at Destiny USA in Syracuse, New York, the mall’s design management team tapped architecture firm Colkitt & Co. to carry out Tod’s design concept and vision for the premium outlet location.
Morocco’s first duty free store operator will continue renovation of its Mohammed V International Airport stores through later this year.
Major brands in certain circumstances are willing to provide free resources to retailers in the form of co-op dollars.
How retail associates handle and present products to customers adds to, or reduces, the perceived value.
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People buy at Whole Foods because it stands for more than food, so simply dropping prices doesn’t solve its perception issue.
Impact performs a granular, real-time analysis of in-store conditions data, including location, merchandising efforts and inventory.
Other regional players such as Sheetz, RaceTrac and Speedway also earned high enough scores to land in the top five.
Free online layaway, an enhanced loyalty program are among the new strategies for the toy retailer.
Software provider Mi9 Retail has announced that Talbots has selected Mi9 BI, Mi9 Merchant, and Sales Audit with Loss Prevention software products to replace its existing core merchandising and inventory management systems.
Ugam has announced Assortment Intelligence, a solution that it says generates insights for retailers about what products to keep, carry and drop, based on real-time data collection and analysis.
Under the agreement, Shelfbucks will roll out its platform to GameStop stores in its test markets, including Austin and College Station, Texas, beginning in August.
Fujitsu has announced an international distribution and license agreement with OnCue Technologies, a developer of in-aisle point-of-information solutions that are designed to enhance the consumer shopping experience. Through this relationship, Fujitsu will resell OnCue Technologies' InfoCue and Expert OnCue mini...
Swirl Networks, Inc., a provider of an enterprise-class beacon marketing platform, announced that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Motorola Solutions, Inc. The two companies said they will work together in the areas of product, sales and services to support iBeacon technology rollouts in large-scale retail environments.
The largest independent retailer in East Anglia, East of England Co-operative Society, has announced its plans for implementation of category management solutions from Galleria, geared to optimizing the retailer's merchandising strategy and operations. East of England Co-operative Society operates 135...
Garden Ridge, a home décor retail chain, has announced that it is investing $20 million to rebrand all stores to the successful At Home brand. According to the company, the new brand identity better reflects the company's mission to provide...
More shoppers are purchasing private label (store brand) products this year compared to last year, according to a recent study of more than 6,200 consumers by Market Force Information.
Galleria, a provider of retail category planning, automation and optimization solutions, and online merchandising firm Attraqt announced they have formed a strategic alliance that will provide retailers with an end-to-end merchandising solution.
Retail Solutions Inc. (RSi), a global provider of cloud-based, Big Data analytics and real-time intelligence for the consumer products industry, announced it has selected Gigwalk, a local visibility software platform, to power its new RSi Intelligent Crowdsourcing solution.
Woolworths, Australia’s largest retailer, said it plans to implement Galleria’s Foundation Services, Promotional Display Optimization and Store Operations Workbench to help them operationalize an enhanced promotional merchandising strategy to support their consumer-centric vision. According to the companies, by acting as...
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Sears has announced the launch of its new Connected Solutions store format. The 1,700 square foot concept is being launched at three Chicago-area locations, each focused on what the company calls "one of the most authoritative assortments of smart, connected...