When most people think of Barcelona, the first features that come to mind are its unusual architecture, rich history and Catalan cuisine. But the area is also home to a burgeoning class of "citi-sumers" who are fueling a vibrant and innovative retail resurgence.
Millennials controlling 70 percent of the spending power in the U.S. creates vast uncertainty among retailers, but with the strongest economy in years, optimism prevails as we begin 2015.
Most major retailers undertake a rebranding initiative once every seven to 10 years, ranging from creating and installing new signage to a comprehensive overhaul of the physical premises.
The BIG Show is bigger than ever, so where do you begin? Start with our checklist of five things to look for at retail's biggest gathering.
AT&T recently decked the halls of its flagship Michigan Avenue store in Chicago, using a new "Magical Forest" theme.
The retailer used a high-tech approach to prevent the bombast of "Advanced Warfare" from permeating the store.
On the surface, holiday creep may not seem like a problem for retailers, but when you take a closer look, you can see how this phenomenon contributes to the erosion of brands.
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.
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Combining directional audio with digital signage offers an entirely new dimension to customer engagement.
The new online Boutique will provide a secure online shopping resource for those looking to purchase a Breitling, so customers can be assured they are purchasing an authentic Breitling from an authorized retailer, the company said.
The products will be sold in all Walmart stores nationwide and will have a prominent presence on a dedicated section of the retailer's website.
Everything But Water said it is using the Mi9 Retail End-to-End Suite to increase business efficiency, streamline processes and improve visibility into merchandising operations and order fulfillment.
According to the company, !D Cloud is the first solution in the market that enables retailers to significantly improve their on-shelf merchandise availability without major investments or changes to their existing IT infrastructure.
The study also revealed that Foot Locker is consumers' favorite shoe retailer, followed by Skechers, Nike, DSW and Famous Footwear.
Office-supply retailer Office Depot Inc. has picked CoreMedia LiveContext software to help enhance the customer shopping experience for officedepot.com.
Developed by retailers, suppliers and technology solution providers, TIPP offers a standardized system to benchmark the performance of RFID-tagged items in multiple environments.
The research found that Beauty and Personal Care, an industry traditionally rooted in the ability to touch, smell, sample and experiment with products in stores, is being played by a new set of rules.
Founded in 1982 as a local Danish jewelry shop, Pandora today has stores in more than 80 countries with 10,000 retail locations and 1,200 concept stores.
ERNSTER - l'esprit livre, Luxembourg's largest book retailer, has installed a new "Scan2Order" feature.
According to a survey released by Boston Retail Partners, retailers are focused on expanding their use of social media and technology solutions to deliver the products consumers want in a seamless shopping experience.
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.
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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.