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.
Combining directional audio with digital signage offers an entirely new dimension to customer engagement.
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This past weekend, Target debuted its new store format, TargetExpress, which the company said is its smallest-footprint store to date.
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.
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.
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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...