Great Omnichannel Expectations

How Retailers Can Off er More Personalized, Consistent Shopping Experiences That Increase Sales And Deepen Customer Loyalty

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: CitiXsys


What’s Next for Retail: Navigating Your Business from Now into the Future

In a time of rapid change, to do nothing often means you fall behind. Technology can help you vault ahead of your competitors and achieve a “future” version of your business today. Why wait? New strategies, procedures, and tools are being deployed, but retailers still have work to do to reach their business goals.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: CitiXsys


The Convergence of the Connected Consumer and Omni-channel Retailing

The proliferation of smartphones and tablets means consumers are more connected than ever. Learn how to take advantage of new technologies to increase ROI.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.


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Foregoing clicks and betting on bricks: What's the story?

Five take-aways from the STORY store on how to beat etailers.

Omnichannel retailer aims to give beauty industry a complete makeover

Birchbox is much more than an new beauty retailer. It's striving to define a new realm in customer experience and an innovative omnichannel strategy.

Dunkin’ innovation chief: Hope is no strategy; retailers must differentiate or die

John Costello, Dunkin’ Brands president, global marketing and innovation, doesn’t mince words when it comes to the state of retail and what retailers must do to survive and beat the competition.

Fashion upstarts aim to flip apparel industry into new customer experience era

Fashion retailers Stitch Fix, Rebecca Minkoff and Revolve, have one goal in common: flipping the traditional apparel industry into a new era. While they are all focused on providing a unique, customer-centric shopping experience, each is taking its own path to attain the goal.

Target innovation chief: Mobile is king, stores a vital asset in customer experience

Target intends to keep investing heavily in customer experience technology, but mobile playing a critical role.

Talking With: Citi's chief customer/digital experience officer on mapping the customer journey (Part 2)

In this second part of a two-part interview with Citi Chief Customer and Digital Officer Alice Milligan, Milligan discusses mapping out the customer journey and how Citi is hurdling obstacles in delivering top-notch customer service and experience.

Kohl’s first retailer melding Apple Pay, store charge card, loyalty program

Kohl's customers can now tap Apple Pay to use their store charge cards and not miss out on earning loyalty rewards in the process.

Infographic: Why Mother's Day is a retailer's dream day

Mother's Day is one of the three favorite sales seasons for retailers, right behind the winter holidays and back-to-school season.

Talking With: Soar Payments Founder Rich McIver on improving the checkout experience

The customer experience starts when a consumer walks into the store for the first time and goes well beyond the checkout process, but if the purchase experience is not rewarding it can hurt the retailer in more ways than one.

We need your insight, industry predictions for annual trends report

The annual Retail Customer Experience Retail Trends Report is underway and those participating have a chance to win a $100 gift card.

3 ways to boost the online checkout experience

Simplifying the online checkout process can be fairly simple and benefit your business in the long term as it makes customers happy.

ICX Summit keynote speaker: Brands must innovate, hurdle organizational inertia

Doug Stephens, retail prophet, provides insight on trends coming into play for retail customer experience and what he predicts will evolve in the next few years.

Restaurant, retail customer experience leaders headline ICX Summit

Gurus from Smashburger, Dickey's Barbecue Pit, Detroit Red Wings, Domino's Pizza and Wingstop are among a hefty list of speakers and panelists offering expert insight at the annual event being held June 1 – June 3 in Dallas. Registration is open.

Shipping wars: Fighting the pricing surge with omnichannel retail tactics

An increase in shipping prices from popular shipping providers is a big reason why retailers are looking for a solid strategy to overcome the current shipping wars.

Talking With: Liaison SVP Rob Consoli on developing an omnichannel strategy

An omnichannel strategy can be nirvana for the consumer and the retailer if it can be accomplished.

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Today's customer doesn't just shop in one place, nor in just one fashion. Retailers need to reach their customers across many channels — in the store, through the mail, and online — in order to thrive.

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