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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.
There are several ways the retail customer experience is actually becoming smaller, and it seems to be a good thing for sales and customers.
Luxury fashion retailer Neiman Marcus has announced the rollout of the MemoryMirror by MemoMi in its Walnut Creek location, with other rollouts scheduled later this month.
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.
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Lowe's is experimenting with customer service robots. What could possibly go wrong?
Only 42 percent of shoppers found it easy to complete a purchase using a mobile device, and when asked which aspect of the shopping experience is most in need of an upgrade, 39 percent ranked the physical store first.
Toronto-based design agency Shikatani Lacroix has designed and delivered the latest retail location featuring digital signage for Canadian consumer electronics retailer The Source in Toronto Pearson International Airport.
The new solution provides access to a catalog of more than 5 million tracks that are fully licensed for commercial use and one-on-one collaboration with a Mood Music Designer.
IIDA will endorse, promote and act as Knowledge Partner for GlobalShop beginning next year at its annual retail design trade show and conference, March 24-26 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Show deploying digital signage entranceway to underscore the role interactive display technology is playing in shaping the future of retail design.
ERNSTER - l'esprit livre, Luxembourg's largest book retailer, has installed a new "Scan2Order" feature.
The division manufactures custom-designed, complete store fixture packages for major retailers, including metal and wood shelving, counters and showcases.
According to the company, new features in this version include multiple video stream export, Micros XBR integration, Japanese-language support, security improvements and more.
Christopher & Banks will operate approximately 190 stores with this real estate and merchandise format that brings the CJ Banks brand under the Christopher & Banks banner in malls across the country.
The company said Mood Mix is designed to give small business owners a high level of control and interaction with their music programming, allowing brands to customize their soundtracks by mixing musical genres, decades, artists and albums.
Four million of the company's signs are currently installed and operating in retail stores in over 1,000 US cities.
46 percent of shoppers who have unsatisfactory retail experiences do not let the retailer know and almost a quarter of these opt to shop at a competitor when they are unsatisfied with the cleanliness of the store, store associates, or the checkout process.
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.
The expansion of the program across a broader number of Simon's malls, Premium Outlet and Mills centers is expected to be completed by spring of 2015.
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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.