The Synchrony Trend Spotter: Five Retail Trends to Watch in 2018

The Synchrony Trend Spotter: Five Retail Trends to Watch in 2018

Are you ready for what's next? Find out what the top five retail trends of 2018 mean for your business with Synchrony insights.

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The Retail Customer Evolution

The Retail Customer Evolution

For those who think online and mobile shopping are leading to the demise of physical retail stores, think again. 75% of purchases are still being made in-store.

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The dilemma of tech innovation in retail environments

The dilemma of tech innovation in retail environments

Wiser Solutions CEO Andy Ballard explains why retailers need to balance technology with the human touch in the brick-and-mortar retail environment.

Digital transformation driving the personalized retail customer experience

Digital transformation driving the personalized retail customer experience

Anton Xavier, co-founder of Label Insight, explains how the forces of zero marginal costs and AI will impact Consumer Packaged Goods engagement in the retail world.

How retailers can avoid striking out during the World Series

How retailers can avoid striking out during the World Series

Dean Frew, CTO and senior vice president of RFID Solutions, SML, explains how retailers, utilizing the right technologies, can cope with rising customer demand, provide the correct products and deliver an enhanced customer experience.

3 tips to make sure your CX doesn't take a summer break

3 tips to make sure your CX doesn't take a summer break

Lisa van Kesteren, CEO and Founder of SeeLevel HX, offers retailers three steps to take to ensure that the customer experience remains steadfast for each and every customer.

How Carnival Cruise is taking customer experience to the next level

How Carnival Cruise is taking customer experience to the next level

John Padgett, Carnival Cruise chief experience and innovation officer, outlined the company’s digital and guest-centric strategy in a keynote at the recent ICX Summit conference.

Glossier engaging customers by spurring interaction, communication

Glossier engaging customers by spurring interaction, communication

Much discussion in retail marketing today focuses on the need to improve the online shopping experience. Glossier is not only addressing this challenge, but is taking a unique approach by facilitating communication among customers.

An inside look at Taco Bell’s digital transformation to deliver an enhanced customer experience

An inside look at Taco Bell’s digital transformation to deliver an enhanced customer experience

Rafik Hanna, senior director of Taco Bell’s All Access, shared insight on how the QSR is transforming to drive a best-in-class customer experience and why technology is always at the forefront in a keynote address at the recent ICX Summit

How to make the shopper's buying experience a competitive differentiator

How to make the shopper's buying experience a competitive differentiator

Jeff Bubak, vice president of business development, Alorica, explains why retailers must take a long deep look at how to communicate with customers on the right platform and at the right time.

ICX Summit exhibitors showcase tech innovation

ICX Summit exhibitors showcase tech innovation

One of the highlights of this year's ICX Summit in Dallas was the wealth of innovation on display at the ICX Discovery Zone, where attendees received hands-on demonstrations of customer engagement technology.

Why the 'endless aisle' works for the customer and the retailer

Why the 'endless aisle' works for the customer and the retailer

Consumers want more products and fast access to products. Retailers want to sell as much product as possible. An endless aisle strategy can deliver on both but retailers need to ensure the customer experience is well thought out, according to experts.

Why the future of retail belongs to visual discovery

Why the future of retail belongs to visual discovery

Pinterest provides a visual tool to enable the discovery process online. Millions of consumers already use Pinterest to get ideas for everyday needs — food, apparel and home décor.

Kagan: Grocery kicking to high gear with e-commerce, home delivery

Kagan: Grocery kicking to high gear with e-commerce, home delivery

Jeff Kagan explains why grocers can't simply choose to sit the change wave taking place in their industry. If they do, the wave will pass them by, leaving them behind where they will slowly wither and die.

How Ocado masters e-commerce grocery in the UK

How Ocado masters e-commerce grocery in the UK

E-commerce has not taken off in the grocery sector as it has in other retail segments in the U.S., nor has it matched the performance of grocery in the U.K. Tim Steiner of Ocado, the U.K.'s leading e-commerce grocer, says the right combination of benefits has evaded e-commerce grocery in the U.S.

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Lessons in "goodwill" and the power of people

Blogger and industry expert Chris H. Petersen explains why today's retail customer experience involves a foundation of "goodwill" that drives positive feelings.

Ulta Beauty tackles retail change by embracing change

Ulta Beauty tackles retail change by embracing change

Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon says the world continues to have a need for human connection and inspiration within the retail environment and that her company relishes the opportunity to meet consumers' expanding and growing needs.

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Products strewn across shelves aren't appealing to customers, no matter how great those products are. Careful design of where products go, how they interface with the rest of the environment and their relationships with other products are all important aspects of building a great in-store experience for shoppers.

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