There's Black Friday and Cyber Monday and now comes Way Day, which will take place April 25 at Wayfair.com. The retailer is launching its own retail 'holiday' shopping event as customers want free fast shipping and an easy way to shop.
While Amazon preps to expand Amazon Go, its cashierless retail shopping strategy, Berkeley Research Group leader Keith Jelinek offers insight on what's ahead with cashierless checkout and why consumer response is a key part of potential success.
Industry watchers say the retail service effort is a direct shot at Amazon and its dominance as the destination in consumer product search and discovery.
Ricardo Belmar, senior director, worldwide enterprise product marketing at InfoVista, has been entrenched in the world of networks, technology and retail customer experience for decades. Retail Customer Experience caught up with him at the recent NRF ‘Big Show’ to get his perspective on what’s ahead.
Wayfair is hot for mobile as it's allowing the retail home furnishing seller to drive an enhanced customer experience that is proving rewarding for the bottom line. Fast casual Panera is also benefiting from the mobile tech evolution and new digital tools are paying for themselves in terms of sales growth.
While five company founders sell everything from beauty products and pizza to retail items and ice cream, they share similar goals when it comes to delivering the next-generation retail customer experience.
Amazon's supermarket, which boasts a cashier-less checkout, is open to the masses after a year in beta with Seattle-based company employees. Industry pundits, not surprisingly, have a lot to say about the public launch.
The self-described, 165-year-old fashion icon is way beyond just selling jeans these days.
With the close of 2017, a year which brought big news in retail customer experience strategy, technology and trends, Retail Customer Experience shares a hefty list of industry watcher expectations for the new year.
The top five news items on Retail Customer Experience in 2017 focused primarily on big brand retail news and insight offered by big names.
Retail Customer Experience readers love getting insight from those in the trenches, and this year's top five articles illustrate that hunger.
Chemi Katz, co-founder and CEO, Namogoo, explains why retailers need to be aware of journey hijacking and how to work to regain control of the customer journey.
The electronics retailer is prepping enhanced text communication by tapping the emerging communication protocol, Rich Communications Services, to provide deeper information to consumers and enhance the customer connection.
Nishan Sothilingam, director of product at ResellerRatings, explains how retailers can win despite it being a buyers' world. The key is to be willing to listen.
The furniture and décor retailer is making online shopping easier and more satisfying for consumers wanting to know how a product will look at home before they take the purchase plunge.
Yair Holtzer, co-founder, SVP and head of U.S. office at Como, explains why retailers must think of the holiday shopping season not only as a few particularly profitable weeks, but as a springboard for long-term customer relationships.
Jeff Kagan has a big list of big questions for today's retailer -- from realizing the need to change to creating both a defensive and offensive strategy.
One almost expected Target CEO Brian Cornell to break out in a few 'ho ho hos' during a live talk Wednesday following the retailer's third quarter earnings report. Even as shares dropped Cornell is confident and happy about results.
Verifone North America President Joe Mach shares insight on what retailers are doing, the big trends in play with customer experience and how consumers are spurring trends and retail customer experience strategies.
Chip Bell explains how retailers can achieve stress-less success during the hectic season by acting as a host, not as a slave.