How major mergers are changing your favorite private brands

How major mergers are changing your favorite private brands

Bryan Pearson ponders what will happen to the Whole Foods brand now living under the ever expanding Amazon umbrella.

Escaping the vicious cycle of employee turnover

Escaping the vicious cycle of employee turnover

Steven Kramer, CEO, WorkJam, explains why a lack of effective workforce management can lead to employee attrition which can be detrimental to an organization.

Target expands delivery, boosts wages amidst earnings report criticism

Target expands delivery, boosts wages amidst earnings report criticism

Target CEO Brian Cornell is not upset over his company's latest mixed earnings despite street criticism. Cornell says his company has the team and strategy in place to drive in-store and digital innovation and sales.

Retail 2020: A sneak peek at the future of retail workforce management

Retail 2020: A sneak peek at the future of retail workforce management

Jennifer Johnson, director, retail and hospitality practice group, Kronos Inc., takes a look at what the retail experience could look like in 2020 and how retailers will benefit from improving the employee experience.

CVS Health chief to take helm at Hudson’s Bay

CVS Health chief to take helm at Hudson’s Bay

Helena Foulkes, a top CVS Health Corp. executive and president of CVS Pharmacy, is taking on the CEO role at Hudson’s Bay come Feb. 19.

How to best deal with a giant-size crisis

How to best deal with a giant-size crisis

Chip R. Bell offers up insight on how to deal with crisis situations that demand an escalated level of recovery response. Retailers that believe they can "wing it" through crisis situations usually end up getting severely wounded in the marketplace.

2017 in Review: Top 5 features highlight retailer experiences

2017 in Review: Top 5 features highlight retailer experiences

Retail Customer Experience readers love getting insight from those in the trenches, and this year's top five articles illustrate that hunger.

Kagan: Every retailer success depends on golden rule

Kagan: Every retailer success depends on golden rule

Jeff Kagan talks the golden rule in retail success: personal service. Yet, most companies don't train workers to treat the customers well.

Top 5 skills every frontline associate must have

Top 5 skills every frontline associate must have

Kevin Nix, CEO and co-founder, Stellar Loyalty, explains why tech-savvy frontline employees must have five specific skills and why retailers must invest in identifying candidates who naturally have these talents.

Live Webinar: Why it's time to tap mobile to boost frontline execution

Live Webinar: Why it's time to tap mobile to boost frontline execution

Mobile is key when it comes to frontline employee performance whether it's retail, foodservice or hospitality. Find out why global brands are embracing the mobile device and how to hurdle challenges from Compass Group in this Nudge Rewards webinar on Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. EST.

Neiman Marcus reaps customer experience, associate rewards via communication platform

Neiman Marcus reaps customer experience, associate rewards via communication platform

The luxury retailer is finding Theatro's content delivery management platform is not only delivering an enhanced customer experience, but boosting store associate and in-store communication experiences as well.

Take your workforce off a 'lean' diet with better management practices

Take your workforce off a 'lean' diet with better management practices

John Orr, senior vice president of retail at Ceridian, believes employees are at the core of delivering a good customer experience and achieving profitability success.

5 steps to turn retail sales associates into selling machines

5 steps to turn retail sales associates into selling machines

Rieva Lesonsky, CEO of GrowBiz Media, offers up insight on why retailers need to treat salespeople with respect, arm them with the right training and tools and model how you want them to treat customers.

Change management includes your people, too

Change management includes your people, too

Andy Huynh, CTO at BTM Global, explains why change management must not only be a core part of a technology implementation plan and is much more than just dictating the steps of a project. Rather, it's facilitating the journey from which you'll emerge better and stronger.

Why store associates must play a critical role in customer experience

Why store associates must play a critical role in customer experience

Consumers crave human interaction and the store associate represents a retailer's front line in delivering a rewarding and compelling customer experience. Yet retailers aren't giving the role needed attention and support, and that's not a good thing in today's competitive retail environment.

The human touch: Why mobile can't replace in-store associates

The human touch: Why mobile can't replace in-store associates

Unlike customer-facing mobile apps and websites, in-store associates and managers have insider knowledge and the ability to use in-store tools to their advantage, according to Logan Rodriguez, director of retail at Square Root. Consumers, he writes, still look to brick and mortar for added personal touch.

Female franchisees, franchisors share tips, advice for success

Female franchisees, franchisors share tips, advice for success

Women, for many reasons, are enjoying working in the franchise industry and finding big success. The fact that franchising affords flexibility and a spirit of entrepreneurship with a solid support system are just two top reasons.

Interactive customer technology: How to achieve employee buy-in

Interactive customer technology: How to achieve employee buy-in

Achieving employee buy-in needs to be part of the project from the beginning when introducing customer interactive technology.

Bloomingdales, Altar’d State share associate training success stories

Bloomingdales, Altar’d State share associate training success stories

The two retailers are tapping a gamification-focused employee training platform and achieving way beyond a more knowledgeable workforce.

Macy's, Wal-Mart chiefs: Customer experience is all about people

Macy's, Wal-Mart chiefs: Customer experience is all about people

People are the secret to retail success and creating a customer experience for the 21st century means retail industry must transform its approach to lure new talent into the store.

Showing (1 - 20) of 40

Get the latest news & insights


News

Resources

Trending

Features

Intel's Christie Rice talks customer experience, digital innovations