Mind the Store

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Baby Products Need Effective In-Store and Online Representation

State of In-Store, Industry Trends, Baby & Kids, Increase Conversions, advocate chat

Parents looking for the right crib, the safest car seat, or the best stroller are in serious research mode. They need details, specs, safety data,...

Apple's Retail Flex Program Post-Pandemic

State of In-Store, Future of Retail, ecommerce

While we are all glad to see stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues opening up again after the shutdowns of 2020, the pandemic forced many consumers into new shopping behaviors. In a recent...

Brand Advocacy: The Key to Covering Retail Storefronts

State of In-Store, Future of Retail, ecommerce

No industry has been unaffected by the pandemic, but it can certainly be said that retail has been one of the hardest hit segments of the economy. With stores shut down, supply chain issues, and...

How In-Store Demos Are Changing

State of In-Store, Industry Trends, Health & Nutrition

Bringing back demos to the sales floor is essential for complex brands to gain market share. This is particularly important for health and wellness-based brands who have skyrocketing demand in the...

What we’ve learned from Victoria’s Secret

State of In-Store, Industry Trends, Fashion & Accessories

The news has been punctuated with updates on the decision for Victoria’s Secret to go private while long-standing CEO Les Wexner - with the longest CEO tenure of any S&P 500 company - will step...

Outdoor participation is down 1 billion adventures, with changing demographics

Industry Trends, Health & Nutrition, Food & Beverage

The  Outdoor Foundation’s much-awaited Outdoor Participation Report was released a couple weeks back coinciding with the annual Outdoor Retailer show; it revealed some hard truths for retailers in...

Tumultuous Weeks for Organics Retailers

Industry Trends, Health & Nutrition, Food & Beverage

As grocery floor space diminishes, where does that leave natural and organic brands? ThirdChannel commits to bringing actionable tips to make the most of your in store presence during the ups and...

Overcoming Lagging Sales in Apparel

State of In-Store, Data Insights, Fashion & Accessories

High fashion is a tough business, with each season bringing a new look, and retailers and brands trying to stay ahead of the trends. But challenges that simple are a thing of the past - fashion...

Where to find growth with consumers in the Naturals Market?

Industry Trends, Health & Nutrition, Food & Beverage

“Naturals” accounted for a whopping 27.4% of the growth within the food and beverage industry during 2019. According to SPINS 2019 State of the Natural Industry report, the natural food and...

What's Ahead in the Toy Market for 2020?

Industry Trends, Baby & Kids

Target was expecting to post a better showing for Holiday 2019, especially with seasonal merchandise like toys, electronics, and some home decor products, but they fell short of expectations....

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