Mind the Store

Retail industry news you can use

Baby Products Need Effective In-Store and Online Representation

Apple's Retail Flex Program Post-Pandemic

Brand Advocacy: The Key to Covering Retail Storefronts

How In-Store Demos Are Changing

What we’ve learned from Victoria’s Secret

Outdoor participation is down 1 billion adventures, with changing demographics

Tumultuous Weeks for Organics Retailers

Overcoming Lagging Sales in Apparel

Where to find growth with consumers in the Naturals Market?

What's Ahead in the Toy Market for 2020?

Managing Regulated Products in Stores

Making the Most of the In-Store Experience

Is Your Brand Lost or Found?

Keeping It Clean: It's More Than a Trend

Are Rentals Wrecking Retail? 3 Major Shifts in Apparel to Watch

New Overtime Rules Impact Retail

Temps or Trusted Talent?

Don't Believe Everything You Read

It Only Takes One To Get on the Brand Blacklist

Is Retail Tech Fixing Your Customers' In-Store Experience?

Getting Phygital

The Halo Effect

Don't Miss The Grand Finale

Is Omni-Channel Marketing Dead?

Were you thinking about Christmas in July?

Millennials and Home Improvement

The Buzzword: Experiential Retail

Tips For Successful In-Store Experiences

This Amazon Prime Day, Level Up Your In-store Strategy (Yes, Really!)

The Showrooming Effect

Own the Outdoor Season

Touch, Feel, and Spend

More Impulse Buys In Stores, Not Online

The Millennial Parent Expectation

Is your brand benched or on the field?

Stay Away from the Customer

First Impressions Don’t Give Second Chances

Malls... featuring Grocery Stores?

Beauty and the Boom

Who Let the Dogs In?

Playing Around in the Baby Space

Top Ten Tips for Your Field Force

Customer Centricity

Measuring and Managing Your Data

Retail Analytics: Harnessing the Power of Real-Time Data

Three Kinds of Customer Loyalty Brands Need to Understand

All Work and No Play Makes In-Store Shopping a Dull Experience

The Culture Club: Connecting Consumers and Brands in Stores

QR Codes Are Making a Comeback (And We’re Just as Surprised as You Are)

The Showroom Strategy: 5 Tips and Tricks for Consumer Brands

The Rise of Robots: How New Technologies Affect Retail Strategies

Concerned About Tariffs? Here’s What Consumer Brands Can Do.

3 Ways Petco’s New Concept Store Can Transform Your Retail Strategy

The Top 3 Analog-Tech Tactics for Consumer Brands

What Does it Take to be an All-Star Brand Ambassador?

5 Steps to Flawless Retail Execution

Self-Disrupt or Die: How Retailers and Consumer Brands Are Reinventing Themselves

Back to Basics for the Back-to-School Shopping Season (Infographic)

What Does the Rise of Private Label Mean to Retail Brands?

Don’t Let Shiny Tech Distract You from Fixing Basic In-Store Execution Issues

What Can Brands Learn from Their Best-Performing Stores?

Physical Retail Thrives as Digitally Native Brands Arrive on the Scene

The Secret to Long-Term Brand Sales? A Great Customer Experience

Are Your Brand Field Teams Optimized for Happy Customers and Higher Sales?

Whole Foods Can Partner with Brands to Improve Customer Experience

Mobile is the New Chaperone for Local In-Store Retail

Physical Retail Growth is Hiding in Plain Sight

What Brick and Mortar Retailers Can Learn from Alibaba’s New Retail Strategy

Will Target’s Latest Moves Help it Compete Better With Amazon and Walmart?

Who’s Responsible for In-Store Sales: The Brand or The Retailer?

Point-Of-Sale Analytics Help Brands Drive Sales, Become a Better Partner to Retailers

To Keep up With The Largest Shopping Market in History, Take Another Look at In-store Associates

Calling All Retailers: Beware of Shiny Objects Like Amazon Go That May Distract You

Why Aren’t Millennials Shopping at Grocery Stores?

CES 2018: Self-Driving Stores, Circuit City Rises from the Grave, and the Future of Physical Retail

Brandless-ness: The Retail Fad (& Fallacy) of 2018

Top 10 Tips for Next-Generation Demos and Assisted Selling in Stores

The Recipe for an Impactful Sales-Driving Demo (Infographic)

Are You Offering Exceptional Customer Experiences?

Holiday Shoppers – Smarter Than Ever? What Brands, Retailers Need to Know

Inventory Management is the Bridge Between Online and Brick-and-Mortar

Data Shows Assisted Selling Boosts Brands’ Bottom Lines

Stop the Disappearing Associate Act with Mobile Technology

New Store Formats Show Promise for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Emotion Sells: 4 Ways to Connect with Consumers In Stores

Toys Lead Phygital Experience in Retail Stores

IoT: Inventory Management’s Secret Weapon

How the Concession Model Gives Brands More Say in Retail Stores

Brands Like Coach and Victoria’s Secret Are Shrinking to Grow

What Matters Most When it Comes to Assisted Selling [Infographic]

3 Ways to Adapt in the Changing Retail Landscape

5 Things One Retail Buyer Wishes Brands Knew

Why Whole Foods Is Saving Amazon—Not the Other Way Around

Likes Per Square Foot: Integrate Instagrammable Moments Into Your Sales Strategy

Roundtable: Industry Insiders on the Promising Future of In-Store Retail

The Future of In-Store Technology Gets Emotional

Survival of the Fittest: Darwinian Theory Applied to Retailers

What Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report Means for the State of In-Store

Beyond Pokémon Go: The Promise of Augmented Reality is Real for the Retail Industry

Omnichannel Is Over, Digital Business Reigns Supreme

Sephora Turns Self-Service Model into A Unified Digital Experience

Beyond Omnichannel: Remaking Retail Stores into Digital Operations

Data, Data, Data: Applying the Lessons of Ecommerce Success In-Store

What Brands Need To Know: Mobile Payments and In-Store Sales

That Retailer You Sell to Just Declared Bankruptcy. Now What?

Retailers, Brands: Are You Ready for the $44 Billion Generation Z Opportunity?

How Target’s New Floor Plan Will Divide to Conquer

Revitalizing ROI: Double Sales Annually with the Right Signage

Grocery Stores Arrive in the Digital Age: What Brands Should Know

3 Ways Retailers Are Leveraging Social Media to Boost In-Store Traffic

Dick’s Sporting Goods Shake-Up: Something More at Play?

Unlock the Power of Brand Communities in Third Party Stores

Grow Retail Sales With Data-Driven, Personalized Rewards

Finding the Middle Ground with Retail Automation

3 Ways Weather Forecasts Can Improve Retail Sales Forecasts

Revitalizing ROI: Data Shows Well-Trained Associates Increase Retail Margins

Why Mobile is a Customer Relationship Builder

Day 3 Takeaways from NRF: Stacey Griffith on Creating a “Bonfire Effect” In Stores

Day 2 Takeaways from NRF: Sir Richard Branson Embraces the Disruption of Retail

The Money-Making Power of In-Store Displays

Clicks to Bricks: How Online Retailers are Winning In Stores

Retail Roundtable: What’s In Store for In-Store in 2017

Retailers: Check Your Beacon’s Blind Spots

Adopting New Technologies In-Store: Embrace Change, But Proceed with Caution