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

Industry Trends, Fashion & Accessories, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene

Augmented reality is influencing sales for brands retailers across the globe, as it transforms brick-and-mortar shopping into an exciting and...

Sephora Turns Self-Service Model into A Unified Digital Experience

Industry Trends, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene

Self-service (or open sell) retail isn’t a new concept for brick & mortar stores and is most often associated with discount retailers. Designed to put the shopping experience in the hands of...

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

Future of Retail, Fashion & Accessories, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene

The first demographic cohort of true digital natives, for whom technology is an extension of their physical selves, is steadily gaining purchasing power: Say hello to Generation Z.

Grow Retail Sales With Data-Driven, Personalized Rewards

Future of Retail, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene, Food & Beverage

Growing up in Louisville, Kentucky, Steven Kirn remembers each time he bought clothing from his favorite store, the clerk would write down everything he bought in a little black book kept by the...

Why Mobile is a Customer Relationship Builder

Industry Trends, Home, Home Improvement, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene

Today, 90 percent of customers browse stores with phone in hand, so brick-and-mortars should think of mobile as a medium for building relationships.

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

Future of Retail, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene

Thanks, in large part to Amazon, 2016 was a breakthrough year in retail. The ecommerce behemoth continued to set a high bar for the industry, opening its first brick-and-mortar location, unveiling...

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

Future of Retail, Outdoor Goods, Fashion & Accessories, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene

Innovation is alive and well on the retail sales floor.

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