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Mind the Store

Mind the Store is your guide to what's happening now in retail, bringing actionable reports straight from the store floor to help brands and retailers navigate the future of retail in a tech-driven world.

Data Insights, Baby & Kids, Consumer Electronics

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

Back-to-school is the second-busiest retail season each year for brands that sell everything from apparel and accessories to supplies and electronics. How can brands put themselves in the best...

Data Insights, Consumer Electronics

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

In the ongoing battle to improve in-store profit, retailers and brands are experimenting with flashy new technology or gimmicks like in-store entertainers to generate sales. Driven by competition...

Future of Retail, Consumer Electronics

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

Mixed in with the fantastical flying machines and gimmicky-but-disappointing robots, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas included several new announcements that offer a...

Future of Retail, Athletic Apparel, Consumer Electronics

Beyond Omnichannel: Remaking Retail Stores into Digital Operations

Retailers sometimes bat around the term “omnichannel" as if it were just another marketing catchphrase.  To really meet the demands of consumers these days,  it's important to communicate in a...

Industry Trends, Home Improvement, Consumer Electronics

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

Ecommerce accounts for less than 10 percent of retail sales today, yet brands everywhere are pouring resources into online innovation. Walmart, for example, acquired Amazon competitor Jet.com for ...

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