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Mind The Store

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.

State of In-Store, Data Insights

Tips For Successful In-Store Experiences

Retailers and brands need to manage vast amounts of data from sales, traffic, and customer loyalty programs and make the numbers work. While most purchases still happen in the store, customers...

Insider, State of In-Store, Data Insights

The Millennial Parent Expectation

It’s been said that the happiest days are when babies come. For parents, of course, babies are a life-changing event. For retailers, however, babies are big business. Globally, the baby product...

Data Insights, Industry Trends

Stay Away from the Customer

A customer walks into a store…no; it’s not the opening to a bad joke; it’s something that happens every day, thousands of times. The trick for retailers is to know what that customer wants. Stores...

Data Insights, Future of Retail

Measuring and Managing Your Data

"You Cannot Manage What You Don't Measure"

Data Insights, Industry Trends

Retail Analytics: Harnessing the Power of Real-Time Data

IT strategy as it relates to retail is more than just a bunch of data crunching algorithms that are generated quarterly. Having software in place that shows what happened during a specific period...

Data Insights

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

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...

Data Insights

What Can Brands Learn from Their Best-Performing Stores?

The idea is simple: There's incredible value in brands optimizing their in-store footprint to maximize sales. 

Data Insights

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

It’s no secret that today’s customers are looking for a better in-store shopping experience. While 64% of Americans still prefer shopping in brick-and-mortar stores, most shoppers agree that...

Data Insights

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

When you arrive at work in the morning, what tactics do you use to make sure you’re focused on the most important items? Maybe you use to-do lists, or perhaps you keep a planner. Whatever the...

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