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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...

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...

New Overtime Rules Impact Retail

Future of Retail, Lifestyle, Fashion & Accessories

The rules have changed and for retailers, it’s going to involve a lot of math and a lot of hours. The Department of Labor has issued a Final Rule for Overtime Eligibility and its got some...

Temps or Trusted Talent?

State of In-Store, Future of Retail, Industry Trends

The “pop-up shop,” or store within a store concept, is a significant disruptor in the retail space. With many brick and mortar department stores shrinking their sales floor space and partnering...

Getting Phygital

State of In-Store, Future of Retail, Industry Trends

Let’s get phygital…phygital…let’s get into phygital. Wait; what was that? What is phygital? It’s the concept in retail execution and customer experience that has marketers, key account managers,...

The Showrooming Effect

State of In-Store, Future of Retail, Industry Trends

What comes to mind when you think of a showroom? A car dealership, or a store that has products displayed and showcased? Not in 2019.

More Impulse Buys In Stores, Not Online

Future of Retail, Industry Trends

After a seven-year process of legal wrangling and negotiations, online retail giant Amazon will soon have its own brand-specific TLD (top level domain.) While it’s a victory for the company’s...

Customer Centricity

Future of Retail, Industry Trends, Fashion & Accessories

"The customer is always right." Is this still the case? Should brands be bending over backward to meet every need, offer every service, and agree to whatever terms a buyer wants? Clearly, that's...

Measuring and Managing Your Data

Data Insights, Future of Retail

"You Cannot Manage What You Don't Measure"

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

Future of Retail, Consumer Electronics

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...

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