Mind the Store

Retail industry news you can use

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...

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...

IoT: Inventory Management’s Secret Weapon

Future of Retail

Will 2017 be the year the internet of things began to revive the fortunes of bricks-and-mortar?

How the Concession Model Gives Brands More Say in Retail Stores

Future of Retail, Outdoor Goods, Athletic Apparel

Most American department stores have a familiar look and feel: overhead florescent lighting and aisles of metal racks accented with discount signs. Products are organized into categories and...

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