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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.

Future of Retail

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

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.

Future of Retail

How Target’s New Floor Plan Will Divide to Conquer

In response to declining foot traffic, competition from neighboring stores that carry similar products and other financial pressures among brick-and-mortar stores, many retail companies are...

Future of Retail

Grow Retail Sales With Data-Driven, Personalized Rewards

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...

Future of Retail

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

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...

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Retailers: Check Your Beacon’s Blind Spots

Since the unveiling of iBeacons in 2013, tech experts have hailed beacons as a retail industry game changer for their potential to gather customer data and enhance the in-store experience. But...

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

Innovation is alive and well on the retail sales floor.

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