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The Future of In-Store Technology Gets Emotional

Future of Retail

Sure, in today's world, retailers and brands are swimming in a sea of data. But some information remains elusive—namely, consumer emotion. Save...

Beyond Omnichannel: Remaking Retail Stores into Digital Operations

Future of Retail, Athletic Apparel, Consumer Electronics

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...

What Brands Need To Know: Mobile Payments and In-Store Sales

Future of Retail

2017 is a big year for mobile payments and retail. The market is predicted to reach $78 billion this year as more millennials abandon traditional credit cards in favor of the so-called...

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

Future of Retail, Fashion & Accessories, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene

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.

How Target’s New Floor Plan Will Divide to Conquer

Future of Retail, CPG, Home

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...

Grow Retail Sales With Data-Driven, Personalized Rewards

Future of Retail, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene, Food & Beverage

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...

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

Future of Retail, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene

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...

Retailers: Check Your Beacon’s Blind Spots

Future of Retail, Home Improvement

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...

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

Future of Retail, Outdoor Goods, Fashion & Accessories, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene

Innovation is alive and well on the retail sales floor.

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