Mind the Store

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Keeping It Clean: It's More Than a Trend

Industry Trends, Health & Nutrition, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene

If there is one word in beauty products that encapsulates the latest trend, it’s “clean." Consumers want products that are free of chemicals,...

Are Rentals Wrecking Retail? 3 Major Shifts in Apparel to Watch

State of In-Store, Industry Trends, Lifestyle, Fashion & Accessories

Apparel sales, especially in women’s clothing, are undergoing a change, and not just one of styles, trends and seasonal collections. Women, especially those in the Gen X and Baby Boomer...

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...

Don't Believe Everything You Read

State of In-Store, Data Insights, Industry Trends

Don’t believe everything you read. Good advice, right?

Despite the billions of bytes of data, information, news, and opinions floating around about the economy, and specifically the retail space,...

Is Retail Tech Fixing Your Customers' In-Store Experience?

State of In-Store, Data Insights, Industry Trends, Lifestyle, Consumer Electronics, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene

The National Retail Foundation has released its Summer 2019 Consumer Review, and it’s a good look at what shoppers expect from a retail store. Technology and innovation in the retail space was the...

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,...

Millennials and Home Improvement

Data Insights, Industry Trends, Home Improvement

Millennials. They are often maligned and misunderstood, but looking closer at their demographics and behaviors reveals a great deal about their value as customers to home improvement retailers....

The Buzzword: Experiential Retail

State of In-Store, Industry Trends

Experiential retail is a brand buzzword that forward-thinking brand teams are chasing. On a large scale, there are retail locations that don’t have any merchandise for in-store sales, but rather...

This Amazon Prime Day, Level Up Your In-store Strategy (Yes, Really!)

Industry Trends

Amazon Prime Day, the e-commerce giant’s annual day of deals, has finally arrived to entice shoppers with sizable discounts on popular items. Recent research from Pymnts.com suggests that 51.3% of...

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.

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