Mind the Store

Retail industry news you can use

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...

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.

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...

Stay Away from the Customer

Data Insights, Industry Trends

A customer walks into a store…no; it’s not the opening to a bad joke; it’s something that happens every day, thousands of times. The trick for retailers is to know what that customer wants. Stores...

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