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Mind The Store

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.

State of In-Store, Outdoor Goods, Home Improvement

Own the Outdoor Season

Another summer is upon us and the “honey do” lists are getting longer. Planting flowers, making home repairs, and getting the backyard ready for BBQ season all drive retail sales in home and...

Future of Retail, Outdoor Goods, Athletic Apparel

How the Concession Model Gives Brands More Say in Retail Stores

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State of In-Store, Outdoor Goods

3 Ways to Adapt in the Changing Retail Landscape

Many retail stores feel like walking through time, with the look and feel of shopping in 1999. Only, shoppers haven’t jumped into a DeLorean, and it's the 21st Century. And yet, everything is the...

Industry Trends, Outdoor Goods, Fashion & Accessories

Likes Per Square Foot: Integrate Instagrammable Moments Into Your Sales Strategy

Search online for "Instagrammable retail" and a host of articles pop up, from lists of the most Instagram-worthy coffee shops in London to showcases of the most visually inspiring home décor shops...

Industry Trends, Outdoor Goods, Fashion & Accessories

That Retailer You Sell to Just Declared Bankruptcy. Now What?

Let's start with the bad news: According to Moody's Investors Service, the number of retailers it classifies as "distressed" hasn't been this high since the peak of the 2008 recession. Retail...

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

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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