Mind the Store

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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,...

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,...

It Only Takes One To Get on the Brand Blacklist

State of In-Store, Data Insights

Keeping track of your brand’s customers, demographics, traffic patterns, sales, and countless other data points is a big job. Retail execution is a data-driven endeavor and all of the numbers...

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,...

Don't Miss The Grand Finale

State of In-Store, Data Insights

It might still be summer, but retail’s yearly big finale is almost upon us. Brand managers, buyers, and marketers have to gear up for the biggest season in retail, Holiday 2019. While many see...

Is Omni-Channel Marketing Dead?

State of In-Store

A quick Google search on the term “omni-channel” will yield dozens of hits on whether or not the retail concept is still relevant. In its simplest form, it means a seamless integration of retail...

Were you thinking about Christmas in July?

State of In-Store, Data Insights

There are less than 150 days until Christmas 2019, and since retail is now a 24/7 industry with omnichannel sales, that means each one is a shopping day. Holiday 2019 is about to begin, are you...

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...

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