Ecommerce and BOPIS are picking up in 2020. To that end, here are five tips to help retailers ensure timely order fulfillment.
2020 year in review - 7 essential lessons and expert advice to help retailers prepare and improve their business for 2021.
We caught up with a few experts to bring you some insights and tips on how to prep for holidays 2020 and boost your bottom line.
To get back on track, merchants need to work extra hard in the coming months. Here's 7 practical ways retailers can bounce back in Q4.
Retail returns aren’t just an eCommerce problem; all retailers should be thinking about ways to reduce returns. Here are 3 ways to reduce in-store returns.
Diversity and inclusion should be at the forefront of conversations around hiring. Here's how to hire for diversity in your retail stores.
Creating a memorable customer experience is a key way to boost sales. One way to accomplish this is through utilizing technology in retail.
Whether you are still in the preparation phase or your stay-at-home orders have expired, here are 8 steps to take to reopen stores successfully.
Put yourself into the shoes of your customer for a minute. You’re walking past a store selling books in the mall. Suddenly your phone pings you with a notification for a personal discount for the book you’ve been looking at on the shop’s website. Along with the discount, they even send you a map showing … Continue reading 5 IoT Trends Retailers are Capitalizing On
Engaged customer represents 23% more revenue than average. Companies who improve customer engagement evidence upsell revenue increase from 13% to 51% and an increase in order size from 5% to 85%. Simply put, engaged customers buy more and spend more.
New and established retailers alike stand to gain significant business by successfully showcasing themselves as "green" brands that can be trusted to conduct responsible and sustainable practices. With that in mind, below are three marketing tips that can help brands highlight their sustainability efforts to attract environmentally conscious customers and boost sales.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term that’s been around for a while. And though conversation around the buzzword fluctuates, it’s is already ingrained in most major retailers’ day-to-day operations. IoT is literally every device, tool, machine, and human that transfers data over an internet connection. IoT technology in retail is expected to reach … Continue reading How IoT is Transforming Retail and Food Service in 2020
Is your store bogged down by slow and inefficient processes? Are you always having to put out fires or correct mistakes? Or maybe you have customers who aren’t too happy with the in-store experience. If you can relate to any of the above, chances are your store can use a technology upgrade and it's time … Continue reading How to Implement New Technologies in Your Retail Business
Retailers are held to higher standards than ever before. The most successful brands are nimble, customer-first, culture-oriented, and efficient. That’s a tall order. And management staff are feeling the pressure. In fact, 72% of business managers are overwhelmed by their job. Retail automation empowers brands with better data, increased efficiency, and overall cost savings. It … Continue reading 4 Ways to Automate in Retail
Working as a retail district manager requires you to become a jack-of-all-trades. You oversee multiple stores in your region, handling their store-specific issues on a day-to-day basis. Concurrently, you’re tasked with ensuring that each store aligns with the company’s operational guidelines and longer-term strategic goals. To thrive in this fast-paced business environment, you need to … Continue reading 5 Manual Processes District Managers Should Automate in 2020
The best way to make sure that your customers leave your store truly fulfilled after their purchase? Visual Merchandising. Here 's 4 ways to level-up your visual merchandising and boost sales.
Indian’s retail economy is among the fastest growing in the world. Urbanization, a young and technology embracing population, and improving infrastructure all indicate that India is poised for growth and global influence.
Foot traffic analysis is helping brick-and-mortar stores gain the same rich customer insights e-commerce brands have been capitalizing on. When online shopping made headway, e-commerce brands had an upper hand in terms of data. They could track more than just how many people came to their site — they could look at how they interacted … Continue reading The Evolution of Foot Traffic Analysis and How to Use It in 2020
Consumers are getting behind major issues such as sustainability, health and wellness, inclusivity, and more. In 2020 and beyond, the retailers who will win are the ones that recognize these trends and find ways to incorporate them into their business strategies and practices. Let’s explore 5 major retail trends for 2020 and how you can capitalize on them.
Emerging technologies, a booming population, and rapidly developing economies are changing the retail landscape of Africa. Below, interesting facts and trends shaping the future of African retail. Durban, SA Demographics and UrbaniZation Africa has the fastest rate of urbanization in the world. More than 40% of its population is currently living in urban centers. By 2030, … Continue reading Retail in Africa: Interesting Facts and Emerging Trends