A new year, a new you… right? As 2016 comes to a close, consumers are hoping for a new retail experience too.
‘Tis the season when the shoppers are out in full force and retailers are looking to capitalize on the impending sales.
Inventory management is a balancing act. If there's a shortage of merchandise, retailers may lose out on potential sales. If there's too much, retailers may have to deal with warehouse costs, spoiled products, out-of-season goods, or other concerns.
The retail weekend of the year has come and gone, and as usual for the weeks leading up to, the day of and the days following, we as consumers have been inundated with the best deal or the most exclusive deal.
In today’s shopping world you cannot JUST be a retailer. You must be an orchestrator for each shopper. You must design such an in-store experience that your customers want to keep returning.
I recently found myself wondering how the mass-hysteria over the new presidency in the U.S. will impact shopping habits.
Omnichannel no longer separates a few brands from the pack—it has become the gold standard for retail marketing.
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Never mind, it’s better. It’s an in-store technology pilot that can help you provide a unique brand experience for your customers.
According to an IBM survey, 62% of retailers say that big data and analytics give them a competitive advantage in their field. In order for companies to succeed, they need to leverage the analytics that today's best point-of-sale (POS) systems can provide.
Black Friday is less than two weeks away and the forecast is, well, muddled. If you take a look for sources, one can find reports that spending on Black Friday in 2015 both increased and also reports that it decreased over the year prior.
Not all consumers have the same preferences, but research into shopper psychology suggests there are plenty of ways brick-and-mortar stores can appeal to their patrons.