The Latest Scoop on Retail

3 Design Considerations for Enhancing the In-Store Experience

May 25,2016 — Madison Dufault

The opening of Apple’s new flagship store in San Francisco brings to light many ideas about how to create the best in-store experience for customers. Not only is the store breathtaking, but it’s also a great example of what tomorrow’s store should take into consideration.

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What was the Shoptalk at Shoptalk 2016?

May 23,2016 — Faai Steuer

I recently had an opportunity to go to Shoptalk- a first-of-its-kind event focused on “next-gen commerce" in Las Vegas. Shoptalk focuses on innovation & disruption in retail & e-commerce featuring big retailers, technology providers, innovative disrupters, and venture capitalists sharing their perspectives in a panelist setting.

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Cheers! Beer Goes Digital

May 19,2016 — Brayden Gervan

In case you missed it today, The Beer Store has gone digital, implementing what they are calling “Pricing Information Centers” in 367 of their locations by mid-June.  

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Mobile App Madness: Nice or Necessity?

May 17,2016 — Megan Howse

I have recently had numerous conversations around mobile applications and what retailers feel is one of the simpler, more immediate steps towards achieving the sometimes overwhelming omnichannel strategy. 

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How VMI Keeps Customers & Cuts Costs

May 10,2016 — Channing Kochylema

In today’s world, consumers are overloaded with a sense of choice and loyalty is something won and lost in an instant.

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Dropship To The Rescue!

May 09,2016 — Lana Chunn

It's true. Retail has changed. 

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Retailers: Hit The Targeted Email Jackpot

May 04,2016 — Aaron Shauf

Since the first time a mass email was sent in 1978, and generated a reported $13M in sales for Digital Equipment Corp, email marketing has been a goldmine for companies the world over. What could be better than a high impact message being delivered to a crowd of potential customers at such a low cost?

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How Good Service Becomes Great

May 02,2016 — Zoran Kovacevic

Most of us understand the importance of great service for sustained success in retail and any other industry, but only a few organizations truly know how to provide great customer service.

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Delivering a Stellar In-Store Experience

Apr 27,2016 — Madison Dufault

Imagine you’re walking into your favorite store. What do you think of first? The displays in the front window? The friendly store clerk? The smell of the store? Likely it was a little bit of everything.

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Where Did All The Big Box Retailers Go?

Apr 25,2016 — Brayden Gervan

Think about a big box store in your hometown.  The institution that stands larger than life, with the massive parking lot, where you can go and spend half a day shopping for pretty much anything you need and waiting in line for the other half.  

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