Retail Trends Posts

Retailers: Channel That Smartphone Addiction

With 76% of Canadians and 95% of Americans owning a cell phone today, how has this addiction changed things for retailers?  

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Why Furniture Sales Rely on Tech Integration

Whether it's a new country coffee table or a swivel recliner, furniture purchases are never easy to make. They require time and research for shoppers to feel confident that they're making the right decision.

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Keep it Simple: Consumers Crave Brand Simplicity

Life is complicated. Shopping shouldn’t be. When I think about some of my favorite retailers and brands there is a commonality of simplicity.

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Why You Should Control Digital Signage Across Store Locations

Digital signage needs to be a key part of today's retail stores. After all, it makes a strong impression: more than half of travelers who see a digital billboard can recall the exact message each time they passed the same billboard again. With digital signage, customers can remember a brand more clearly.

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The DO’s & DON’Ts of Fixing the Store Experience

The in-store experience was designed and built long before omnichannel existed. Brick- and-mortar stores weren't about understanding which channels there customers were engaging with and being consistent across them because the channels didn’t exist.

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5 Things Retailers Need to Know About Gen Z

Move over Millennials, Gen Z (currently ages 10-17) consumers have arrived and despite their youthful age, retailers must take them seriously.

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Using Technology to Fulfill Consumer Expecations

Recent trends show some retailers thriving, and others filing … for bankruptcy. Though it’s easy to say ‘you need to listen to customers, diversify, follow trends, take risks, etc.” it is more difficult to begin this process with so many options.

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Four Essential Elements of Next-Gen Retail POS Systems

As businesses continue to evolve and strive to present a superior user experience to their customer base, the needs of the POS systems they use to back their sales efforts also need to evolve.

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The Psychology of the Multichannel Shopper

When you think of buying an item what’s your first step? Is it to search online for that product or do you go directly to the store and purchase? Likely it’s a mixture of online and in-store.

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NRF Recap! 4 Tips to Redefine Retail

Our team was in “Retail Disneyland,” also known as New York City, for NRF last week. We had a fantastic week and had the opportunity to meet so many great people! Below are a few of our key takeaways from Retail’s Big Show.

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[Video] Day 1 at NRF 2017: Here's What Went Down

As the second day of NRF Retail's Big Show kicks off Day 1 may already seem like a distant blur. If you didn't get a chance to stop by our amazing, double-decker booth yesterday, we shot some footage to fill you in on what you missed. 

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CES 2017 Recap - What a Ride

Vegas temperatures may have dropped this past week, but CES was just heating up.

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Why Retailers Must Personalize or Perish

Increasingly it no longer matters to consumers whether they are online or in-store: they expect a combination of entertainment, convenience and increasingly so, personalization.

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