Category Archives: Retail Industry

Future Retail Design: How COVID-19 Will Be a Catalyst and How Can You Prepare

Sabrina Sedicot August 17, 2021 There have been many businesses pivoting during COVID-19 but with lockdown restrictions beginning to relent in most places, retail store design and layout has never been more important. Having a business strategy during crisis periods is important, but so is having one for coming out of them, which is why … Continue reading Future Retail Design: How COVID-19 Will Be a Catalyst and How Can You Prepare

Top 2021 Post-Pandemic Pivots for Retail Stores

Jennifer Warren July 17, 2021 Agreed, the headline is slightly presumptuous, in light of the third wave looming large and governments’ globally gearing up for the same. That said, with vaccination drives going on in full swing, mask-mandates being lifted, travels resuming, and offices reopening, people are actually heaving a sigh of relief – a … Continue reading Top 2021 Post-Pandemic Pivots for Retail Stores

The Fight Against Retail Loss Continues: How Organizations Can Measure the Performance of Loss Prevention Efforts

Guy Yehiav July 8, 2021 Total retail loss is an alarming drain on the revenue of retail companies. Driven by common occurrences like shrink, returns, administrative, marketing, e-commerce and supply chain errors, external theft and employee fraud, it can have serious repercussions to margins that are already tightened by the pandemic. As such, the threat … Continue reading The Fight Against Retail Loss Continues: How Organizations Can Measure the Performance of Loss Prevention Efforts

Google Shopping Paves The Way For Non-Retail Brands

Google Shopping Paves The Way For Non-Retail Brands by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, December 10, 2020 Google Shopping has been a platform for retailers to bring products online in an ecommerce-type store, but during the Search & Performance Insider Summit on Thursday, Nico Bryant-Aguilar, head of group marketing at Nurx, told virtual attendees how the telemedicine … Continue reading Google Shopping Paves The Way For Non-Retail Brands

Retail vs Ecommerce: Can Traditional Retailers Compete in 2021?

Chris Dunne November 19, 2020 Is ecommerce overtaking traditional brick-and-mortar retail? Yes. It is. What? You want more? Well alrighty then, let’s explore the differences, comparing ecommerce with retail to find out what the future holds. Is it game over for physical stores? Or can existing businesses find an edge to compete without losing the … Continue reading Retail vs Ecommerce: Can Traditional Retailers Compete in 2021?

Holidays May Give Retailers A Much Needed Boost In Cash

Holidays May Give Retailers A Much Needed Boost In Cash by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, November 5, 2020 Consumers with more time at home in front of a computer screen means an increase in searches for information and reviews about the products they plan to purchase this year for holiday gifts. Market research agency Savanta, part … Continue reading Holidays May Give Retailers A Much Needed Boost In Cash

How to Increase Sales in Retail Online: 11 Effective Conversion Strategies

Sarah Bricker Hunt October 2, 2020 Convincing customers to buy what you’re selling is trickier online than it is with a brick and mortar store. You don’t have a friendly face behind the counter to greet them, or a helpful associate to guide them to what they’re looking for. But that doesn’t mean you have … Continue reading How to Increase Sales in Retail Online: 11 Effective Conversion Strategies

How Distributed Development Can Support Retail During COVID-19

Jonathan Fries — May 4, 2020 Like most industries, the predictions for COVID-19’s long-term impact on retail vary. However, the immediate result of the pandemic and associated closures was a large-scale disruption of commerce. In retail, brick-and-mortar retailers took the brunt of the hit as many were forced to close their doors until further notice. … Continue reading How Distributed Development Can Support Retail During COVID-19

Why the retailers closing stores probably won’t see a major e-commerce uptick

There’s an underappreciated relationship between online and offline retail. Greg Sterling on January 15, 2020 According to post-holiday sales data, U.S. overall retail sales were flat or up modestly; however, some traditional retailers saw sales declines to varying degrees. By comparison, online sales were up roughly 19% according to data from Mastercard, which said total … Continue reading Why the retailers closing stores probably won’t see a major e-commerce uptick

Five Failed Brands, Retailers Have Something In Common: Incorrect Information

Five Failed Brands, Retailers Have Something In Common: Incorrect Information by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, December 2, 2019 Holiday parties are a great place to learn through word of mouth about new retailers or brands that just opened nearby. Consumers grab their mobile phone and search in Google or Bing for the name to … Continue reading Five Failed Brands, Retailers Have Something In Common: Incorrect Information