Grocery e-commerce is having its moment following Amazon’s Whole Foods acquisition in June. So, it was about time that Walmart hopped on the bandwagon with some big guns. Jolt upright, the retail behemoth is readying to battle Amazon in the war to attract hungry online shoppers. As Food Dive puts it, “A fundamental shift is […]
As global retailers enter the new year, they’ll continue to use emerging technologies to improve the customer experience. While sales in physical stores will still comprise the majority of retail in the United States and Europe, ecommerce will continue to grow at a double-digit pace. Retailers will continue to adopt emerging technologies in 2018 to […]
As we have welcomed 2018, it’s the perfect time to meet the new face of retail. Digital media services – for online access to music, TV and video – have evolved as powerful products in their own right, hypnotizing consumers with their convenience and cost effectiveness, and earning a spot in their hearts and wallets. […]
Fitbit had a tough time maintaining its status quo as the category leader in fitness trackers and overall wearables in 2017. Falling to the third place for the first time in the first quarter of 2017, between Chinese gadget maker Xiaomi and Apple, what the fitness brand could do with is a little introspection. Product […]
Consumers are ravenous for a great shopping experience and proven practices can help retailers add sizzle to their offerings. In fact, boosting sales per customer is easier than retail companies might expect. During these final weeks of 2017, retailers can boost “share of wallet” by appealing to consumers’ needs, emotions and senses. Here are five […]
Geeky has never been so glamorous. To help shoppers find fashions that fit their bodies, budgets and styles, more retailers are turning to artificial intelligence (AI). As one of today’s hottest technology trends, AI translates vast volumes of retail big data into rich, actionable insights, so executives can make smart decisions faster.
At this time of year, the retail market always gets more competitive, cluttered and chaotic. However, given the sector’s contraction in 2017, it is more important than ever to maximize your sales during the upcoming holiday season. To inspire you to stand out and sell, here are proven best practices from four retail dynamos to […]
There is a high chance that you’ve bought a private label product at least once in your life. It can be tomato sauce at the grocer, or it can be pills at your pharmacy—The fact is that people have become comfortable with private label products. Read on to know about private label definition.
Since 2017 has been a year of retail reinvention and consolidation, expect intense competition for consumer wallets this holiday season, which is coming up fast. There’s no time to waste: Now is the time to finalize your Black Friday 2017 strategy because this is the most important (and profitable) time of year for online businesses.
Two days ago, Toys ‘R’ Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection – mere weeks ahead of the critical holiday season – to restructure amid crippling debt, declining sales and relentless competition from retail powerhouses. In recent years, Toys “R” Us has spent hundreds of million of dollars on interest expenses, which left few resources to […]