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New Year, New Retail?

That depends on the quality of in-store associates.

clock November 20, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Business Features

Mobile Platform Empowers Sales Associates and Boosts Sales

Tulip Retail’s mobile platform runs on iOS and Apple, and can help improve the in-store shopping experience.

clock November 16, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Azoya Data Reveals Insights Into Singles’ Day Sales, Top Provinces in China

The company analyzed data from its retail partners to determine sales trends.

clock November 15, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Holiday shoppers in New York.


Retail Sales Dip, but Remain Strong on a Year-Over-Year Basis

Weekly retail sales showed a year-over-year gain of 2.6 percent.

clock November 14, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Stephan Schambach

Business Features

Think Tank: Brands Still Have the Upper Hand on Amazon This Holiday Season

Stephan Schambach, founder and chief executive officer of NewStore Inc., explains.

clock November 14, 2017Stephan Schambach


Conference Board Predicts 3% Global GDP Growth in 2018

No U.S. recession is expected in 2018 as gross domestic product growth is expected at 2.6 percent from 2017’s 2.3 percent.

clock November 13, 2017Vicki M. Young

Sara Quinlan

Marketing and Promotion

Sarah Quinlan and Mastercard’s Data on Consumer Spending

The themes were how to reach the consumer and how to curate for her.

clock October 25, 2017Vicki M. Young

Apparel retailers and brands can better execute mobile commerce capabilities.

Business Features

Think Tank: Retail Scores a ‘C’ for Omnichannel and Mobile

Stephan Schambach, founder and chief executive officer of NewStore, explains how brands and retailers can improve.

clock October 25, 2017Stephan Schambach

Nike is the top brand when it comes to loyalty.

Business Features

Brand Keys Says Nike Ranks Top in Loyalty Among Retail Brands

Nike ranks number 12 on the overall list of the top 100 brands when it comes to loyalty.

clock October 10, 2017Vicki M. Young

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Adyen Launches New Payments Solution, Partners With GoFundMe

The payments platform is designed to meet the needs of the growing, global, online marketplace.

clock October 4, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Adyen Adds Alipay Option for Global Retailers to Tap Into ‘Golden Week’ Chinese Tourist Spending

Chinese tourists spend $300 billion abroad each year.

clock October 3, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Growth of mobile technology is forcing retailers to change and transform.


Rue La La Deploys Cross-Channel Digital Ad Optimization

The e-commerce platform has launched Nanigan’s new service that’s focused on incrementality.

clock October 3, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

A PwC report has consumers planning to shop at specialty and local merchants this holiday season.


Consumers Expected to Increase Holiday Spend by 6 Percent

Consumers said they plan to shop at “smaller specialty or independent retailers this holiday.”

clock October 2, 2017Vicki M. Young



As Shopping Behavior Shifts, Payments Ecosystem Evolves

Joe Mach, president of North America at Verifone, shares his insights on the changing retail market.

clock October 2, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Consumers shopping at a mall.


Study: Retailers Need to See Themselves as Consumer Problem-Solvers

JDA’s second annual “Voice of the Store Manager” survey reveals the need for better inventory management and smoother fulfillment execution.

clock September 29, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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