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Company Profile: Coop Switzerland

A few months ago I researched and wrote a company profile on Swiss supermarket chain Coop for one of my magazine projects. In the end, we decided not to use the Coop piece; so here it is (updated and annotated!). 1,789 more words


Back-to-School and College Spending to Reach $75.8 Billion

Great news for retail, back-to-school and college shoppers are expected to spend $75.8 billion, up from last year’s $68 billion. College students and families plan on spending an average of $888.71, according to a survey by the Prosper Insights and Analytics. 119 more words

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The best new innovations and inventions to incorporate into your retail interiors

Just like everything else in this world, technology is changing the retail design game – in wonderful ways.

Here are a few of our favourite practical and beautiful technologies to keep an eye on and incorporate into cutting-edge retail designs. 245 more words

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The Big Shop

Time for me to be ‘untrendy’. When we hear about how grocery shopping habits are changing, it’s all about ‘a little and often’ and how we are falling out of love with the big weekly shop. 363 more words


Retail Trends: Shopper-Centric Store Escalates

Ever since the dawn of e-commerce some 25 years ago, evolution has been a hallmark of the retail store. The landscape of the latest technology is effectively moving very fast. 523 more words


McDonald's Signaled the Future of Retailing

McDonald’s recently announced that they are going to implement self-service kiosks in over 2,000 of the fast-food giant’s restaurants.  The fast-food giant is part of a growing trend to use kiosk technology to enhance consumer experience, reduce costs and improve service. 127 more words

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Fruit or cookie? SuperTarget expands free treat offer for kids

For decades Target has been giving children facing the unappetizing prospect of shopping with their parents a free cookie to make the trip more palatable. 140 more words