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Reversing The Trend: How online retail is taking cues from brick and mortar and how retailers can respond

This article was written for Retail News NZ.

Why do competing businesses the world over cluster together in the same place? Go to New York’s Fifth Avenue and you’ll find Saks, Abercrombie & Fitch and Gucci all vying for your attention. 511 more words

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Focus, fire a gun... after m-commerce, not e-commerce

“If I could turn back time…” – Cher

I’m sure a lot of retail big wigs would if they could do just that, turn back time, on the personal technology revolution. 428 more words


Veganz, DM Bio and Trend it Up: Drugstore retailer DM is gearing up for battle

Yes, this is a rather tabloid-sounding headline! However, for the last six months German drugstore chain DM has dominated the retail headlines in Germany with a slew of interesting and innovative projects: In April, the DM group introduced its new organic food brand… 1,742 more words


Raiders of the Lost Mall? The Impact of Digital Technology

by: Bryan Pearson, President & Chief Executive Officer, LoyaltyOne

Editor’s Note: This post is a condensed version of a four-part blog post series that appeared on Forbes.com and is authored by Bryan Pearson, LoyaltyOne CEO. 1,061 more words

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Putting Heart Before Basket: Q&A With Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert

by: Lisa Biank Fasig, Senior Editor, COLLOQUY

Technology may be upending the grocery cart in some circles, but it will not eliminate the need for the human touch, supermarket expert Phil Lempert declares. 1,289 more words

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4 Back-to-School Trends for Retailers at the Head of the Class

by Rodney Davenport, Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Head of the Strategic Insights Group, Alliance Data

Despite Pink Floyd claiming many years ago that ‘we don’t need no education,’ in a few weeks, millions of kids will return to school. 621 more words

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The Rules of Technology in Retail

Technology trends are rewriting the rules of retail. More stores are advancing the in-store experience to meet the demands of the younger generation while creating tools to maximize customer service. 78 more words

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