Is Brand Packaging Important to Customers?

Retail Technology Review

By Ed Smith, freelance writer Branded packaging may seem like a minor detail when it comes to ecommerce, but you might be surprised at just how effective it can be and how it could help your business to thrive over the competition. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

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Four Types of Ecommerce Merchandising That Business Owners Should Know

Retail Technology Review

The concept of merchandising is based on guiding prospective customers through the buyer’s journey and presenting them with the right products, at the right time and place, in the right quantity, and with the best prices. By Sam Cortez, managing editor and outreach specialist for Scalefluence.com Merchandising is the process and practice of displaying and arranging products for the best customer experience.

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Customer data analysis key to omnichannel marketing success and business growth

Retail Technology Review

Companies which collate and analyse customer data, both online and offline, have grown 16% in the past year and are more than twice as likely to significantly exceed business goals and see strong return on investment (32% versus 14%), according to a global survey of 235 organisations with annual revenues of at least $50m.

New Covid ‘red alert’ plans: Britain’s couriers prepare once more for the front door to become the front line

Retail Technology Review

At the height of the coronavirus national lockdown in March, the Government prioritised delivery drivers as key workers. Under the Government’s new three-stage ‘traffic light’ coronavirus alert plans – which could be introduced as early as Thursday – Britain’s delivery drivers are again bracing for the front door’s return to the front line in the battle against Covid. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain Critical Issues

Minelli speeds up shift towards digital retailing with Cegid's unified commerce platform

Retail Technology Review

Retail software vendor, Cegid, has signed a new deal to completely overhaul the IT systems at French footwear retailer, Minelli, in a bid to streamline the business and improve the shopping experience for customers. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

COVID was a surprise – Christmas should not be

Retail Technology Review

Ian Hall, COO at Atheon Analytics, provider of the SKUtrak platform, shares 3 things to plan now, to maximise Christmas sales in grocery retail. None of us foresaw COVID, and the impact it would have on panic buying. It feels like a lifetime ago that the shelves had no toilet roll and pasta. But you don’t have to be a retail expert to foresee an uplift in turkeys, alcohol, and mince pies this December.

Luxury British fashion brand JOSEPH opens at Icon Outlet

Retail Focus

Icon Outlet at The O2, London’s leading outlet shopping destination, has announced British contemporary design brand, JOSEPH, is the latest new retailer to open a store. JOSEPH perfectly complements our premium female fashion and lifestyle offering at Icon Outlet.

Lew hits back at hints of capital raising at Myer

Inside Retail

Premier is astounded that Myer and its board are wasting corporate resources exploring ways to dilute Premier instead of fixing Myer’s chronic and prolonged underperformance,” Leibler wrote in a letter to Myer’s legal representative Rory Moriarty at Clayton Ulz. “[And]

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Back at the Office? Not So Fast!

LS Retail

Should bosses let workers stay at home, bring everyone back to the office or find a solution in between – called a hybrid approach? back at the office herd immunity remote-work return to normality workers stay at home

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Bvlgari unveils serpenti pop-up at Harrods

Retail Focus

Bvlgari has revealed the summer Serpenti Maestria pop-up boutique at Harrods. The post Bvlgari unveils serpenti pop-up at Harrods appeared first on Retail Focus - Retail Design.

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Winners announced at The 2021 Creative Retail Awards

Retail Focus

Despite travel restrictions, a record number of tickets were sold for the 2021 awards ceremony which took place at Proud Embankment on the 14th of October. The SM Store – It’s Christmas at SM. Footlocker – Nike React Element 55 Launch at Footlocker, Milan.

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First licensed wedding takes place at Selfridges

Retail Focus

Selfridges has hosted its first wedding at its London store’s new dedicated Wedding Suite, realising its promise to offer wedding experiences for couples looking for a non-traditional ceremony in a venue like no other. or visit the Experience Concierge at Selfridges London.

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Christmas at Fortnum’s

VMS

The post Christmas at Fortnum’s appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design. It’s beginning to look like Christmas, and nobody does Christmas quite like Fortnum’s. This year is no exception. On Monday, Sept.

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Ginger & Smart enters Saks after wowing at Fashion Week

Inside Retail

Australian luxury fashion label Ginger & Smart is spreading its wings to the US next month, when it enters high-end department store Saks Fifth Avenue off the back of its show at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW) in June. That’s how women dress at the end of the day.

Tommy Hilfiger upsizes at London Designer Outlet

Retail Focus

Fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger is set to significantly upsize in London Designer Outlet following the success of its pop-up store at the outlet one year after it opened its doors. The post Tommy Hilfiger upsizes at London Designer Outlet appeared first on Retail Focus - Retail Design.

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Pets at Home announces plans to close on Boxing Day

365 Retail

Pets at Home has become the latest retailer to agree to close all stores on Boxing Day this year. Pets at Home will be closed on Boxing Day this year (Tim Goode/PA). The post Pets at Home announces plans to close on Boxing Day appeared first on 365 RETAIL | Retail News.

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Pets at Home sales surge but cost pressures remain

365 Retail

Pets at Home continues to benefit from the huge boom in pet ownership during the Covid-19 pandemic with bosses predicting profits will be up nearly 50% compared with a year ago. Pets at Home continued to enjoy the boom in pet ownership (Pets at Home/PA).

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Melbourne start-up ecosystem valued at over $10 billion

Inside Retail

The Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) 2021 reveals that Melbourne’s start-up ecosystem value has grown by more than $3 billion in the past 12 months, and is now valued at more than $10 billion. This is a significant increase, with Melbourne’s start-up ecosystem valued at $2.21

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JD Sports signs up for flagship at Lion Walk Colchester

Retail Focus

CBRE Investment Management has announced the signing of sports fashion retailer JD Sports in a new flagship store at Lion Walk in Colchester, set to open this October. The post JD Sports signs up for flagship at Lion Walk Colchester appeared first on Retail Focus - Retail Design.

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Wesfarmers makes $687 million bid at picking up Priceline

Inside Retail

Retail conglomerate Wesfarmers has made a $687 million bid at buying up Priceline’s parent company Australian Pharmaceutical Industries – an offer which will net API’s shareholders a 21 per cent premium.

Sydney’s lockdown extended for at least another week

Inside Retail

The lockdown in Sydney will be extended by at least another week, as the city’s total virus cluster grew by another 27 overnight. She did hint at a potentially staggered exit to the lockdown, however.

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‘Ulta Beauty at Target’ concept to debut

Mass Relators

MINNEAPOLIS — The first Ulta Beauty at Target departments are set to debut next month in 100 stores, the partnering retailers said on Wednesday. An early concept rendering of the distinctive Ulta Beauty at Target concept, which is does not reflect the final design.

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Everyone Needs to Go At Ventilator Speed

LS Retail

At the same time, ventilators—the breathing machines essential to keeping critically ill COVID-19 patients alive—were in frighteningly short supply. disruption is just beginning GM go at ventilator speed Mary Barra midst of a reset tech company Time magazine

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Situ Live debuts revolutionary retail experience at Westfield London

Retail Focus

Situ Live, an exciting and immersive consumer experience, which reimagines the traditional commercial retail model, is has opened the doors to the UK’s first discovery playhouse, at Westfield London. At the venue.

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Pets at Home sales soar after pandemic pet ownership boom

365 Retail

Pets at Home has revealed that revenue soared over the past year after it was boosted by the boom in pet ownership during the pandemic. Pets at Home has been buoyed by the boom in pet ownership during the pandemic (Mike Egerton/PA).

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People Behind CSR at Cisco: Early-stage tech entrepreneurs get a boost from Cisco’s Global Problem Solver Challenge

Cisco Retail

Welcome to our blog series on the people behind Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Cisco. Shawna Darling, Social Corporate Responsibility Programs Development Manager at Cisco.

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Indigenous fashion takes centre stage at Country to Couture

Inside Retail

It’s a celebration of the excitement and creative energy that is coming out of First Nations communities all over Australia,” David Giles-Kaye, Indigenous Fashion Projects lead at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation, told Inside Retail.

Tommy Hilfiger opens new store at Lakeside

Retail Focus

Lakeside, one of the UK’s most popular retail and leisure destinations, owned by property company SGS, is pleased to announce that Tommy Hilfiger has signed to open a new store at the centre. The post Tommy Hilfiger opens new store at Lakeside appeared first on Retail Focus.

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Clarendon Fine Art launches at Liverpool ONE

Retail Focus

The brand has opened a 2,000 sq ft gallery at 7 Peter’s Lane, within the destination’s premium lifestyle-led district. . The post Clarendon Fine Art launches at Liverpool ONE appeared first on Retail Focus - Retail Design.

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At Home Upgrades Omnichannel CX and Fulfillment with new OMS

Retail Touch

At Home Group Inc. The technology will help At Home optimize inventory availability across its network of home décor superstores, which includes 225 At Home locations. Digital Commerce News Briefs Omnichannel Alignment at home Manhattan Associates ominchannel

Increased pet ownership during COVID-19 drives roaring year for Pets at Home, says GlobalData

Retail Times

Following today’s release of Pets at Home figures for FY2020/21; Georgina Sreeves, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Pets at Home is a clear beneficiary of high consumer demand for pets and pet care amid the pandemic, with group revenue rising 7.9%

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People Behind CSR at Cisco: How Cisco drives an inclusive, sustainable future through the circular economy

Cisco Retail

Welcome to our blog series on the people behind Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Cisco. Can you tell me a bit about your path to working at Cisco? . Katie Schindall, Director of Circular Economy at Cisco. How is circular economy being deployed at Cisco? .

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World’s smallest Primark is opening at Legoland discovery centre Birmingham

Retail Focus

However, the iconic city centre store now has a miniature sibling which is hoping to share the city limelight at the nearby LEGOLAND Discovery Centre. Our Master Model Builder, Michelle has done an amazing job at replicating the famous Birmingham store.

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At Home to be Taken Private in $2.8 Billion Purchase

Retail Touch

At Home has entered into a definitive agreement to sell itself to funds affiliated with Hellman & Friedman (H&F), a global private equity firm, in an all-cash transaction valued at $2.8 At Home will be taken private after the acquisition closes.

How to reach customers at the time of purchase

Inside Retail

While purchase-based ad targeting is not a new concept, the rise of new programmatic channels has provided more avenues for marketers to reach audiences at scale and in real-time. Here are some strategies to reach customers at the time of purchase: Adopt an agile approach.

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diptyque’s globetrotting extravaganza arrives at Selfridges’ Corner Shop

Retail Focus

Visitors are given the chance to travel the world from West to East, learning something new about diptyque at every stop. Moving through to the Greek village of Miliès, which sits at a unique intersection between the Aegean Sea and Mount Pelion.

People Behind CSR at Cisco: How Meraki’s Charlie Gebhardt engages employees in volunteer and giving efforts

Cisco Retail

Can you tell us more about your job responsibilities at Cisco? I have all these opportunities to improve my community while working at a job where I feel like my professional skills are growing exponentially. Unfortunately, they had been experiencing some break-ins at their site.

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Gelatissimo to launch in the US, expand at home

Inside Retail

Global expansion is at the heart of our strategic plan for 2021/22,” said Filipe Barbosa, CEO at Gelatissimo, in a statement. “We The post Gelatissimo to launch in the US, expand at home appeared first on Inside Retail.

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Crep Collection Club & Vanilla make bricks and mortar debuts at Bluewater

Retail Focus

Landsec has announced the launch of two new retail concepts at Bluewater in Kent. Jamal Okubule, Founder of Crep Collection Club, added: “To be able to have launched at Bluewater is incredible.

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Lovisa CEO Shane Fallscheer exits business after 12 years at the helm

Inside Retail

Herrero said he is excited by the opportunity to work with Lovisa at an amazing time for the business, and that he looked forward to growing it with the “same passion and momentum that has gotten the business to where it is today”.

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Woolworths starts construction at “next generation” Moorebank DC

Inside Retail

billion investment program set to create thousands of jobs across NSW over the next five years, though didn’t specify what projects it would be working on beyond the two DCs at Moorebank.

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Disney Cruella takeover at M-A-C on Carnaby Street

Retail Focus

Shaftesbury announces the launch of a one-off installation at the M·A·C global flagship store on Carnaby Street to celebrate the forthcoming collection; The Disney Cruella Collection by M·A·C. The post Disney Cruella takeover at M-A-C on Carnaby Street appeared first on Retail Focus.

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The Mall at Cribbs Causeway underlines position as South West trading spot of choice with new tenants

Retail Times

The Mall at Cribbs Causeway has announced two new tenants have signed for the scheme in recent weeks – indicating continued occupier confidence in the South West regional scheme which has seen strong sales and footfall since the reopening of retail post lockdown.

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