Four Types of Ecommerce Merchandising That Business Owners Should Know

Retail Technology Review

By Sam Cortez, managing editor and outreach specialist for Merchandising is the process and practice of displaying and arranging products for the best customer experience. 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.

SurfStitch managing director stepping down this week

Inside Retail

Justin Hillberg, managing director of shared services of SurfStitch-owner Alquemie Group, is stepping down from his role leading the surf brand’s restructure at the end of this week. The post SurfStitch managing director stepping down this week appeared first on Inside Retail.


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Q&A: John Bagshaw, Managing Director at International Decorative Surfaces

Retail Focus

John Bagshaw, Managing Director of IDS, which has been appointed the exclusive UK distributor for Merinolam. Everything is supplied polycoated as standard, assuring protection against potential damage at every stage of the supply chain journey. .

Cartology expands management team

Inside Retail

Woolworths Group’s retail media business, Cartology, has added new members to its management team. Martin Wood, pictured above, has been promoted to head of strategic partnership and Matt Gower has been named as senior manager of research and insights.

Pladis updates category management platform

Talking Retail

Snacking company Pladis has updated its Better Biscuits online category management platform, in a move designed to help retailers add £21m of biscuits sales. This story continues at Pladis updates category management platform. Or just read more coverage at Talking Retail.

CBRE Investment Management announces plans for JD Sports flagship at Lions Walk

Retail Times

CBRE Investment Management has announced the signing of sports fashion retailer JD Sports in a new flagship store at Colchester’s premier shopping destination, Lion Walk, set to open this October. Retail News Retailer News CBRE Investment Management JD Sports

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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Ikea buys New Zealand land to expand forest management plan

Inside Retail

Ikea’s parent company Ingka Group has acquired 5,500 hectares of land in the South Island as part of its commitment towards responsible forest management. The post Ikea buys New Zealand land to expand forest management plan appeared first on Inside Retail.

Inventory Management Workshop

DMS Retail

In this new Inventory Management Workshop ONLINE , you’ll get the benefit of a comprehensive program which covers all aspects of the Buying, Inventory Control and Category Management functions as well as Online and Digital Marketing, and much more. Implementation Management.

Critizr introduces WhatsApp to Customer Interaction Management Platform

Retail Focus

Critizr, Europe’s customer interaction management specialists, have today (19 th October) announced the launch of WhatsApp within their leading Critizr Connection platform.

Guest Post: Maximize Productivity with a Customer Experience Management Platform

Shep Hyken

This week we feature an article by Apira Giriharan, a Marketing Manager from Blackchair with extensive knowledge of all matters related to CX solutions. What is a CX management platform? How can a customer experience management platform improve productivity?

Beaverbrooks doubles in size at centre:mk

Retail Focus

Beaverbrooks, the family-owned jewellery retailer, has opened a brand-new boutique at centre:mk Milton Keynes, one of the top 10 retail destinations in the UK. Later this month, Rituals Cosmetics is to open a new store at centre:mk, marking its debut in the region.

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XaaS and Managed Services: An Unbeatable Combination

Cisco Retail

Beyond technology innovation, another evolution has also been at play. In the world of IT infrastructure, the delivery of managed services has been the traditional way to sell an IT or business outcome to buyers. Partners and Managed Services Will Make XaaS an Unstoppable Force.

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. Business Covid-19 Latest Management Top Stories NSW Government

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Managed Services to Reduce Cost & Complexity

Cisco Retail

Organizations are purchasing software at an ever-increasing rate to power their digital transformation; yet they struggle to manage the complexity of their software license landscape. In fact, 25% of annual software budgets are wasted on managing license utilization and complexity.

Catch names new general manager for Marketplace

Inside Retail

has announced the appointment of Steve Traplin as its new general manager for Marketplace. I jumped at the opportunity to join the Catch team,” Traplin said. Traplin also held leadership roles at Yellow Pages Group NZ, Search Optics, and Sensis.

‘Always thank your team’ — and other management tips from a Toys R Us exec

Inside Retail

If you want to be a good manager, you should always begin with the end in mind and think of the customer at the centre, according to Rohan Cherian, Toys R Us Canada’s associate vice president of e-commerce and consumer technology. Look at all your channels and optimise where you can.

Inventory Management Workshop

DMS Retail

In this brand new Inventory Management Workshop ONLINE , you’ll get the benefit of a comprehensive program which covers all aspects of the Buying, Inventory Control and Category Management functions as well as Online and Digital Marketing, and much more. Implementation Management.

Manager Effectiveness: Leading from Multiple Places at Once


A store’s success is ultimately determined by its managers’ effectiveness. When managers lead effectively, team members feel engaged, and they become empowered to deliver service that leads to excellent customer satisfaction.

New Centre Manager appointment at CBRE Global Investors Angel Central

365 Retail

CBRE Global Investors has today announced the recent appointment of Adam Cummins, as the new Centre Manager at leading London leisure and retail destination, Angel Central.

Guest Post: How Can PR Crisis Management Shape Customer Experiences?

Shep Hyken

This week we feature an article by David Tattersall, Head of Client Relations at Handpicked Accountants , an online network housing the best-performing accountants across the UK. The post Guest Post: How Can PR Crisis Management Shape Customer Experiences?

Casper Appoints New CEO in Leadup to Acquisition by Durational Capital Management

Retail Touch

Casper Sleep has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Durational Capital Management LP , which will take the mattress retailer private. The company aimed for a $1 billion IPO in February 2020 but was ultimately valued at $476 million.

Cotton On’s organic label Ceres Life taps new general manager

Inside Retail

Cotton On’s online-only sustainable label Ceres Life, which is focused on utilising organic and reused fabrics in its clothes, has named former group strategy manager Steph Nolan as its general manager.

Managed Services Is Our Market to Win, Together

Cisco Retail

At the end of the day, I purchased a plan (with ongoing services) so that my family and I can focus on using the dishwasher in the ways that support our needs. The same shift is happening in IT and there is no better way to get an outcome than with a managed service.

Guest Post: 7 Benefits of Ticket Management System

Shep Hyken

Maulik Shah is the founder of DeskXpand , A full-fledged ticket management system that comes with the right tools to provide a seamless and cost-efficient customer experience. One of the best benefits of using ticket management software is its ability to track why times.

4 Conversations with Category Managers at CMA/SIMA 2020


The 2020 Category Management Association and Shopper Insights Conference is in the bag! The agenda included sessions on emerging technology in category management, how to create value for shoppers, and case studies from industry leaders including Kraft Heinz, Clorox, and Walgreens.

Store Management: Smarter with Smartphone?

365 Retail

The trend towards smartphones or smart mobile devices that function almost like smartphones will also be impressively reflected at EuroCIS from 15 to 17 February 2022 in Düsseldorf. Store or branch managers also save valuable planning time.

Kendu Announces New Managing Director


(PRESS RELEASE) Daniel Cortazar has been appointed managing director of Kendu In-Store Visual Solutions and will oversee all business operations in the US and LATAM. Cortazar previously held the position of regional general manager US & LATAM in Arflu for six years and was based in the US.

Top tips for managing eCommerce demand this winter

365 Retail

So here are some top tips for seasonal eCommerce success, and for minimising the impact of any potential supply chain and logistics challenges along the way: Look closely at the data to make smarter predictions. Ensure your IT is ready for the task at hand.

How merging data analytics and retail management can drive business value

Inside Retail

A lot of category managers tend to think about the range they have, but not the combination of range and store. We try to use data science to provide that bridge between that simple proposition of matching your product to a customer and delivering this at scale across a retail network.”.

How To Simplify Cisco ACI Management with Smartsheet

Cisco Retail

Or maybe you have always asked yourself how you can integrate APIC with other systems such as an IT ticketing or monitoring system to improve workflows and making your ACI fabric management life easier. Automating common ACI management activities.

How to ensure your order management system is ready for Christmas

Inside Retail

If your Order Management System (OMS) is flexible, you can and probably should make short-term changes to account for your biggest season. Pick and pack these orders first, and if the distribution centre is at risk of missing a deadline, fail over to a nearby store if possible.

EE launch new experiential concept store at One Braham

Retail Focus

Sustainability is at the heart of the services offered in the new store, customers can use the on-site repair centre to give a new lease of life to Apple, Google, and Samsung devices within 2 hours.

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Using Kubernetes and Containers to Remotely Manage User Computers

Cisco Retail

Just before the pandemic, a colleague and I were looking at taking over the management of our workshop computers for the conferences we put on with our company. Join me at KubeCon. Enjoy your time at KubeCon.

SmartWork Media To Manage SHOP! Association


Association have agreed to a formal management relationship beginning September 1, 2021. Retail has faced both tremendous challenges and an ongoing evolution, and with SmartWork’s management and communications experience, SHOP! The post SmartWork Media To Manage SHOP!

Highly Successful Retail Manager and Customer Service

DMS Retail

Highly successful retail managers (HSRM) are passionate about delivering exemplary customer service; they treat customers with the respect they deserve – role modeling on the sales floor so associates can see and hear exactly what exemplary customer service looks and sounds like. There is no better way to instill this belief, than by having the manager demonstrate how important the customers are to him/her.

Cisco NX-OS licensing gets Smarter: Simplified license management using policy

Cisco Retail

Primary Blog Author : Rijin Champadan Puthykkeyi, Product Manager at Cisco Systems . 1) release, Cisco NX-OS adopted Smart Licensing with Policy (SLP) to simplify license management across Cisco Nexus products.

Fueling Profitable Growth with Lifecycle Management

Cisco Retail

Its concept is used for fun like a Ferris Wheel at the local fair and the beloved Tootsie Pop sucker. Cisco helps you and your partner drive recurring revenue by ensuring there’s coverage at every interaction across the customer lifecycle. A circle is a universal symbol.

Part I: Voyage to Intersight Managed Mode

Cisco Retail

Like all journeys, you begin with an idea and a vision; then there is a voyage across a vast ocean; and, at last, you see terra firma! I am the man, Cisco is the company, and Intersight Managed Mode (IMM) is our new technology. Cisco’s Voyage from Routers to Hybrid Cloud Management.

Five Ways to Manage Stress as a Business Owner

Retail Merchants

Owning a business comes with a lot of responsibility and an endless list of things that could potentially keep an owner up at night. Resources & Information entrepreneurs small business owner stress management

Welcome to Enhanced Programmatic Management of Enterprise Devices

Cisco Retail

Systems administrators in enterprise companies who are constantly upgrading, repurposing, and managing thousands of switches, listen up! gRPC provides the infrastructure to build a device management service to exchange configuration and operational data between a client and a server.

Retail Assist is a finalist for the itSMF Professional Service Management Awards!

Retail Assist

We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted at the itSMF Professional Service Management Awards 2021 for 'Service Provider of the Year'! The post Retail Assist is a finalist for the itSMF Professional Service Management Awards!

CBRE Investment Management Announces Plans for JD Sports Flagship at Lions Walk

A1 Retail

CBRE Investment Management has announced the signing of sports fashion retailer JD Sports in a new flagship store at Colchester’s premier shopping destination, Lion Walk, set to open this October.