Fri.Nov 19, 2021

SalesRX Customer Success Story: Richard Tubman from Circle Furniture

Retail Doc

“SalesRX has helped people have fun at work. Bob is engaging to listen to, and the program was enjoyable. Straight-up sales training can, on occasion, be dry. Bob brings a level of fun and enjoyment to it.”. case study SalesRX customer testimonial

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ICSC: 86% of consumers will shop over Thanksgiving weekend

Retail Dive

Shoppers are nearly evenly split in their decision to shop in stores versus online on Thanksgiving Day

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$400 Million Funding Round Pushes Wholesale Marketplace Faire’s Value to $12.4B

Retail Touch

Online B2B wholesale marketplace Faire has closed a $400 million Series G funding round, its third in the last year. With this latest round, which pushes the company’s total funding to date above $1 billion , Faire is now valued at $12.4 billion.

Macy's hires the firm behind Saks' e-commerce spinoff

Retail Dive

With activist investors reportedly pushing the department store, Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette acknowledged how Wall Street values online-only retail

In Pursuit of Smart City Vision, Startup Two-i Keeps an AI on Worker Safety

Nvidia

When Julien Trombini and Guillaume Cazenave founded video-analytics startup Two-i four years ago, they had an ambitious goal: improving the quality of urban life by one day being able to monitor a city’s roads, garbage collection and other public services.

Starbucks, Amazon Go open cashierless store concept in NYC

Retail Dive

The two plan to open additional stores in 2022, as more retailers experiment with grab-and-go technology

Phase II of Development Underway on $450 Million Mixed-Use Project in Midtown Atlanta

Shopping Center

Atlanta — Phase II of development is currently under way on The Interlock, a $450 million mixed-use project located in the Midtown neighborhood of Atlanta.

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Execs from Allbirds, Crocs and 7-Eleven Top List of 2021 Retail Innovators

Retail Touch

Retail Innovation Trend Watch 7-Eleven allbirds circle k Crocs Dollar General Featured Foxtrot Jane Office Depot Peloton retail innovator awards The Home Depot Weis Markets

Foot Locker names COO as sales grow 13% over 2019

Retail Dive

Frank Bracken will take on the newly created role, overseeing global operations, including customer experience, technology and supply chain

H&M NYC Flagship Spotlights ‘Buy From a Black Woman’ With Holiday Events

Retail Touch

Fashion retailer H&M is providing a high-profile platform to Black women-owned businesses with the Buy from a Black Woman Holiday Market at its Times Square flagship. Kicking off on Small Business Saturday, Nov.

Secure Code Warriors – Final Battle Winners

Cisco Retail

We have arrived at the third and final blog post around Secure Code Warrior. In the first two blogs… So, You Can Code… But Can You Write Secure Code? Finding Cisco DevNet Elite Secure Code Warriors.

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Why Data-Driven Decision-Making Will Define the Future of Retail

Retail Touch

When the first department store opened more than 100 years ago, the goal was to offer a multitude of specialty goods to a large number of people. Today, online stores serve that same purpose, but brick-and-mortar retail remains a powerful mechanism for both buyers and sellers.

The Weekly Closeout: Amazon clashes with Visa and Petco posts 'record' Q3

Retail Dive

The e-commerce giant said it will no longer accept United Kingdom-issued Visa credit cards for transactions, while the pet retailer reported double-digit growth in owned brands

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Q3 2021 Roundup: Major Players Shake Off Supply Chain Woes but Challenges Remain

Retail Touch

Retailers saw strong results overall in Q3 2021 as the recovery continued, but supply chain shortages loom as they enter the holiday season.

Xero and Shopify join forces to support small businesses globally

A1 Retail

Xero joins Shopify Plus Certified App Program and launches new Xero & Shopify integration. Xero , a global small business platform, has announced a new integration with Shopify and revealed it has joined the Shopify Plus Certified App Program (PCAP), a select group of partners that supports the advanced needs of Shopify’s global merchants.

An Elevated Experience: Xpeng G9 Takes EV Innovation Higher with NVIDIA DRIVE Orin

Nvidia

You don’t need a private plane to be at the forefront of personal travel. Electric automaker Xpeng took the wraps off the G9 SUV this week at the international Auto Guangzhou show in China.

Nordstrom employs drop-ship model in new Fanatics partnership

Retail Dive

Nordstrom says the deal reflects a departure from wholesale. But one analyst says it's more of an evolution, and a sign that department stores still matter

Guest Post: How to Level-Up Your Email & SMS CX This Holiday Season

Shep Hyken

This week we feature an article by Devin Pickell, a Growth Marketer at Nextiva. He shares his quick tips for keeping your customers informed through email and SMS to level up their buying experience. .

Retail unhappy as efforts to make attacking shopworkers a specific offence are rebuffed

Talking Retail

Retailer organisations have united in disappointment at the government’s continued unwillingness to introduce specific legal protection for shopworkers who are assaulted.

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Asda opens refill store in Milton Keynes

Retail Times

Asda has introduced a new way of shopping at its Milton Keynes supercentre as it continues its drive to reduce plastic and help customers shop more sustainably. Retail News Retailer News asda

Food sales fall back as other retail rises

Talking Retail

Food store sales fell in October, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), although overall retail sales rose. A sharp difference between retail sectors saw an overall 0.8% rise in retail sales driven by more spending on toys and clothes, while food sales were down by 0.3%.

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Dyson Demo VR: powerful lab technology drives new virtual store

Retail Times

Dyson today unveiled the latest chapter in its fast-expanding direct to consumer retail approach, introducing advanced virtual reality technology to enable its customers to experience and test Dyson technology hands-on from their own homes using a VR headset. Manufacturer news Dyson

Cisco Catalyst 8000 wins CRN 2021 Tech Innovation Award

Cisco Retail

We are extremely honored to receive the CRN 2021 Tech Innovator Award for the Cisco Catalyst 8000 Edge Platform in the Networking – Enterprise category.

Music to Soothe Your Global Soul

LS Retail

Miles Davis music soothe your global soul soothe your soul

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Managed Services Is Our Market to Win, Together

Cisco Retail

I recently had to shop for a new dishwasher for the first time in six years. Wow, how the experience has changed. The selling dynamic has shifted from lengthy discussions about models and capabilities to a tailored conversation about my needs in use and care.

Macy’s Asks Corporate Staff to “Volunteer” in Stores

VMS

Struggling with labor shortages, department store retailer Macy’s has asked its corporate employees to work in stores during the holiday season, reports Business Insider.

How a Global Pandemic Changed the Way We Work, Forever

Cisco Retail

Part of the Hybrid Work Success series: Rethinking a hierarchy of needs in the context of work — how a global pandemic changed the way we work, forever.

Visa ban could contribute to strong adoption of Amazon credit cards, says GlobalData

Retail Times

Piecemeal plastic bans are not enough, say campaigners

Talking Retail

The government’s consultation on banning plastic cutlery, cups and plates is an “inadequate” response to the waste crisis, says Friends of the Earth. The green campaign group argues that while the proposed ban is useful, only a broad scale and firmer ban on plastics will have a serious effect.

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Online Shoppers Hit with “Out of Stock” Notices as Holidays Approach

VMS

Online shoppers have been receiving lots of “out of stock” messages lately. In October, consumers saw more than 2 billion such messages across a range of product categories, according to the Adobe Digital Economy Index , which provides a look into U.S.

Thorntons returns to TV with Christmas advertising campaign

Talking Retail

Chocolate brand Thorntons is back on TV with a new advert for the first time in four years, as part of a £3.6m campaign that also features social media support.

Stan Johnson Co. Brokers $4.1 Million Sale of 10,530-Square-Foot Shopping Center in Fort Pierce

Shopping Center

Fort Pierce, Fla. Stan Johnson Co. has brokered the sale of Harbour Cay, a 10,530-square-foot shopping center located at 825 Seaway Drive in Fort Pierce. Jeff Enck and Mike Philbin of Stan Johnson Co. represented the seller, a Jupiter,… The post Stan Johnson Co. Brokers $4.1

Taking Pop-Up to a New Level

VMS

By: Faith Huddleston • Director, Creative Activation. TENFOLD + TENSPACE | Columbus, Ohio. We’ve all seen the pop-up stores and we all know the formula. We’ve seen it done well and executed poorly. So what’s the next evolution of retail?

CBRE Arranges $7.7 Million Sale of 25,619-Square-Foot Retail Center in Tampa

Shopping Center

Tampa, Fla. CBRE has arranged the sale of Fowler Plaza North, a 25,619-square-foot retail center in Tampa. Lote Group purchased the property for $7.7 million. Mark Shellabarger and Ari Ravi of CBRE represented the seller, Milestone Properties Inc., in… The post CBRE Arranges $7.7

Sporting Lunch breaks Fundraising record for GroceryAid

Retail Times

The annual Sporting Lunch made a return for GroceryAid at Grosvenor House, London on Friday 12th November 2021. Over 1,200 colleagues from 198 companies raised over £633k on the day, through tickets sales, generous donations and 24 sponsors: a record fundraising amount for this event.

Klein Enterprises Acquires Row at GreenGate Shopping Center in Richmond

Shopping Center

Richmond, Va. — An affiliate of Klein Enterprises has acquired The Row at GreenGate, a 100,000-square-foot shopping center located within the 75-acre GreenGate master-planned development in Richmond. Markel | Eagle sold the property in an off-market transaction.

Seven new retailers in two years push The Boulevard’s trading figures into the all-time top ten

A1 Retail

Northern Ireland’s premier designer outlet, The Boulevard has welcomed seven new retailers to the scheme in the past two years, with Claire’s and LUKE 1977 both opening their doors this Autumn.