Mon.Sep 19, 2022

Hobart to host Tasmanian Fashion Festival this month

Inside Retail

Hobart is set to host its first fashion festival this month dubbed the Tasmanian Fashion Festival (TFF). The event spans two days and aims to support emerging and established designers, creatives and retailers.

Why Isn’t your 5G RAN Transport Flexible and Efficient?

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5G services can’t succeed without flexible, efficient, and programmable transport.

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Aje sees the light: Why the Aussie brand is ramping up its global presence

Inside Retail

Australian fashion brand Aje has committed to further international expansion, potentially including a dedicated bricks-and-mortar presence in the United States, after spending the last year and half focusing heavily on its international retail partners.

3 disruptive retail trends, and why retailers must adapt

Retail Dive

The retail landscape is changing at an ever-increasing pace, enabling some retailers to gain competitive advantages

Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

Join this exclusive conversation with our expert panelists and learn how you can thrive as an e-commerce retailer - even when faced with adverse market challenges. Don't miss out; register today!

Are lab-grown gems the future of jewellery? Deltora Diamonds CEO thinks so

Inside Retail

Deltora Diamonds is an Australian fine jewellery brand specialising in lab-grown diamonds and gemstones. It has opened three stores in the last 18 months and is looking to enter the New Zealand market next year, as demand for ethical products grows.

3 Great Reasons to Attend Cisco’s New Developer Event, Develop, on October 18

Cisco CSR

I am excited to be working on the first virtual event of our brand-new event series, Develop !

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Puma debuts shoes, tights made from recycled materials

Retail Dive

The Re:Collection line is made with between 20% and 100% recycled materials and comes on the back of a biodegradable shoe launch earlier this year

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Why modern retailers must provide “much more” than what they are selling

Inside Retail

With the rapid evolution of digital channels and online shopping, a global pandemic, and supply-chain challenges, retail is evolving at an unprecedented pace. Customer expectations of engagement and experience in retail are changing equally quickly.

Purple Shares Ascend Following Coliseum Capital Management Acquisition Bid

Retail TouchPoints

Purple Innovation has confirmed that investment firm Coliseum Capital Management made an unsolicited, non-binding proposal to acquire all outstanding capital stock of the digitally native mattress company for $4.35 per share on Sept. 17, 2022.

Exclusive: Vietnamese fashion operator eyes international expansion plan

Inside Retail

In just 10 years, Vietnamese fashion retail operator Maison Retail Management International (MRMI) has built a network of more than 120 retail stores across 18 high-profile international fashion brands.

How to Address the Needs of the Next Generation of e-Commerce Customers

Speaker: Jenn VandeZande, Head of Digital Engagement Strategy at SAP Customer Experience | Beth Scott, VP, Business Operations - Supply Chain | Nikki Grigsby, PHR, Chief Operations Officer at Syndigo | Levana Wang, Content Creator, Gen Z Expert

Join Jenn VandeZande, Beth Scott, Nikki Grigsby and Levana Wang for this insightful and topical conversation on the modernization of e-commerce tech.

Instacart rolls out tech enhancements centered on in-store shopping

Retail Dive

The company’s “Connected Stores” suite includes an updated smart cart, scan-and-pay program and electronic shelf labels that work together to digitize the shopping journey

Erina Fair reveals new retail tenants ahead of Christmas

Inside Retail

Central Coast’s Erina Fair Shopping Centre is set to welcome a host of national and international brands by Christmas this year. The new tenants include H&M, City Beach, Rebel, JD Sports, Dangerfield, EMF Fitness Centre, Glue Store, Kidstuff and Peter Jackson.

The billion dollar impact of order claim fraud

Retail Dive

With the growth of online shopping, ecommerce retailers should be turning their attention to another type of fraud with potentially far greater impact on the bottom line

Kmart, Betty’s Burgers among NRA National Retail Awards winners

Inside Retail

The National Retailers Association (NRA) has recognised some of Australia’s top retailers at its National Retail Awards on the Gold Coast.

Retail Marketing in a Recession UK: 10 tips from experts

With a recession predicted, retail is often the hardest hit. Marketing is crucial to remain prosperous once economic difficulties have subsided, but investing in the right places is critical. Here are 10 expert tips for retail marketing in a recession.

10 Smart Actions That Will Improve Your Business Finances

Small Biz Trends

Small businesses have taken a hit over the past few years with pandemic-related supply chain issues and increased inflation. Throughout these challenges, many business owners have been able to pivot and thrive in the current climate.

What Meta’s move away from Instagram Shopping means for retailers

Inside Retail

The Artist Formerly Known as Facebook has thrown many harpoons at its white whale: transactional commerce.

Sam’s Club Expands Retail Media Offering to Aid Product Discovery

Retail TouchPoints

Sam’s Club has partnered with ecommerce advertising solution Pacvue to help brands that advertise on the retailers’ site reach the right consumers at the right moment.

Analysis: Synergies begin to show after merger of SEA hypermarkets

Inside Retail

Soon after Britain’s Tesco abandoned its retail business in Thailand and Malaysia in early 2021, its buyer, Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group, merged it with its Siam Makro wholesale arm.

5 Essential Virtual Selling Practices Every Company Must Have by 2023

Speaker: Erika Bzdel - Vice President of Sales and Craig Simons - Director of Marketing

Join us on Sept. 13 at 9:30 am PT as Erika Bzdel, VP of Sales, and Craig Simons, Director of Marketing, discuss the virtual selling practices that every company should adopt, and how to succeed at selling in a hybrid world.

5 retail trends driving new imperatives in 2022

Retail Dive

Oracle Retail's Mike Webster shares key trends and how to leverage the power of a retail platform

Meet Daraz, the e-commerce player building smart DCs in Pakistan

Inside Retail

Daraz, one of South Asia’s leading ecommerce platforms, recently announced upcoming plans to automate two of its smart distribution centres in Pakistan. The two facilities are located in Karachi and Lahore, and they will be among the most technologically advanced logistics facilities in South Asia.

Retail Minded Works With The KENTUCKY RETAIL FEDERATION On Their INAUGURAL RETAIL RECHARGE CONFERENCE

Retail Minded

Lexington, Ky. – As the retail industry gears up for the 2022 holiday shopping season and looks ahead to another new year, the Kentucky Retail Federation (KRF) will host its inaugural Retail Recharge Conference presented by Yelp in Lexington on Tuesday, October 25, 2022. .

DOJ Creates Strike Force Teams to Investigate PPP Loan, EIDL Loan Fraud

Small Biz Trends

The Department of Justice recently announced three new Strike Force teams to combat and prevent fraud associated with Covid-19 relief funds. DOJ Creates Strike Force Teams to Investigate PPP Loan, EIDL Loan Fraud.

Sustainability at Retail

As part of a global Sustainability at Retail initiative, Shop! worked collaboratively with its global affiliates to address critical environmental issues, outlined in this white paper.

How Patagonia’s shakeup challenges marketers to act on sustainability

Retail Dive

As the outdoor retailer makes good on its Earth-loving promise in an exceptional way, the bar for value-driven commitments has been elevated

Good Food Holdings Opens Connected Store Powered by Smart Carts and Electronic Shelf Tags

Retail TouchPoints

Good Food Holdings and Instacart will open the first Instacart Platform-powered Connected Store at a Bristol Farms location in Irvine, Calif. The supermarket will utilize the Connected Stores experience to help shoppers move seamlessly between the retailer’s app, website and in-store experience.

For Peloton, 2022 has been a rough ride

Retail Dive

The at-home gym company — along with its stock price — was riding on a high during the pandemic. Consumers brought it back to reality in 2022

Retail Reset: Dealing with a Tight Labor Market While Keeping Existing Frontliners Happy

Retail TouchPoints

A customer has a question but can’t find anyone to help. When they finally track someone down, the employee doesn’t know the answer. Maybe the employee pages someone. Or, if you’re lucky, the employee has a walkie-talkie and they call for help. Then, everyone waits.

20 Places to Get Christmas Craft Supplies for Your Business

Small Biz Trends

Christmas is quickly approaching, and that means it’s time to start thinking about your business’ Christmas crafts before they run out.

Compact Cashierless Technology Boosts Sales at Sports Stadiums

Retail TouchPoints

More than nine locations at NFL venues, including Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium and Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn., have incorporated cashierless technology from Zippin ahead of the new football season.

Purple receives takeover bid

Retail Dive

Coliseum Capital Management offered to buy the remaining common stock for $4.35 a share, a roughly 56% premium from the brand’s Friday closing price

How a Graduate School Dropout Built the $100 MBA

Small Biz Trends

I have always wondered if formal college and graduate school education were worth the price that an individual must pay especially at such an early stage in their career. The investment is oversized with the only bigger cost in life being buying a home.

Walmart Canada turns to automated AI solution to curb out-of-stocks

Retail Dive

Following a 70-store pilot, the retailer is rolling out Focal Systems’ computer vision cameras to scan shelves at predetermined intervals and alert workers to restock products

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What’s Driving Skincare Brand Bubble’s Explosive Growth? Its Community of Gen Zers

Retail TouchPoints

It’s easy to understand why the skincare market exploded during the pandemic. Working from home and sheltered in place, consumers focused less on detailed makeup looks and more on reliable skincare routines that cleared blemishes and gave Zoom-captured faces a glow.