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SKUtopia partners with Swisslog to provide 24/7 e-commerce solution

Inside Retail

Swisslog, a leading provider of best-in-class warehouse automation and software, is providing a boost to delivery efficiency and click and collect availability, with a new automated 24/7 e-commerce solution widely applicable to retailers.

Your Brand Guide on Retail Product Placement

Wiser

There are two broad types of retail product placement: at the shelf level and at the store level. We’ve gone deeper on shelf-level product placement (does “eye level is buy level” ring a bell?) but we haven’t spent a lot of time thinking bigger. It’s time to change that.

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‘Online has a long way to go’: MyDeal CEO talks expansion plans

Inside Retail

Following a successful public listing in the early days of the pandemic, and a recent rebrand to cater to a new and younger audience, online marketplace MyDeal has delivered strong growth during a period when online spend was under pressure from a return to physical retail.

1-800-FLOWERS.com Rolls Out Loyalty Program Enhancements, BNPL Just in Time for V-Day

Retail Touch

1-800-FLOWERS.com com has amped up its cross-brand offerings just in time for its second-biggest holiday — Valentine’s Day — during which the company expects to deliver 23 million flowers, 15 million of which will be roses.

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.

Seven ways to create a better online returns experience

Inside Retail

Although Omicron may have dampened New Year spending, ABS figures show the end of coronavirus lockdowns, Black Friday sales and early Christmas shopping led to record retail spending in November. . Australian Bureau of Statistics data for November shows retail turnover jumped 7.3

Carte D’Or replaces plastic with paper tubs

Talking Retail

Ice-cream brand Carte D’Or is switching its entire range from plastic containers into recyclable paper tubs. The new paper packaging is certified as coming from sustainably managed forests and controlled sources.

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PepsiCo plans to eliminate virgin plastic from crisp packets

Talking Retail

PepsiCo Europe, one of the world’s biggest convenience food producers, has said its crisp and snack packets will be made entirely from recycled material by 2030.

Rachel Zsembery Takes the Helm at Bergmeyer as Newly Elected President

VMS

(PRESS RELEASE) Bergmeyer, the award-winning Design Collaborative based in Boston and Los Angeles, announced the election of its first-ever woman president, Rachel Zsembery, AIA, LEED AP BD+C.

Magnum offers ‘supercharged’ styles of its classic ice-creams

Talking Retail

Magnum is introducing new versions of its classic, almond and white chocolate flavour ice-creams. The new versions include extra elements to each ice-cream, including giving them a further half-dipping in chocolate.

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Kohl’s Offered $9 Billion for Purchase, Recognizes Interest

VMS

This past week, a consortium backed by Starboard Value Group (New York) – Acacia Research Corp. Newport Beach, Calif.) – made an offer to purchase the department store retailer Kohl’s (Menomonee Falls, Wis.)

Yazoo relaunches limited edition flavour

Talking Retail

Milk drinks brand Yazoo is relaunching its choc-caramel version as part of its series of limited edition flavours. The brand says customers enjoyed the choc-caramel milk so much that it decided to bring it back.

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The Artisan Drinks Co launches 200ml serve cans and wins Ocado listing

Retail Times

An entrepreneur, mixologist and an artist walk into a bar. and on that seminal day, The Artisan Drinks Co was born.

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Victoria’s Secret to Sell Minority Stake in China Business to Regina Miracle

VMS

Victoria’s Secret (Reynoldsburg, Ohio) unveiled its plans to sell 49 percent ownership of its China business to Hong Kong-based Regina Miracle for $45 million cash, according to a company press release. Victoria’s Secret will retain ownership of the remaining 51 percent of the China business.

Building an Inclusive Future through Cisco Investments’ Aspire Fund

Cisco CSR

The following is an excerpt from the? 2021 Cisco Purpose Report , published on December 13, 2021. . In the summer of 2020, in the face of growing awareness of systemic racial injustice, oppression, and inequality, Cisco reached a tipping point in our commitment to inclusion and collaboration.

Rachel Zsembery Takes the Helm at Bergmeyer as Newly Elected President, Marking a New Era in Leadership

VMS

Bergmeyer, the award-winning Design Collaborative based in Boston and Los Angeles, announced the election of its first-ever woman president, Rachel Zsembery, AIA, LEED AP BD+C.

Why Healthcare Provider CIOs Need to Prioritize Medical Device Security

Cisco CSR

Take a minute to picture the volume of healthcare data being transferred and stored every day — data from IoT and connected medical devices, electronic health and medical records, clinical workstations, and smart hospital applications for patients, providers, researchers, and administrators.

Defining The Difference Between Vegan and Plant-Based

Rangeme

Vegan vs Plant-Based. What’s the difference? Over recent years, the vegan movement has thrived and the number of vegan products available has become increasingly popular as consumers choose more ethical buying practices. However, another term has also seen a rise in popularity – ‘plant-based.’

Think Big, Act Small — Manageable Changes to Bolster Your Marketing Now

Retail Touch

We all like to think big. It’s energizing to think about customer experience transformation and what that could possibly mean for a business.

Amazon Go convenience stores are headed to suburbia

Retail Dive

The retail concept is a way to reach on-the-go shoppers outside of the downtown locations where existing Amazon Go stores are located

Boost Hybrid Workforce Productivity with Cisco SD-WAN and Webex

Cisco CSR

Contributing Author: Chhavi Jain , Product Manager for Cisco SD-WAN Cloud OnRamp. The pandemic has evolved the way businesses operate, with organizations relying on unified communication as a service like never before.

'We're probably late to the game:' Wilson exec on the brand's New York flagship and DTC strategy

Retail Dive

Gordon Devin, president of Wilson Sportswear, discusses the sports brand's recent pivot to DTC and what it's planning for future store locations

Victoria’s Secret Fuels China Growth Through Joint Venture With Local Manufacturer

Retail Touch

Victoria’s Secret has partnered with China-based Regina Miracle International to form a joint venture that will operate all Victoria’s Secret stores and its related online business in China.

JUMPing into Career Growth at Cisco

Cisco CSR

Being a woman in tech isn’t easy. You often hear of the stories many of us have faced as the only woman in our classes or on our teams.

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How to Win Customers Back in 2022

Independent Retailer

by Phil Kelley Jr. . The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many consumers to be wary of returning to brick-and-mortar stores, and the online competition can be fierce. When customers stop returning, business owners and CEOs are left to scratch their heads as they try to figure out why.

Walmart Invests in Indoor Farming to Access Fresh, Sustainably Grown Produce

Retail Touch

Walmart has made an investment in and entered a strategic partnership with Plenty Unlimited , an indoor vertical farming company. The companies will work together to help ensure Walmart has access to fresh produce year-round while also boosting the retailer’s sustainability efforts.

Liverpool ONE pitches up as On The Green opens debut site

A1 Retail

Grosvenor announces the opening of On The Green, a premium golf simulation concept. The brand has made its debut in a 4,700 sq ft venue on The Terrace at Liverpool ONE, boosting the destination’s already extensive leisure offer. On The Green is a fully immersive golfing experience.

Trending Health & Beauty Products for the New Year

Independent Retailer

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a huge surge in the health and beauty industry. Consumers flooded stores and websites to find the latest cures for their anxiety, mask acne, dry skin, or any other issues they experienced while in lockdown.

Animator Lets 3D Characters Get Their Groove on With NVIDIA Omniverse and Reallusion

Nvidia

Editor’s note: This post is a part of our Meet the Omnivore series , which features individual creators and developers who use NVIDIA Omniverse to boost their artistic or engineering processes. Benny Dee.

2022 Consumer Electronics Show: Top Emerging Technologies

Miller Zell

Our Miller Zell Digital Solutions Team attended the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2022 in Las Vegas on a mission to seek out inspiration on four levels: Environmental design using technology. Content strategy for brands with product showcases. Storytelling using emerging technology.

Vulkan Fan? Six Reasons to Run It on NVIDIA

Nvidia

Many different platforms, same great performance. That’s why Vulkan is a very big deal. With the release Tuesday of Vulkan 1.3, NVIDIA continues its unparalleled record of day one driver support for this cross-platform GPU application programming interface for 3D graphics and computing.

Get a Commercial Beverage Dispenser for Your Restaurant or Break Room

Small Biz Trends

Adding a commercial beverage dispenser to your juice bar, convenience store, or buffet line can help you increase your business revenue. Having a commercial beverage dispenser in the break room can also help make the workplace enjoyable and consequently lead to increased productivity.

Cisco’s Catalyst IE9300 powers next-gen substation automation

Cisco CSR

In substations, it’s increasingly difficult to meet today’s needs with yesterday’s networks. Maintaining the critical balance between electricity generation and consumption is more challenging than ever as renewable energy sources and electrification continue to evolve.

Lookout, Here Comes Route

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/metamorworks Say hello to Route – a kind of e-commerce customer experience platform. It will take the world by storm. Get shipping notifications that give you real-time status updates on any delivery.

Savage X Fenty opens its first store in Las Vegas

Retail Dive

The lingerie brand's first physical location features a tech-enabled fitting experience and size-inclusive mannequins

Döner Shack selects Silverburn for Scottish debut

A1 Retail

German street food restaurant, Döner Shack, has signed for its debut Scottish restaurant at Glasgow’s Silverburn; a major step in the brand’s expansion throughout the UK.

Automation beckons retailers as labor challenges endure

Retail Dive

Technologies like self-checkout and ordering kiosks are offering relief to grocers unable to hire enough workers to handle essential functions

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