Tue.May 17, 2022

Coles to offer 10 days paid gender affirmation leave to staff

Inside Retail

Coles has introduced 10 days of paid leave for team members who undergo gender affirmation. Coles’ chief legal and safety officer, and chair of the Coles Pride Steering Committee, David Brewster said the retailer is committed to championing LGBTQI+ inclusion in the workplace. “We

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e.GO Mobile Opens New Brand and Experience Store in Berlin

Retail Focus

Independent German electric car manufacturer, Next.e.GO Mobile SE, is setting a new benchmark in customer experience with brand stores that are more than just a point of sale. In the new Brand Store on Berlin’s Kurfürstendamm (216), visitors can experience the e.GO


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Mature workers ‘critical’ to resolving retail staffing shortages says ARA

Inside Retail

Traditional recruitment sources won’t fulfil long-standing labour shortages in the retail sector, says the Australian Retail Association (ARA) which is asking the government to allow employment income to be exempted from the Age Pension income test.

How Cisco DNA Assurance Proves It’s ‘Not a Network Issue’

Cisco CSR

When something in your house breaks, it’s your problem. When something in your network breaks, it’s everyone’s problem. At least, that’s how it can feel when the sudden influx of support tickets, angry phone calls, and so on start rolling in.

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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.

Starbucks, Amazon and Gucci: Retail embraces crypto, but it’s not easy

Inside Retail

The Web3 race marches on for retailers, as major industry players start to incorporate non-fungible tokens, cryptocurrency, and blockchains into their businesses. The craze surrounding NFTs last year has encouraged many brands to further explore Web3’s capabilities in retail.

Securing Your Migration to the Cloud

Cisco CSR

Cisco Secure Access by Duo and Cisco Umbrella expands availability on AWS Marketplace. Cisco Secure powers security resilience enabling you to protect the integrity of your business amidst unpredictable threats and major change, such as migrating to the cloud.

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What You Need Out of Your Price Comparison Software


In the world of modern retail, most shoppers prefer to compare product prices before making any final purchases.

Underwear label Step One downgrades outlook

Inside Retail

Step One, the listed Australian online innerwear retailer, is revising its revenue forecasts, citing global macro-economic disruptions and difficult trading conditions. .

Learnings from Implementing Microservices Authorization

Cisco CSR

Once developers start the journey of adopting a modern microservices based architecture they also need to handle other aspects of Cloud Native architecture like Full Stack Observability, microservices authentication and authorization, CICD pipeline etc.

“A focal point of Australian retail”: Inside Lotte’s new Sydney store

Inside Retail

Earlier this month, South Korean retail business Lotte Duty Free launched a three-level boutique store in the Sydney CBD, bringing the business’ duty-free offering to the city for the first time.

Coca-Cola introduces bottles with attached caps to reduce waste

Talking Retail

Coca-Cola is introducing attached caps to its recyclable plastic bottles in an effort to make sure fewer caps get left behind.

Priceline Pharmacy opens new concept store to test tech, products, services

Inside Retail

Priceline Pharmacy has unveiled a brand-new concept store where it can test and fine-tune new technology, products and services before rolling them out to the broader network.

How to make hybrid work, work

Cisco CSR

“Hybrid work allows us to redefine what’s possible by bringing out the very best of work by. empowering flexibility, choice, and inclusion for both employers and employees alike.” ” — Francine Katsoudas, EVP & Chief People, Policy & Purpose Officer.

Meet the new Chinese luxury shopper: Q&A with Alibaba’s Christina Fontana

Inside Retail

We caught up with Christina Fontana, Alibaba’s director of strategic partnerships in Southern Europe at the recent World Retail Congress to discuss the opportunities for brands in China and how the Chinese consumer has evolved.

Cut through the noise: find the best fit for your industrial wireless needs

Cisco CSR

Wireless technologies have evolved significantly over the years. Wireless solutions used to be limited to sensing less-than-critical applications and connecting user devices.

Onboarding: the hidden edge in the fight for talent

Inside Retail

There’s no shortage of media commentary about the staffing challenges employers are facing this year.

U.S. Apparel Resale to Double in Next Five Years, Fueled by Retailers and Brands

Retail Touch

There was a time, not too long ago, when it took a lot of convincing to get consumers to consider secondhand. Now, both consumers and the retailers that serve them are quite willingly jumping on the resale bandwagon, driving an already hot sector toward even further growth. The U.S.

First Nation designer collection in spotlight at Chatswood Chase

Inside Retail

Sydney’s Chatswood Chase will be home to a First Nation’s Fashion & Design (FNFD) pop up store for three weeks starting May 21.

Walmart's profits take a hit as fuel spikes and consumers react to inflation

Retail Dive

As costs continue rising, the retailer is being strategic about pricing — raising and rolling back as it seeks market share and profit

Retail workers are struggling with high cost of living, says union

Inside Retail

Retail, fast food and warehouse workers say their financial and living standards have worsened during the past five years, according to a new survey.

How the Digital Front Door and Artificial Intelligence Will Change the Future of Population Health

Cisco CSR

The future of healthcare is being driven by digital transformation and innovation. Healthcare is evolving into a new era where nearly everything is connected through digital technologies to improve the way that healthcare is delivered.

Small Biz in :15 – Pamela Wilson on How to Build an Online Business

Small Biz Trends

The advent of the COVID-19 quarantine had a lot of us working at home. But after all of that shook out, many of us were told to get back to the office to work.

Axerve white paper explores digital payments trends & the importance of multi-channel and hyper-personalised payments services

365 Retail

Axerve, Payment Partner to Grow, specialising in creating accessible and frictionless payment solutions for Ecommerce and physical sales, today announces the release of a new white paper, ‘ New technologies and trends in digital payments in 2022 ’.

Webinar Spotlights AAPI Entrepreneurs

Retail Touch

Five leading and emerging Asian and Pacific Islander entrepreneurs will share their stories of the challenges involved in launching and operating brands as a member of a minority group during an interactive webinar airing May 26, 2022 at 1 p.m. Eastern.

Concept Artist Pablo Muñoz Gómez Enlivens Fantasy Creatures ‘In the NVIDIA Studio’


Editor’s note: This post is part of our weekly In the NVIDIA Studio series, which celebrates featured artists, offers creative tips and tricks, and demonstrates how NVIDIA Studio technology accelerates creative workflows. .

Nisa’s clothing banks declared a success

Talking Retail

Clothing banks installed outside Nisa stores have raised nearly £6,000 for local causes, the group’s charity said this week. There are now 42 clothing banks outside Nisa shops, all of which raise money for Making a Difference Locally (MADL), the symbol group’s charity fund.

The Benefits of Having an Ecommerce Presence

Independent Retailer

by Jordan Cooper. The retail industry is redefining the shopping experience as consumer expectations and habits are changing.

16 Business Simulation Games for Entrepreneurs

Small Biz Trends

Looking for a game where you can build skills useful in real-world situations? Or perhaps you’re already an ace at resource management games and you want to showcase your aptitude in a fun and relaxing video game.

Google opens second retail store

Retail Dive

The tech company says its new Brooklyn location is the first of its "neighborhood stores," meant to be more intimate and community focused

David’s Bridal Acquires Digital Custom Wedding Dress Design Startup

Retail Touch

Bridal and special occasion retailer David’s Bridal has acquired Anomalie , a digital startup that helps brides-to-be plan every detail of their wedding dresses through its Build Your Dress service.

13 Top Travel Influencers

Small Biz Trends

Once you’ve gotten a handle on what’s an influencer , it’s time to think about how best to leverage their talent for business. If you’re looking to create dynamic marketing campaigns, having an amazing influencer as part of your efforts can help.

MAGIC: More Than Just A Trade Show

Independent Retailer

Home to the largest selection of trending, young contemporary, modern sportswear, footwear, and accessories brands in the industry, MAGIC is a trend-driven market event featuring a wide range of apparel, footwear, and accessories brands at accessible price points.

Vote Imminent On RRF Refill

Small Biz Trends

The US Senate could vote this week on whether or not to replenish the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). If passed, the RRF would provide billions in grant money to restaurants and other small businesses who’ve been and continue to be affected negatively by the COVID pandemic.

ZAG Drinks appoints chair of newly formed advisory board

Retail Times

ZAG Drinks, a pioneering alcohol-free brand, has appointed John Nicolson as chair of its newly formed advisory board.

Kapitus Launches Small Business Contest

Independent Retailer

Kapitus , a leading provider of financing for small and medium sized businesses, recently announced its inaugural Building Resilient Businesses (BRB) Contest , which will award $250,000 to small business owners across the US.

Mission Made Possible: Real-Time Rendering Helps Studio Create Cinematic Battle Between Characters From ‘Diablo Immortal’


Real-time rendering is helping one studio take virtual production to impossible heights. In their latest project, the creators at Los Angeles-based company Impossible Objects were tasked with depicting an epic battle between characters from the upcoming video game, Diablo Immortal.

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