Fri.Jan 21, 2022

SalesRX Customer Success Story: Tony Drockton of Hammitt

Retail Doc

“My biggest win with SalesRX was seeing the people that would embrace it and the ones that did not. The ones that did not have all been replaced. It has become the bar of acceptance to be successful at Hammitt.”. case study SalesRX customer testimonial

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3 searchandising strategies for 2022

Inside Retail

Searchandising is the combination of the terms “search” and “merchandising” (and, no, we didn’t come up with the term!).

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Cloud and the Hybrid Future of Work

Cisco CSR

Age of Cloud Blog Series – Blog 3. Nothing in the world is as it once was. Things we used to take for granted—such as dining out, going to the movies, or throwing birthday parties for four-year olds—are forever changed.

Cornish Bakery starts 2022 on a high

A1 Retail

Independent bakery chain Cornish Bakery has started 2022 with a set of staff and customer feedback figures that have exceeded expectations. Alongside a 30% increase in like-for-like sales against 2019 and a gamechanger rebrand, the company finished 2021 with a score on Indeed of 4.83

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.

Relevant and Extended Detection with SecureX, Part Three: Behaviour-Based Detections with Secure Network Analytics

Cisco CSR

Many local stores face closure unless cost issues are addressed, says NFRN’s Scottish president

Talking Retail

Soaring costs will put many local stores out of business unless governments step in to protect them, says the president of the NFRN in Scotland.

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More than 700 Nisa stores expected to have its latest EPoS system by end of 2022

Talking Retail

The number of Nisa stores using the company’s Evolution electronic point-of-sale (EPoS) system has risen by a quarter in the last year, says the group. This means nearly 550 stores now have the system, a figure that is expected to go well past 700 in 2022. Nearly 200 (190) were installed in 2021.

NRF Big Show 2022 Returns to In-Person Format Despite COVID Challenges

Retail Touch

Against daunting odds, the 2022 Na tional Retail Federation Big Show once again brought retailers and suppliers face to face IRL from Jan. 16-18 at New York City’s Javits Center. The 112 th annual show featured 190 sessions, more than 300 speakers and 700+ exhibitors.

NRF 2022: An Englishman in New York

VMS

Saturday, my first night and first stop in New York to attend NRF’s “Big Show,” I went to check out the (relatively) new JD Sports in Times Square. Seeing the Brit flag flying reassured me that some U.K. retailers can still make it in The Big Apple.

dunnhumby Debuts White Label Retail Media Platform

Retail Touch

Retail data science company dunnhumby has developed a new platform designed to enable retailers to easily launch and manage their own media networks.

BH Cosmetics files under Chapter 11

Retail Dive

The indie brand has succumbed to challenges brought on by the pandemic, despite high-profile partnerships last year with Iggy Azalea and Doja Cat

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How Content Creator Marketplaces can Succeed in Serving Buyers and Sellers

Retail Touch

For the last 25 years, online marketplaces such as Etsy, Mercado Libre and Rakuten have been the go-to sources for consumers buying physical goods from creators.

Have you heard? There’s a new Partner Operational Readiness hub!

Cisco CSR

Are you looking to accelerate your organization’s operational effectiveness and the ability to transact recurring revenue at scale? Then, we would like to introduce you to our renewed Partner Operational Readiness Hub !

Neiman Marcus Promotes New Supply Chain, Technology Leaders

Retail Touch

Neiman Marcus has promoted two new C-level executives to support its Revolutionizing Luxury Experiences growth roadmap. Amanda Martin has been named SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer and Vijay Karthik has been named SVP, Chief Technology Officer.

Around the world in 3-clicks

Cisco CSR

In collaboration with the Galata ‘ON AIR’ team. Since 2013, Galata has inspired our Cisco employees in India. We hire a hall and perform dances, sing songs, play instruments, act out skits, organize a fashion show, and enjoy some stand-up comedy at this annual cultural event.

Nespresso opens new experiential boutique at Trinity Leeds

A1 Retail

Innovative concept introduced to inspire and excite consumers through immersive experiences that share coffee as an art. Nespresso has launched a new experiential boutique at the Trinity Leeds shopping centre. The evolved boutique concept is designed to meet shoppers’ changing needs and preferences by offering immersive, localised and personalised experiences, exploring the artistry behind some of the world’s finest coffees.

How Walmart GoLocal plans to stand out among delivery businesses

Retail Dive

General Manager Harsit Patel says the white-label service could be just the start for wider supply chain offerings

Presto Coffee achieves B Corp certification

Retail Times

London-based Presto Coffee is delighted to have been recognised as a certified B Corporation, one of only a handful of British coffee producers to date, achieving a fantastic 92.3 B Impact Score. Hot beverages Product Time Presto Coffee

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Aerosoles footwear brand to be acquired by American Exchange

Retail Dive

The shoe seller survived a bankruptcy in 2017 and is set to become its own division under its new parent, which both licenses and owns brands

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Saint Espresso Launches at Angel Central

A1 Retail

CBRE Investment Management welcomes independent Coffee House within the newly revitalised destination.

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The Weekly Closeout: Ulta names its first female chief human resources officer

Retail Dive

Also, Mattress Warehouse received an investment from a private equity firm and Coach introduced an apprenticeship program

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Shopper donations at Lakeside Village to aid RSPCA

A1 Retail

Lakeside Village Outlet Shopping will give four-legged friends a helping hand with monthly donations to the local RSPCA set to begin.

Hims & Hers to sell hair care products at Walmart

Retail Dive

The company already sells hair loss products through The Vitamin Shoppe and has expanded its retail partners and assortment in recent months

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Food retail holding up well despite strong headwinds, says BRC boss

Talking Retail

Shopworkers deserve huge credit for ensuring that Christmas sales held up despite inflation and other problems, says the British Retail Consortium (BRC). But customers face a difficult 2022, warned the BRC’s chief executive, Helen Dickinson.

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Luggage brand Monos raises $10M in Series A funding

Retail Dive

The company plans to use the capital to expand its offline presence, acquire talent and create a more robust product development pipeline

How FHIR integrations enable healthcare interoperability

Mulesoft

In an increasingly digital world, we are seeing a bulk load of data coming from mobile, web applications, smart digital experiences, and real-time technologies. Everything is going digital.

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King Soopers Strike Ends After 10 Days

VMS

A 10-day strike by 8000 King Soopers employees has drawn to a close after the grocer and United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 tentatively reached an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement, The Denver Post reports.

Best Posts of 2021 + Reader Survey

Thrifts and Tangles

Today I’m sharing a round-up of our best Thrifts & Tangles post from 2021. I’ll be sharing our most popular posts on the Blog and YouTube. At the end of this post, there’s a reader survey.

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Nespresso opens experiential boutique at Trinity Leeds

Retail Times

Nespresso has launched a new experiential boutique at the Trinity Leeds shopping centre.

What Does a Retail Project Manager Do?

Rain

If you’re a traditional retail store owner, you already have work cut out for you. First, you have to fend Continue reading. The post What Does a Retail Project Manager Do? first appeared on Omnichannel Retailing Hub by Rain Retail Software. Retail Strategies

Retail Minded’s NRF 2022 In Review

Retail Minded

This past week in New York City, National Retail Federation hosted its annual BIG Show. Recognized and respected as the largest conference and expo in the world supporting the retail industry, I was both excited and proud to return to the NRF show floors for the first time since the global pandemic.

PayPoint enjoys rapid growth with its shopping division leading the way

Talking Retail

PayPoint, the bill payment specialist, increased revenue by more than 20% in the last quarter of 2021 compared with the previous year. The Hertfordshire-based payment services provider said revenues in the last three months of the year, the company’s third financial quarter, rose to £29.6m

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The Works satisfies increased demand for arts and crafts in bumper Christmas, says GlobalData

Retail Times

Plant-based foods will boom but they have to taste good, says leading manufacturer

Talking Retail

Plant-based foods are likely to be a £1bn-a-year market by 2026, according to a big manufacturer. Pilgrim’s Food Masters, which owns brands including Richmond and Fridge Raiders, said it is expecting a 74% increase in the category in the next four years.

Retail sales fall 3.7% in December amid spread of Omicron variant, ONS reports

Retail Times

Retail sales volumes fell by 3.7% in December 2021 but were 2.6% higher than their pre-coronavirus (COVID-19) February 2020 levels. Data Time ONS

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Geek Bar launches zero-nicotine vapes

Talking Retail

Geek Bar is making its flavour range available in a zero-nicotine disposable vape for the first time. The latest addition, which will be available to specialist vape retail outlets and convenience stores, will include 575 puffs and uses the same battery technology already used by Geek Bar.

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