Fri.Mar 29, 2024

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E.l.f. Creates Original Song to Celebrate First-Ever TikTok Shop Super Brand Day Sale

Retail TouchPoints

E.l.f. Cosmetics will be the first brand featured in a TikTok Shop Super Brand Day, which will put the brand front and center on the social media platform from March 31 to April 3, 2024. The special TikTok activation will complement E.l.f.’s larger celebration of the brand’s 20th anniversary and also mark its one-year anniversary on TikTok Shop. E.l.f was an early adopter of the TikTok platform as well as its Shop functionality. “E.l.f. has thrived on TikTok Shop by creatively engaging wit

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A Creator on YouTube Earns $20,000 a Month to Make 1-Minute Videos

Retail Wire

In a bid to beat rival platforms like Instagram and TikTok, YouTube has revealed that numerous creators are now monetizing their short videos on the platform and earning a sizable paycheck.

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BJ’s Wholesale Club Plans to Open 12 New Stores, 15 Gas Stations by Q1 2025

Retail TouchPoints

BJ’s Wholesale Club will open five warehouse club stores in Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida and Indiana. These will be the first of 12 new locations planned for BJ’s 2024 fiscal year, which will end in February 2025; the retailer also plans to open 15 gas stations during this period. The new stores will be located in: Maryville, Tenn., in the Knoxville market, BJ’s fourth location in the Volunteer State; Myrtle Beach, S.C., the second store in the Palmetto State; Palm Coast and West Palm Beac

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Kroger Shuts Down E-Commerce Spoke Facilities in Texas and Florida

Retail Wire

Kroger, the grocery chain, has announced the closure of three spoke facilities in its e-commerce operations in Texas and Florida. This decision marks a strategic shift for the company in its efforts to streamline operations and enhance efficiency.

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Get MACH Ready: Preparing Your Business for Digital Transformation

Adopting MACH technology means more than implementing new platforms. This type of digital change affects your organization at every level and requires a thoughtful approach to navigate challenges that crop up. The Get MACH Ready report, co-authored by MACH Alliance member Scott Canney in collaboration with Orium, commercetools, and Contentstack, will provide you with strategies to prepare your organization for a digital transformation.

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The Average CMO Tenure is at its Lowest Level in More Than a Decade: What Should Retail and CPG Brands Know?

Retail TouchPoints

Data from Statista shows that the average tenure of chief marketing officers (CMOs) at the leading 100 advertisers in the United States reached 39.6 months – or 3.3 years. Before the pandemic, the average stood above 40 months. This is the lowest level in more than a decade. What is going wrong? The Failing Security of Traditional Demographic Indicators The high turnover of CMOs isn’t just a statistic; it’s a loud wake-up call.

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7-Eleven Unveils Hot Dog-Flavored Drink

Retail Wire

7-Eleven has revealed an array of new 7-Select sparkling waters sporting bold and innovative flavors. Partnering with Miracle Seltzer, 7-Eleven is introducing Lemon Lime, Green Apple, Sweet Orange, and the surprising addition of Hot Dog flavor.

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SpaceX’s ‘Affordable’ Journey to Mars

Retail Wire

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has proposed an ambitious plan to make travel to Mars affordable for the masses. Musk envisions a ticket price of $100,000, believing it could be achievable for most individuals through hard work and saving.

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#RICE24 Community Convos: Justin Tichy, Chief Operating Officer, Petco 

Retail TouchPoints

According to the American Pet Products Association, Americans spent $136.8 billion on their pets in 2022, up from $123.6 billion in 2021. And a lot of these consumers are millennials and Gen Z, who have adopted entirely new ways of browsing, buying and engaging with brands.

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Amazon Secures Bally Sports RSN Streaming

Retail Wire

In a bid to bounce back from bankruptcy, Diamond Sports, parent company of Bally Sports RSNs, struck a deal in January that ropes in Amazon as a minority investor.

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Clinique expands reach with launch of Amazon storefront

Retail Dive

Parent company Estée Lauder is leaning into the e-commerce giant’s platform, with more of its brands planning storefronts there in the coming months.

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How Retailers Are Transforming Customer Experiences with Data & AI

Speaker: David Azoulay, Marc Stracuzza, Román Tejada, and Guest Speaker Sucharita Kodali

Imagine a retail landscape where every interaction is personalized, every decision informed, and every opportunity maximized 🤔✨ Join us for an exploratory journey into the heart of AI-driven retail innovation. We’ll unveil the transformative potential of AI and data analytics in shaping the future of omnichannel personalization and e-commerce.

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Spirit Adds More Nonstop Flights to Standard Routes

Retail Wire

The airline will add even more nonstop flights to its roster of locations the company services.

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Lands’ End lays off 10% of corporate workforce

Retail Dive

Most of those layoffs came in January, though some were the result of earlier changes to the retailer's sourcing organization.

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Xiaomi Unveils EV $4K Cheaper Than Tesla’s Model 3

Retail Wire

As the battle to bring the most cost-effective electric vehicles to the market heats up, the Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi announced that its first electric car will go on sale for significantly less than Tesla's Model 3.

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Cisco Nexus Insights: Proactive Day 2 Operations

Cisco Retail

Today’s complex hybrid cloud environments are often composed of solutions from multiple vendors and spread across multiple locations, making it challenging to smooth out application performance and a… Read more on Cisco Blogs

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Forrester Report: Demystifying The Technical Functions of POS Solutions

Understanding the intricate world of Point-of-Sale (POS) technology is a common challenge for tech buyers. When it comes to defining the functions of Point-of-Sale systems, the communications have yet to be standardized–—until now. Forrester’s new report, Demystifying The Technical Functions of POS Solutions, breaks through the noise and provides business leaders with the information and tools they need to evaluate the features of POS systems.

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loanDepot and MLB Bring Back Ballpark Bingo

Retail Wire

loanDepot, the Official Mortgage Provider of Major League Baseball (MLB), is reviving its beloved "Ballpark Bingo: A Celebration of Firsts" campaign for the 2024 season, aiming to further captivate fans in America’s favorite pastime through an interactive sweepstakes.

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Mercari ends selling fees, debuts new returns policy

Retail Dive

The no-fee structure became effective on all new listings earlier this week and will roll out to the rest of the site in the weeks to come.

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Easter Sunday 2024: What Stores Are Open and Closed?

Retail Wire

Easter Sunday 2024 is fast approaching, and if you're eyeing some last-minute shopping, it's crucial to know which stores are open and which ones are closed for the holiday.

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SRS Real Estate Partners Arranges $11.9 Million Sale of Shopping Center in Toledo, Ohio

Shopping Center

Toledo, Ohio — SRS Real Estate Partners has arranged the $11.9 million sale of Airport Square, a 187,252-square-foot shopping center located in Toledo. Situated on approximately 23 acres, the property was… The post SRS Real Estate Partners Arranges $11.9 Million Sale of Shopping Center in Toledo, Ohio appeared first on Shopping Center Business.

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Mapping Digital Transformation: Retail’s Strategic Shift

Speaker: Jennifer Wright, Michael Scholz, Jasmin Guthmann, and Scott Canney

Digital transformation in retail is so much more than new technology. You need to get your whole organization, from entry-level workers to executives, on board with the new tech, new skills, and culture changes that digital transformation brings. Leading this mindset shift can be a daunting task… but that’s where this webinar comes in! Join our panel of experts as they guide you through the challenges of digital transformation, preparing you to avoid common mistakes and make the most of incredib

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Crypto King Sam Bankman-Fried Sentenced to 25 Years for Fraud

Retail Wire

The founder of FTX trading will spend over two decades in prison for his crimes.

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AI Is Transforming the Global Business Landscape

LS Retail

©iStock/Shutter2U A discussion on the transformative impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the global business landscape, highlighting how AI-driven strategies are revolutionizing industries worldwide. Join the Atlantic Council for a dynamic discussion hosted by the WIn Fellowship, part of the Atlantic Council’s empowerME initiative, on April 25 from 1:00 p.m.

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Fueling Retail Expansion: Exploring Financing Options For Business Growth

Retail Minded

For retailers looking to expand their operations, securing financing is a crucial step to fuel growth. Whether opening new locations, renovating existing stores, or investing in technology and inventory, retail expansion requires significant capital investment. Financing this growth remains a significant challenge for many retailers, from small boutiques to large chains.

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Despite last year’s declines, Torrid could grab more market share

Retail Dive

The plus-size leader faces ongoing reluctance to spend on discretionary goods, but has inventory control and other strengths on its side.

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The Personalization Playbook: 2024 Strategies

Did you know—74% of IT leaders are looking to improve their tech stack to offer better personalization? It’s impossible to ignore the importance of personalization, but it comes with challenges. How do you do it with a tight budget? What about customer privacy and the use of data? The Personalization Playbook is packed with research and insights from Orium, Talon.One, and Bloomreach and gives IT leaders answers to these tough questions, helping them shape 2024 strategies for personalization.

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BrewDog Distilling Co., launches DUO White Rum

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! BrewDog Distilling Co., is proud to announce the official launch of its DUO White Rum, this will join its existing rum SKUs which includes DUO Spiced Rum and DUO Spiced with Caramelised Pineapple Rum. Synonymous with category disruption, BrewDog Distilling Co. has built a reputation for challenging norms and setting new standards.

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Knix signs Gabrielle Union as global brand ambassador

Retail Dive

The actor will be featured in the new “Knix for Life” campaign and will be involved in events and other initiatives for the period care brand.

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Cove Capital Acquires 130,056-Square-Foot Eastwood Village Retail Center in Birmingham, Alabama

Shopping Center

Birmingham, Ala. — Cove Capital Investments has acquired Eastwood Village, a 130,056-square-foot retail center located in Birmingham. Tenants at the property, which was 96 percent occupied at the time of sale,… The post Cove Capital Acquires 130,056-Square-Foot Eastwood Village Retail Center in Birmingham, Alabama appeared first on Shopping Center Business.

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Perfect Corp. improves 3D modeling for virtual jewelry try-on

Retail Dive

The latest update allows brands to use Graphics Library Transmission Format 2.0 files, which offer more detailed textures and lighting.

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How Personalized Customer Experiences Drive Retail Growth and Revenue

Speaker: Shaunna Bruton - Associate Director of Product Strategy at Orium | Sam Panzer - Director of Industry Strategy at Talon.One | Frank Passantino - Director of Product Management at Bloomreach

More and more, customers are expecting a better personalized CX. But can retailers actually deliver? Data from McKinsey shows that companies that excel in personalization increase their revenue by 40%, but despite these numbers, retailers struggle to implement customer personalization strategies. So what are the potential solutions? Join us to gain a better understanding of the current retail landscape and learn what you can do to translate personalization strategies into practical implementatio

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Persil partners with Arsenal and reveals short film ‘The Autograph’ starring England star Bukayo Saka

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Revealing a bold change in direction for its successful Dirt Is Good platform, the touching three-minute film starring Arsenal and England player Bukayo Saka follows the journey of a young Arsenal fan whose prized shirt, signed by Saka, falls victim to an unexpected villain – Persil’s new washing capsules with first-time stain removal, which show [

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The Weekly Closeout: Beyond partners with X as Miniso pops up in Times Square

Retail Dive

The home retailer’s social media deal involves short- and long-form content. Meanwhile, Miniso’s store concept follows a successful flagship in New York.

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The Lake District, Yorkshire Dales & Jurassic Coast are UK’s top Easter road trip locations in JET survey

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! The Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Jurassic Coast have been voted the top three road trip destinations Brits would most like to visit this Easter weekend – revealed in a new poll conducted by leading fuel brand JET.

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5 Reasons Why Visitor Counters Are Important for Museums

V Count

It is an undeniable fact that the pandemic had a significant impact on the number of visitors in museums , leading to a noticeable decrease during and even after this global health crisis. As we now navigate our way back to what we consider our normal lives, it’s not uncommon to feel a sense of unease or apprehension when entering crowded areas.

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Planning the Architecture of Your Modular DXP

Are you considering moving away from a monolith platform and over to composable architecture? Join experts from Google Cloud, GroupBy, and Orium as they discuss the benefits of moving to a modular digital experience platform. In this masterclass, uncover key indicators that show your brand is ready for a modular DXP, and learn how to lay the foundation for composable commerce.