Thu.Mar 16, 2023

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Myer to quit Brisbane flagship, unable to agree on rental rate

Inside Retail

Department store Myer will exit its Queen Street Mall flagship in Brisbane’s CBD after unsuccessful negotiations with the landlord on lease renewal terms. In a trading update, the retailer said it will continue to search for alternative locations for its CBD flagship.

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VM & Display Awards Winners Celebrated at a Glamorous London Event

Retail Focus

The VM & Display Awards, an annual event honouring the most exceptional talents in retail visual merchandising and display, announced this year’s winners at a dazzling awards ceremony held in London last night.

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Australia’s entrenched e-commerce platforms poised for industry disruption

Inside Retail

Australia’s e-commerce boom has given rise to a healthy ecosystem of online shopping merchants commanding a sizable user base of local consumers – many of whom managed to weather the pandemic by riding a surge of digital sales.

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Myriam K Salon Brings Parisian Flair to Dubai

Retail Focus

Parisian-born, female-owned hair salon Myriam K has teamed up with Formroom to create a unique and luxurious space for their new salon located in the heart of Dubai.

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Retail Reimagined: What It Means To Be An Innovative Retailer

Speaker: DeAnna McIntosh, Retail Growth Strategist

Join DeAnna McIntosh, Retail Growth Strategist, for this idea-sparking session on how to multiply and diversify your revenue (and impact) with zero ad spend, how to create disruption in your industry, and how to reimagine and innovate the retail business model.

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“A real no-brainer”: Vacay Swimwear expands presence in North America

Inside Retail

Six years after its launch, Vacay Swimwear now has a presence across Australia, the US, Canada, Europe and parts of Asia. Here, we catch up with co-founders Jordan Kallios and Corey Decandia to talk about what’s next for the brand.

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From Product Descriptions to SEO: How Retailers are Putting Generative AI to Use

Retail TouchPoints

[Editor’s note: This is the third article in our series on AI in retail. Be sure to check out our other stories on consumer attitudes toward AI and store design applications.]

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The Value of Localization as a Competitive Advantage in Accessing Multicultural Consumers

Retail TouchPoints

The turbulence of the past few years has left the world in a state of economic and political uncertainty, and the severity and impact of these varied events continue to unfold. What we know for sure is that consumer perceptions and choices are affected by culture, which also affects spending habits.

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How loyalty programs enable Qantas, Myer customers to keep spending

Inside Retail

Qantas has rejigged its loyalty program with the introduction of Qantas Marketplace, a new platform where members of its frequent flyer program can purchase products from over 900 premium and household brands.

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BJ’s Wholesale Club to Power Up Shelf-Scanning Robots at All Locations

Retail TouchPoints

BJ’s Wholesale Club has entered a partnership with Simbe to roll out the solution provider’s automated business intelligence robot, Tally, to all 237 stores.

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Grown Alchemist makes Sydney Airport standalone debut

Inside Retail

L’Occitaine Group has partnered with Heinemann Australia to launch its Grown Alchemist counter at Sydney Airport’s Terminal 1. The launch marks the first step of the brand – which specialises in skin, body, hand, and haircare items – into the travel retail market.

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The ABM Benchmark Survey

ABM gets better with age — but unfortunately, marketers don't have the luxury of pouring it into an oak barrel for a couple decades to let it mature. It’s clear there’s a maturity gap in ABM strategies, so how can marketers start closing it?

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Food Halls: A Rising Trend

Chute Gerdeman

The post Food Halls: A Rising Trend appeared first on Chute Gerdeman. Articles Restaurants Restaurant Design Restaurant Experience

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Nicobar, the mindful Indian brand that is on the cusp of global expansion

Inside Retail

Nicobar is a modern lifestyle brand and design studio in India. Founded in New Delhi in 2016, it’s a company that believes in culture as much as commerce and telling stories through its products.

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Square Launches Accelerator Program for Black and Hispanic Retail Entrepreneurs

Retail TouchPoints

Forward , a new accelerator program designed to help Black and Hispanic retailers overcome systemic hurdles, will fund an inaugural cohort of 25 early-stage companies with $20,000 each plus exclusive access to training developed in partnership with 1863 Ventures.

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Retail appointments of the week

Inside Retail

HoMie co-founder, CEO steps aside By Dean Blake Co-founder and chief executive of Melbourne fashion brand and social enterprise HoMie, Nick Pearce, has revealed he will step aside from the job to focus on his role as a father.

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Marketing-Led COVID-19 Growth Strategies: 2022 and Beyond

More than two years in, COVID-19 is far from over. Businesses are tasked with beating pre-COVID numbers, making marketing crucial. This is your time to create brand awareness, bring in the best leads, and play a vital role in new and existing profit.

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Facebook Parent Meta to Lay Off 10,000 Employees, Close 5,000 Open Job Postings

Retail TouchPoints

Following layoffs of 11,000 workers in November 2022, Facebook parent company Meta announced on March 14 that it would let go of an additional 10,000 employees, or approximately 13% of its workforce.

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Why gratitude at work matters

Inside Retail

When organisations analyse their culture and determine their values, ‘gratitude’ isn’t a trait that is likely to appear, and yet it is increasingly evidenced as critical for well-being and success.

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Deposco Solution Aims to Help Retailers Manage the Entire Supply Chain

Retail TouchPoints

Omnichannel fulfillment platform Deposco has launched a supply chain solution designed to orchestrate end-to-end processes — plan, source, order, fulfill and return — across B2B and DTC channels, from a single package to full pallets.

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Princess Polly rolls out in the US with Pacsun

Inside Retail

Australian fashion boutique Princess Polly has teamed up with specialty retailer Pacsun to expand its offering into the US. The brand – which previously sold in pop-up locations – will now be stocked in 15 Pacsun retail stores and online.

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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Five Below to expand higher-priced Five Beyond concept to 400 stores

Retail Dive

The retailer will also open 200 locations this year as it looks to expand its shop-in-shop of products over $6

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Luggage brand July launches New Zealand e-commerce store

Inside Retail

Australian luggage brand July has expanded its offering into New Zealand, launching an online store. Established by frequent travellers Richard Li and Athan Didaskalou in 2019, the brand aims to “fix” a category that is selling poorly-designed products at a premium price.

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COOK launches UK’s first fully automated frozen meals vending machines

A1 Retail

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GNC’s chief executive officer left in January, won’t be replaced

Retail Dive

Josh Burris, who joined the supplement retailer in 2019, took over as CEO two years ago just after it exited bankruptcy with new ownership

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Hanley Arranges $5.9 Million Sale of Single-Tenant Retail Property in Metro Jacksonville

Shopping Center

Johns, Fla. Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors has arranged the $5.9 million sale of a single-tenant retail property located in St. Johns, roughly 30 miles southeast of Jacksonville. Built in 2021, the 10,395-square-foot building is net leased… The post Hanley Arranges $5.9

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Lime Crime launches makeup into Sally Beauty

Retail Dive

Lime Crime CEO Andrea Blieden discusses the value Sally’s unique customer base offers as the brand rapidly expands its wholesale presence

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Liverpool ONE outperforms UK sales trends

A1 Retail

Grosvenor has revealed that Liverpool ONE has bucked national trends since the start of 2023, with a 16.5 percent uplift in sales compared to the same period in 2022. The year-on-year rise outperforms the national picture, with an average increase of 5.2

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Why Funko is destroying at least $30M worth of toys

Retail Dive

The company faced high storage costs and inefficiency in its fulfillment operations as surplus stock piled up

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Robot deliveries roll-out in Greater Manchester

A1 Retail

Robots are heading to the streets of Greater Manchester from this week (Wednesday 15th March 2023) as Starship Technologies partners with Trafford Council and the Co-op to bring autonomous grocery deliveries to residents across Sale.

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Big Lots reports furniture shortages after largest supplier abruptly closes

Retail Dive

The shutdown of vendor United Furniture Industries pressured the discount retailer's e-commerce sales

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True Global Leadership: The Gail Adinamis wegg® Award for Exemplary Global Leadership®

LS Retail

©2023 Women Entrepreneurs Grow Global®. All rights reserved. True global leaders are defined not only by their worldly knowledge and connections, nor by the global opportunities they seize, but by how they contribute to the improvement and growth of others. Find out who the wegg® winner (awardee) is when wegg announces on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 10 AM CT. The celebration – The Gail Adinamis wegg® Award for Exemplary Global Leadership® – is free of charge and we welcome your participation.

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Over half of Gen Alpha watch shopping content: report

Retail Dive

Many kids get ideas about new products and brands by watching haul and unboxing videos, according to a report by Morning Consult

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16 Go-to-Market Plays for Your Entire Sales Funnel

After gathering some of the best go-to-market plays from our own B2B sales and marketing pros, we've package them here for you. Try one of these 16 plays in your next salesflow or as inspiration for your next winning sales engagement strategy.