August, 2021

How to Motivate a Retail Employee

Retail Doc

How to motivate retail employees …. Retail Sales Retail Sales Training

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July retail sales up 11.5% despite consumers traveling, dining out

Retail Dive

Growth compared to 2019 outpaced the year-over-year rise, partly because shoppers are flush with savings thanks to governmental support

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Don’t miss out – it’s now or never for digital transformation

Inside Retail

We’re living in an era that has seen profound technological advances change the face of retail. Just a decade ago, Instagram and Afterpay were barely in their inception phase – now, it’s hard to imagine any B2C business not taking advantage of these tools.

Mango opens new flagship store in Oxford Street

Retail Focus

Fashion retailer Mango has launched a new flagship store in London. The new space will be located at 223-235 Oxford Street, taking the total number of stores in the United Kingdom to 43.

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.

The Complexities of Understanding Shopper Behavior

Mike Anthony

Winning with shoppers is key to consumer goods success: I think we can all agree on that. And on the surface, shopper marketing looks pretty straight forward. Stick some activity in a store and a shopper responds… Simple eh? Alas not. Shopper marketing is fiendishly complicated.

Application Networking on the Go

Cisco Retail

Now, that we have ventured off into my three-part series called, What in the World of Applications, we have discussed the evolution of applications, the role of application security in our society, and the emergence of Cloud Native technologies.

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Personalizing the Customer Experience Is a Competitive Differentiator

Shep Hyken

I recently released my 2021 Achieving Customer Amazement research. We surveyed 1,000 consumers in the U.S. and asked them numerous questions about topics related to customer service, customer experience, loyalty, reviews, and more.

Online only supermarket Geezy Go launches in Sydney

Inside Retail

New on-demand food and grocery service Geezy Go has launched a digital supermarket serving Sydney, aiming to compete with Woolworths and Coles. . The online supermarket offers an under 20-minute delivery service, promising products priced similar to or lower than its rivals.

Space NK immersive beauty experience in Old Spitalfields Market, London

Retail Focus

Space NK brought their ‘My Beauty Space’ campaign to life with a pop-up experience in Old Spitalfields Market between Friday 30 July – Sunday 1 August.

An AI for Fine Art: Attorney Trains NVIDIA RTX 2070 to Authenticate Masterpieces

Nvidia

What’s the difference between art created by Leonardo da Vinci and a knockoff? In the case of the Salvator Mundi, the answer is nearly half a billion dollars.

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Secure. Compliant. Effective. Meeting the Needs of our Federal Customers.

Cisco Retail

At Cisco, we are committed to partnering with the federal government to help them meet the mission. These days, that mission relies more than ever on a dynamic security architecture and partners you can trust to keep your workloads, workforce, and workplaces safe.

To Compete With Amazon Try Adding On Instead of Discounts

Retail Doc

Many stores are having difficulty competing with Amazon unless they use coupons and discounts which punishes their margins. Retail Sales Training Amazon adding-on Bed Bath and Beyond

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The Difference Between Repeat Customers and Loyal Customers

Shep Hyken

“We love our customers, and they obviously love us. They keep coming back, again and again!” . Who doesn’t want to be able to say that? And, if that is the case with your organization, let me ask you this question: Do you know why they are coming back? .

Harvey Norman hits record profit in Australia

Inside Retail

Harvey Norman has delivered another strong year in spite of the Covid-19 crisis, with total revenue up 15.3 per cent to $9.49 billion, and profit after tax up 75 per cent to $841.4 million. Earnings at the furniture and homewares business also spiked during the year, growing 54 per cent to $1.45

The retail rebound and the role of digital

Retail Focus

Covid-19 hit the retail sector hard. Shops were closed. Consumer spending shifted online. High street stalwarts struggled or, in the case of Debenhams , collapsed.

From Our Kitchen to Yours: NVIDIA Omniverse Changes the Way Industries Collaborate

Nvidia

Talk about a magic trick. One moment, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang was holding forth from behind his sturdy kitchen counter. The next, the kitchen and everything in it slid away, leaving Huang alone with the audience and NVIDIA’s DGX Station A100 , a glimpse at an alternate digital reality.

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Register for DevNet Create: Top 3 Reasons Why

Cisco Retail

DevNet Create is Cisco’s developer conference that has grown and changed over the years. Now in our 5th year, we are excited to bring you a 2-day virtual event that spans the globe where you’ll hear use cases, demos, and stories from each region.

Best Cross Selling and Upselling in Retail Tips

Retail Doc

Cross selling and upselling in retail are the foundation of raising the average ticket. Cross selling in retail is the art of suggesting additional, complementary products to someone who has already decided on a purchase. Retail Sales Training selling suggestive selling retail cross selling

Stitch Fix stylists jump ship

Retail Dive

Wells Fargo analysts say a delay in the apparel site's "direct buy" option and the exodus of many employees after staffing changes are "red flags "

$24m investment into recycling to help retailers hit sustainability targets

Inside Retail

The Federal and NSW Governments announced a joint $24 million investment into greater recycling capabilities across the state on Monday, a decision which will see 22 projects greenlit with the intention of reducing waste.

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Amid Rising Prices, Demand for Fair Prices is Rising Too

Retail Focus

For those retailers creaking back to healthy business levels after the seesaw demand cycles, supply chain upheaval, Brexit trade disruption and forced store closures, an unwelcome new specter is rearing its head: inflation.

What is a Machine Learning Model?

Nvidia

When you shop for a car, the first question is what model — a Honda Civic for low-cost commuting, a Chevy Corvette for looking good and moving fast, or maybe a Ford F-150 to tote heavy loads.

How Do I Know When I Block Something, That It’s Actually Blocked?

Cisco Retail

This might be a very existential question… a bit like Plato’s Allegory of the Cave. “How do I know what is reality?” ” Well, I have the answer for this: Cisco ThousandEyes can help with this!

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Working Retail Sales: How It Made Me A Better Person

Retail Doc

After I posted a job notice on Facebook for a client, I received this comment, “A resume for a retail job?”. Retail Sales Retail Sales Training

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Toys R Us brand to open 400 shop-in-shops in Macy's stores

Retail Dive

The department store retailer hopes to lure in millennial parents who shopped at the famed toy store as kids

Snap lockdowns weighing on ‘battle-weary’ retailers, public

Inside Retail

Australia’s battle with the Delta variant of Covid-19 is continuing to shut businesses down, with the state of Victoria re-entering lockdown, rejoining New South Wales and Queensland in shutting non-essential retail and restricting citizens movements in light of surging cases.

Canada Goose announces new Edinburgh store

Retail Focus

The lifestyle brand is set to join Edinburgh’s iconic shopping street, Multrees Walk, in the autumn of this year. Edinburgh will follow the launch of two shops in Germany this year, making it the seventh in the European market, with Munich scheduled to open later this summer.

McCoy’s unveils new pack design for core flavours

Talking Retail

McCoy’s is set to launch a new pack design to highlight the “full on flavour” proposition of its core range. The new design will roll-out from 30 August across Salted, Cheddar & Onion, Salt & Malt Vinegar, Flame Grilled Steak, and Thai Sweet Chicken flavours.

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Celebrating Everyday Healthcare Heroes

Cisco Retail

The last 18 months have challenged us all as a global society. We’ve had to reimagine and rethink the way we socialize, learn and live – and at times, we’ve all felt the burden of the pandemic. .

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5 Ways Brick and Mortar Retailers Should Prepare for a Better Future

Retail Doc

First the bad news for retailers. Retail Sales Technology Retail Sales Training retail trends brick and mortar online sales

The future of cloud-based warehouse management

Retail Dive

With the advent of technology and the subsequent changes in the business landscape, warehouse digitalization is becoming a necessity if businesses wish to remain relevant and competitive

AusPost lands record revenue, commits to delivering perishables long-term

Inside Retail

Mail and logistics firm Australia Post delivered record revenue in FY21 driven by increase e-commerce growth in the retail sector, hitting $8.27 billion. The group’s profit before tax spiked 87.7 per cent to $100.7

More independent brands sign leases to open in Wembley Park

Retail Focus

Innovative independent businesses are rushing to sign leases in Wembley Park, London’s globally renowned entertainment district and 365-day neighbourhood , with two further deals made in the last week – including one that already has a space in the destination.

Guest Post: How to Go Above & Beyond for Your Customers to Secure Their Repeat Business

Shep Hyken

This week we feature an article by Ray?Blakney, Blakney, CEO and co-founder of Live Lingua , a renowned online language learning platform. He writes about how companies can secure their current customers’ repeat business.

Cisco Ultra Cloud Core Repels Pro Hackers

Cisco Retail

Security is critical when developing new technology and that’s never going to change. Those with ill intent work 24 hours per day, seven days per week to discover vulnerabilities in servers, routers, and security devices that can be exploited.

Retail Sales Training: How To Sell More In Your Store

Retail Doc

"How can I sell more to customers?" is a frequent question from retailers of all sizes

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