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.

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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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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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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Shipping Companies Expect the Global Crunch to Continue

LS Retail

©iStock/chuyu The shipping crisis is getting worse. Here's what that means for holiday shopping.

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? .

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

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.

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.

Nisa’s retailers increase charitable donations sharply during pandemic

Talking Retail

Nisa’s registered charity, Making a Difference Locally (MADL), has reported a big increase in donations from retailers during the pandemic. Well over a million pounds (£1,190,976) was donated in the charity’s latest financial year, which ended in June 2021.

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Time to Embark: Autonomous Trucking Startup Develops Universal Platform on NVIDIA DRIVE

Nvidia

Autonomous trucking startup Embark is planning for universal autonomy of commercial semi-trucks, developing one AI platform that fits all.

Resolve Retail Customer Complaints in 4 Easy Steps

Retail Doc

It's never easy dealing with a retail customer service issue. Sometimes it may seem like they’re looking for trouble, but complaining customers are probably just looking for a solution to a frustrating problem.

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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

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

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.

5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Focus on Customer Data

Retail Touch

There’s no doubt that digital innovation is revolutionizing the retail landscape — just imagine that today, the average person produces some 1.7 MB of data every second.

Cattle-ist for the Future: Plainsight Revolutionizes Livestock Management with AI

Nvidia

Computer vision and edge AI are looking beyond the pasture. Plainsight, a San Francisco-based startup and NVIDIA Metropolis partner , is helping the meat processing industry improve its operations — from farms to forks.

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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Sephora plans first campaign highlighting Black-owned brands

Retail Dive

In its journey toward supporting BIPOC customers, the beauty retailer is also revamping its ColorIQ foundation matching technology

Amazon to test department stores in offline expansion

Inside Retail

Amazon.com is to open several department stores in its home US market to test the concept as it continues to build out its multichannel business model.

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.

Nisa charity launches clothes banks

Talking Retail

Making a Difference Locally, the charity fund set up by wholesaler Nisa, has launched a new initiative to help retailers raise more funds for local good causes in the form of branded clothing banks.

On Thin Ice: Arctic AI Model Predicts Sea Ice Loss

Nvidia

Promising more accurate predictions in an era of rapid climate change, a new tool is harnessing deep learning to help better forecast Arctic sea ice conditions months into the future.

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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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What retail executives are saying about widespread supply chain bottlenecks

Retail Dive

From air shipping to ship charters to price increases, industry players are managing chaos at ports and throughout the global production network every way they can