January, 2022

Fashion for people with disabilities celebrated at Australian Fashion Week

Inside Retail

For the first time ever, a runway show for people with disabilities will feature at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW) in May. .

Aldi opens first checkout-free supermarket

Retail Focus

Aldi has opened its first checkout-free store, where shoppers will be able to pick up products and leave without queuing to pay.

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24 Dos and Don'ts of Customer Service by Personality Style

Retail Doc

Personality styles have fascinated salespeople since the Greeks first identified them as the Four Temperaments.

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How the emergence of online shopping will change the face of bricks and mortar grocery retail

Mike Anthony

Pure online grocery shoppers are rare. In a study we conducted across all categories in the US, most online shoppers also bought the same category offline.

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.

NVIDIA GPUs Enable Simulation of a Living Cell

Nvidia

Every living cell contains its own bustling microcosm, with thousands of components responsible for energy production, protein building, gene transcription and more.

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How Macy's set out to conquer the department store business — and lost

Retail Dive

At the dawn of the 21st century, the 160-year-old retailer expanded amid the sector's steep decline. What now

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White paper: Joy of Shopping

Retail Focus

Following the oppression of isolation brought on by the pandemic, shopping-for-leisure in physical stores begins to replenish our essential need for real-time experiences and face-to-face interaction.

Retail Sales Tips - 5 Lies Customers Tell And How To Sell Around Them

Retail Doc

Lies customers tell. They're rarely talked about. Maybe some shoppers feel salespeople can’t be trusted. But retailers are often faced with selling to customers who tell white lies to avoid purchasing expensive items. Retail Sales Training selling tips

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Five Lessons On How To Personalize the Customer Experience

Shep Hyken

I love to receive great examples of outstanding customer service. I’m always on the lookout for great stories, whether I personally experience them, or they are sent in by our followers. What I share with you today is a great example of personalized and proactive communication.

Autonomous Era Arrives at CES 2022 With NVIDIA DRIVE Hyperion and Omniverse Avatar

Nvidia

CES has long been a showcase on what’s coming down the technology pipeline. This year, NVIDIA is showing the radical innovation happening now.

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10 retail trends to watch in 2022

Retail Dive

2021 upended some trends and accelerated others. What will 2022 bring for retailers

Christmas retail sales dip behind Black Friday boom

Inside Retail

Retail turnover fell 4.4 per cent in December last year according to the Retail Trade figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today.

Surface Design Show preview 2022

Retail Focus

Surface Design Show 2022 presents an exciting combination of education, engagement and entertainment at one of the first industry events to fully return to a face-to-face format this year.

New Store Merchandising Ideas to See in 2022 in New York [Pics]

Retail Doc

If you’re visiting New York City soon, don’t miss these retail stores doing it right. visual merchandising displays how to display

Introducing Cisco Responsible AI – Enhancing Technology Transparency and Customer Trust

Cisco Retail

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly part of our everyday lives, and this transformation requires a thoughtful approach to innovation.

Van, Go: Pony.ai Unveils Next-Gen Robotaxi Fleet Built on NVIDIA DRIVE Orin

Nvidia

Robotaxis are on their way to delivering safer transportation, driving across various landscapes and through starry nights. This week, Silicon Valley-based self-driving startup Pony.ai

Amazon to open first physical clothing store

Retail Dive

Amazon Style will launch later this year in Los Angeles, bringing technology and personalization to the forefront of its shopping experience

Australia Post delivers 52 million parcels over Christmas period

Inside Retail

Australia Post managed to deliver 52 million parcels through December last year despite high parcel volumes all through October and November.

EuroCIS 2022 in Düsseldorf will be postponed

Retail Focus

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and especially the rapid spread of the Omikron variant also have an impact on EuroCIS 2022 , which will now be postponed to May 31 to June 02, 2022.

February Retail Cash Flow Tips for Holding onto your Money

Retail Doc

Looking for how to save money this month and cash flow tips for your retail store? Management Retail Sales cash flow

Shopify Vs Squarespace: Which is Best for Your Small Business?

Small Biz Trends

When it comes to setting up an online store, two platforms that are most popular with small business owners are Shopify and Squarespace. Both platforms are designed to make it easier for an e-commerce business owner with no coding experience to set up shop easily.

NVIDIA Makes Free Version of Omniverse Available to Millions of Individual Creators and Artists Worldwide

Nvidia

Designed to be the foundation that connects virtual worlds, NVIDIA Omniverse is now available to millions of individual NVIDIA Studio creators using GeForce RTX and NVIDIA RTX GPUs.

5 tech trends to watch in 2022

Retail Dive

In an increasingly digital consumer environment, brands need to pick up the pace to stay relevant

Australia Post names new retail divisional chief

Inside Retail

Former McDonald’s Australia CEO Catriona Noble has been named as the head of Australia Post’s retail business. Noble, who most recently headed the retail division of ANZ Bank, takes up the Australia Post role of executive GM, retail, reporting to group CEO and MD Paul Graham.

Hermès reopens its store in Pacific Place Mall, revealing a unique, spacious design and reaffirming its history with Hong Kong

Retail Focus

Hermès has reopened the doors of the newly renovated store in Pacific Place mall, Hong Kong. A cherished location for the house since it opened in 1991.

SalesRX Customer Success Story: The Hollidays of Children's World

Retail Doc

“Where I see the impact is when we bring a new employee in and can compare those who have followed the system successfully against those learning the system. You can see the difference in their confidence, how they react with the customers, and their ability to get the full sale.”.

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There is no substitute for a CISO…or is there?

Cisco Retail

You haven’t had an uninterrupted vacation in years, your presentation at the last board meeting fell short, and it’s hard for you to imagine how the organization would function without you at the helm. These are all very real situations for today’s CISO.

Leading HPC Software Company Bright Computing Joins NVIDIA

Nvidia

Bright Computing, a leader in software for managing high performance computing systems used by more than 700 organizations worldwide, is now part of NVIDIA.

3 Trends That Will Positively Impact Retail in 2022

VMS

T ALK ABOUT A triple-whammy: during 2021, the pandemic continued to play a major role in daily life; massive snags in the supply chain caused shortages in a variety of goods; and inflation surged to levels not seen since the 1970s.

76 per cent of retailers impacted by worker isolation: ARA

Inside Retail

Three quarters of retailers are currently impacted by worker isolations, according to a survey by the Australian Retailers’ Association, and half rank ‘staff shortages’ as the biggest issue they are facing currently ahead of supply chain issues.

Demand for Glass Moveable Walls Soars

Retail Focus

Glass moveable walls are today’s ‘en vogue’ method of creating light, airy, flexible space with specifications from architects and interior designers at an all-time high.

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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Top 10 IoT use cases—and what they demand from your network

Cisco Retail

When I was growing up in Brazil I loved the “Can you spot the differences?” puzzle in Coquetel , a children’s magazine. The challenge was to spot slight differences in ten seemingly identical drawings.

Meta Works with NVIDIA to Build Massive AI Research Supercomputer

Nvidia

Meta Platforms gave a big thumbs up to NVIDIA, choosing our technologies for what it believes will be its most powerful research system to date. The AI Research SuperCluster (RSC), announced today, is already training new models to advance AI.

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Cisco SD-WAN: Driving Network Efficiency and Accelerating Cloud Integration with AWS Cloud WAN

Cisco CSR

Contributing author: Vipul Shah , Engineering Product Manager – Cisco SD WAN. In today’s world, enterprise customers are dominantly focused on their users and applications.

Aussie firm launches augmented reality app for beverages

Inside Retail

Aussie consumer tech firm Immertia has launched an augmented reality app for breweries to promote their beverage products to their customers using customers’ handheld devices. The app, known as “Swigr”, is activated when shoppers scan a label with their phone.