September, 2022

How online and offline retail are converging

Inside Retail

For more than two years into the pandemic, digital transformation and investment accelerated, and customers increasingly turned to online shopping as an alternative to traditional shopping. .

How to Use Humor in Your Sales Presentation - the More Laughs, the More You Sell

The Retail Doctor

Want to increase your sales? Try adding humor! Here are eight tips for incorporating humor into your retail store or in-person sales presentation. Presentation skills training sales techniques humor

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Shopper Insights: How to enable your team to create better shopper insights

Mike Anthony

We consistently get loads of requests from clients wanting for help with creating shopper insights. And as data becomes more and more available this demand seems to increase.

Analysis: a perfect retail storm is brewing

Inside Retail

Australian retailers generally fared well over the last 18 months during the Covid-19 pandemic, despite temporary store closures as part of government-imposed lockdowns, although headwinds may be on the horizon.

Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

Join this exclusive conversation with our expert panelists and learn how you can thrive as an e-commerce retailer - even when faced with adverse market challenges. Don't miss out; register today!

Toyota Motor Europe unveils its vision for the future with new showroom experience & concept

Retail Focus

Earlier this year, Toyota Motor Europe partnered with Dalziel & Pow to design the vision for the future of its European retailer network at a new site in Paris Nord.

What is Visual Merchandising?

Wiser

In the restaurant business, they say that “People eat with their eyes first.”. That means that even if the food is cooked perfectly and is delicious, a bad presentation can put someone off before they even try it. Retailers and brands are facing the same challenges.

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How To Make Your Retail Store Instagram-Worthy

The Retail Doctor

Today's retail landscape is all about being Instagram-worthy like this space in New York City, pictured above. Consumers and influencers are always on the lookout for new, unique, and visually appealing places to take photos and videos for their social media channels. Marketing Social Media instagram

Unscrambling Cybersecurity Acronyms: The ABCs of EDR and MEDR Security

Cisco CSR

In the first part of this blog series on Unscrambling Cybersecurity Acronyms , we provided a high-level overview of the different threat detection and response solutions and went over how to find the right solution for your organization.

NRA in ‘upheaval’ after CEO quits amid vaping furore

Inside Retail

The future of the National Retailers Association is unclear after CEO Dominique Lamb resigned suddenly, within two months of the exit of long-standing chairman Mark Brodie. .

Victoria Leeds welcomes five new dynamic retail brands

Retail Focus

Victoria Leeds has strengthened its position with the addition of five new retailers.

How to Address the Needs of the Next Generation of e-Commerce Customers

Speaker: Jenn VandeZande, Head of Digital Engagement Strategy at SAP Customer Experience | Beth Scott, VP, Business Operations - Supply Chain | Nikki Grigsby, PHR, Chief Operations Officer at Syndigo | Levana Wang, Content Creator, Gen Z Expert

Join Jenn VandeZande, Beth Scott, Nikki Grigsby and Levana Wang for this insightful and topical conversation on the modernization of e-commerce tech.

Examining the Real Costs of Remote Work

Small Biz Trends

The rise of remote working was swift during the height of the pandemic, at first due to necessity and later due to many workers preferring to keep working from home. Even now that we can return to the office in-person, many businesses have retained at least some remote working.

Bloomingdale’s Kicks off 150th Year with Virtual Store, Anniversary Exclusives and Events

Retail TouchPoints

Blackstock & Weber for Bloomingdale’s 150th. Bloomingdale’s has debuted a lineup of designer collaborations, events and digital activations, including a virtual store, to celebrate its 150 th anniversary.

How to Improve Customer Experience in Retail Stores

Wiser

According to a study done by Salesforce , 84 percent of consumers say that customer experience is just as important as a company’s products and services. In fact, customer experience is one of the biggest factors that retailers have to consider.

Cisco DNA Center and Device configuration management

Cisco CSR

In my conversations with customers and partners, there are two topics that are different but somewhat related: compliance and device configuration management. In my latest blog, “Compliant or not?

Retail Marketing in a Recession UK: 10 tips from experts

With a recession predicted, retail is often the hardest hit. Marketing is crucial to remain prosperous once economic difficulties have subsided, but investing in the right places is critical. Here are 10 expert tips for retail marketing in a recession.

Aje eyes US expansion with NYFW debut

Inside Retail

Australian fashion brand Aje has made its first “off-schedule appearance” at the New York Fashion Week. At an immersive show at Roll & Hill in Manhattan, the brand featured curated pieces from its Spring Summer 23 ‘Lumen’ collection teaming up with NY-based creative agency Replica.

iFLY selects The O2 for London debut

Retail Focus

Waterfront Limited Partnership, a joint venture between AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners, who own and operate Icon Outlet and the Entertainment District at The O 2 , has announced iFLY , the indoor skydiving experience, is set to open at The O 2 mid-December 2022, in what will be the company’s first London location.

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Alo Yoga releases first ready-to-wear collection, NFT at New York Fashion Week

Retail Dive

The new Aspen Collection features floor-length faux fur jackets and cashmere sets, and comes with non-fungible tokens providing exclusive perks

Attend REUTERS MOMENTUM to Shape the Future Technology of Your Business

Small Biz Trends

If there is one constant in today’s digital ecosystem it is fast development. As a small business, it is imperative to find out what these developments are and see if you can implement them into your workflow.

5 Essential Virtual Selling Practices Every Company Must Have by 2023

Speaker: Erika Bzdel - Vice President of Sales and Craig Simons - Director of Marketing

Join us on Sept. 13 at 9:30 am PT as Erika Bzdel, VP of Sales, and Craig Simons, Director of Marketing, discuss the virtual selling practices that every company should adopt, and how to succeed at selling in a hybrid world.

Searchspring Launches Tools for Personalized Email Campaigns

Retail TouchPoints

Searchspring , a search, product merchandising and personalization platform, has added Searchspring Personalized Email Recommendations to its Personalization Suite.

Hybrid Cloud Networking Made Easy

Cisco CSR

Hybrid cloud and the use of multiple public clouds is the new normal. Cisco has been pursuing a strategy to make it easier for organizations to manage this complexity.

Hermes opens a luxury Sydney gym like no other

Inside Retail

Hermes will launch HermesFit, a temporary workout venue, in Sydney on the 14th and 16th of next month at The Hordern Pavilion. The HermesFit pop-up will be styled in the house’s recognisable orange, with graphic motifs adorning the walls.

Bullring & Grand Central secures 27,500 sq ft JD Sports upsize for Summer 2023

Retail Focus

Hammerson has announced that JD Sports will more than double its presence in Bullring & Grand Central, in a clear signal of the destination’s strength as well as a firm commitment to Birmingham as a thriving city. .

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.

Amazon offers sellers free software to speed fulfillment

Retail Dive

Veeqo helps merchants manage inventory and gives discounted rates with carriers such as UPS and FedEx

How to Use TikTok and Other New Strategies to Level Up Your Business

Small Biz Trends

Is your business stuck in a rut? If you’ve noticed your growth steady in recent years, a new strategy may be necessary to get you to the next level. This may involve a new marketing platform , extra revenue sources, or even global expansion.

Walmart, P&G Team Up to Tackle Beauty Product Waste

Retail TouchPoints

Walmart and P&G have joined forces to offer free in-store recycling collection for beauty packaging at 25 Walmart locations across Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Exploring Default Docker Networking Part 2

Cisco CSR

Well, hello everyone. I’m back to continue my exploration of default Docker networking. If you haven’t already read (or it has been a while since you read) Exploring Default Docker Networking Part 1 I would recommend checking it out.

Scale Black Friday website traffic with API-first e-commerce – and relax!

Inside Retail

Wouldn’t it be great if Black Friday, Cyber Monday and any other seasonal event would be met with zero slowdowns or downtime due to traffic peaks? Yet, most retailers face issues increasing website capacity during these critical times. The result: Annoyed customers and missed revenue.

Creative Retail Awards crown the very best in worldwide design and display for 2022

Retail Focus

As physical retail evolves, design and experience have become more powerful tools than ever. The Creative Retail Awards have recognised the very best in retail, leisure, and hospitality design & display since 2018.

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Macy’s launches third-party marketplace in time for the holidays

Retail Dive

The department store is filling gaps in its assortment with an online selection of toys, pet goods and other items. Should some end up in stores, too

T-Mobile Offers Small Business Canva Pro and Some Facebook Ads for Free

Small Biz Trends

T-Mobile recently launched an offer to help small businesses get more value out of their marketing using Canva Pro. T-Mobile Offers Small Business Canva Pro and Some Facebook Ads for Free.

Walmart Introduces ‘No Concerns’ Returns Including Home Pickup for Walmart+ Members

Retail TouchPoints

Walmart will launch three new returns options as part of its “No Concerns” campaign to accommodate early holiday shopping. Beginning in Oct. 1, 2022, Walmart will introduce: An extended Holiday Guarantee returns period allowing customers to return eligible purchases made on or after Oct.

Cisco U. Inclusive Learning, Delivered

Cisco CSR

We recently introduced Cisco U., one of our newest learning initiatives, at Cisco Live. Cisco U. promises to meet the diverse global community through an inclusive digital learning experience. If you’re wondering what that means, well, I’m so glad.