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ChaseDesign survey: Shoppers want to return to stores

Mass Relators

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – A vast majority of consumers, 85%, will do more in-store shopping in 2022 than last year, according to new research from ChaseDesign.

How NFTs are Influencing the Retail Market

Retail Pro

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are becoming a bigger part of the fashion landscape. In so doing, they are also becoming a substantial part of retail.

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6 Ways Retailers Can Beat the Supply Chain Crisis in 2022

Independent Retailer

by Mark Hook. From ports clogged with containers and raw materials running low, to factories shutting down and truck drivers being in short supply, retailers have faced a steady stream of devastating supply chain issues over the last year.

Trivago fined $44.7 million for misleading travellers

Inside Retail

Online travel booking company Trivago has been ordered to pay $44.7 million in penalties by the Australian Federal Court for misleading consumers over hotel prices.

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.

How restructuring your business can help it to recover

Retail Focus

Helping your business to overcome a rocky patch may seem like a daunting prospect, but it is possible, and there are a lot of ways to start turning things around.

9 Ways To Improve Your Body Language Nonverbal Skills

Retail Doc

Looking for how nonverbal communication impacts sales? Your body language sends wordless cues long before you try to close a sale. Retail Sales Training selling skills body language nonverbal communication

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Singapore sneaker reseller Ox Street to launch in Australia, NZ

Inside Retail

Singapore-based online sneaker resale marketplace Ox Street is launching a trans-Tasman expansion, opening an e-commerce store in Australia. Australia is a perfect fit for the community we want to build in the long-term,” said Gijs Verheijke, founder and CEO at Ox Street. “We

How the pandemic was a catalyst for ‘New Retail’ design

Retail Focus

A creative shift in retail design isn’t a new, post-Covid development. Serious changes were happening before the pandemic, which kicked the creativity and the need to stay relevant, up a gear.

ChatOps: How to Build Your First Webex Bot

Cisco CSR

Welcome to the first blog of our series on how to use the Webex API to code up ChatOps workflows! In this post, you’ll learn how to create a Webex bot, register a Webhook in Webex, and configure your bot to listen to Webhook – all with plenty of code examples.

By Land, Sea and Space: How 5 Startups Are Using AI to Help Save the Planet

Nvidia

Different parts of the globe are experiencing distinct climate challenges — severe drought, dangerous flooding, reduced biodiversity or dense air pollution. The challenges are so great that no country can solve them on their own.

Harvey Nichols Hong Kong launches world-first NFT retail space

Inside Retail

Harvey Nichols has introduced the world’s first blue-chip non-fungible tokens (NFT) retail concept space located inside a luxury department store dubbed ‘HN NFT Vault’ at the retailer’s Pacific Place store in Hong Kong.

GRIDSERVE opens new Electric Forecourt® in Norwich

Retail Focus

GRIDSERVE , the tech-enabled sustainable business that runs the GRIDSERVE Electric Highway – one of the UK’s leading electric charging networks, today opens a new state-of-the-art Compact Electric Forecourt® in Norwich.

Why Two Cannabis Retailers are High on In-Store Tech and Innovative Design

Retail Touch

The legal cannabis market was valued at $12.81 billion worldwide in 2020, and thanks to a 27.25% compound annual growth rate, the budding industry (no pun intended) is expected to reach $54.41 billion globally by 2026.

What Gen Z wants to see from brands as metaverse attachments grow

Retail Dive

A new study finds a third of the group desires branded stores, while receptivity to in-game advertising ranked low

David Jones launches clothing resale program

Inside Retail

Department store David Jones has launched a re-sale clothing initiative called Reloop in partnership with fashion rental company GlamCorner. The service works by allowing customers to opt-in to ‘re-commerce’ their purchases at a later date on the website.

Harrods opens fourth standalone beauty store in Bristol

Retail Focus

Harrods has opened H beauty Bristol, the brand’s fourth standalone beauty store in the UK, this time located in The Mall, Cribbs Causeway. The 25,300 sq.ft.

What is Customer Success? Our Testimonials for SalesRX

Retail Doc

Many retail brands were built upon the idea that they are the superhero for their customers. That the reason customers want to come in and buy their brand is to show them off - whether they sell apparel, home furnishings, or electronics. But the pandemic changed things. Today the customer who comes in is the superhero and it is now your job to engage them in a dialogue that is personal and unique to them with a focus on helping them be the hero in their own story.

Concrete Shortage Affecting Construction Business

Small Biz Trends

At a time when demand for construction is high, a shortage in concrete is having a detrimental impact on the industry. According to a report by Fox Business , with cement supplies drying up, construction companies are facing difficult and expensive planning involving the vital building material.

Lush launches a 24-hour vending machine

Inside Retail

Cosmetic brand Lush has opened its first 24-hour vending machine, located in Coal Drop’s Yard at King’s Cross in London. . Lush said it aims to provide customers with a distinctive retail experience by allowing them to purchase its products at any time of the day. .

Multi-dimensional, story-telling design for South Korea’s largest, luxury department store

Retail Focus

A strong addition to South Korea’s new generation of luxury, retail destinations opened its doors at the end of 2021 to high acclaim.

Worst-Case Scenarios: What Happens If You Don’t Do DevSecOps?

Cisco CSR

DevSecOps is the discipline of managing security using a software engineering methodology, similar to how we use DevOps to manage infrastructure and operations. But is DevSecOps really necessary? What would happen if an organization adopted DevOps but continued to do security traditionally?

SBA Adds 2 Courses to Ascent Digital Learning Platform for Small Business

Small Biz Trends

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced the launch of two new educational courses to the Ascent digital learning platform. Ascent is a free learning platform for women entrepreneurs.

PAS Group, Brand Collective to merge into $600m retail powerhouse

Inside Retail

Apparel and footwear retail companies Brand Collective and PAS Group are to merge, creating Australia’s third-largest fashion retail group.

Queensgate in full swing with 2.5m Puttstars regional debut

Retail Focus

Puttstars, the innovative indoor mini-golf brand operated by the Hollywood Bowl Group, has selected Queensgate Shopping Centre in Peterborough for a regional debut location, set to open later this year. .

After closing physical stores, Amazon doubles down on one-day delivery

Retail Dive

In his first letter to shareholders, CEO Andy Jassy said Prime members "will love this." " But the e-commerce giant may need it

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12 Apps for Renting a Car

Small Biz Trends

Renting a car used to be a huge headache, especially for small business owners and entrepreneurs with busy schedules and a need to reduce costs. However, that was before the advent of car rental apps.

Redbubble sales fall despite Covid boosting online shopping

Inside Retail

Online marketplace Redbubble says its sales fell by 16 per cent in the third quarter, despite a high level of returning customers who first engaged with the brand during Covid lockdowns.

Akeneo’s PIM solution gives builders merchant, Bradfords, the tools for commerce success

Retail Focus

Builders’ merchant, Bradfords Building Supplies , has transformed the way it merchandises its products online using a solution from Akeneo, the global leader in product experience management (PXM) and product information management (PIM).

How to Make Coherent Optics Small and Pluggable: Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 23 notes

Cisco CSR

Episode 23 of the Cisco Optics Podcast is now posted! See below for episode notes. Podcast episodes are now being added to the Cisco Optics playlist on YouTube ! Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 23. Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 23. How to Make Coherent Optics Small and Pluggable, with Tom Williams.

Check Out These Amazon FBA Courses

Small Biz Trends

Recent trends have shown and proved that owning a business doesn’t require offices or warehousing these days, it simply needs a computer. Such businesses, which may be operated out of your own house use Amazon’s storage, packing, and shipping resources to conduct their sales.

Retail leasing market stabilises as Covid impact wanes

Inside Retail

As domestic and international travel resumes and operating conditions normalise, Australia’s retail-leasing market is projected to see stable growth after recording steady trading during the first quarter of this year, according to Colliers. .

Freelance Construction: a beginners guide

Retail Focus

Those that are good with their hands may have thought about starting their own freelance construction or repair business and this could be a fantastic way to earn.

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Amazon seeks to expand reach with 'Buy with Prime'

Retail Dive

The e-commerce giant continues to find ways to leverage other merchants' sales, this time including those outside its own marketplace

5G: Enabling Change For Manufacturers

Cisco CSR

In today’s world of manufacturing, there is a new convergence happening. A greater number of available technologies are meeting the dynamics of changing workforces, fragile supply chains, and the ever-present market demand for better and cheaper products and services.

Behind the scenes of Baby Bunting’s long-awaited digital transformation

Inside Retail

There’s a saying that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. While this may not be the exact phrase Baby Bunting would use to describe its recent digital transformation, it is an apt one, given the ambitious project grew out of a major tech failure.

What Printing Method Is Right for Your Clothing Business?

Retail Focus

Getting the creativity of your mind on a piece of fabric is an art all in itself. However, finding out the right printing method is crucial for the best results. A number of techniques exist for fabric printing, however, the most common method for T-shirts is Screen printing.

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