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Retail is fundamentally bad for the environment. And doing better isn't easy.

Retail Dive

Improving sustainability is a web of complexity for retailers. Ultimately, it may mean sidelining growth

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5 Ways To Ace A Store Refresh Of Your Retail Merchandising

Retail Doc

When I lived in Los Angeles, I did business makeovers for the Los Angeles Times. Now that I speak and travel more, I only do business makeovers as a paid consultant. visual merchandising business makeover retail merchandising

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How to Create a Retail Store Interior: 6 Tips to Attract More Buyers

Retail Focus

When walking through a shopping mall, it is easy to spot which retail stores are doing well. Some are filled with customers, and others are so empty that they would be lucky if even a fly decides to pay a visit. What makes a retail store more attractive than another?

RM Williams to kit out Australian Commonwealth Games team

Inside Retail

The Australian Commonwealth Games Team will sport uniforms during opening and closing ceremonies designed by RM Williams in partnership with Commonwealth Games Australia. The new capsule range of formal wear will include heritage designs and limited-edition leather boots, made in Melbourne.

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.

Transforming Cyber Operations with Network Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

Cisco CSR

The network is fundamental to connect users, devices, applications, data, and services no matter where they reside—from edge to cloud; however, much of network administration has not changed meaningfully in 30 years. Why Model-Driven DevOps (MDD) for NetOps?

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How Retailers Can Keep Up With Retail Consumer Trends

Retail Doc

Trends become opportunities. That’s what I heard when I was an invited guest a t IBM’s massive "Amplify" conference in Tampa. This is the first of a three-part blog with tips all retailers can use to build their marketing and omnichannel sales.

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Nobody Denim brings back menswear in winter range

Inside Retail

Fashion label Nobody Denim has announced the relaunch of its menswear collection for this winter.

#CiscoChat – Unify IT: Announcing Innovations in Networking and Cloud

Cisco CSR

The Future of Modern Enterprise. In a world that is predictably unpredictable, you need to be agile, resilient, and productive whenever and wherever. Organizations need to be able to meet the pressures of the future of work while maintaining the experiences workers, customers, and partners expect.

Influencers: A Secret Weapon for Tackling Supply Chain Challenges

Retail Touch

With supply chain challenges rampant worldwide, many brands and retailers are focusing on consistent, even proactive, communication to address the demand side of the equation.

TUDOR Watches to open new flagship store in Covent Garden

Retail Focus

Capital & Counties Properties PLC (‘Capco’) announces that luxury Swiss watch brand TUDOR, in partnership with leading watch and jewellery retailer Bucherer, will open a new mono-brand boutique in Covent Garden’s Royal Opera House Arcade, joining a stable of luxury brands across the Covent Garden estate.

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.

Costco to invest $150m in three new Vic stores

Inside Retail

Costco plans to open three new stores in Melbourne and Geelong within the next two years, investing up to $150 million. CEO Patrick Noone told The Australian in an interview that potential sites were identified near Melbourne’s CBD, and at Officer and Geelong.

Building a Machine Learning Pipeline with Cisco Intersight and Kubeflow

Cisco CSR

This article was co-written with Michael Maurer, Cisco Intersight’s Technical Marketing Engineer. See the previous article in this series: Get Ready for Machine Learning Ops.Make sure to check out Cisco Intersight.

In the News: Apply by June 30 for a Chance at a $25,000 Business Grant

Small Biz Trends

From growth to inventory, equipment, employee retention, technical assistance and more, this week’s grants look to provide the funds that will assist small businesses to overcome these challenges.

Murmur gets into bed with Northern Irish outlet with first ever standalone store

Retail Focus

Irish homeware brand, Murmur has today announced plans to open its first-ever standalone store as part of longer-term ambitions to roll out more stores across the UK and Ireland. .

Reebok adaptive range designed for people with restricted mobility

Inside Retail

Adidas-owned Reebok has launched a range of adaptive trainers for people with restricted mobility. Called Fit to Fit, the sneakers can be easily put on and removed.

“Cloud Unfiltered” Podcast: How Cilium brings advantages of eBPF to Kubernetes

Cisco CSR

Note to reader: Time stamps embedded in [ ] below are there to help you navigate to the related section of the full interview video included in this blog. .

Monique Johnson on Virtual Events to Build Your Business

Small Biz Trends

? Since the pandemic, virtual events have evolved and really taken off. As such, they bring benefits that can used as a business to level the playing field against larger players. In the episode Virtual Events to Build Your Business , Monique Johnson, Founder of LIVE Video Lab and The M.O.V.E

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H&M HOME opens unique concept store in Berlin

Retail Focus

H&M HOME has opened the doors to its new standalone Concept Store in Berlin. The interior and lifestyle destination marks a new elevated level of global H&M HOME flagship stores and will offer a dynamic and inspiring customer experience.

Anne Klein, Lotto parent buys majority stake in Isaac Mizrahi

Inside Retail

Global brand management firm WHP Global has bought a 70 per cent stake in Isaac Mizrahi from Xcel Brands, in a deal valuing the American designer label at US$68 million.

Deliver Cloud Native Data Services On-Premises with Cisco and Pure Storage

Cisco CSR

This blog is a collaboration between Meenakshi Kaushik, Product Manager, Engineering Cloud & Co-Authored by Peter Kisich, Product Marketing Manager and Silesh Bijjahalli , Engineering Product Leader.

NASA Awards $50 Million in Funding to Small Businesses

Small Biz Trends

NASA has awarded $50 million in funding to hundreds of small businesses. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration selected small businesses and research institutions to develop technology to help drive the future of space exploration. NASA Awards $50 Million in Funding to Small Businesses.

MoEngage raises $77Million Series E funding, led by Goldman Sachs Asset Management and B Capital

Retail Focus

MoEngage , the insights-led customer engagement platform, today announced that it has raised USD $77M in Series E funding.

ARA reveals plans for First Responders Day on June 30

Inside Retail

Retailers both large and small will offer special discounts to front line workers across Australia on June 30 to commemorate First Responders Day. Australian Retailers Association (ARA) CEO Paul Zahra said first responders continue to go above and beyond to keep people and communities safe.

Introducing Meraki Webhook Integrations

Cisco CSR

Instead of calling the Meraki API to look for critical network changes, why not have Meraki send alerts using webhooks? Send events, as they happen, to your network monitoring and operations services by having Meraki call them instead.

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Amazon launches virtual try-on for shoes

Retail Dive

The new mobile feature, currently only available on iOS, allows customers to try on thousands of shoe styles from brands like Puma and Reebok

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$250,000 in Small Business Grants Available from Tito’s Handmade Vodka

Small Biz Trends

Tito’s Handmade Vodka, the oldest legal distillery in Texas, is offering $250,000 in small business grants.

The hidden benefits of a coaching culture

Inside Retail

Last month we talked about How coaching influences the retail sales culture. A great culture is important in performance; however, there are many other benefits of coaching that are often overlooked but are powerful contributors to staff attraction, retention, fewer sick days and better performance.

Security Resilience for a Hybrid, Multi-Cloud Future

Cisco CSR

Eighty-one percent of organizations told Gartner they have a multi-cloud strategy. As more organizations subscribe to cloud offerings for everything from hosted data centers to enterprise applications, the topology of the typical IT environment grows increasingly complex.

Zara now charges for some returns. Will other retailers follow?

Retail Dive

In some regions, customers pay a fee to return online purchases to third-party drop-off points. It may mark a turning point for companies

Expand Your Revenue with a Shopify Course

Small Biz Trends

Although it started much earlier, eCommerce took a new turn when amazon came up with its platform. Since then, many eCommerce platforms have been created and exhausted. Shopify is now one of the biggest eCommerce platforms in the world. It has seen exponential growth in the past several years.

H&M, Lululemon back $250 million Fashion Climate Fund

Inside Retail

Lululemon Athletica and H&M Group are among backers of a $250 million fund aiming to speed up efforts to cut carbon emissions in the fashion industry’s supply chain, non-profit group Apparel Impact Institute said on Wednesday.

Accelerate Your Hybrid Work Initiatives with Cisco+ Secure Connect Now

Cisco CSR

If your organization has employees who work from home, the road, and the office, then you understand the underlying costs and complexities of securely connecting a hybrid workforce.

WWD: Sephora CEO Leaving After Less Than Two Years

Retail Touch

Martin Brok, CEO and President of Sephora , is reportedly leaving the company at the end of June after a tenure of less than two years.

Small Business Grants Support Rent, Technical Assistance, Employee Retention

Small Biz Trends

Today’s small businesses need resources for a huge variety of operational needs, from rent to technical support. Small business grants can help new and existing businesses cover some of these expenses.

Mate, a luxury e-bike brand backed by Jay-Z, is heading Down Under

Inside Retail

Mate, a Danish e-bike brand famous for raising US$24 million in crowdfunding on Indiegogo, the most ever in the platform’s history, is heading to Australia.