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Harrods unveils ‘Emerging Designers: China’ pop-up

Retail Focus

Following Harrods successful return to Shanghai Fashion Week with ‘The Harrods Hive’, a concept that focused on building stronger connections across the luxury industry in China, Harrods is proud to announce the unveiling of an inaugural pop-up focused on young Chinese design.

LVMH ups support for Sephora Australia as losses mount

Inside Retail

Beauty firm Sephora struggled through another difficult year and may have difficulties trading as a going concern, according to a report in AFR. The report, which cites Sephora Australia’s accounts filed with ASIC this week, states the makeup retailer’s losses hit $7.87

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The Jobs Problem In Retail Isn’t What You Think

Retail Doc

Much is being written about people quitting and the Great Resignation. People quit all the time and oftentimes find the grass isn't always greener. But the jobs problem in retail isn't what others are telling you. Retail Sales Associate Training

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NVIDIA to Build Earth-2 Supercomputer to See Our Future

Nvidia

The earth is warming. The past seven years are on track to be the seven warmest on record. The emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities are responsible for approximately 1.1°C C of average warming since the period 1850-1900.

Harvey Nichols unveils 2021 Festive Windows

Retail Focus

Harvey Nichols has today unveiled the most anticipated window scheme of the year – Christmas. After declaring a collective ‘bah, humbug’ to Christmas last year, the 2021 campaign offers a different sentiment that’s designed to spread joy and happiness with bright colours and beaming lights.

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Officeworks, Ikea, Kmart join campaign to bring retail emission to net-zero

Inside Retail

Led by the Australian Retailers Association and the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia, a number of retailers have joined a UN-backed campaign in a ‘Race to Zero’.

Retail Sales Training: Pepper Your Presentation to Remove Insecurity

Retail Doc

Ever been at a great dinner and used the salt instead of the pepper? The whole entree is ruined. This retail sales training blog is about peppering your approach to avoid the salt of insecurity. Retail Sales Retail Sales Training

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EE launch new experiential concept store at One Braham

Retail Focus

EE has unveiled its new concept store designed to give customers a more immersive experience combined with expert knowledge. The One Braham store will also act as a hub for local communities, as part of EE’s commitment to deliver the most personal and local service on the high street.

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Why Australia’s ‘great resignation’ is a myth: The Conversation

Inside Retail

In the wake of a jump in the proportion of workers quitting jobs in the United States – dubbed the “Great Resignation” – Australia’s media has been warning of a surge in resignations here.

A successful retail logistics partner keeps you well-prepared for whatever's in store

Retail Dive

A single source retail logistics partner can be your biggest asset for making sure what needs to be done gets done

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A Fast Answer or the Right Answer

Shep Hyken

Recently I was talking to a customer support rep. She was amazing. She was personable, genuinely cared, and I felt that she understood my problem. That said, we were struggling to get the problem resolved. She said, “I know you want to get this resolved right away.

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Beaverbrooks doubles in size at centre:mk

Retail Focus

Beaverbrooks, the family-owned jewellery retailer, has opened a brand-new boutique at centre:mk Milton Keynes, one of the top 10 retail destinations in the UK.

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A new twist on privacy: planning for a post-cookie world

Inside Retail

There are implications for the advertising industry as it navigates new data privacy and compliance rules: Reliance on third-party cookies has been estimated to lead to a 36-per-cent decrease in measured and reported ROAS.

These traditional brands are shifting to a DTC model. Here's how.

Retail Dive

Athletics retailers are in some ways leading this shift, but brands across the industry are doubling down on the model to grow margins

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Turn Innovation into Action: Top 10 Takeaways You’ll Get From #RIC21

Retail Touch

The agenda for the virtual 2021 Retail Innovation Conference , taking place Nov. 16 and 17, has been designed to provide practical answers to the most pressing questions on retailers’ minds today. Curious about how consumer attitudes and behaviors are evolving? Check.

Fenwick Newcastle reveals Shaun the Sheep Christmas Windows

Retail Focus

Fenwick Newcastle store unveiled this year’s much-anticipated Christmas window theme – moments from animated family favourite Shaun the Sheep’s latest film – The Flight Before Christmas – created in partnership with Aardman.

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ARA: Aussies tipped to spend $5.4 billion over Cyber weekend

Inside Retail

Australians are tipped to spend $5.4 billion in stores and online over the upcoming Cyber weekend period, according to the ARA and Roy Morgan.

Is the fun ever coming back to holiday shopping?

Retail Dive

The joy of the season wasn't as prevalent last year. With the continued threat of the pandemic and rise of e-commerce, it hasn't fully returned this year either

How American Girl is Bringing its Flagship Store Experience to the World — Virtually

Retail Touch

For the most part, ecommerce the world over presents in the same standard format — whether it be high-end jewelry or groceries, products are typically displayed in that familiar scrolling grid we all know so well.

Fashion retailer Modivo creates first fully automated physical shopping experience

Retail Focus

European fashion retailer and Creative Retail Awards winner Modivo, has turned to display technology from PPDS to create and open a futuristic new store in Warsaw, combining the benefits of online and physical shopping for a highly unique and transformative customer experience. .

Ikea launching online marketplace for second-hand goods

Inside Retail

Ikea is launching an online marketplace designed to help its customers buy and sell used furniture, the business confirmed to The Australian.

NRF joins other groups in lawsuit to postpone vaccine mandate

Retail Dive

In September the group asked for a 90-day extension of the federal vaccine mandate for large employers but is now suing to pause it indefinitely. Public health and legal experts are not sure why

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MD Anderson Researchers Harness AI to Transform Cancer Care

Nvidia

To unlock real insights from data, AI and data science research can’t live on the outskirts of an institution — it has to become part of an organization’s core strategy. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the top-ranked cancer hospital in the U.S. ,

Sainsbury’s opens new flagship store in Colwick

Retail Focus

Sainburys opened their new Colwick store today, the first of three supermarkets Sainsbury’s will open in the run-up to Christmas. The flagship 53,000 sq.

Online retailers need to improve login experiences or risk losing customers

Inside Retail

Online retailers rely on the appeal, consistency, and effectiveness of their website and app to attract new business and build lasting relationships with existing customers. While the website and app may be attractive, all too often the login box lets retailers down.

How Nike execs think through its digital ecosystem

Retail Dive

Recent collaborations with Megan Thee Stallion and Dick's Sporting Goods have built on the brand's efforts to craft a connected shopping experience across its channels

Let Shoppers Checkout with Amazon Pay

Small Biz Trends

Amazon Pay is a fast and easy way to purchase products and services. There is no transaction, membership or currency conversion fee. Small businesses need to pay attention. Customers can buy things from your e-commerce online storefronts and/or website using the data stored in their Amazon account.

Tessuti to open global flagship at Liverpool One

Retail Focus

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has announced that curated designer retailer, Tessuti, is to upsize at Liverpool ONE. The brand’s commitment to relocate to Paradise Street in a new global flagship is a significant vote of confidence in Liverpool ONE.

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Your Food Collective gains $1.4m in funding to power expansion plans

Inside Retail

Online grocery platform Your Food Collective has received $1.4 million from public and private investors through Equitise, and plans to grow its Sydney and Newcastle-focused service nationwide.

Target shaped private labels into powerhouse brands. Now others want to do the same.

Retail Dive

Retailers that saw how profitable owned brands could be are out to get similar results for themselves. But experts say it won't be that easy

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NVIDIA Creates Framework for AI to Learn Physics

Nvidia

Helping to accelerate work on some of the most challenging problems of our time, NVIDIA announced an AI framework that provides engineers, scientists and researchers a customizable, easy-to-adopt, physics-based toolkit to build neural network models of digital twins.

Anand Jewels is an effortless hybrid between traditional roots and contemporary design

Retail Focus

The expression of Indian heritage has inextricably found its roots embedded in the treasure trove of craftsmanship and artisanal detailing. A torchbearer of values across generations, jewellery in the subcontinent epitomises gestures of love and heirloom that are painstakingly passed on over decades.

Fashion chain Rodd & Gunn opens bar at Chadstone

Inside Retail

Kiwi fashion label Rodd & Gunn has introduced ‘The Lodge Bar’, its first experiential retail concession, at Myer Chadstone. .

Dillard's Q3 profits skyrocket more than 500%

Retail Dive

The regional department store is the sector's star performer, posting gains compared to 2019 as well, but joins rivals in its need to rethink stores

Fruittella expands Summer Fruits range

Talking Retail

Confectionery brand Perfetti Van Melle (PVM) has added a blackberry flavour to its Summer Fruits sticks and sharing bags lines. The Summer Fruits range includes strawberry, orange, lemon and new blackberry flavoured sweets and is available now in stick and Favourites multi-pack formats.

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KitchenAid launches’ Making the everyday, colourful’ pop-up at Bluewater

Retail Focus

‘Making the everyday, colourful’ is a retail experience that brings the colourful side of KitchenAid to life in a physical environment and is a play on their ‘Making Moments Unforgettable’ campaign.

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Kmart expands doll line up to include Guide Dog Handlers

Inside Retail

Kmart is updating its toy line-up to include a new doll – a Guide Dog Handler doll, designed with advice from Guide Dogs Australia.