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Employee Perks: Are You Giving Too Many or Not Enough?

The Retail Doctor

Are you guilty of giving your employees too many perks? Or, are you not giving them enough? I read about a Canadian candy company looking for a Chief Candy Officer. The benefits? For a salary of up to $100,000, they get to taste 3,500 products every month. The most valuable perk though?

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Retail disruptors are turning to layoffs to cut costs and restructure

Retail Dive

New companies have grown rapidly by leveraging consumer trends during the pandemic. Now, they’re dealing with the consequences amid an economic downturn

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10 Important Skills Every Leader Should Build

Small Biz Trends

No matter the industry, there are many different hard and soft skills a leader should develop to be an effective and inspiring presence on their team.

BOSS launch new Oxford Street store concept and experience

Retail Focus

Dalziel & Pow have partnered with HUGO BOSS to redefine and design their new BOSS store concept and experience, which has just launched on Oxford Street, London.

How to Effectively Create a Frictionless Customer Experience in E-Commerce

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge, Founder, Managing Partner and CEO - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito, Interim VP and Consultant, Chameleon Collective | Mike Leibovitz, General Manager of Digital Solutions - Pivotree

Join this exclusive conversation with our expert panelists and learn how addressing customer friction and smoothing out your digital customer experience will help you thrive as an e-commerce retailer - even when faced with adverse market challenges.

Amazon Australia offers ‘One-Day’ free delivery – with many catches

Inside Retail

Amazon Australia is promising its Prime members free next-day delivery in “most areas of” Melbourne and Sydney.

Count on Webex for your Data Locality and Sovereignty Needs

Cisco CSR

Covid has accelerated adoption of modern collaboration services by the public sector.

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Romantic femininity, tone and texture are at the heart of steele. HOUSE flagship

Retail Focus

The steele. HOUSE flagship store is a physical manifestation of all that the fashion brand embodies. From the tactility of finishes that ignite the senses, to the saturation of natural light that makes for a dreamy retail atmosphere.

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Adore Beauty CEO resigns to take up new role

Inside Retail

Adore Beauty Group CEO Tennealle O’Shannessy is to step down prompting a global search by the company’s board for a replacement.

Networking Demystified: Why Wi-Fi 6E is Hot and Why You Should Care

Cisco CSR

Wi-Fi 6E is here and the worldwide Wi-Fi community is buzzing about it. But why is it a major change? What does it mean for people’s Wi-Fi experience and infrastructure vendors like Cisco? And why are Cisco engineers excited about the opportunities for innovation?

TikTok Opens Application Period for Support Black Businesses Accelerator

Small Biz Trends

TikTok have announced that they are now accepting applications for the third round of their Support Black Businesses accelerator program. TikTok Support Black Businesses Accelerator Program.

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.

Tessuti opens global flagship at Liverpool ONE

Retail Focus

Grosvenor has announced that designer retailer, Tessuti , has opened its new global flagship store at Liverpool ONE, demonstrating the brand’s ongoing vote of confidence in the destination.

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McDonald’s faces ‘mega’ $250 million backpay claim in Federal Court

Inside Retail

After two years of investigations into alleged “exploitation and award contraventions” workers union SDA is seeking backpay and compensation for more than 250,000 current and former staff of McDonald’s it claims have been systematically denied 10-minute rest breaks.

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To Upgrade, or Simply Renew? That is the Question.

Cisco CSR

Cisco DNA for SD-WAN and Routing subscription software has been around for the better part of three years now. If you are one of the many customers that took advantage of this subscription back then , you are faced with a decision. No, the decision isn’t whether or not to renew.

Upping the Standard: NVIDIA Introduces NeuralVDB, Bringing AI and GPU Optimization to Award-Winning OpenVDB

Nvidia

NVIDIA today announced NeuralVDB , which brings the power of AI to OpenVDB, the industry-standard library for simulating and rendering sparse volumetric data, such as water, fire, smoke and clouds.

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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.

The Challenges and Opportunities Facing City Centre Retail

Retail Focus

Napoleon once described the UK as a “nation of shopkeepers”. While intended as an insult, Brits are pretty happy with that depiction as we are, indeed, a country of ingenious and creative entrepreneurs that are always looking for new ways to serve our customers better. .

Welcome to Wonderworld: David Jones showcases natural beauty on the runway

Inside Retail

Department store giant David Jones unveiled the latest Spring/Summer collections this week in its Elizabeth Street flagship in Sydney.

Vacations and IT Operations: Calm the Chaos

Cisco CSR

L earn more about Cisco Intersight – Blog 1 of 3 in a weekly series where we explore how to get the most from your vacation and hybrid cloud management. As I prepare to head out on summer vacation, I can’t help but realize that planning a vacation is a lot like managing IT operations.

4 Benefits of Automated MAP Price Monitoring for Brands

Wiser

Retailers modify prices, costs, discounts, and more every single day. All these little pricing changes are integral if they want their eCommerce businesses to stay relevant. From a brand manufacturer perspective, however, these daily price changes can be a cause for concern.

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.

Sports Direct opens new store in Preston

Retail Focus

Sports Direct has opened the doors to a brand-new 35,000sq. ft store in Preston, as part of the group’s strategic expansion plans. The store, which is situated in Deepdale Shopping Park houses Sports Direct, USC, Evans Cycles and GAME as well as a Belong esports arena.

Aldi opens Dumpling Truck, serving meals for less than $1.50

Inside Retail

German discount retailer Aldi is opening a “Dumpling Truck” pop-up, serving takeaway dinners a box of six Urban Eats dumplings for less than $1.50. From 5 pm to 7 pm tonight, (Friday), the Aldi Bankstown Central will turn into a takeaway shop, offering shoppers dumplings for $1.44

The Path to Cisco SD-WAN Mastery

Cisco CSR

Cisco recently expanded its Cisco SD-WAN training portfolio with the Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Security and Cloud Solutions (SDWSCS) course. This new SDWSCS course covers critical Cisco SD-WAN solutions and the foundational knowledge necessary to implement those solutions in the real world.

How EMERGE in Color’s Design Connected Black Creatives With Luxury Consumers

Retail TouchPoints

Photo courtesy of EMERGE In Color. Photo courtesy of EMERGE In Color. Photo courtesy of EMERGE In Color. Photo courtesy of EMERGE In Color. Photo courtesy EMERGE In Color. From left, Tori Nichel, Lori McGhee-Curtis and Frenchye Harris Photo courtesy of EMERGE In Color.

Marc Jacobs now open at 110 Regent Street

Retail Focus

Marc Jacobs returns to London with the opening of its Regent Street flagship – the largest boutique outside of the United States.

Five focus areas for achieving omnichannel success

Inside Retail

In the wake of the e-commerce boom spurred by the global pandemic, the online retail landscape is now more fragmented than ever.

Raspberry Robin: Highly Evasive Worm Spreads over External Disks

Cisco CSR

Introduction. During our threat hunting exercises in recent months, we’ve started to observe a distinguishing pattern of msiexec.exe usage across different endpoints. As we drilled down to individual assets, we found traces of a recently discovered malware called Raspberry Robin.

Crate & Barrel Enhances Sustainability With Commitment to Eco-Friendly Products

Retail TouchPoints

Crate & Barrel Holdings Inc. CBH) is digging deeper into sustainability via corporate responsibility and responsible design across its Crate & Barrel , CB2 , Crate & Kids and Hudson Grace brands.

Charles Tyrwhitt selects centre:mk as first destination in new store roll-out

Retail Focus

British menswear brand, Charles Tyrwhitt, has announced that centre:mk Milton Keynes, one of the top 10 retail destinations in the UK, will be the debut location of a new store design that will be rolled out in the UK.

Afends opens two stores in Sydney, including CBD flagship

Inside Retail

Streetwear fashion label Afends is expanding its footprint by launching two stores in Sydney, including a store in The Galleries and a concept retail location on Newtown’s King Street. Afends at The Galleries.

New Learning Labs for NSO Service Development

Cisco CSR

Getting started with network automation can be tough. It is worth the effort though, when a product like Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) can to turn your network services into a powerful orchestration engine.

Sears Holdings reaches $175M settlement with Lampert and company

Retail Dive

The retailer entered bankruptcy in 2018. It has been stuck there ever since, as the company and its creditors pursued claims of “rank” self-dealing

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Miniso lands at Touchwood Solihull

Retail Focus

Touchwood Shopping Centre in Solihull has further enhanced its offer with the opening of Japanese-inspired lifestyle brand Miniso.

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Who are the 20 Coolest Retailers in Asia?

Inside Retail

The 20 Coolest Retailers in Asia report was brought to you by Inside Retail and our valued partner, Adyen. Welcome to our annual report celebrating some of the most trendsetting retailers across the Asia-Pacific region: the 20 Coolest Retailers in Asia.

Reliable Connectivity for Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging

Cisco CSR

According to a recent Bloomberg report , the “US is the latest country to pass what’s become a critical EV tipping point: 5% of new car sales powered only by electricity.”