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Private Label: Six key strategies for brands to compete

Mike Anthony

In the battleground that is retail today , retailers are turning to new (and old) strategies to win.

Unified customer experience: Tying up the online and the offline


Customer experience is one of the most important things you need to take into account in the retail industry. If shoppers have a poor experience while making a purchase in-store or online, they might not return. Research also shows that people tend to share poor customer experiences with others.


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Furniture retailer embraces digital marketing and measures its impact with analytics

Retail Dive

A furniture retailer with five outlets embraces marketing analytics to improve marketing performance

Australian Fashion Council unveils trademark for Aussie apparel

Inside Retail

Australian fashion companies can now apply to use a special trademark certifying their products are locally created.

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.

Inditex’s third flagship store opens at Liverpool ONE

Retail Focus

Grosvenor has announced the opening of leading international Inditex clothing brand, Bershka, at Liverpool ONE, marking its regional debut. Spanning 8,000 sq ft on South John Street, the space houses the brand’s three main lines; Bershka, BSK and Man, as well as a number of exclusive ranges.

ATS 220

CCDE and the Timelessness of Good Network Design

Cisco CSR

The Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE) recently transitioned to the CCDE v3 certification blueprint. CCDE v2, its former version, had been around for… a while. A long while (especially when compared to the typical tech lifecycle), but that doesn’t mean it had stagnated.

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Australians return to the malls despite a plunge in consumer confidence

Inside Retail

Australians are returning to shopping malls as Covid fears subside with Scentre Group reporting customer visitations up 12 per cent on 2021 levels during the first quarter.

Ted Baker is set to open a new store at centre:mk

Retail Focus

Global lifestyle brand Ted Baker is set to open a new store at centre:mk Milton Keynes. Opening within the centre later this year, the 2,150 sq ft space will stock Ted Baker’s full range of womenswear, menswear, footwear and accessories. .

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Event-Driven Programming with TriggerMesh

Cisco CSR

Today’s nimble and scalable applications are being written to be event-driven. With event-driven applications, processes do their work and then trigger events. Other processes listen for triggered events, then do their work and trigger more events.

12 Best Weather Apps for Small Businesses

Small Biz Trends

Access to weather reports is an important component of our day. We all know how weather affects businesses such as delaying commuters, canceling events, disrupting deliveries, and more – we all need accurate data on weather patterns.

Apple to pull the plug on iPod after 20 years

Inside Retail

Apple is discontinuing the iPod more than 20 years after the device became the face of portable music and kickstarted its meteoric evolution into the world’s biggest company.


French fashion and lifestyle brand IKKS Paris announce launch into the UK with two stores

Retail Focus

French fashion and lifestyle brand IKKS Paris announces the opening of two stores in iconic London shopping destinations Carnaby Street and Kings Road, marking the brand’s entry into the UK.

Fostering a culture that normalizes mental health discussions

Cisco CSR

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, an important topic to me personally and my leadership ethos. It is a challenge that spans the globe—day-in and day-out—for many people, whether dealing with issues themselves or supporting a loved one.

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Best Buy just launched a $200 home pick-up recycling program. Is it necessary?

Retail Dive

For consumers looking to avoid e-waste, retailers are filling a gap left by manufacturers

Big W launches toy recycling program through its entire network

Inside Retail

Discount department store Big W has partnered with recycling platform TerraCycle to launch a toy recycling scheme in all 176 stores nationwide. After a trial in limited stores, the retailers’ Toys for Joy program collected over 18 tonnes of old toys. The two companies say around 26.8

Dobbies granted planning permission for new store at Reading

Retail Focus

Garden centre retailer, Dobbies has announced today (Friday 13 May) that it has been granted planning permission to build a new 60,000 sq ft store in Reading. The retailer currently has a store at Hyde End Road, Shinfield, and the new store will be built on the land behind the existing store.

It’s a party! Cisco SecureX at RSAC and Cisco Live US 2022

Cisco CSR

We have come a long way from making our first sourdough starter batch to exploring new hobbies — or in my case exhausting the Netflix library! We have craved human connection and insightful conversations.

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How to Bulletproof Your Ecommerce Business for Demand Volatility

Small Biz Trends

Ecommerce companies have had a range of challenges to overcome in the last couple of years. Problems with global supply chains , delivery issues, and even major technology outages have rocked the foundations of countless brands.

Mmm, it’s the sweet smell of advertising success

Inside Retail

Am I the only one who’s suddenly doing a lot more shopping at 8pm? And I swear I’ve never been more susceptible to a digital promo in my life. Twenty-per-cent off at my local Thai restaurant on a Friday night? I’ll have the extra pad see ew , thanks.

Moët and Chandon announces the opening of its new permanent Champagne bar at Harrods Knightsbridge

Retail Focus

Moët & Chandon is opening its largest stand-alone Champagne bar in Europe at Harrods in Knightsbridge, London at the end of June.

Towards Inclusive Language in Code

Cisco CSR

In this post, to communicate the contents of the policy and language shifts, we may use language that is harmful or upsetting for some readers. Do what is safe for your well-being, and know we are available to answer questions in the comments sections below. Thank you for doing this work with us.

Peloton Sees a Larger than Expected Sales Decline


Peloton (New York) recently unveiled its latest quarterly losses, which were wider than expected, according to CNBC. In the three-month period ending March 31, the loss per share rate was $2.27 versus $0.83 as predicted by Wall Street; revenue dropped from $1.26 billion a year earlier to $964.3

Ikea to launch small-format Planning Studio concept in Australia

Inside Retail

Ikea is to launch its small-format planning studio concept in two locations in Australia this year. The first is in Northwest Melbourne, with the second planned for Newcastle.

Covent Garden announces new Spring openings

Retail Focus

Capital & Counties Properties PLC (‘Capco’) has announced a number of new brands to the Covent Garden estate from globally renowned fashion, lifestyle and beauty brands.

Transform your SD-WAN with IOS-XE

Cisco CSR

Imagine driving a car in a crowded city where you have never been before. You suddenly find that the car does not have any rear-view or side-view mirrors. How traumatic could that be! Now contrast that with a familiar road. The one which you know like the back of your hand.

Amazon faces worker demands — from shareholders

Retail Dive

The Securities and Exchange Commission's new focus on "social policy significance" means some activist proposals will get a vote at the e-commerce giant's annual meeting this month

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Amazon Australia invites dogs into the workspace

Inside Retail

Amazon Australia will now permit employees to bring their pooches to work at its Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Canberra offices. The global Dogs at Work (DAW) program currently has 8000 registered pooches.

Animal opens its first outlet store at Caledonia Park

Retail Focus

Railpen, the investment manager for the £37bn Railways Pension Scheme, has announced Animal, a coastal lifestyle clothing brand, has opened its first UK outlet store at Caledonia Park, Scotland’s premier designer village. Animal has taken a 1,504 sq ft unit adjacent to Skopes.

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Latest Innovations in Cisco DNA Software for Wireless

Cisco CSR

Cisco has continued to deliver on its promise of innovation in our Cisco DNA software for Wireless subscription. Networking demands are increasing and trends in technology are changing, like the need for a safe and productive hybrid work environment.

Urban Jungle: AI-Generated Endangered Species Mix With Times Square’s Nightlife


Bengal tigers, red pandas and mountain gorillas are among the world’s most familiar endangered species, but tens of thousands of others — like the Karpathos frog, the Perote deer mouse or the Mekong giant catfish — are largely unknown.

‘Gorgeous and sexy’: Here’s the powerful adaptive show at Fashion Week

Inside Retail

Yesterday, the first ever adaptive fashion show hit the runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week, featuring local labels Christina Stephens and Jam the Label. The groundbreaking showcase prompted a standing ovation, rapturous applause and even a few tears in the audience.

P-THREE appoints John Strachan to expand International coverage

Retail Focus

P-THREE, the real estate agency and consultancy focused on mixed use development and prime retail and leisure leasing, has appointed John Strachan as a consultant.

Join Cisco at DistribuTECH this month

Cisco CSR

The Cisco Utility team is excited to return in person to DistribuTECH later this month in Dallas, Texas. We look forward to the industry coming together to network, showcase solutions and collaborate to continue improving on the safe, reliable and efficient distribution of power.

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What is Omnichannel Marketing and Why is it Important for Small Businesses?

Small Biz Trends

Sponsored Post. Omnichannel marketing is a business strategy that relies on several different types of content distributed across various media for the purposes of building brand awareness and driving revenue.

Flight Centre charts new course as cross-border travel resumes

Inside Retail

As international travelling resumes after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, travel retailer Flight Centre is unveiling a new slimmed-down business model. In what the company describes as “Flight Centre Brand 4.0”

Transform your retail space with these DIY hacks

Retail Focus

If you have your own brick-and-mortar retail space, now is the time to invest in making it as welcoming and eye-catching as possible. Footfall across the retail sector is picking up rapidly and is soon on track to surpass pre-2020 levels.