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Gap’s real Yeezy problem

Retail Dive

The struggling brand is left with garbage bags full of clothes from a collaboration meant to revitalize its fortunes

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Your Guide to a Successful Seasonal Pricing Strategy

Wiser

Seasonal pricing is nothing new. The airline and rental industries have been changing their prices seasonally for years to maximize sales. Of course, retailers also use this pricing strategy. For some businesses, having prices that fluctuate seasonally is essential to their success.

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11 Tips To Create A More Personalized Marketing Campaign For Your Target Audience

Theatro

Link to the Article. The post 11 Tips To Create A More Personalized Marketing Campaign For Your Target Audience appeared first on Theatro. News Retail Employee Engagement Engagement Experience Manager Effectiveness Productivity Satisfaction

9 Best Online Marketplace Options for Your Business

Small Biz Trends

As the eCommerce industry continues to grow, many online marketplaces have emerged to make it easier for businesses to find customers. With so many avenues for online selling, there is a real opportunity for businesses to develop a loyal customer base and expand their business.

Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

Join this exclusive conversation with our expert panelists and learn how you can thrive as an e-commerce retailer - even when faced with adverse market challenges. Don't miss out; register today!

Analysts say Adidas took too long to cut ties with Ye over hate speech

Inside Retail

Adidas finally gave Ye the boot over a series of antisemitic remarks made by the rapper formerly known as Kanye West. But the move has left many retail experts wondering why it took the German retail giant more than two weeks to speak out.

Season’s Feastings Selfridges Reveal 2022 Christmas Windows

Retail Focus

Season’s Feastings invites customers to celebrate the power of food to bring us together this festive season.

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National Veterans Small Business Week is Almost Here

Small Biz Trends

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced some planned events to celebrate the upcoming National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW) from October 31 to November 4. National Veterans Small Business Week is Almost Here.

Why this cybersecurity expert believes retailers should store less data

Inside Retail

It’s hard to imagine a retailer that isn’t reviewing its data security following the recent spree of cyberattacks on businesses in the Asia Pacific region, from Woolworths’ online marketplace MyDeal in Australia, to the online marketplace Carousell in Singapore.

Harvey Nichols unveils dazzling 2022 Festive Windows

Retail Focus

Harvey Nichols today unveils the most exciting scheme of the year – Christmas windows.

Amazon Shares Fall Due to Weak Holiday Outlook, Overall Tech Stock Malaise

Retail TouchPoints

Economic uncertainty is proving to be a hindrance to even the largest retailers. Amazon has posted projected growth ranging from 2% to 8% for Q4 2022, and the disappointing numbers caused its share price to drop more than 10% as of the morning of Oct.

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.

How to Manage Online Reputation Crises

Small Biz Trends

Online reputation crisis happens when any kind of negative information related to your company starts spreading. A single negative review is not a reputation crisis.

Budget’s focus on social reforms welcomed by retailers

Inside Retail

As households across the country face increasing cost pressures, inflation and economic uncertainty, peak retail bodies and businesses have welcomed the Labor government’s first budget.

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IKEA to expand in the North West

Retail Focus

IKEA has announced its expansion plan for the North West, starting with three new Plan & Order Points and an expanded service offering. The initiative comes as part of the retailer’s ongoing transformation to make it easier and more accessible to shop with IKEA. .

Amazon warns that profits could vanish in Q4

Retail Dive

The e-commerce giant may be shifting to a more cautious approach in order to maintain profitable growth

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Retail Marketing in a Recession UK: 10 tips from experts

With a recession predicted, retail is often the hardest hit. Marketing is crucial to remain prosperous once economic difficulties have subsided, but investing in the right places is critical. Here are 10 expert tips for retail marketing in a recession.

What You Need to Know When Hiring Seasonal Employees

Small Biz Trends

This is the season for engaging extra help to handle anticipated holidays sales. Big retailers, such as Walmart and Macy’s, announced their holiday hiring plans — down from 2021 but still significant numbers. Other companies, due to the nature of their business (e.g.,

A mix of hustle and heart: the secret to Trinny London’s success

Inside Retail

Fast-growing British beauty brand Trinny London has come a long way since launching online five years ago.

LK Bennett continues to expand it’s portfolio, launching a new Gunwharf Quays store

Retail Focus

LK Bennett continues to expand its growing store portfolio, with a brand-new Gunwharf Quays outlet that opened Thursday 20 th October.

Why brands should go beyond a metaverse cameo

Retail Dive

Executives with iHeartMedia, Vatom and Procter & Gamble discussed the shift to an always-on metaverse strategy during an Advertising Week panel

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.

Price of Stamps Likely Going Up in 2023

Small Biz Trends

The price of stamps is likely going up. United States Postal Service wants to raise the price on some mail. The price increase, if it’s approved, will have some impact on small business owners nationwide who are already dealing with rising prices on just about everything in the last year.

Amazon shares tumble after weak Christmas trading outlook

Inside Retail

Amazon on Thursday forecast a slowdown in sales growth for the holiday season, disappointing Wall Street and warning that inflation-wary consumers and businesses had less money to spend.

Ardent UK expands portfolio with acquisition of The Royal Exchange in the City of London

Retail Focus

The Ardent Companies UK (“Ardent UK”), the acquisitive subsidiary of US-based real estate investment and asset management firm The Ardent Companies, has completed its acquisition of the retail element of The Royal Exchange in the City of London from Oxford Properties.

Brands can use Paul Newman’s Likeness for Free (Sort of)

Retail TouchPoints

The late iconic film star Paul Newman ( The Sting, Cool Hand Luke, The Hustler, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid ) also had a well-known philanthropic side that was institutionalized with his 1982 founding of Newman’s Own.

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.

12 Best Apps for Etsy

Small Biz Trends

What’s the best Etsy app? It depends on what you need! Check out our list of the 12 best Etsy apps, and find out which one is perfect for your shop. Whether you need to track inventory, manage your Etsy account orders, or create marketing materials, we’ve got you covered.

Super Retail Group posts sales increase; prepares for Christmas trading

Inside Retail

Super Retail Group sales growth set a “positive start” to the financial year as all retail brands maintained strong trading momentum. The company’s like-for-like sales grew 20 per cent compared to the previous period while online sales represented 10 per cent of year-to-date sales.

Christmas pop-up shops throughout the UK aim to raise £500,000 for charity

Retail Focus

Christmas isn’t Christmas without receiving a card or gift from Cards For Good Causes! This Christmas, Cards For Good Causes are delighted to announce that they’ll be opening up even more shops around the country for your festive needs this year!

Late payments for small businesses hit a two-year high, Xero and Accenture report

Retail Times

With the UK economy likely to fall into a recession, payments to small businesses were made on average 8.2 days late in September. This is the highest late payment time since August 2020 according to the latest data from Xero, the global small business platform. Data Time Research Xero

The Best Flash Drive Options for Small Businesses

Small Biz Trends

Transferring large files to a flash drive is a huge convenience. It allows small businesses to be more efficient in an increasingly mobile ecosystem. And as the storage price continues to fall, it is affordable and convenient to carry large amounts of storage in a small form factor.

How Kmart, The Party People are cashing in on Halloween

Inside Retail

It’s going to be happy hauntings for retailers, as one in four Australians plan to celebrate Halloween this year. The Australian Retailers Association is expecting $430 million to be raked in over the period, with an average spend of $86 per person.

Sample sales and student nights drive shoppers to NI outlet

Retail Focus

On the back of the latest Springboard data which revealed a nationwide drop in shopper footfall on high streets, shopping centres and retail parks, a Northern Irish outlet is bucking this UK and Ireland-wide trend reporting that shoppers continued to visit The Boulevard in large numbers resulting in an 11% increase in sales growth on 2021.

Kibo Sells Personalization Platform to Centre Lane Partners

Retail TouchPoints

Kibo has sold its personalization business to Centre Lane Partners , a private investment firm that focuses on growing middle-market companies. The new standalone personalization solution provider will be branded Monetate.

Walmart enhances digital shopping ahead of holidays

Retail Dive

The retailer is introducing updates like a virtual queue and expanded augmented reality to provide shoppers a faster, more personalized experience

Apple announces new clean energy investments, asks suppliers to decarbonise

Inside Retail

Apple said on Tuesday it would make fresh investments to set up solar and wind projects in Europe and called on its suppliers to decarbonise operations related to the production of iPhones and other products.