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How Privacy Issues in Mobile Apps Impact Retailers

Retail TouchPoints

The popular Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons recently experienced negative publicity after multiple government agencies shed light on the company’s mobile app privacy policies and data collection methods.

What is a Cybersecurity Policy and How to Create One?

Small Biz Trends

Humans are the weakest link in building a robust defense against cyber threats. According to the latest report , 82% of data breach incidents are caused due to the human element. A strict cybersecurity policy can help you protect confidential data and technology infrastructure from cyber threats.

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Best Buy US sales slide 13% as inflation, discounting take toll

Retail Dive

The retailer is trying to navigate volatility as strong demand in electronics subsides and other players clear out their excess inventory

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Adore Beauty credits customer loyalty for strong sales growth

Inside Retail

Pureplay online cosmetics retailer Adore Beauty says returning customers contributed 70 per cent of sales coupled with a higher than average spend last year. In its results for the year to June 30, revenue increased by 11 per cent to $200 million while gross profit rose 12 per cent to $66.5 million.

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!

UK small businesses squeezed by shrinking sales and unapproved debt

365 Retail

UK small businesses are navigating slowing sales growth, increasing payment waiting times and persistently soft jobs results, according to the latest data from Xero , the global small business platform.

Superdry opens at ICON Outlet at the O2 as the destination continues to outperform

Retail Focus

Icon Outlet at The O2, the London outlet shopping destination, developed by AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners, has announced the opening of Superdry, the premium apparel brand.

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NRA in ‘upheaval’ after CEO quits amid vaping furore

Inside Retail

The future of the National Retailers Association is unclear after CEO Dominique Lamb resigned suddenly, within two months of the exit of long-standing chairman Mark Brodie. .

How brands are collapsing the e-commerce purchasing funnel with augmented reality

Retail Dive

Brands are relying on WebAR to transform their e-commerce sites into powerful AR commerce destinations

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Toyota Motor Europe unveils its vision for the future with new showroom experience & concept

Retail Focus

Earlier this year, Toyota Motor Europe partnered with Dalziel & Pow to design the vision for the future of its European retailer network at a new site in Paris Nord.

Cisco IT — ISE is the way

Cisco CSR

In collaboration with Ragupathi Rajavel , Information Security Engineer @ Cisco. Sometimes you can say you get to work on a solution that everyone interacts with. For Network access at Cisco, an example of this is the Identity Services Engine (ISE).

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.

Sydney Airport opens new luxury precinct

Inside Retail

Sydney Airport has opened the first stage of its premium luxury retail precinct in the T1 International terminal. The 2700sqm precinct will house 19 of the world’s leading sought-after luxury fashion brands along with new concepts from Heinemann Tax & Duty-Free.

SBA Opens Program to Get Women Owned Businesses Federal Contracts

Small Biz Trends

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced the return of ChallengeHer to help women-owned small businesses gain access to federal contracts. SBA Opens Program to Get Women Owned Businesses Federal Contracts.

The Ragged Priest opens flagship store in Seven Dials

Retail Focus

Shaftesbury has today announced that British fashion brand The Ragged Priest has opened a new flagship store in Seven Dials, the heart of London’s West End.

Try the New 8000v Emulator Sandbox for SONiC

Cisco CSR

A modern cloud-scale data center network requires resilient server-to-server communication, even when faced with a large and rapid increase in the number of devices on the network.

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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.

Designer furniture brand E9 Design debuts in Sydney

Inside Retail

Eco-friendly tech-driven designer furniture brand E9 Design has launched in Sydney, opening a showroom in Alexandria. The start-up offers premium, responsible and customisable furniture combing digital technologies in its manufacturing process.

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Carhartt Launches Grant Program Aimed at Diversifying Skilled Trades Workforce

Retail TouchPoints

Through its new For the Love of Labor program, workwear retailer Carhartt will award $175,000 in grants to four organizations committed to serving women and/or diversifying the skilled trade workforce. The retailer is committing all online sales made on Labor Day, Sept.

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Under Armour signs at Liverpool ONE

Retail Focus

Grosvenor has announced the signing of leading sports apparel brand, Under Armour, at Liverpool ONE. Trading from 3,000 sq ft on South John Street, Under Armour Liverpool ONE is set to open later this year and will stock the brand’s renowned performance sports apparel, footwear and accessories.

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Cisco NDFC One View – Centralized Management of the Global SAN Infrastructure

Cisco CSR

Cisco Nexus Dashboard Fabric Controller (NDFC) is a scalable application for managing Fibre Channel SAN. However, in some cases a single NDFC server may not be efficient.

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.

Myer to close its Frankston store after Christmas

Inside Retail

Department store Myer has announced it will close its Frankston store in Victoria. . The retailer says it wants to divert resources to its rapidly growing online business and develop stores near the Frankston location, such as Southland, Chadstone, and Fountain Gate.

What is a CRM System and What Can It Do for Small Businesses?

Small Biz Trends

? For those that are unfamiliar and want to know what a CRM system is, the acronym stands for customer relationship management. A CRM system is software that automates and accelerates many mundane processes.

River Island unveils new store concept ‘River Studios’

Retail Focus

River Island, one of the high-street’s most iconic names, has launched an exciting new retail concept: River Studios. This retail expansion will see River Island optimise the high street shopping experience to fit the future.

Next Generation Transponder Technology to Align with Subsea SDM Cables

Cisco CSR

Undersea cables dramatically increase the reach of the internet by connecting new populations to provide them the economic benefits of high-speed connectivity. New applications driving large amounts of data transfer continue to emerge – Metaverse, new VR/AR experiences, and ML/AI on demand.

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.

Retail spending soars in July despite rising living costs

Inside Retail

Retail spending surged 16.5 per cent in July year-on-year as consumers spent $34.7 billion in-store and online, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). By month, spending was up by 1.3 per cent, the largest month-on-month rise in four months.

The role of Universities in accelerating the transition to Net Zero

Cisco blogs - Education

The higher education sector has a major role to play in the journey to Net Zero – both in terms of reducing its own environmental footprint and by helping to develop new climate technologies through applied research and co-innovation with industry.

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Two new independent retail and leisure brands join London’s Islington Square

Retail Focus

Cain International (‘Cain’), the privately held investment firm, has agreed two new leases with independents at its mixed-use Islington Square development.

Taming Cloud Complexity

Cisco CSR

There’s a myth about clouds that they are an easy button that magically makes complexity disappear. Sure, business runs better on the cloud and there are huge business and technical benefits to moving workloads and applications to the cloud. But the multi-cloud world is no panacea.

Heart Made: new label weaves Thai design into Australian fashion

Inside Retail

Hailing from Bangkok, Khong Ngamthin is the founder and designer of fashion label Heart Made, which offers products that combine old-fashioned techniques and contemporary design. He was inspired by the ancient Thai art of hand weaving, which his ancestors spent thousands of years perfecting.

4 Keys to an Impactful Global Growth Strategy

Retail TouchPoints

Global cross-border ecommerce sales reached nearly $3.2 trillion in 2021, according to Euromonitor International, which means international expansion has a value simply too good to overlook.

VIA Outlets Appoints Thierry Seang as Investment Director

Retail Focus

VIA Outlets, the owner-operator of 11 premium outlets in Europe, announces the appointment of Thierry Seang as Investment Director.

Automation with UCS X-Series leveraging Cisco Intersight and Ansible

Cisco CSR

Since the beginning, Cisco UCS management has always been API first. It is still the same today with Cisco Intersight. Ansible. Many customers have chosen Ansible for their orchestration and automation needs.

Forever New launches into South Africa

Inside Retail

Australian fashion retailer Forever New has launched its first store in South Africa, as part of an international expansion strategy. . The brand reports it has debuted its Spring collection in concession spaces in seven Woolworths stores in the African nation.

Survey: 87% of Consumers Doubt Influencers Use Products They Promote

Retail TouchPoints

The size of the global influencer marketing market has more than doubled since 2019, to $16.4 billion in 2022, according to Statista. Despite this rapid growth rate, there are indications of a major credibility gap when it comes to influencers’ actual effectiveness.