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Fashion industry risks falling short of green goals, finds BoF report

Inside Retail

Despite incremental improvement from some sector leaders, the fashion industry’s 30 largest listed companies risk falling short of social and environmental targets of the Paris climate agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals, a report from the Business of Fashion showed Tuesday.

5 Real-World Ways 5G Will Transform Retail

Retail Touch

5G is the talk of the town these days — up there with Web3 and the metaverse. But just like those other technologies, 5G is less a specific solution and more of an enabler. What matters most is what you do with it. So what can retailers do with 5G?

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Cure Retail Disruption With A Customer-Focused Approach

Retail Doc

A lot of money is chasing the term of disruption in retail and examining radical disruptive trends. increase retail sales retail disruption

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The King’s Road welcomes Seraphina for long standing seasonal pop-up residencey

Retail Focus

Sloane Stanley has announced the return of luxury retailer, Seraphina, to 340 King’s Road, marking the twelfth year running the brand has selected this space to show its collection of timeless, Indian-inspired apparel and homeware. .

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 commits to payment of living wage for garment workers

Inside Retail

Australian departmental store Myer has made a commitment to pay a living wage to garment workers who make clothes for its list of brands. The move comes after human rights organisation, Oxfam Australia actively engaged with Myer for more than five years encouraging the company to be more transparent.

Implementing Infrastructure as Code- How NDFC works with Ansible and Terraform

Cisco CSR

Automation has been the focus of interest in the industry for quite some time now. Out of the top tools available, Ansible and Terraform have been popularly used amongst automation enthusiasts like me.

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Renewed retail offering for Liverpool ONE as Kick Game signs and Kenji upsizes

Retail Focus

Grosvenor today announces new retail activity at Liverpool ONE, where luxury footwear brand Kick Game has signed for a 3,500 sq ft unit on South John Street. Kick Game will join Kenji, the Japanese-inspired homeware and stationary retailer, which is upsizing its store by 40%.

Stockland launches incubator program for retail startups

Inside Retail

Stockland has launched an incubator initiative it calls S Connect Starter aimed at assisting small businesses to grow and gain exposure and experience in its shopping centres.

SecureX and Secure Firewall: Integration and Automation to Simplify Security

Cisco CSR

Cisco Secure Firewall stops threats faster, empowers collaboration between teams, and enables consistency across your on-premises, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments.

How to Use a Green Screen

Small Biz Trends

Using a green screen as a virtual background can be incredibly useful. For example, you can use a green screen background for content creation, such as videos, to hide your background for camera-on virtual meetings and other purposes.

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.

Prada plans monthly product, NFT drops

Retail Dive

The brand will host 24-hour online events, starting June 2, where shoppers in select areas can buy limited-edition items and receive accompanying NFTs

Apple to cut working hours for retail staff, Microsoft open to unionisation

Inside Retail

Apple will make work schedules for US retail staff flexible amid a push towards unionisation, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing sources. The company told staff at some stores that scheduling changes will take effect in the coming months, the report said, quoting workers.

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Embrace Your Possible, Embrace Digital

Cisco CSR

We’ve come a long way since our in-person Cisco Live in 2019. Over this time, everything hasn’t always gone as expected, but one thing has become quite clear. Business as we know it will never be the same.

Progressive Insurance Giving $25,000 in Small Business Grants to Hispanic Entrepreneurs

Small Biz Trends

Progressive Insurance is supporting Hispanic entrepreneurs through a new grant program in partnership with online business platform Hello Alice. The Driving Small Business Forward grant program will provide ten grants of $25,000 to eligible small businesses.

The Road to the Hybrid Quantum-HPC Data Center Starts Here

Nvidia

It’s time to start building tomorrow’s hybrid quantum computers. The motivation is compelling, the path is clear and key components for the job are available today.

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Program revealed for Brisbane Fashion Festival

Inside Retail

Brisbane Fashion Festival has unveiled its program for 2022, which will feature more than 50 designers – from sought after labels in Australian fashion to local Queensland favourites and emerging talents.

Cisco SDA to the Rescue: Enabling IT to Secure Networked Virtual Machines on Mobile Clients

Cisco CSR

Whether we work together IRL at an office or online in a WebEx window, conversations among software engineers naturally turn to “what’s new in your tech” and “I have this problem—any ideas”.

16 Hilarious Work Fails

Small Biz Trends

Did you ever have one of those days at work? We’ve all been there when we can’t figure out if it’s Murphy’s Law or if we were born under a bad sign. Sometimes all you can do is laugh. It’s no wonder why #workfails is always popular across so many social media platforms.

What Trunk Club's demise says about apparel subscriptions

Retail Dive

Customers who engage with Nordstrom's stylists, online or in stores, spend more time and money at the retailer. So it's going outside the box

Mastercard faces court over anti-competitive deals with major retailers

Inside Retail

Proceedings have commenced in the Federal Court against Mastercard’s Asia/Pacific and Australian businesses over alleged breaches of competition law in deals signed with more than 20 large retail groups.

How to drive telehealth adoption 

Cisco CSR

Patients are consumers who expect ease, convenience, and efficiency when accessing healthcare. Today, accessing healthcare services requires more technology than ever. .

HSA for Small Business – What You Need to Know

Small Biz Trends

Small business owners and their employees can stretch their dollars further by establishing a health savings account. With a health savings account, participants are empowered to save earnings and more wisely spend money on healthcare expenses.

Walmart plots 4 new 'next generation' fulfillment centers

Retail Dive

The facilities incorporate an automated storage and retrieval system while also employing 4,000 new workers, and could serve 75% of the U.S.

What Zara’s recent decision says about the decline of free online returns

Inside Retail

Zara’s decision to start charging for online returns this month has raised complex questions about why people send back such a high proportion of items they buy online, and what can be done about it.

The Rise of the Enterprise Developer

Cisco CSR

There are many different types of software developers in today’s industry. We are often segmented in what our tasks are. Mobile, web, front-end, back-end, are just a few examples. Another way to think of developers is the size, scale, and complexity of the applications we apply our craft to.

12 Best Weight Loss Apps for Entrepreneurs

Small Biz Trends

Keeping everyone in your company healthy has a positive impact on your business. By cultivating healthy lifestyle habits you can help increase productivity and boost performance in the workplace.

Circle K Parent to Roll Out Self-Checkout Tech to 7,000 Stores

Retail Touch

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. parent company of the Circle K convenience store chain, will purchase more than 10,000 touchless self-checkout systems, with plans to deploy them in more than 7,000 Circle K and Couche-Tard stores in the U.S., Canada and Europe over the next three years.

Dan Murphy’s Lismore reopens after post-flood repairs

Inside Retail

Dan Murphy’s has reopened its doors in Lismore 13 weeks after the devastating floods in the city. The new store has undergone a complete rebuild since it was submerged.

Cisco Live 2022: Top 5 Cloud Networking

Cisco CSR

With sunny skies, and an entertainment calendar filled with music, shows, immersive experiences, Las Vegas is a great city to visit in the summer.

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Learn the Latest with a Blogging Course

Small Biz Trends

Blogging can refer to anything self-published online including photography, writing, and other forms of media containing information. Blogging has become a popular practice in most parts of the world.

How Brands Can Bridge the ‘Experience Gap’ to Engage Online Shoppers

Retail Touch

Once the pandemic is over for good (thankfully), we’ll have the chance to process what happened over the past few years.

‘The other store’ – Mitre 10 repositions itself from its giant archrival

Inside Retail

Hardware retailer Mitre 10 has launched a new branding campaign repositioning itself against the sector’s juggernaut Bunnings, adopting the slogan ‘The Other Hardware Store’. . “It’s

Get the most from your networking, data center, servers, storage, and switching gear

Cisco CSR

The key to getting the most out of your IT infrastructure is to have great support behind it. Find out why IDC chose Cisco as a leader for support services. These days, having a good IT backbone is crucial for business operations—regardless of your type of business.

How Small Business Owners Are Helping with the Refugees from Ukraine

Small Biz Trends

I watch the daily news feeling helpless with the human crisis in Ukraine which has no end in sight. This is why on The Small Business Radio Show this week, I talked with Alina Vandenberghe, Co-founder & Co-CEO of Chili Piper.

In Q1, Victoria's Secret firmly in control against apparel headwinds

Retail Dive

The lingerie retailer said it's regaining market share and maximizing margins, but may cut prices in order to make a sale