7-Eleven partners with Australia Post to double parcel locker locations

Inside Retail

This is in addition to more than 500 existing Australia Post parcel locker locations in the network. The initiative will double the number of Australia Post parcel locker locations to more than 1000 giving customers more options for receiving their online shopping and parcels.

Cisco and Wipelot – First UWB-Based Location System with App Hosting!

Cisco Retail

Cisco and Wipelot present the first real-time location system (RTLS) with an app hosting solution using Ultra Wide-Band (UWB). Wipelot’s Mobile Tag – Attached to equipment or people and sends UWB location data to the Wipelot UWB dongle.


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Bounce snaps up rival as it eyes more mall locations

Inside Retail

The post Bounce snaps up rival as it eyes more mall locations appeared first on Inside Retail. Indoor active entertainment company Bounce has acquired competitor Latitude in a bid to double its footprint in shopping malls.

Kwik Trip Debuts Bitcoin ATMs at 800 Midwest Locations

Retail Touch

Convenience and gas chain Kwik Trip is bringing Coinsource bitcoin ATMs to its more than 800 locations in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois and Iowa. Coinsource kiosks allow consumers to buy and sell bitcoin with U.S. dollars for an 11% fee and receive their bitcoin within minutes.

Retail Store Operations: A Guide to Running Multiple Locations

Retail Doc

Do you have a solid retail store operations strategy? According to McKinsey’s Future of Retail Operations report, “Brick-and-mortar retail stores need to up their game. Technology could give them a significant boost.”. customer experience Retail Customer Service Training

Wegmans to Open Manhattan Location


The post Wegmans to Open Manhattan Location appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design. Gourmet grocer Wegmans (Rochester, N.Y.) will open an 82,000-square-foot store at 770 Broadway in Manhattan, reports Retail Estate Weekly. “We We are so excited to bring Wegmans to Manhattan.

The RealReal to Open Santa Monica Location


The new store, located at 26th St. The post The RealReal to Open Santa Monica Location appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design. Online luxury resale retailerThe RealReal has signed a lease for a 2200-square-foot space in Santa Monica, Calif., reports Globe St.com.

Cisco Recognized with the 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customer’ Choice Distinction for Indoor Location Services

Cisco Retail

We are excited to announce that Cisco was recognized with the 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice distinction for Indoor Location Services. Cisco DNA Spaces is one of the most widely deployed and scalable indoor location services platforms today and maintains a strong 4.5

Simon Partners With Narvar to Provide Physical Return Locations

Retail Touch

Mall operator Simon is launching a program that will allow consumers to quickly drop off returns from approximately two dozen brands at participating locations. locations. News Briefs Fulfillment & Last Mile simon happy returns narvar online returns return locations return drop of

Target Unveils 30,000-Square-Foot Times Square Location

Retail Touch

Target ’s newly opened Times Square location — 30,000 square feet in the middle of Manhattan — features designs inspired by local culture. The Times Square Target location’s offerings also take into account the bustling mindset for which the area is known.

Can Location Intelligence Make (or Break) the Holiday Shopping Season?

Retail Touch

To illustrate, here are a few examples of how retailers are using location intelligence to better inform their company’s customer retention strategy this holiday season: Start With Competitive Intelligence. The COVID-19 pandemic changed consumer behavior patterns seemingly overnight.

Foxtrot Plans to Expand by 50 Locations


It plans to open locations in regions like Houston, Miami, Boston, Los Angeles, New York and Austin, Texas; it already has locations in Washington, D.C., The new stores are reportedly double the size of its current locations and will feature new merchandising and on-site dining.

Rob Scott: ‘Some of our locations may be suitable as vaccination points’

Inside Retail

Retail conglomerate Wesfarmers has reiterated its offer to turn some of its bricks-and-mortar locations into vaccination centres as Australia’s vaccine rollout picks up pace. The post Rob Scott: ‘Some of our locations may be suitable as vaccination points’ appeared first on Inside Retail.

Macy’s To Open Smaller, Off-Mall Locations

Retail Touch

Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette revealed plans to test several smaller Macy’s and a Bloomingdale’s at non-mall locations, as well as a continued effort to grow its discount Macy’s Backstage brand. “We News Briefs Store Operations Macy's smaller locations

Shelley Sandzer secures two new Camden locations for fitness concepts

A1 Retail

Shelley Sandzer, has secured locations for two new gym concepts in Camden: Rumble, the environmentally-conscious boutique fitness studio and Circuit Society, the franchise-led fitness brand.

5 New Ways Retail Marketers Can Utilize Location Data This Year

Retail Touch

While location intelligence has been almost synonymous with measuring foot traffic to stores, there are much broader applications that retailers and marketers should incorporate into their strategies this new year. Measuring impact for brands that don’t have physical locations.

‘Like a True New Yorker,’ Century 21 Plans 2023 Comeback in Original NYC Location   

Retail Touch

Famed off-price luxury retailer Century 21 will return to its original flagship location in downtown NYC in spring 2023, after filing for bankruptcy in 2020 and shuttering all 13 of its stores.

S&P: Badly located malls remain vulnerable

Retail Dive

Shopping centers in sparsely populated areas are likely to continue to lose tenants and sales, according to an S&P Global Market Intelligence report

McDonald’s to Close Some Walmart Locations


About 150 McDonald’s locations within Walmart will remain after the closures. The company plans to convert former McDonald’s in-store locations into other services or restaurant offerings.

Kohl’s Unveils Next 400 Sephora Shop-in-Shop Locations

Retail Touch

From Alaska to Maine, the 400 stores will span 36 states and bring the current Sephora at Kohl’s location total to 600. Kohl’s has identified the next 400 stores that will be adding Sephora at Kohl’s shops this year as it continues toward its goal of 850 shop-in-shops by 2023.

HSBC to Sell 90 U.S. Locations


A remaining 20 to 25 physical locations HSBC will retain will be turned into “international wealth centers,” and will focus on the banking needs of high-net-worth clients. Locations appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design.

All-in-one fresh foods market, catering and event location BRIDGE opens in Zurich

Retail Focus

Located in a strategic hub easily reached by train, BRIDGE attracts both travellers as well as local foodies wanting to make sustainable purchases at the new food Mecca & discover a continuously changing offer of regional flavours.

Retail success still depends on location, location, location

Retail Wire

Retailers such as Dick’s Sporting Goods are opening stores and new concepts even as the pandemic continues on in the U.S. Many are finding that properly positioned stores are in fact key to driving sales despite the growing percentage of customers shopping and placing orders online.

Walmart testing format at its incubator location

Mass Relators

Unveiled at the retailer’s incubator location, Store 4108 in Springdale, Ark., The post Walmart testing format at its incubator location appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers. BENTONVILLE, Ark. —

DICK’S Tees Off New Experiential Golf Galaxy Locations

Retail Touch

DICK’S Sporting Goods is continuing to expand its nationwide footprint with plans to open the first Golf Galaxy Performance Center , as well as four additional locations in August — two Dick’s Sporting Goods and two Going, Going, Gone!

Location Data is a Must for Site Selection

Retail Touch

Demand for delivery and contact-free services persists, resulting in fewer in-person visits to store and restaurant locations. Customer habits simply aren’t the same anymore, so having access to fresh, location-based insights is an absolute must when making strategic business decisions.

The Vitamin Shoppe Debuts First Franchise Location in North Carolina

Retail Touch

The Greensboro store is an existing location previously operated by The Vitamin Shoppe and now converted to a franchise unit. The Vitamin Shoppe has launched its first-ever franchise store in Greensboro, N.C., marking the beginning of the retailer’s new franchising growth strategy.

10 Tips for Effective Location-Based Mobile Marketing

Retail Next

With 79 percent of marketers saying mobile is the cornerstone for business, there has been a lot of buzz about location-based mobile marketing and its increased open rates and improved ROI. Knowing exactly what you want to accomplish is the key to effective location-based mobile marketing.

Five Things To Remember When Renting Your First Business Location

Retail Minded

Opening a new business location, whether you’re a first-time business owner or the proud founder of a chain of independent retailers, is always something to celebrate. Before you even consider renting a property for your business location, you need to assess it from top to bottom.

Google to Open First Brick-and-Mortar Location


The store, which will be located in Chelsea, will offer a variety of Google products including mobile phones, smart home devices and laptops. The post Google to Open First Brick-and-Mortar Location appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design.

Walmart Expands Primary Care Offerings With Five Walmart Health Locations in Florida

Retail Touch

The remaining locations will open in the Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa areas over the coming months, each adjacent to a Walmart Supercenter.

Ballard Designs Opens First Houston Location

Retail Touch

Ballard Designs , a multichannel home décor and furniture design company, has opened its first Houston store, marking its 17 th retail store nationwide.

New mobile 'smart stores' can meet customers in a variety of locations

Retail Dive

The units from automation startup Tortoise can be used to sell items in front of a retail location after hours, inside a store or at stadiums and other venues

Walgreens Partners with Blue Shield of California to Add 12 Additional Health Corner Locations

Retail Touch

Walgreens has partnered with Blue Shield of California to expand in-person and virtual care options through the launch of 12 additional Walgreens Health Corner locations in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles County.

Staples Partnership Adds 1,000+ Happy Returns Locations to Network

Retail Touch

Happy Returns by PayPal has teamed with Staples US Retail to offer the Happy Returns in-person service, adding more than 1,000 Staples retail locations to its return service. The Staples partnership increases the number of the company’s Return Bars to more than 3,800 locations.

Amazon Fresh Continues Expansion with 12th Location

Retail Touch

Amazon has now opened a dozen locations of its technology-driven grocery store concept, Amazon Fresh , with its latest store opening in Long Beach, Calif.

Laings the jeweller announces plan for new £5m flagship location

A1 Retail

Laings has signed a 15-year lease to take over a landmark B-listed building in Scotland which is set to become the family-run jeweller’s new UK flagship location.

Sundance Opens First Michigan Location in the Greater Detroit Area

Retail Touch

The 4,120-square-foot store will be the first location in Michigan for the retailer, which sells women’s and men’s apparel, jewelry, footwear, accessories, home furnishings and art.

McDonald’s Raising Hourly Wages at Company-Owned Locations


based, company-owned locations by 10 percent, CNBC reports. Based on location, this means entry-level workers could make between $11 and $17 per hour, while shift managers would make roughly $15-$20 an hour. McDonald’s (Chicago) is planning to raise hourly wages at its U.S.-based,

Sears Closes Another of its Last Remaining Locations


Sears location. The company also sold some land it owned adjacent to the location to RK Centers, which is planning to build a mixed-use development on the site. Lauderdale area for their many years of support and remind them to shop at our other Florida locations and on sears.com.”.

Jimmy John’s Opens First Drive-Thru Only Location


For guests who prefer a completely contactless experience, the new location also offers carryout lockers where customers can pick up their online and mobile orders. The post Jimmy John’s Opens First Drive-Thru Only Location appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design.

Quality Gifts at Resorts – Unique Practices from Unique Locations

SGN Magazine

Maintaining a clean, bright and focal location while making sure to refresh the merchandising regularly is an important part of our business.” Resort guests don’t always want to bring home a name-dropped T-shirt or magnet.

Ross Stores Plans to Add 100 Brick-and-Mortar Locations by January 2023

Retail Touch

In February and March 2022, the discount retailer opened 22 Ross Dress for Less locations and eight dd’s DISCOUNTS stores in 15 states and Guam. Discount retailers apparently see their growth tied to more brick-and-mortar locations.