How CPGs Can Use Location Data to Spur Growth

Retail TouchPoints

Unsurprisingly, then, location data is widely recognized as a valuable tool for unlocking growth. With it, businesses can gain insights into the offline habits of their customers and figure out where competitors and partners are located to optimize decisions like site selection.

M?nawa Bay – anchored on unique views and location

Inside Retail

Situated on an inlet of the Manukau Harbour at the north-eastern edge of the airport precinct, it will enjoy easy access to New Zealand’s largest, and Australasia’s third-busiest airport in a relaxing park-like setting with outdoor spaces within the estuary location.


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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.

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.

Simon Partners With Narvar to Provide Physical Return Locations

Retail TouchPoints

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

Retail Store Operations: A Guide to Running Multiple Locations

The Retail Doctor

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

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

Retail TouchPoints

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.

Forever 21 Plans New Location in China


Opening under a partnership with Lasonic (Hong Kong), the store, which is currently under construction, will be located in a shopping mall in Taizhou, Jiangsu province, which is considered a third-tier city in China, meaning it has a large population with high spending power.

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.

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

Retail TouchPoints

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.

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.

Walmart to Bring Tech-Enabled Beauty Lounges to 400 Locations

Retail TouchPoints

Walmart is bolstering its relationship with beauty tech company Mayvenn to bring Mayvenn-branded Beauty Lounges to 400 Walmart locations across the U.S., expanding on the five existing locations already in place at Walmart stores in Texas.

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

CVS Pilots New Skin Care Concept at 3 Locations

Retail TouchPoints

locations — New York City, Woodland Hills, Calif. The new concept builds on the retailer’s BeautyIRL concept, which launched in 2018 and is now available at more than 50 locations.

10 new locations planned for Lone Star Rib House and Brews

Inside Retail

Lone Star Rib House and Brews has announced plans to open up to 10 new locations. The brand, which currently has 21 locations across NSW, SA, WA and QLD, has new sites confirmed in SA and NSW and plans to expand into Victoria and the ACT.

CNBC: Chipotle Closes Location Seeking to Unionize, Citing Staffing Challenges

Retail TouchPoints

A union organizing workers at Chipotle Mexican Grill has reportedly filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) after the restaurant chain said it would permanently shutter a location that was seeking to unionize, according to CNBC. A second location in Lansing, Mich.

Macy’s To Open Smaller, Off-Mall Locations

Retail TouchPoints

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

5 New Ways Retail Marketers Can Utilize Location Data This Year

Retail TouchPoints

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.

QuikTrip to Open More Food-Focused, Fuel-Free Locations


Although this only marks QuikTrip’s second gasoline-free store to open in the past six years, the company intends to roll out more of these locations moving forward, Jefferson-Smith says. QuikTrip (Tulsa, Okla.) is hanging up the pump at another branch of its convenience-store chain.

Chipotle to Open Drive-Thru-Only Location


will open a digital-only location in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, without a dining room or in-person ordering, reports CNN. locations have a drive-thru, which became a popular means of limited-contact transactions during the pandemic.

DICK’S Sporting Goods to Open Its First Southeast and Northwest Public Lands Locations

Retail TouchPoints

DICK’S Sporting Goods will open four new locations of its outdoor specialty retail brand Public Lands this fall, including its first locations in the Southeast and Northwestern U.S. location that debuted in June 2022, each feature 30-foot rock walls.

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

The Container Store Plans 74 New Locations by 2027

Retail TouchPoints

This would mark a major acceleration in the retailer’s store opening pace: The Container Store opened one store in FY2021 to reach its current total of 94 locations, and only two store openings are planned for FY2022. Following a net sales increase of 10.5% to $1.1

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.

Kwik Trip Debuts Bitcoin ATMs at 800 Midwest Locations

Retail TouchPoints

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.

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.

Wayfair Unveils First AllModern Physical Location With Tech-First Approach

Retail TouchPoints

Wayfair has opened its first AllModern retail location, spotlighting its modern specialty brand, at MarketStreet in Lynnfield, Mass. The Boston-headquartered company followed up with its first brick-and-mortar location at Boston’s Natick Mall in 2019.

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

Twitter expands location tool, courses for small businesses

Retail Dive

The platform has been releasing new social commerce features to connect customers with brands on the platform

Bed Bath & Beyond announces locations of its first wave of closures

Retail Dive

The struggling home goods retailer is moving to shutter over 50 stores after laying out a plan late last month to close 150 locations

Petco opens first location of new rural store concept

Retail Dive

Initially announced at its investor day in March, the new store caters to consumers seeking out farm and livestock supplies

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

Retail TouchPoints

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.

Location Data is a Must for Site Selection

Retail TouchPoints

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.

Sephora at Kohl’s to Expand Shop-in-Shop Concept to All Kohl’s Locations

Retail TouchPoints

One year after Kohl’s and Sephora launched their Sephora at Kohl’s shop-in-shop collaboration, the retailers plan to roll out the successful concept to all 1,100 Kohl’s locations. By 2023, Kohl’s anticipates it will have opened 850 2,500-square-foot Sephora at Kohl’s 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.

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.

Amazon Fresh Continues Expansion with 12th Location

Retail TouchPoints

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.

Ross Stores Opens 29 New Locations Amid Off-Price Brick-and-Mortar Growth

Retail TouchPoints

Ross Stores is opening 29 new locations in 12 states over June and July as it continues to move toward its goal of opening approximately 100 new brick-and-mortar stores in FY 2022, which ends Jan. Saks Off 5 th opened its first location since 2018 with the July launch of an Eastchester, N.Y.

Ballard Designs Opens First Houston Location

Retail TouchPoints

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

The Vitamin Shoppe Debuts First Franchise Location in North Carolina

Retail TouchPoints

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.

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.

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.

DICK’S Tees Off New Experiential Golf Galaxy Locations

Retail TouchPoints

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!