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.

Wegmans to Open Manhattan Location

VMS

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.

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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

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

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

VMS

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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!

McDonald’s to Close Some Walmart Locations

VMS

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.

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.

HSBC to Sell 90 U.S. Locations

VMS

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.

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.

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.

Google to Open First Brick-and-Mortar Location

VMS

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.

Latest CAMP Location Showcases the Art of Child’s Play

Retail Touch

So far, the experiential retailer for families has been extremely successful in its mission: the typical family spends up to two hours in CAMP stores, browsing products and capitalizing on each location’s unique features and experiences.

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.

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.

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.

Hy-Vee to offer COVID testing in Des Moines locations

Mass Relators

will begin offering rapid PCR COVID-19 testing at five Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations in the Des Moines metro starting Oct. The rapid PCR test, which detects active COVID-19 infection, is currently only available to patients ages 5+ at Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations.

Vectorworks Announces New Office Location in Australia

VMS

The Vectorworks Australia office is located in Sydney, New South Wales. The post Vectorworks Announces New Office Location in Australia appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design.

Ross Stores Plans to Open 60 New Locations in 2021

Retail Touch

These new locations are part of the company’s plans to add approximately 60 new stores — 40 Ross and 20 dd’s DISCOUNTS locations — during fiscal 2021, which runs through January 2022. .

Two London locations announced for little dobbies

A1 Retail

The new little dobbies stores will be the first London locations, following on the success of Edinburgh and Bristol. © Chris Humphreys.

Reports: Amazon Deploys Biometric Palm Reader in More Retail Locations

Retail Touch

Following the fall 2020 launch of its Amazon One contactless biometric palm reader in two Amazon Go stores, the retailer has rolled out the technology to a total of eight retail locations throughout the Seattle area, according to reporting in TechCrunch and other publications.

Waitrose expands Deliveroo service with 110 new locations

Retail Times

Waitrose has today (27th April) announced that it will expand its Deliveroo service to 110 new shops across the country with up to 400 new Waitrose shop roles created by the expansion plan. Retailer News Waitrose

McDonald’s Raising Hourly Wages at Company-Owned Locations

VMS

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,

Foot Locker to Transition or Close Footaction Locations

VMS

New York) announced its first quarter financial results along with the news that the company plans to transition one-third of its Footaction locations into other Foot Locker banners during the course of the year. Foot Locker Inc.

Cosmoprof announces new location, date for 2022 show

Mass Relators

The LVCC location change is not the only change for the 2022 event – Cosmoprof North America is also moving from a Sunday – Tuesday format, to a Tuesday – Thursday format. The post Cosmoprof announces new location, date for 2022 show appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers.

Circle K to Deploy 700+ Bitcoin ATMs at Locations Across the U.S.

Retail Touch

Circle K is rolling out a network of bitcoin ATMs at 700 of its locations across the U.S. and Canada in an exclusive partnership with Bitcoin Depot. Bitcoin ATMs have already been installed at Circle K stores in 30 states.

Ulta to open first Target shop-in-shop locations in August

Retail Dive

The retailers plan to open 800 experiential stores nationwide, featuring items from over 50 beauty brands like Clinique, MAC Cosmetics and Morphe

Wilson Sporting Goods Opens First Brick-and-Mortar Retail Location

Shopping Center

has opened its first-ever retail location in its hometown of Chicago. The Chicago store opened… The post Wilson Sporting Goods Opens First Brick-and-Mortar Retail Location appeared first on Shopping Center Business. Chicago — Wilson Sporting Goods Co.

With 30 new stores in June and July, Ross sticks to plan for 3K locations

Retail Dive

The off-pricer's brick-and-mortar ambitions were forged pre-pandemic. While openings are down from 2019, long term it's all systems go

CBRE advises The Massage Company on its first London location

Retail Times

Global real estate advisor, CBRE, has advised The Massage Company (“TMC”) on its first London location in Putney. Retail News Retailer News

Popeyes® UK announces first location and confirms autumn opening

A1 Retail

Tom Crowley, CEO of Popeyes® UK, commented: “It’s fantastic to be opening our first UK location, following the months of anticipation and buzz that the news of our arrival generated. . All our locations will be carefully chosen, in communities that echo the Louisianan spirit synonymous with Popeyes®. We’re looking forward to unveiling our next sites in due course, and revealing more about our expansion into new locations in 2022 and beyond.” .

Five Below Plans 170 New Locations Following Successful Holiday Season

Retail Touch

Five Below will open 170 stores over the next nine months, bringing its total to more than 1,200 locations, according to Knox Pages.

LA Fitness to Open New Location at Marina Pacifica in Long Beach

Shopping Center

The gym location is scheduled to open in early 2022. Other tenants at the… The post LA Fitness to Open New Location at Marina Pacifica in Long Beach appeared first on Shopping Center Business. Long Beach, Calif. —

Waitrose expands Deliveroo service with 110 new locations

Talking Retail

This story continues at Waitrose expands Deliveroo service with 110 new locations. Waitrose is to expand its Deliveroo service, adding 110 new shops across the country by the end of the summer.

Windsor Fashions to ‘Capitalize on Return to Normalcy’ with 150 New Locations by 2023

Retail Touch

Fast fashion retailer Windsor Fashions is planning to open 150 new stores over the next two years, adding to its current fleet of 230 locations across 42 states in the U.S. The company already has opened 10 new locations in the last 12 months.

Shell acquires 248 fuel and convenience store locations in Texas

Retail Wire

Shell has reached an agreement to acquire 248 fuel and convenience store sites from the Landmark group that operate under the Timewise brand in Texas. Today’s announcement increases our presence in a core market and shows our growth strategy in action. It brings us closer to more customers and strengthens our ability to meet their rapidly changing needs.