7 Critical Tips for Specialty Retailers in the Amazon Era

Retail Doc

Before I share how specialty retailers can survive and thrive, a question. Retail Sales Customer Service cash flow visual merchandising

Realizing the Potential Business-Specific Analytics in Specialty Retail (2021)

Retalon

Business Specific Analytics and AI for Specialty Retail. The word “retail” gets used interchangeably as if all retailers are all the same. Electronics and games retailers have presales and major demand spikes on game release days. Specialty-Specific Analytics.

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IRDC 2021: The Retail Rumba: Solutions for Specialty Retailers

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Breakout Session: The Retail Rumba: Solutions for Specialty Retailers. Ready to take two steps forward—and maybe a step or two to the side—as a specialty retailer working closely with your customers? Events consumer insights data IRDC 2021 specialty retail

Dan Jablons speaking at the Merchant Convention and BRA Show!

Retail Smart Guys

Retailing Board Rider's Association Dan Jablons dave leib merchant convention open to buy retail conventions Retail Smart Guys specialty retailHello All, Great updates for you all in the first of 3 blogs for today.

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CPG Gets by With a Little Kelp From Its Friends

Rangeme

The company’s products are sold via e-commerce and in specialty stores like Whole Foods and Sprouts, co-ops, regional chains, and independent stores. “We’re Barnacle Foods debuted six years ago and ships its products across the country, to consumers and specialty retailers.

The Children's Place launches tween brand Sugar & Jade

Retail Dive

The specialty retailer is entering into the $8 billion tween apparel market with the introduction of its new DTC entity

Francesca’s to Shutter an Additional 97 Stores

Retail Touch

The apparel and accessories retailer is seeking to sell both its brick-and-mortar locations and its ecommerce holdings. The retailer previously announced plans to close 140 stores and renegotiate a number of leases at other locations.

How Much Should You Flex a Format?

VMS

John Ryan eataly flexible formats post-pandemic retail concept specialty retail format uk eatalySo we’ve got an Eataly in London.

How do you think the second half of 2019 will be for your store?

Retail Smart Guys

Nearly every retailer I talk to tells me that it wasn’t great. Weather played a significant part for many stores, and although those kinds of events are typically followed by a spike in sales, many retailers tell me that they never saw the spike.

Great Webinar Tomorrow!

Retail Smart Guys

H ey Retailers! Check out this webinar, happening tomorrow, Tuesday, January 22nd @ 2:00pm EST (11:00am) PST: Industry Secrets with Dan at Retail Smart Guys. Not every retailer is suffering in this economy.

Reopening Your Store – The Things You Are Not Yet Thinking About

Retail Smart Guys

We are about to launch a webinar, that is perhaps the most important one we’ve ever done in the 14 years that Retail Smart Guys has existed. Retail Smart Guys. Retailing covid-19 recovery dave leib inventory planning management one open to buy open to buy planning reopen stores retail retail advice retail blog Retail Consulting retail sales Retail Smart Guys specialty retailHello!

The Year of the Puppy Love: 2020 Valentine Data Unplugged

RETAIL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

billion in sales, pet store retailers have a lot more reasons to celebrate the Year of the Puppy Love. According to the latest reports from NRF 2020 Report and Survey, Consumers are most likely to spend an average of $30.19 on family members other than their spouses compared to $29.87

The Year of the Puppy Love: 2020 Valentine Data Unplugged

RETAIL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

billion in sales, pet store retailers have a lot more reasons to celebrate the Year of the Puppy Love. According to the latest reports from NRF 2020 Report and Survey, Consumers are most likely to spend an average of $30.19 on family members other than their spouses compared to $29.87

The Year of the Puppy Love: 2020 Valentine Data Unplugged

RETAIL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

billion in sales, pet store retailers have a lot more reasons to celebrate the Year of the Puppy Love. All it takes for specialty store owners to thrive in current economic cycle is to have a reliable, seamless and smart end-to-end retail management software like ChainDrive to help you clap along with happiness while managing your pet business operations in real time including the millions of Gift Cards which consumers will exchange and redeem at a staggering pace….

Get More Cash Out Of Your Business By Doing Three Things

Retail Smart Guys

Get More Cash Out Of Your Business By Doing Three Things, Presented by Dan Jablons, President, Retail Smart Guys. www.surfexpo.com. Arrive and Thrive! Friday, January 10th, 11:30 am.

Victoria’s Secret launches online store in Australia

Inside Retail

Global intimate specialty retailer Victoria’s Secret, has expanded its presence in Australia with the launch of an e-commerce beauty store. The post Victoria’s Secret launches online store in Australia appeared first on Inside Retail.

Are You Getting What You Want From Your Retail Store?

Retail Smart Guys

Are You Getting What You Want From Your Retail Store? You are feverishly marketing your retail store. When you decided to go into business for yourself and decided to open your retail store, what were you thinking? Retail Smart Guys. ABOUT RETAIL SMART GUYS.

Own a retail store and don’t have any cash to show for yourself?

Retail Smart Guys

Own a retail store and don’t have any cash to show for yourself? So what’s the reason for this pain and downfall of cash for the independent retailer? Retail Consultant, Retail Smart Guys. ABOUT RETAIL SMART GUYS.

Video Forum: Karlyn Mattson, GNC

Mass Relators

Karlyn Mattson, chief merchandising officer at GNC, tells this week’s Video Forum about the specialty retailer’s commitment to keeping pace with the changing needs of health and wellness consumers. The post Video Forum: Karlyn Mattson, GNC appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers.

M·A·C opens new retail concept at Salt Lake City International Airport, Terminal A

Retail Times

M·A·C Cosmetics, in partnership with Hudson, welcomes domestic and international travelers to an innovative specialty retail concept in Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) –Concourse A. Retail News Retailer News M·A·C

Dusk sales drop as stores closed, but online growth cushions the blow

Inside Retail

Australian specialty retailer Dusk, has reported poor sales based on unaudited management accounts for the first half of the financial year. The post Dusk sales drop as stores closed, but online growth cushions the blow appeared first on Inside Retail.

Dan Jablons speaking at San Francisco Gift Fair, Monday, July 29th!

Retail Smart Guys

Dan Jablons, President of Retail Smart Guys, will be speaking at the San Francisco International Gift Fair on Monday, July 29. Dan Jablons, Retail Smart Guys. – What Are Today’s Successful Retailers doing to Survive, and how can I apply that to my business? Not every retailer is suffering in this economy. Retail Smart Guys. ABOUT RETAIL SMART GUYS. Hi everybody!

Teva partners with Black Rainbow to unveil Pride Sandals

Inside Retail

The range is available online from the Teva store and from specialty retailers. The post Teva partners with Black Rainbow to unveil Pride Sandals appeared first on Inside Retail.

Brisbane’s West Village retail precinct sells for $202 million

Inside Retail

Centuria Capital Group has secured the $202 million West Village retail precinct within Sekisui House’s $1.1 Spanning 16,560sqm, the West Village retail precinct includes two anchor supermarkets, which are complemented by cafes, restaurants, bars, parklands and wellness facilities.

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Floor & Decor Opens Design Studio in Northern Virginia

Shopping Center

Floor & Decor, a specialty retailer of hard-surface flooring, will open its newest location in Vienna on Wednesday, March 23. Vienna, Va. The Floor & Decor Design Studio will offer design services and samples for customers, and the opportunity… The post Floor & Decor Opens Design Studio in Northern Virginia appeared first on Shopping Center Business. Leasing News Virginia

Fujitsu Market Place Self-Checkout goes live in the UK

Retail Times

Designed as an integral part of Fujitsu Market Place, and targeted at fashion and specialty retailers, Market Place Self-Checkout serves to re-invent the in-store experience by offering easy, in-store checkout flexibility for shoppers. Retail News Retail Technology Retailer News Fujitsu Market Place Self-CheckoutFujitsu is today announcing that Fujitsu Market Place Self-Checkout (SCO) is live in a fast-fashion store in the UK.

PetSmart, DoorDash Partner for Same-Day Delivery

VMS

Last-mile logistics company DoorDash (San Francisco) and specialty retailer PetSmart (Phoenix) have announced a partnetship to facilitate on-demand delivery of pet supplies and accessories across almost 1500 PetSmart locations in the U.S.,

Video Forum: Elliott Rodgers, Ulta Beauty

Mass Relators

Elliott Rodgers, chief information officer at Ulta Beauty, tells this week’s Video Forum about the various ways the specialty retailer is bringing technology to bear to help realize its strategic objectives.

A Pea in the Pod® opens new concept stores in Chicago and New York City

Retail Focus

A Pea in the Pod, the well-known designer and specialty retailer of luxe maternity apparel and accessories, is returning to its retail roots with the opening of two new concept stores located in Chicago and New York City.

Retail Pro International warns retailers against digital transformation ‘white elephants’

Retail Technology Review

Retail Pro International, provider of platform retail management software for mid- and top-tier specialty retailers, is warning retailers undertaking digital transformations that they may be left with white elephants if they fail to integrate with the existing ecosystem

Cavender’s adopts TrueCommerce ecUtopia EDI solution

Retail Technology Review

TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity, integration and unified commerce solutions, has announced that Cavender's, a premier specialty retailer of Western and work footwear, apparel and accessories for the American South and Southwest, has adopted its TrueCommerce ecUtopia EDI platform to seamlessly collaborate with their entire supplier community and boost supply chain efficiency. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Robling Releases Analytics Tools To Assist Reopening Retailers

Retail Touch

Robling is offering COVID-19 store reopening analytics for both essential and specialty retailers. The tools are designed to help retailers navigate operations during the pandemic with the environment’s special considerations in mind.

Small Team Retailers Still Earn Big: A Review of the RIS Top 100 Retailers

Theatro

Two small team retailers hold onto large shares of the retail market for the second year in a row. To support over 1,800 locations, this small team retailer might operate a store with as few as two people on the clock.

A Pea in the Pod Opens Stores in Chicago, New York

VMS

“Prior to the pandemic all our retail locations were closed, and since then, we’ve been focusing our efforts on offering moms and expecting moms-to-be a robust digital shopping experience that’s accessible and convenient. A Pea in the Pod (Moorestown, N.J.),

Pottery Barn Partners With The Renewal Workshop To Market Refurbished Products

Retail Touch

The products are available on The Renewal Workshop web site , along with merchandise from other brand partners such as apparel companies Osprey and Carhartt and Coyuchi , a specialty retailer of cotton home textiles.

Mattress Firm Files for IPO 6 Years After Going Private

Retail Touch

Mattress Firm has publicly filed for an IPO that will return the furniture retailer to the public markets six years after South Africa’s Steinhoff International took the company private.

PacSun Names Co-CEOs and New President

Retail Touch

PacSun has named Alfred Chang and Mike Relich as its new Co-CEOs, and promoted PacSun Chief Brand Officer Brieane Olson to President of the specialty retailer. All three executives are retail veterans with decades of experience.

rue21 Expands Size-Inclusive Product Offerings to 36 More Stores

Retail Touch

Specialty retailer rue21 continues to invest in its size-inclusive product offering, extending its plus-size fashion to an additional 36 stores. In December 2020, the retailer also recruited retail executive Candace Kearney, who joined rue21 from plus-size fashion retailer Torrid.

Behind the scenes of Baby Bunting’s long-awaited digital transformation

Inside Retail

In 2019, Baby Bunting relaunched its e-commerce site on a new platform that was intended to give the specialty retailer more digital features and functionality. The retailer ended up writing off the entire cost of the $3.2

Easter 2022: Your state-by-state guide to retail trading rules

Inside Retail

There are 18 types of business that are exempt from the restrictions, as well as small shop retailers that employ four or fewer staff. All other independent retail shops that are not food and grocery retailers must close on Good Friday.

Winning Windows Returns for 2021 Holiday Season: Nominations Now Open

Retail Touch

Department stores, specialty retailers and luxury brands alike embrace these spaces to create wondrous experiences and inspire shoppers, and it is the design and creative teams that help bring these experiences to life.

RICE 2022: How Brands Can Turn Their Unique Expertise into Memorable Value Propositions

Retail Touch

As its name implies, Direct to Consumer (DTC) retail seeks to appeal directly to consumers with a brand they will recognize and seek out. But as this part of the industry grows more crowded, DTC retailers are finding it tougher to make their mark.

Reports: Nike Cutting Ties With Six Retailers, Including DSW and Urban Outfitters

Retail Touch

Nike has reportedly closed its accounts with DSW , Urban Outfitters , Shoe Show , Dunham’s Sports , Olympia Sports and Big 5 Sporting Goods as the retailer pulls out of specialty retailers and department stores, according to Forbes and other media outlets.