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“Fed up with being sold to”:  Why influencers are coming under scrutiny

Inside Retail

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is cracking down on misleading testimonials and endorsements by social media influencers.

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Lark London Selects Woking’s Victoria Place for First Location Outside London

Retail Focus

Woking’s Victoria Place is set to welcome Lark London, an independent lifestyle boutique, in a move that marks the brand’s first store outside the capital.

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Scan-and-go checkout, NRF Show, and Consumer behavior - Weekly Snacks #40

Tokinomo

Campaign scoop M&M Lovin’. In this commercial , Maya Rudolph, a big fan of M&M's, shared that many people, including her, love her. To highlight this, she presented a pie chart displaying the majority of people love her.

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Leverage your advantages: 4 ways small businesses can hit the ground running in 2023

Retail Dive

With the new year comes a fresh slate full of opportunity, and what you do in the beginning of the year can help set you up for success in the months to come

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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Controversy surrounds plans to revamp Sydney’s Paddy’s Market

Inside Retail

Sydney’s Paddy’s Market is at the centre of a debate over its redevelopment with some traders and members of the public opposing plans to give the venue a significant facelift.

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Tom Sellers Selects Seven Dials’ Neal’s Yard for New Venture, Story Cellar

Retail Focus

Shaftesbury has announced that two Michelin Star chef, Tom Sellers, is set to unveil his new restaurant, Story Cellar, at Seven Dials this March.

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5 CEOs to watch in 2023

Retail Dive

As retail sheds executives, new faces are taking the helm at major retailers. They face individual hurdles, alongisde industrywide challenges like inflation

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Flight Centre to acquire UK-based luxury travel brand

Inside Retail

Travel company Flight Centre has entered into a binding agreement to acquire UK-based premium leisure travel business Luxury Travel Holdings Limited (Scott Dunn) for A$211 million. Scott Dunn offers tailor-made luxury holiday packages to high-value customers.

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Liverpool One Launches Into 2023 With New Hollister Location and Gilly Hicks Entry

Retail Focus

Grosvenor announces a strong start to the year at Liverpool ONE with the forthcoming relocation of Hollister Co., the global teen retailer division of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F A&F Co.), alongside Hollister sub-brand, Gilly Hicks.

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Co-op set to serve-up new-look, larger, store in Gourock (Inverclyde)

A1 Retail

Co-op is set to serve-up a new-look, larger, food store with an increased range and choice to serve the Gourock community.

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Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

Join this exclusive conversation with our expert panelists and learn how you can thrive as an e-commerce retailer - even when faced with adverse market challenges. Don't miss out; register today!

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5 POS software integrations helping independent retailers compete

Retail Dive

More than a cash register, the modern POS can function as the central cog of your retail operation

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Skechers continues to make its mark in the Singapore marketplace

Inside Retail

Skechers has selected actor Lawrence Wong as its Singapore brand ambassador for the second year running, in an ongoing effort to strengthen its appeal to a broad consumer demographic in the saturated market.

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Sign and Digital UK 2023 is back for a Celebration of Signage

Retail Focus

Sign & Digital UK (SDUK) returns to the NEC Birmingham from 21 st to 23 rd March 2023. The floor plan is growing fast, with some of the biggest names in the industry, such as Roland DG, Epson UK, Premier, Hexis UK, Vivid Laminating Technologies and swissQprint, signed up.

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How the Pantone Colour of the Year Viva Magenta impacts retail businesses

A1 Retail

By Jordan Richards, Founder and CEO of RCCO We all love a business trend, especially when it’s positive and cheering – so what’s not to love about the newly unveiled Pantone Colour of the Year Viva Magenta?

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How to Address the Needs of the Next Generation of e-Commerce Customers

Speaker: Jenn VandeZande, Head of Digital Engagement Strategy at SAP Customer Experience | Beth Scott, VP, Business Operations - Supply Chain | Nikki Grigsby, PHR, Chief Operations Officer at Syndigo | Levana Wang, Content Creator, Gen Z Expert

Join Jenn VandeZande, Beth Scott, Nikki Grigsby and Levana Wang for this insightful and topical conversation on the modernization of e-commerce tech.

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Values of an online B2B marketplace for retailers and Wholesale brands

Retail Dive

From easily discovering and connecting with new brands and products to creating new business opportunities, B2B Marketplaces are here to stay

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CEOs exit: The Reject Shop, Best & Less leaders step down

Inside Retail

The CEOs of two discount retail chains — The Reject Shop and Best & Less Group — have stepped down with immediate effect today citing personal reasons.

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How to Leverage Home Equity to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

Retail Focus

Commercial real estate represents an enticing investment opportunity, and by taking advantage of equity you’ve built up in your home, it can be more accessible than you’d think.

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Drive-Up Grocer Addie’s Opens First Store, Plans to Expand Across U.S.

Retail TouchPoints

The new supermarket concept Addie’s , a self-described “drive-up grocer,” has opened its first store in Norwood, Mass., fueled by $10.1 million in seed funding it recently received from Rose Park Advisors.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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David’s Bridal launches wedding planning platform with vendor marketplace

Retail Dive

Wedding vendors can join the platform for free and create their own web page to advertise to couples

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Retail spending increases in December despite inflation

Inside Retail

Retail spending increased 7.5 per cent year on year in December boosted by record Christmas and Boxing Day trading, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). However, on a month-on-month basis, turnover fell 3.9 per cent as the cost of living pressures hit household budgets.

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Chicago Preps for St. Patrick's Day

The Global Small Business Blog

An impromptu visit to the Office of the Mayor and I [Laurel Delaney] fell upon this joyous ceremony. If you look closely, you can catch a glimpse of Chicago Mayor Lightfoot. Mayor Lightfoot Mayor of Chicago Office of the Mayor St. Patrick's Day

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Destination XL Names New COO as it Looks to ‘Transform and Grow’

Retail TouchPoints

Destination XL Group (DXL) — which encompasses the DXL Big + Tall and Casual Male XL chains — has hired Dara Pauker as its new Chief Operating Officer.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Bed Bath & Beyond to close all Harmon stores

Retail Dive

The retailer will also close an additional 87 of its namesake stores as a potential bankruptcy filing looms

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Can JB Hi-Fi maintain its record sales amid cost of living challenges?

Inside Retail

In its preliminary half-year results, JB Hi-Fi attributed record sales to strong consumer demand, and its well-executed promotional strategies during Boxing Day and Black Friday.

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Augmented Reality in Retail Projected to Experience Massive Growth

VMS

Augmented reality (AR) in the retail market could be on the cusp of a massive growth spurt. A new report from Research and Markets said AR investments in retail were valued at roughly $2 billion in 2021, but that number is expected to explode to $61.3 billion by 2031.

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Foot Locker Lays Off Workers, Shutters Sidestep Banner as Simplification Efforts Continue

Retail TouchPoints

Foot Locker will lay off an unspecified number of employees in corporate and support roles with the goal of saving $18 million annually, according to a filing with the SEC. Additionally, the retailer will wind down its Sidestep banner in Europe to better enable it to focus on its core businesses.

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16 Go-to-Market Plays for Your Entire Sales Funnel

After gathering some of the best go-to-market plays from our own B2B sales and marketing pros, we've package them here for you. Try one of these 16 plays in your next salesflow or as inspiration for your next winning sales engagement strategy.

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Destination XL names COO

Retail Dive

Dara Pauker, who previously worked as a consultant for the company, joins the retailer as it continues to take market share after a dramatic turnaround

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Fresh investment paves way for Camilla to speed foreign foray

Inside Retail

Australian luxury fashion brand Camilla has announced an investment partnership with a private investment group, Tattarang that will help fund international expansion.

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On Our Radar: The Bar at Moynihan, New York

VMS

If any commuter passing through Penn Station finds themselves particularly thirsty, The Bar at Moynihan (New York) – conveniently located in the city’s renowned Moynihan Train Hall – offers a variety of draft beer, wine and hand-crafted cocktails.

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Petco Combines Two Loyalty Programs to Better Support Pets’ Health and Wellness

Retail TouchPoints

Petco is merging its two membership programs into one combined offering under the Vital Care banner. The pet retailer’s Pals Rewards loyalty program debuted in 1997. In 2020 the retailer debuted its Vital Care subscription membership with a focus on animal health and wellness offerings.

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.