Wed.Nov 30, 2022

The largest NBA Store in Europe opens in the heart of Berlin.

Retail Focus

The new NBA (National Basketball Association) flagship store is situated within the newly renovated The Playce at Potsdamer Platz, a unique shopping mall in the centre of Berlin’s dynamic community.

The Right POS System for Wash-and-Fold Laundry Services

Star Miconics

If you’re looking to start your own wash-and-fold laundry service (also known as wash-dry-fold) or add it to your current laundromat or dry-cleaning business, you’ll have to make sure you have the right point-of-sale (POS) hardware for the job.

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Merry Hill welcomes refurbished H&M

Retail Focus

Sovereign Centros has announced the relaunch of leading fashion brand H&M at Merry Hill. The refurbished flagship store, spanning 26,000 sq ft, has allowed H&M to expand their offer, delivering an enhanced retail experience for Merry Hill’s visitors.

Jazz your jumper at Westfield London this Christmas Jumper Day

A1 Retail

A new pop-up store powered by Save the Children and Thrift+ will give the capital’s old knits a festive facelift from 6 th December. Save the Children’s annual Christmas Jumper Day campaign is back on Thursday 8 th December.

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!

Together in the Fight for Health Equity: Rina Shah, Walgreens

Mass Relators

Rina Shah of Walgreens was part of a panel of five leading retailers that recently addressed the barriers that many Americans face in accessing quality health care, and discussed what can be done to lower them.

IKEA to invest £12m in pay and cost-of-living support package

A1 Retail

Co-workers across the UK & IE to pocket a pay rise in January as retailer ramps up financial and wellbeing support measures to help with the cost-of-living.

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Sook partners with Transport for London to welcome local businesses to Shoreditch and Hammersmith

A1 Retail

Sook , the UK’s flexible pop-up space operator, has teamed up with Transport for London’s (TfL) commercial property company (TTL Properties Ltd) to welcome local businesses in the capital to its Shoreditch and Hammersmith spaces. .

Wedding Spend Set to Boost Retail Industry

Independent Retailer

After a COVID-19 slump, an unprecedented 2.5 million weddings are set to take place in 2022 — a surge not seen since 1984. Americans are also planning to spend $68.7 billion in 2022, up from $25.7

How to Create Innovative Merchandising Solutions for CPGs and Retail

Miller Zell

In November of 2021, Therabody earned a No. 61 ranking on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ , and a big reason for its 2,742% growth was increased retail distribution. Retail End-to-End Services Retail Marketing Retail Marketing Solutions (RMS

How Wholesalers Can Jumpstart Expansion Efforts

Independent Retailer

Expanding internationally can have a significant impact on many areas of a business. Year-over-year revenue growth, increased brand reputation, and new customers across multiple geographies, among other additional opportunities.

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.

Exclusive Q&A: M.M. LaFleur Designs Boutiques to Promote ‘Individual Customer Discovery’

Retail TouchPoints

Photo courtesy of M.M. LaFleur. Photo courtesy of M.M. LaFleur. Photo courtesy of M.M. LaFleur. Photo courtesy of M.M. LaFleur. Photo courtesy of M.M. LaFleur. Photo courtesy of M.M. LaFleur. Seeking to grow beyond its appointment-driven showroom model, womenswear brand M.M.

Wholesaler urges retailers to stock up on stocking fillers

Talking Retail

Retailers hoping to make some last minute sales ahead of the festive season are being advised to stock up on budget stocking fillers.

Your Brand Needs a Pop-up — Here’s how to Make it a Success

Retail TouchPoints

Pop-up storefronts are a trendy strategy for retail brands, but they’re far from a new concept. Fish markets, holiday fireworks stands and even old-timey salesmen during the early to mid-1900s all incorporated the mobile, temporary nature of pop-up shops into their sales models.

James Hall & Co takes delivery of first Spar electric trailer

Talking Retail

James Hall & Co’s transport and logistics department has taken delivery of its first fully electric refrigerated trailer.

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Retail Marketing in a Recession UK: 10 tips from experts

With a recession predicted, retail is often the hardest hit. Marketing is crucial to remain prosperous once economic difficulties have subsided, but investing in the right places is critical. Here are 10 expert tips for retail marketing in a recession.

Beef Up Perimeter Security to Enhance Loss Prevention and Safety

Retail TouchPoints

While statistics show that most types of property crime are decreasing, one important (and costly) sector — organized retail crime (ORC) — continues to rise across the country, according to the National Retail Federation.

Starship Technologies and Co-op bring autonomous food delivery to Leeds

Talking Retail

Starship Technologies has partnered with Leeds City Council and the Co-op to bring autonomous grocery delivery to the streets of Leeds. The service will now be available to 20,000 residents initially within the Adel and Tinshill area of Leeds.

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Thanksgiving Weekend Recap: Foot Traffic, Mobile Usage Rise as Nearly 200 Million Shoppers Seek Deals

Retail TouchPoints

Shopper turnout for Thanksgiving Weekend handily exceeded expectations — a record 196.7 million shoppers went shopping for great deals, compared to 179 million in 2021 and 30 million more than the projected turnout of 166.3 million , according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).

Yazoo Kids switches from plastic to cardboard packaging

Talking Retail

Yazoo has switched its Yazoo Kids packaging from plastic to more sustainable cardboard carton, showcasing the recognisable Minions characters in new lunchbox-friendly, square packaging.

5 Essential Virtual Selling Practices Every Company Must Have by 2023

Speaker: Erika Bzdel - Vice President of Sales and Craig Simons - Director of Marketing

Join us on Sept. 13 at 9:30 am PT as Erika Bzdel, VP of Sales, and Craig Simons, Director of Marketing, discuss the virtual selling practices that every company should adopt, and how to succeed at selling in a hybrid world.

Vallarta to Implement Integrated Inventory Management Solution

Retail TouchPoints

Vallarta Supermarkets will implement Logile IMS, an inventory management solution that will allow the Southern California regional supermarket chain to manage orders and receiving while also handling in-store production and service, via integration with the retailer’s forecasting and workforce management solutions.

North Yorkshire village store gets Proudfoot Group refurbishment

Talking Retail

A North Yorkshire community is enjoying a contemporary new village store with an expansive range of fresh food, meal solutions and chilled alcohol following a long-awaited refurbishment by a multi-site independent retailer.

Whole Foods Among First Retailers to Implement AWS Supply Chain Solution

Retail TouchPoints

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a preview of AWS Supply Chain, a new application designed to help businesses increase supply chain visibility to make faster, more informed decisions that can mitigate risks, lower costs and improve the customer experience.

Keogh’s Crisps signs UK distribution deal with Bobby’s Foods

Talking Retail

Irish brand Keogh’s Crisps has signed with UK distributor Bobby’s Foods to supply up to 20,000 stores nationwide.

Sustainability at Retail

As part of a global Sustainability at Retail initiative, Shop! worked collaboratively with its global affiliates to address critical environmental issues, outlined in this white paper.

Take a look inside H&M’s latest store experience

Retail Dive

A first of its kind for the brand, the Williamsburg, Brooklyn, destination is over 7,000 square feet and community focused

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Welcome to the team! Michelle Nickson joins Retail Assist

Retail Assist

We are delighted to welcome Michelle Nickson to the Retail Assist team.

Lacoste launches virtual store with NFT-holder perks

Retail Dive

The partnership with Emperia comes as more retailers and brands look to the metaverse for revenue on digital and physical goods

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Secure Retail’s Revised Christmas and New Year Opening Times 2022-2023

Secure Retail

We would like to give our customers advance notice of Secure Retail’s revised Christmas and New Year opening during the festive period 2022-2023 and to take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and Prosperous 2023. We thank you for your custom and support throughout the year.

Struggling consumers turned to financing for holiday shopping: report

Retail Dive

Buy now, pay later providers saw increased use during Black Friday, but credit and debit were the top payment methods for online orders

Tyto launches sixth annual Tyto Tech 500 for 2022 and Retail Times editor, Fiona Briggs, ranks three times

Retail Times

Today, European PR agency Tyto publishes its sixth annual Tyto Tech 500, revealing the most influential individuals in the tech sectors of the UK, Germany and France.

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H&M slashes 1,500 jobs in cost-cutting effort

Retail Dive

The fast-fashion retailer, whose profits have been hit by rising prices and a strong dollar, said its expense reductions will save close to $190 million each year

Morrisons raise over £2.6m for local children’s hospices in first year of charity partnership

Retail Times

Important news for families caring for a seriously ill child and children’s hospices today as Morrisons announce they have reached over £2.6 million in the first year of their partnership with charity partner Together for Short Lives. Retail News Retailer News morrisons

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Global Trade Surprisingly Strong Despite Recent Shocks

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/oatawa The recent DHL Trade Growth Atlas , which maps the most important trends and prospects of global trade in goods, is published by DHL and NYU Stern School of Business. The report covers 173 countries, providing valuable business intelligence for policymakers and industry leaders.

Your Ultimate Business Startup Checklist

Small Biz Trends

Are you thinking about starting your own business? If so, you’ll want to make sure you have everything in order before you launch. In this article, we’ll reveal the ultimate business checklist for startups to make sure you’re on track.