Cocktail hour at the supermarket? A department store with no clothes? In the race to save stores, retailers are experimenting with all kinds of new formats. Here’s another reason experience matters.
Whether it’s at the ballpark, the mall, or on a mobile app, retailers need to understand that it’s a big playing field. If the fans aren’t happy, there isn’t much stopping them from choosing another team—here’s how to avoid striking out.
What does Moneyball have to do with the retail industry? Guy Courtin explains—just in time for baseball season.
How supply chain visibility translates to happier customers In a global supply chain where hundreds of materials from dozens of countries can go into making just one garment, it’s imperative that retailers have complete visibility into when, where, and how their goods are traveling around the world. To make things even more complicated, consumers are… Read more »
Halloween candy, costumes, and party prep are worth billions Temperatures might drop in the fall, but that doesn’t stop Halloween from being one of the hottest retail holidays of the year. Total Halloween spending is growing by 12% year over year, and shoppers are spending an average of $82.93 for the holiday—additionally, more than half… Read more »
How soon is too soon for holiday shopping? In an effort to appeal to early holiday shoppers—and maybe beat the competition to the punch—many stores have stretched the gift buying season to begin as early as mid-October. For some multi-tasking store goers, the ability to buy Christmas decorations alongside Halloween candy is a great convenience.… Read more »
New shopper habits are forcing retailers to switch up their back-to-school strategies on the fly.
Fast Fashion is transforming the expectations of shoppers all over the world. Here’s how retailers can best respond to the pressure.
Andrew Dalziel, Sr. Director, Industry & Solution Strategy at Infor, weighs in on fast fashion and its long-term effect on the retail industry.
Fashion used to change every season; now it’s changing every few weeks. Here’s how retailers can keep up with the demand.