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Secondhand Love, First-Rate Retail

Re-use and resale is fashioning a billion-dollar industry of its own.

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What Will Be Amazon’s Next Move?

A closer look at what the retail giant is cooking up for 2020 and beyond.

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Why Everyone Will Wanna Be A Toys R Us Kid—Again

The greatest consequence of eCommerce has been the separation of shopping from buying

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For Grocers, Innovation Is Far More Than Dinner Theater

Make customers fall for you as they walk down the aisle

Shopping for food is still a highly sensory experience: consumers want to see, touch, and smell. That keeps them coming to the store, even as e-commerce chips away at brick-and-mortar across..

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Rack to the Future

6 Retailers that are Offering Next Level In-Store Experiences

We’ve all seen the headlines about the so-called death of physical retail. “The retail apocalypse is ripping through America,” reports one outlet. “The retail apocalypse is heating up,”..

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From Storing to Exploring

Retail’s Reinvention

The store, as we once knew it was a wonderful but inefficient mechanism. The shopping part was fun, and often engaging. The buying and selling were often more problematic. Today, the internet (aided by the smartphones) has..

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Stock Your Shelves Like a Local

Hyper-local inventory is also community.

The sales that stores lose when they fail to meet local demand are astronomical. As of 2015, retailers have been losing $1.75 trillion per year to out-of-stocks, overstocks and returns.

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Underused Retail Space: The Final Frontier

As some stores shutter, tech will open new doors

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The Future of the Dressing Room. Hint: It Isn’t a Room.

How Technology is Transforming Dressing Rooms

“The ability to put on an article of clothing and then be able to experience you wearing that article of clothing in an environment that replicates where you would actually wear it I think is very very..

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Winning the Real Estate Game

Go hyper-local with cloud-based tactics

There's a lot of new development going on that's really more of a holistic city center, where you're living inside that mixed-use environment.

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Time to Get More Bang for Your BOPIS

Find the sweet spot of innovative transactions

If a retailer views “Buy Online, Pickup In-Store”  purely  as e-commerce, they’re losing. Each transaction in which customers pick up in-store is a chance to add value to the relationship. Whether that..

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Data Magicians: Deliver Perfect Customer Service?

Know the Data, Know the Customer

"In this age of digitization, humans crave analog. And so the reality of retail is repurposing and rethinking the store as well as understanding the combination of humanity and digitization."

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