January 30, 2017

NRF Review: Retailers Can't Think Of Mobile As E-Commerce

Mobile-friendly websites and online stores are more or less required for retail success in 2017. As mobile activity has skyrocketed in recent years, it has created new challenges where e-commerce is concerned, as brands have worked to build and optimize mobile experiences that are just as solid as desktop-driven online commerce.

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January 23, 2017

NRF In Review: Nearly One-Third Of Retailers Plan Mobile Investments For Sales Associates

As the retail world looks to stay competitive with the ever-growing footprint of online sellers like Amazon, many experts in the industry are urging brands to up their investments into critical technology, including mobile and IT transformation.

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January 20, 2017

Ashley Furniture Becomes A Model Of In-Store Innovation

Ashley Furniture’s latest in-store investments are earning it a reputation as one of the more forward-thinking brands in its industry.

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January 16, 2017

Advice To Brands: Data Is The Bedrock For Your Retail Transformation

Whether it’s the use of retail apps and loyalty programs, the rise of assisted selling and clienteling solutions, the prospect of smart mirrors and kiosks or other new wrinkles in your brick-and-mortar experience, one thing binds them all together.

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January 11, 2017

How To Create A Retail Experience For The 21st Century

The rapid rate of change in the retail industry has shown no signs of slowing down. In fact, it almost seems to be the opposite: With each new technology brought into the brick-and-mortar store, there are multiple implications and calls-to-action for brands looking to build a store experience for the 21st-century shopper.

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January 9, 2017

What Is ‘Look Building,’ And Why Should Apparel Retailers Care?

The world of retail apparel is no stranger to the ways in which digital innovation can upgrade their shopping experience. Real-time inventory and integrated ecommerce makes it easy for consumers to track down an item in a size that isn’t available at their nearest store.

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January 4, 2017

Mall Of America Ups It Digital Game With Interactive Kiosks

Shoppers and tourists at Minnesota’s Mall of America will soon see an exciting new innovation inside the shopping center. The world-famous mall has announced the installation of six interactive wayfinding kiosks, providing an engaging digital touchpoint.

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December 30, 2016

Consumers Are Eager To Give You Their Data

Personalization is valued for many reasons: Its relevance to consumers, its ability to save time by finding products and solutions fasters, and so on. Consumers aren’t blind to these benefits. In fact, they value personalization by retailers specifically for the ways this service can make their own shopping lives easier.

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December 28, 2016

Prediction Is Key To Successful Selling

Personalization is the name of the retail game, and it comes in many forms. Online retailers provided a template for this service, using algorithms and customer shopping histories to build personalized recommendations for other purchases.

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December 21, 2016

Which In-Store Investments Will Pay Off?

Retailers have heard the call for better technology in their stores. Many are actively investing into new solutions, and the retail space evolves daily with new innovations popping up in new places.

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