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Economic volatility and uncertainty have become the order of the day. Some forecasters are using the “R” word (recession). Business is always difficult. In good times firms scramble to add capacity and meet demand while fending off the competition that is inevitably attracted to a robust and growing market. In bad times firms struggle to […]
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The U.K.’s data-privacy watchdog’s recent $10 million fine on facial recognition company Clearview AI Inc. could spur innovation in the space, including advancements in payments technology, as it “sets clearer ground rules for balancing software innovation with people’s right to privacy,” according to a report in The Wall Street Journal Wednesday (May 25). The Information […]
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Take a quick dive into the happenings and surprises from this year’s biggest restaurant event! By Brittany Maroney, Director of Marketing Communications, PAR Punchh The National Restaurant Association Show was back, and in a big way! The halls of McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago were packed with tens of thousands of eager food-loving fans, […]
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Learning for learning’s sake is great, but we all know that a huge benefit to all that learning you’re doing is being able to translate it into a fulfilling, high-paying career. Our mission at Salesforce is to give everyone an equal chance at landing a top job. With Trailhead, Salesforce’s free online learning platform, countless […]
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WASHINGTON – On behalf of the National Grocers Association (NGA), an independent community grocer from rural Georgia shared his experience and the direct impact the national formula shortage is having on his community with a U.S. House committee hearing. Confusion and fear, alongside panic-buying and government red tape, are among the effects of the nation’s shortage of […]
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  What’s for Dinner is the age-old question every parent hears, and most say I don’t know.  Today more and more families or looking online, or for new avenues of fresh food distributions in the way of meals and meal components that can be mixed and matched into perfect family meal.   Alternative fresh food […]
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As marketing professionals, we’d like to share a quick lesson in one of the fundamentals of marketing having to do with relevance, what we call being “meaningfully different.” Marketers know it’s not enough to be merely relevant to be worthy of a customer’s admiration and loyalty. Something must be relevantly different to attain this status. […]
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While unusual to many consumers, the Metaverse Fashion Week, known as Decentraland, offered a glimpse into the future. For retail, the metaverse presents the optimal middle ground between the ease and convenience of online shopping and the immersive and tangible enjoyment of physical shopping. The metaverse can be seen as a third layer, a new market or […]
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Direct-to-consumer (D-to-C) strategies are very effective across different brands and companies. And yet, to find long-term success, these stakeholders must be aware of the many obstacles and how to overcome them. What is D-to-C? In this rapidly evolving market where e-commerce has significantly changed consumer buying habits, many have turned to D-to-C strategies. Instead of […]
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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–dunnhumby, the world’s leading retail data science organisation, has published its landmark State of the Industry report, which gives a snapshot of the burgeoning Retail Media industry, and reveals that retailers who are not investing in building their own retail media eco-systems look set to miss out on their portion of a multi-billion dollar […]
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VAUGHAN, Ontario — Bausch + Lomb Corp. announced that Health Canada has approved Lumify (brimonidine tartrate ophthalmic solution 0.025% w/v), the first and only over-the-counter eye drop developed with low-dose brimonidine tartrate to relieve redness of the eye due to minor eye irritations for adults. “With Health Canada’s approval of LUMIFY, we are excited to […]
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If there’s one rule that proves the importance of psychographic research, it’s this: Individuals who fall into the same demographic or behavioral group don’t always fall into the same psychographic group. And when the aim of marketers is to fully understand who their audience is and what drives them, using demographics and behaviors alone for […]
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Empty shelves and $10 bottles of hand sanitizer….ah, those were NOT the days. But working from home, learning to cook for ourselves, and becoming increasingly more aware of how dirty the world can be has created a need for more household cleaning products. COVID-19 turned cleaning brands into lifestyle brands and built disinfecting habits consumers […]
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Minimum advertised price (MAP) is defined as the lowest price that a retailer can advertise a brand’s product for. This doesn’t mean that this is the lowest price that they can sell it for, but MAP policies establish the lowest price that can be shown online or in an advertisement. The right MAP provider can […]
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  Despite all the hype, after gobs of venture capital investment, several high profile IPO’s and some big moves into physical retail, the OG’s of the new wave of DTC are running into trouble. Most of the digitally native brands that were supposed to disrupt the retail industry (think Warby Parker, Stitch Fix, Allbirds, Caspar, […]
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The surge in grocery inflation has been confirmed by Kantar’s latest figures, which show a 7% increase compared with a year ago, the biggest jump since 2009. The analyst adds that 22% of households now say they are “struggling” to make ends meet. Despite this, the platinum jubilee is expected bring bumper sales, with drinks, barbecue foods […]
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A few weeks ago, GoodRx surprised investors with the unpleasant news that a major grocery chain had stopped accepting its discount card for an unspecified number of prescriptions. As I explain below, the unnamed chain appears to be Kroger—the sixth-largest U.S. pharmacy. What’s more, GoodRx disclosed that Kroger accounts for an unexpected one-quarter of its […]
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The Very Group, which operates digital retailer Very.co.uk, is looking to transform its content management system through a new partnership with Amplience. Using the latter’s Dynamic Content solution, Very says it will simplify and speed up the process of managing digital content across all of its brands and devices. This will improve customer experience and […]
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What is strategy design? How does strategy design differ from user experience (UX) design? Salesforce Strategy Designer Certification Skills needed to become a Salesforce Certified Strategy Designer Ready to get certified? Here’s how to get started! You got this, Trailblazer As the digital world continues to grow, companies are realizing more and more the importance […]
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Eric Fisch, national sector head of retail and consumer brands at HSBC Bank for HSBC Corporate Banking, discusses how companies can manage costs, how expanding the number of vendors is a good long-term strategy and how passing along price increases to consumers can be done smartly.  
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“Math, magic, and art need to be tied to the very foundation and the financial considerations of the business.”                  — Aaron Zagha, Chief Marketing Officer of Newton Baby Building a thriving direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce business requires a mix of skills — not all of which are completely […]
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Real-time news flashes Effective workplace communication ensures employee retention, happiness, and success. Some reports even show that productivity increases up to 25% in well-connected teams. Still, reaching employees with the relevant information to succeed day to day can prove challenging. With over 72% of the brick-and-mortar workforce having no access to a company email or phone, […]
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Retail is getting more competitive by the day. And while the retail landscape has become increasingly saturated over the last few decades, the 2020 e-commerce boom brought more options to the digital market than ever before. As a result, retailers and brands must strategize new ways to save time, boost profits, and grow—all while meeting […]
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Accomplished executives will accelerate Cooler Screens' mission to transform the consumer experience and solidify its role as a strategic digital media platform for retail. 
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Retail media networks are having a real moment. It seems like everyone is trying to capitalize on this new revenue opportunity, and are taking a page from Amazon’s growth playbook. But why?   For this week’s Retail Remix, we dig into the retail media trend by revisiting a fireside chat between Nicole Silberstein, Ecommerce Editor for […]
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Ulta Beauty is the latest retailer to launch a retail media network, aiming to tap into the growing pool of ad dollars flowing into closed-loop systems as marketers look beyond search engines and social media in preparation for a cookie-less future. Ulta’s new offering, which the retailer first announced in late 2021, is called UB […]
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REI Co-op has named Sylvia Wilks to the newly created role of SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective May 23, 2022. Wilks will be responsible for the strategic leadership of REI’s global supply chain, working with other leaders across the organization to develop its network and support the company’s growth. Wilks has more than 25 […]

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General on Thursday reported net sales of $8.8 billion for its fiscal year 2022 first quarter, an increase of 4.2% over the prior-year period. The net sales increase was primarily driven by positive sales contributions from new stores, partially offset by a slight decline in same-store sales and the impact of […]
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WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Thursday the launch of CVS Health Virtual Primary Care, a new virtual care solution available through a single digital platform. The offering connects CVS Health’s services, clinical expertise, and data for a more coordinated and consumer-centric health care experience. The company said the new solution enables consumers to […]
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Retail media networks (RMNs) are an exciting place to run ads, because of the valuable first-party data that retailers have about their customers. RMNs create an ability to target a specific retailer’s customers and provide valuable insights into how people shop. And brands certainly are not hurting for choices. Just last week, Ulta announced a media network and the hotel chain, Marriott, the week prior. 
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In 2022, the perfect store is rooted in constant evolution — a system that maybe isn’t perfect in every moment, but is agile always, malleable when needed, and capable of critical self-reflection. These innate characteristics of the modern perfect store are supported by, and in return support, the adoption of a few important technologies and […]

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