Merchandising

Articles about retail merchandising.

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In the fiercely competitive retail landscape, loyalty programs stand as a pivotal point of differentiation. The 2024 outlook underscores a strategic pivot toward crafting loyalty programs that not only incentivize but also personalize the shopping experience, drawing on trust and engagement as key drivers. Incorporating the latest feedback from Wiser customers, we delve deeper into […]
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  It’s at the intersection of yesterday fast-food restaurant and playground and time starved consumers that today’s consumers is opting for fresh food fast and simple according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.  The drive-thru has been a fast-food staple for decades, but the way we get our burgers and […]
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  Regular readers of this blog know that for decades, grocery stores reigned supreme as the go-to for meal preparation and home meal replacement. However, the evolving consumer has been migrating.  Recent trends show a shift in consumer behavior, with restaurants steadily chipping away at the grocery sector’s market share. According to Steven Johnson Grocerant […]
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For retail marketing executives, one area that must not be overlooked is the value of utilizing extremely precise, high-speed, hyperpersonalized direct mail. Despite the rise of digital marketing, direct mail is still broadly utilized by retailers (and other industries) to get marketing messages out to target audiences. This article examines the benefits for retailers in […]
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Global location intelligence provider, dataplor, has announced a $10.6 million Series A funding round led by Spark Capital. This takes the total raised to date to $20.3 million. The round, which included participation from Quest Venture Partners, Acronym Venture Capital, Circadian Ventures, Two Lanterns Venture Partners and APA Venture Partners, will boost dataplor’s expansion plans, […]
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IRVING, Texas — The arts & crafts specialty retailer Michaels has announced lower prices on over 5,000 items, offering its customers the opportunity to save on the products they buy most, the company said on Thursday. Lower prices are now in effect across such categories as home décor, art supplies, seasonal items, kids’ projects, wall […]
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Online shopping continues to grow as a significant part of modern commerce. Data from Forbes Advisor shows that global retail e-commerce sales will hit $6.3 trillion in 2024, making up around a fifth of all retail transactions. The rise of online shopping has been advantageous but has also brought a host of challenges. Consumers, in […]
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It recently emerged that Amazon’s Just Walk Out offering is being dropped from Amazon Fresh stores. However, it’s not checkout-free tech that’s failing, it’s the fact that Amazon’s checkout free solution doesn’t work, especially in grocery retailers, argues Will Glaser, Founder and CEO at Grabango. In the dynamic grocery retail landscape, a transformative wave is […]
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JCPenney is the latest retailer to reconfigure its rewards program with the debut of a simplified loyalty offering that nearly doubles the rate at which members earn rewards. With this enhanced earning potential, JCPenney estimates that it could return as much as half-a-billion dollars back to its customers in the form of rewards, said Katie […]
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A total brand refresh sees modern new pack designs introduced across all Boost products in energy, sports and iced coffee drinks categories. Functional drinks brand Boost Drinks has announced the launch of its new packaging that “leaps off the shelf”. The revised pack designs are… This story continues at New look for Boost Or just […]
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If you have a great product idea that would be perfect to sell on retailers’ shelves but need help with funding, both Kickstarter & Indiegogo, two well-known crowdfunding platforms, would be the perfect platforms to check out. As the two largest crowdfunding sites, both Kickstarter and Indiegogo have helped thousands of entrepreneurs turn their ideas […]
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Joining us for the second of three episodes recorded in the Bambuser remote podcast studio/beach cabana at Mandalay Bay during Shoptalk is Melanie Brown Vice President of Orange Apron Media and Monetization for The Home Depot. In a special two segment interview Melanie unpacks The Home Depot’s retail media journey, highlighting the company’s unique approach, which […]
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Heineken is launching limited-edition sport packaging and glassware across its Heineken Original and 0.0 variants to celebrate the upcoming summer of sport. Limited-edition UEFA-themed packaging and glassware are available across all Heineken Original packs. The packaging celebrates the brand’s unique sponsorship of both the UCL… This story continues at Heineken kick-starts summer of sport with […]
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Morrisons Media Group (MMG) is introducing new retail media opportunities in a bid to further connect Morrisons customers with their favourite brands.  First up, digital screens are being introduced at Morrisons Market Street food counters. The screens provide brands the opportunity to promote products that complement the counter range on offer as well as an additional […]
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What is Virtual Reality? Virtual Reality (VR) is a technology that has caught the attention of many in the ever-evolving world of technology. It promises to transport users to immersive digital realms where they can experience and interact with the digital world in ways never seen before. The applications of VR are endless, from gaming […]
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Regardless of the time, location or platform that customers choose to interact with their favorite brands, they expect a personalized and engaging experience. And for businesses that can deliver a unified experience, meeting customers’ heightened expectations is a great opportunity to outperform rivals. In fact, 80 percent of customers admit that the experience a company […]
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WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, proudly announces the adoption of two sets of new voluntary guidelines: one focused on the formulation, labeling, and packaging of melatonin-containing dietary supplements marketed for sleep support, and another dedicated to the labeling of gummy dietary […]
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ARLINGTON, Va. – FMI – The Food Industry Association has named Shelby Furman, Ph.D., as the association’s new director for food and product safety programs. In her role, Furman will be responsible for developing and implementing food and product safety programs as well as directing food protection activities and providing technical expertise for the FMI […]
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Check out the articles on this here website that caught your fancy last week, including AiFi, Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, Wow Bao, Shopsense AI, Paramount Global, Intergamma, Getir, PLUS Retail, and commercetools. Inventory monitoring startup Gather AI bags $17 million in funding to transform supply chain traceability Gather AI, a provider of computer vision […]
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Trying to get your product placed at Walmart, the world largest retailer? Many thousands of businesses every year dream of getting their products into Walmart.  However, only a handful of vendors will make the cut.  Why do some companies make it on the retailer’s shelves while many others don’t?   To answer this question, here […]
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We are past the point of conjecture about whether AI will upend the retail industry; it already has. In a recent study sponsored by Nvidia, 69% of retailers that used AI in 2023 reported that it increased revenues, and 72% said it reduced operating costs. With these kinds of results, it is no wonder 81% […]
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Welcome back, retail enthusiasts! One of the topics that consistently comes up in the retail world is the logistics of shipping. From the manufacturers to the distributors, to your retail store – there are many factors and unexpected costs to consider during the shipping process that can be often overlooked. There are many facets of […]
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After a big holiday weekend, everyone is always thinking of what can be done better next year. Stay tuned tomorrow for a Presidents’ Day Recap to see how your store compared to the industry average this year. This week, we’re discussing the newest trends in retail, including the use of new technologies and changes in […]
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Editor’s Note: As the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo (RICE) nears, we’re highlighting recent coverage of some of the speakers and companies that will be taking the stage in Chicago, June 4-6, 2024. Kevin Tulip, President of Primark U.S., will be one of several C-level leaders speaking in the C-Suite Corner, where they’ll delve into the macro […]
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Most modern day online consumers expect timely customer service similar to that offered at bricks and mortar shops. According to a 2023 write-up by SuperOffice CRM, up to 46% of customers wished to receive responses faster than four hours. Yet, most businesses take up to 12 hours to respond to emails. With AI powered chatbots, […]
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WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS vice president of merchandising for beauty and personal care Andrea Harrison has left the company for “a new opportunity,” she wrote on LinkedIn. After 19 years with CVS, “it was a bittersweet departure with so many memories and so hard leaving an amazing team,” she wrote. “There are more people to […]
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  Focusing on the consumer is a success clue no CEO can overlook. Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® believes that reshuffling the chains in the executive office makes little sense unless the focus shifts away form hot button short term tactics to a customer focused strategy that evolves with consumers […]
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3D Cloud by Marxent, a specialist in 3D product visualisation and 3D digital asset management for DIY and furniture, has rustled up an innovation that, it promises, will revolutionise how furniture retailers and manufacturers create product visuals. “The feedback we heard from furniture retailers and manufacturers was that they wanted alternatives to CGI for product […]
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Using event-driven architecture (EDA), retailers must link essential data at speed and scale throughout their ecosystems near and far to come to grips with now essential environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting in three key areas. 1. Dead Heading — Optimizing Transportation/Emissions on Every Journey When it comes to transportation within the retail sector, any […]
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It recently emerged that Amazon’s Just Walk Out offering is being dropped from Amazon Fresh stores. However, it’s not checkout-free tech that’s failing, it’s the fact that Amazon’s checkout free solution doesn’t work, especially in grocery retailers, argues Will Glaser, Founder and CEO at Grabango. In the dynamic grocery retail landscape, a transformative wave is […]

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