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MPB Careers: The Home Depot – Manager Packaging Design LOCATION: Atlanta, GACATEGORY: MarketingTYPE: CorporateJOB ID: 152764 JOB DESCRIPTIONPOSITION PURPOSE The Manager, Packaging Design position will lead a team of creative agency partners that will be responsible for the design direction and execution of all private label packaging across The Home Depot enterprise. Responsibilities include initiating, […]
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Raydiant’s Future of Workspace Series featured interviews with experts and professionals to learn more about how the workplace experience will evolve.  Here are some of our favorite responses: What Workplace Technologies Will Be The Most Important In The Years Ahead? Nick Iovacchini, CEO of KettleSpace A hybrid infrastructure includes more obvious communication and collaboration tools […]
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Dixons Carphone is introducing hybrid working at its North Acton, London HQ as it makes plans for a post-Covid world. “We’ve listened to our colleagues and made a decision: hybrid working will be the future at our North Acton site,” the retailer said in a LinkedIn post. “Although traditional office working is now possible, we’re […]
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A cannabis dispensary has opened in the same location that formerly housed a Sprint store at the Union Landing shopping center in Union City, CA. “When you go into dispensaries you’ll be shocked,” said Bill Schrader, owner of Austin Group, which leased the space. “The store is a cross between an Apple store and a […]
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Uber Technologies is continuing to scale its massive logistics buildup with two new retail partnerships. The ridesharing service will now provide same-day grocery delivery for Costco in Texas, and will help Mercari take its “no-meetup garage sale” marketplace nationwide. The Costco pilot will begin at 25 warehouse stores in Dallas, Austin, and Houston, with seven […]
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Raydiant’s Future of Workspace Series featured interviews with experts and professionals to learn more about how the workplace experience will evolve. Here are some of our favorite responses: What will the workplace of the future look like? Nick Iovacchini, CEO of KettleSpace Hybrid is here to stay! This is a true sea change moment in […]
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Raydiant’s Future of Workspace Series featured interviews with experts and professionals to learn more about how the workplace experience will evolve. You likely don’t have time to read every interview so we’ve pulled together some of our favorite answers: Zoë Morris, President of Frank Recruitment Group and Mason Frank International If preparation is half the […]
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Iceland Managing Director, Richard Walker, has called on the UK government to take urgent action and add supermarket store workers to its quarantine rules exemption list. Supermarket depot workers and food manufacturers in England will now be exempt. The move comes after the rising number of retail workers being forced to self-isolate began to affect the availability […]
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Food stores led the way in the increase in retail sales in June, according to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Food stores reported a sales increase of 4.2% in June compared with the previous month, with anecdotal evidence suggesting the increase was due to the Euro 2020 football championship. Overall […]
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Coin Telegraph reports that Bitcoin Depot announced “that more than 700 of its Bitcoin ATM machines had already been installed at Circle K convenience stores in 30 U.S. states as part of the new partnership. The crypto ATM distributer said the expansion could provide underserved communities with financial access tools and attract more people to […]
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Cressida Granger is the owner of Mathmos.com, a name you might actually remember as being the original creator and inventor of the famed lava lamp. She is a more recent member of the ECF community, and I wanted to get her on to talk about her story and her business because it is so incredibly […]
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The third edition of the RTIH Innovation Awards is now open for entries. The awards, sponsored by leading technology service provider PMC, celebrate global tech innovation in a fast moving omnichannel world. There are 14 categories this year, including Best coronavirus innovation. The pandemic has had a major impact on the way that we shop […]
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Taboola, the company that operates a popular grid-based advertising and content recommendation network across media properties, today announced an acquisition to expand its reach further into e-commerce, its first big move since going public in June by way of a SPAC: it is paying $800 million in a combination of cash and stock to buy […]
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Last year, multiple lockdowns and store closures forced fashion retailers to go online. This digital transformation is the key to navigating today’s rocky runway. We have seen new shops, small shops and global fashion brands create or add a stronger online presence to adapt to the changes the pandemic created.   Another residual challenge that […]
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  Now that Dollar General operates more than 17,408 stores in 46 states you would think they would act like most legacy brand retailers but they don’t. Dollar General since its inception has sought after a product and price point differentiation that consumers have been migrating too according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, […]
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Brian Beitler, chief marketing officer of QVC U.S.A and HSN, believes that improved storytelling can bridge the gap between physical and virtual retailing. “What was so powerful about retail experiences was the relationships you built with the shopkeepers and the proprietors of those stores. And candidly, in many ways, shopping was as much about fulfilling […]
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Bed Bath & Beyond’s New York City flagship store bears little if any resemblance to its former self. The retailer has widened the space between aisles, reduced clutter, added branded shop-in-shops and opened up the space with natural sunlight through windows located next to a cafe. The store is one of the first of 450 […]
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SANDTON, South Africa and BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 22, 2021 — Underscoring the importance of both short-term and long-term solutions to address hunger and relief efforts related to the recent riots in KwaZulu-Natal, Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and Massmart are committing more than 13 million rand (over $880,000) in cash and in-kind donations to hunger relief […]
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ARLINGTON, Va. — Food retailers are investing to turn their stores into community health and well-being destinations, according to a new report from FMI – The Food Industry Association. Eighty-four percent of respondents in a poll of grocery retailers said their company has an established health and well-being strategy, and this same share of retailers report that […]
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Your Retail Marketing Platform Should Power In-Store Media Just as Effectively as It Does Online Advertising Kate Barnhill,… Thu, 07/22/2021 – 1:13pm In a recent article, Steve Ustaris, VP Marketing at Inmar Intelligence, published his thoughts on the next step beyond retail media networks as a phase III – Retail Marketing Platforms. Reaching shoppers inside […]
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Circle K is rolling out a network of bitcoin ATMs at 700 of its locations across the U.S. and Canada in an exclusive partnership with Bitcoin Depot. Bitcoin ATMs have already been installed at Circle K stores in 30 states. Bitcoin Depot ATMs are kiosks that enable users to exchange cash for immediate access to […]
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Waitrose has announced plans to install 800 electric vehicle (EV) charging points at stores across the UK amid a new tie up with energy giant Shell. The grocer will install… The post Waitrose to install 800 EV charging points across UK amid Shell tie-up appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
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Online stores that used text messages to chat directly with customers increased LTV by over a quarter on average  Blueprint is the UK’s first true conversational commerce platform driving retention, community and revenue for ecommerce brands via SMS Conversational commerce tackles some of ecommerce’s biggest challenges inc: Moving customers from first to second orders, High […]
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North Carolina-based The Fresh Market, which operates more than 150 stores in 22 states, announced this week that it has filed for a initial public offering that it hopes could raise as much as $250 million. PitchBook reports that “The company was publicly traded from 2010 through 2016, when Apollo Global Management took the company […]
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The Grand Rapids Business Journal reports that SpartanNash is scheduled to open a new micro-fulfillment center in Caledonia, Michigan – a 55,000 square foot facility carrying 16,000 SKUs that will “pick and pack Fast Lane orders for 24 Ada Fresh Market, D&W Fresh Market, Family Fare and Forest Hills Foods stores throughout West Michigan, primarily […]

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Here’s what was interesting in Retail today: Coca-Cola spurs 42% revenue growth (now $10.1B) after returning to pre-pandemic marketing spend (which doubled YOY). They invested in innovation, quality, and targeted allocation with their increased spend and beat earnings and revenue expectations in Q2. Target, Bed Bath and Beyond Open Doors To Third-Party Boutiques. The Store-within-a-store […]
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Here’s what the RetailWit crew is reading today: Salesforce projects retailers will pay extra for goods in the second half—to the tune of $223B (+62%) YOY. It’s expected to come from a staggering increase in logistics (+$163B), suppliers (+$12B), and wage expenses (+$48B). Uber partners with Albertsons to expand grocery delivery. It is their biggest […]

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