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  1. Agencies & Vendors
The amount spent on groceries in UK convenience stores rose by 3.3% in the four weeks to 11 September compared to the same period last year, according to Nielsen’s latest figures. The analyst said that this was a faster increase than that at UK supermarkets, which grew at only 0.6%. Nielsen concluded that the shift […]
  1. Stores & Formats
The American Dream mega-mall in New Jersey has cut the ribbon on The Avenue, a wing dedicated to luxury goods. Saks Fifth Avenue, which serves as the anchor, is joined by Dolce & Gabbana, Hermes Johnny Was, Mulberry and Carpaccio, a fine-dining restaurant. “Avenue really is a street of dreams that will be dreamier as […]
  1. Owned Brands (Private Label)
Coffee cups are looking half-full rather than empty, thanks to Sainsbury’s. The retailer has recently teamed up with coffee pod manufacturer Dualit and On-Pack Recycling Label Ltd (OPRL Ltd) to prove that despite popular misconceptions and confusion, aluminum coffee pods can be recycled at home, provided they are empty of coffee grinds. Until now, it’s […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — A majority of U.S. consumers planned to spend the same amount as last year on this year’s holiday shopping. Those who planned to spend less than last year outnumbered those who planned to spend more, according to a survey from The NPD Group, citing a consumer survey conducted last month. “The […]
  1. Corporate Finance
Have you ever thought of starting a retail business or are you currently running one? Operating a retail business is both rewarding and challenging. While owning your retail company presents plenty of room for growth and success, you’ll also face some problems or setbacks. One of the biggest challenges that you’ll face is related to […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Barnes & Noble has reported double-digit sales growth this year compared to 2019 and seen customers returning to its stores on Friday and Saturday nights to look for something to read. The retailer’s CEO, James Daunt, said the the company hasn’t experienced this level of growth since Amazon.com came on the scene and began selling […]
  1. Department & Category
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Food Industry Association (FMI) is out with a report that examines how traditional grocery business cycles are being upended by pandemic-fueled changes in consumer behaviors. “The Food Industry Speaks 2021” tells the story of the food retail industry’s resilience and transformation in 2020, and identifies how the landscape continues to shift, […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
MANCHESTER, Conn. – The ADUSA Supply Chain network today announced the opening of its newest distribution center here, a 1 million-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility that will receive, select and transport 88 million cases of nonperishable grocery products annually for more than 450 Stop & Shop stores and e-commerce centers. The facility also includes a state-of-the-art technology […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Weeks after Amazon introduced an updated Fire TV lineup that included, for the first time, its own TVs, Roku today is announcing its own competitive products in a race to capture consumers’ attention before the holiday shopping season. Its updates include a new Roku Streaming Stick 4K and Roku Streaming Stick 4K+ — the latter […]
  1. Stores & Formats
Morrisons is to stop using plastic bags for bananas sold in its stores. From today paper bands will start to replace plastic, which means that 45 million single use bags will be removed from Morrisons every year. The removal of the bags follows a successful 12 week trial and the chain says that the strengthened […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Aldi is using staff to experiment with using checkout-free shopping in one of its London stores. The system uses a smartphone app that can be scanned on entering the store, allowing customers to pick up their shopping and walk out without needing to go to a till. Shortly after they leave the store customers receive […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Posters to help retailers keep staff informed about national vaccination policies have been produced by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS). ACS chief executive James Lowman said: “Convenience retailers have worked tirelessly to ensure that they can continue to serve their communities while keeping their staff and customers safe. “We have developed these posters for […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  There are times that old industry insiders pontificate on things that they just don’t understand.  This may not be the case this time for our own Grocerant Guru®, Steven Johnson, based in Tacoma, WA with Foodservice Solutions®.  Johnson stated, “consumers are attracted to restaurant brands for a plethora of reasons most are tired to […]
  1. Stores & Formats
JD.com is set to open a 42,000 sq ft shopping mall in Xi’an on 30 September which will be an upgraded version of its E-space omnichannel retail experience store. The… The post JD.com launches new physical shopping mall appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Merchandising
Academy Sports – Product Developer Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth. Responsible for the Private Brand product assortment development, presentation and organization, this person would have excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate with not just their peers, but […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead.  The following is an interview we recently had with Mikaela Jaconelli, Director of Client Success at Tipser. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved over the past […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead.  The following is an interview we recently had with Amal Jomaa, Head of Fashion at SO REAL Digital Twins AG. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Your retail business goals are things you want to achieve when growing and establishing your business. Coming up with business goals is vital for all types of business regardless of its location or what you sell. As a business owner, every aspect of your business concerns you, and you need to set clear goals for […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead.  The following is an interview we recently had with Maria Vasserman, Marketing Communications Specialist, MAROPOST. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved over the past 5 years? […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead.  The following is an interview we recently had with Nick Shackelford, Managing Partner, Structured Agency. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved over the past 5 years? […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead.  The following is an interview we recently had with Taylor Ryan, CEO of Klint Marketing. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved over the past 5 years? […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
We’re pleased to announce QVALON as sponsor of the Overall Winner category at our 2021 retail technology awards. QVALON, which is also sponsoring the Most Innovative UK retailer and Most Innovative Global Retailer categories, is a cloud-based mobile solution designed to manage, monitor, and maximise retail operations. The system ensures a uniform execution of operational […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead.  The following is an interview we recently had with Natalya Bucuy, Marketing Director at LiveHelpNow. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved over the past 5 years?  […]

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