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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 […]
  1. Data & Insights
Why E-commerce Businesses Must Not Overlook Their Customers’ Returns Experience Digital businesses today spend a lot of time, money and human resources acquiring new customers and retaining them; but customer journeys have evolved to become a lot more than the pre-purchase and purchase phase — and brands realizing that will win in the era of […]
  1. Channel: Apparel
Gap is consolidating the perks customers receive from its individual credit cards and loyalty programs — Navyist Rewards, Gap Good Rewards, Banana Republic Rewards and Athleta Rewards — under a single program so that customers “can shop across all four brands and no matter which brand they enrolled in or how they spend, all of […]
  1. Corporate Purpose
Dive Brief: Gap Inc. on Thursday unveiled a loyalty scheme that includes all four brands — Athleta, Banana Republic, Gap and Old Navy — and integrates its credit card rewards with its previous loyalty program. There are four tiers, with perks added as annual spend increases: core (zero to $500), enthusiast ($500 to $999) and icon (above $1000). Cardholders […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  How long has your company been in business? I bet for most of you it has not been 100 years?  You don’t have to be the largest company in your niche to be successful, but you do have to stay relevant according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions.  Too […]
  1. Channel: Apparel
Nordstrom has seen customer traffic pick up in stores with the relaxation of public health restrictions. Jamie Nordstrom, president of the department store retailer, is looking for a big jump in sales during the company’s annual anniversary sale as its customers refresh their wardrobes. Mr. Nordstrom expects athleisure, casual and denim clothing to continue selling […]
  1. Channel: Department Stores
Sephora shop-in-shops were a mainstay at J.C. Penney stores for 15 years, but due in part to the department store’s struggles, the beauty chain decided to take the concept to Kohl’s. J.C. Penney is looking to build its own identity with “JCPenney Beauty,” its own in-store shops. Penney has also announced a partnership with Thirteen […]
  1. Channel: Marketplace
Consumer shopping habits have shifted irreversibly towards ecommerce in the past two years. For many, every day has become a holiday as new packages arrive from their favorite online retailers. One surprising aspect of this shift is how retailers have adapted their businesses in response. According to Mirakl’s Enterprise Marketplace Index (“the Index”), while traditional […]
  1. Department: HBC
JCPenney is putting its stake in the inclusive beauty movement with the launch of a new in-store and online beauty experience. The core mission of JCPenney Beauty is to create a “hyper-inclusive,” omnichannel experience that “exemplifies [the retailer’s] commitment to amplify diverse and inclusive beauty brands.”   Launching in select retail locations and on October 2021, JCPenney Beauty will go to market with Thirteen Lune as […]
  1. Channel: Apparel
London’s oldest covered shopping avenue Burlington Arcade on Piccadilly in Mayfair, London, dates back to Edwardian times of British grandeur and the finer things in life. Today, the skylight above shines natural light on modern luxury craftsman whilst you casually stroll and window shop. Enjoy the classical architecture and dream of days gone by as […]
  1. Channel: Apparel
Nike could soon run out of trainers as two of its major suppliers halt production entirely due to a spike in Covid-19 cases. Two of Nike’s Vietnamese suppliers, Pou Chen… The post Nike could run out of trainers as major suppliers halt production appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Welcome to the Remarkable Retail podcast Season Three, Episode Two! I’m Michael LeBlanc, and I’m Steve Dennis.   This week we go deep on a growing trend that Steve introduced in his book, and recently unpacked in a Forbes article: namely how so many aspects of retail–stores, supply chains, brand distribution strategies and more–are moving […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Nordstrom has kicked off its annual Anniversary Sale, under pressure to produce big results following a tough year, courtesy of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The retailer has forecast sales growth of 25 percent this year, which would still leave it short of what it did in 2019 pre-pandemic.
  1. Associates & Employees
Work attire has become less formal, with comfort topping the wish lists of employees returning to their places of employment. Ana Andjelic, chief brand officer for Banana Republic, said, “All bets are off” when it comes to office attire. “We are seeing hybrid dressing: workwear meets eveningwear meets leisurewear,” she said of current trends.
  1. Channel: Department Stores
Back-to-school season is more exciting than ever as parents prepare to send their kids back for in-person learning this fall. To ensure every kid can confidently express their style as they head into the classroom, department store JCPenney has introduced the Thereabouts private brand, a new inclusive line of kids apparel that celebrates diversity of shapes, […]

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