Flagship Stores

Articles on retailer flagship stores

  1. Data & Insights
There’s a lot of debate about what it takes to create scroll-stopping ads and award-winning campaigns, but here’s one truth we’ll always stand by: Market research is the backbone of every successful strategy.  When you know how to do market research, you have the power to understand consumers and make data-led decisions with confidence. Without […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The global athleisure market is projected to grow 9.3% each year through 2030, reaching $358.07 billion in total value, according to Grand View Research. The firm noted that “the global shift towards more casual and adaptable attire has propelled athleisure into the forefront of fashion.” Gabby Hirata, Global Brand President for Halara, agrees with this […]
  1. Data & Insights
NEW YORK, NY — Augie, formerly known as Aug X Labs, announced today the commercial launch of its flagship platform, Augie Studio, an all-in-one video studio that empowers businesses of any size to create compelling social video content at scale—regardless of their experience or skill set. Augie also announced Studio tiers and pricing, including an […]
  1. Stores & Formats
Initially a cult classic among runners and exercise fiends, HOKA is now undeniably a mainstream phenomenon. In fact, HOKA parent company Deckers revealed in its Q4 and results for fiscal 2024, which ended March 31, 2024, that the brand’s net sales for the quarter increased 34% year over year, while its full fiscal year net […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Century 21 has expanded its partnership with livestream shopping app ShopShops to bring the iconic New York City retailer to TikTok Shop. The partners have been working together since 2018 to bring Century 21’s constantly evolving slate of off-price designer merchandise to online shoppers, via weekly live shopping events on the ShopShops app and Century […]
  1. Data & Insights
  1. Merchandising
In today’s crowded retail landscape, capturing customers’ attention and standing out from the competition is harder than ever. That’s where a strategically designed product display comes in. By telling a story, creating an emotional connection, and highlighting your product’s unique value, a well-crafted display can stop customers in their tracks and drive sales. But before […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
EE is introducing a new cloud-based PoS solution from Aptos in its retail stores. The aim is to enhance customer engagement capabilities and reduce the IT infrastructure footprint in each store.  Following a six week pilot across 15 locations, the software is being rolled out to EE’s more than 400 stores across the UK. As […]
  1. Corporate Finance
Capital One Financial and Walmart have officially ended a partnership that had designated Capital One as the exclusive issuer of Walmart consumer credit cards. The companies first teamed up in 2019 after Walmart chose not to renew its deal with Synchrony Financial, but the partnership hit a rough patch in 2023 when Walmart filed a […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Prime minister Rishi Sunak’s flagship Tobacco and Vapes Bill  looks likely to be shelved for the time being following his call for a 4 July general election. Talks between the government and opposition parties are ongoing, and Labour previously pledged its support for the legislation,… This story continues at Tobacco and Vapes Bill pause likely […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Fortnum & Mason has selected RELEX Solutions for forecasting and replenishment capabilities. By replacing its existing legacy system with RELEX, the retailer’s goals for the project align with its strategic objectives to reduce waste and ensure world class customer satisfaction. RELEX partner Demandtex will support the project with implementation and consulting services.  As well as […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Workers at an Apple store in Towson, Md. have authorized a strike, although a date has not yet been set for the action. The store was the first Apple location to unionize back in 2022 with more than 100 employees now represented by The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Coalition of Organized Retail Employees […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
A little less than one year after Toys ‘R’ Us made its return to the world of UK brick-and-mortar via nine shop-in-shops in WHSmith stores, TRU parent company WHP Global has announced plans to expand the partnership and add 30 new locations by this summer. Image courtesy WHP Global WHSmith’s High Street stores will now […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
LensCrafters has launched the second season of its Roblox Eye Odyssey series, World of Optics, featuring games that mimic the tests in a comprehensive eye exam. The series’ first season has engaged more than 300,000 users since its debut in October 2023. In the metaverse experience, users help Blinky, a friendly eye-bulb character, overcome challenges […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Are you ready to explore the evolved customer journey? The Retail TouchPoints team is reporting on all the news breaking before, during and after the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo, taking place June 4-6, 2024, at McCormick Place in Chicago. This year, we’ll hear senior-level executives’ perspectives on how customer experiences are evolving as content, […]
  1. Data & Insights
So you need an online tool or resource to support your market research and help you understand consumer sentiments – but where do you start? How do you assess the different options? And what even counts as a good tool or resource in the first place? If those questions sound familiar then relax, we just […]
  1. Channel: Marketplace
Brent Bellm, Chief Executive Officer at BigCommerce, has taken to social media to hit out at e-commerce rival Shopify. Last week, the latter flagged up a study claiming that it has the best total cost of ownership in commerce. “We are better value because where our competitors put their complexity onto the backs of their […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Global design and consultancy organization Arcadis (formerly CallisonRTKL) recently worked with Saks to reinvent its West Coast flagship experience. but the company also has worked with its portfolio of luxury clients on a range of new store designs and experiences. Based on the innovation that’s evident in all these projects, Sterling Plenert, Principal at Arcadis, […]
  1. Stores & Formats
2024 looks to be another year of growth for retail, with more than a dozen retail chains already announcing plans for expansion this year. I always love to see headlines about retailers opening new stores. It shows that retail businesses are healthy enough to invest in expanding their physical store footprints. And as a long […]
  1. Stores & Formats
WHP Global is following a familiar playbook for its relaunch of Babies ‘R’ Us. After opening the brand’s first brick-and-mortar location since its 2018 bankruptcy in July 2023, the company has now announced plans to bring Babies ‘R’ Us shop-in-shops to 200 Kohl’s locations this year. After filing for bankruptcy and shuttering all its U.S. stores, Babies […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Nashville, TN / March 7, 2024 – STIMULATE, a sexual wellness trade show, conference, and community, has announced STIMULATE+Conversations LIVE. Presented by All Point Retail, FirmTech, Lovehoney and Perfect Dimensions, STIMULATE+Conversations is a curated evening of sexual wellness discussions, product discovery, and professional networking that will welcome retail leaders, medical professionals and media.    Taking […]

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Walmart is partnering with Agritask, a crop supply intelligence solution, on a pilot that will deploy Agritask’s remote sensing and data analytics tools in various regions of the U.S. and Mexico in order to provide hyperlocal insights on seasonal blackberry and cherry crops from select Walmart suppliers. The real-time monitoring will help drive rapid response […]
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US consumer perceptions of CX quality are now at their lowest point since the inception of the CX Index. Read a few of the key takeaways from our just-launched report. Forrester has just released the results from its annual Customer Experience Index (CX Index™) rankings. Unfortunately, US consumer perceptions of CX quality have dropped for an unprecedented […]


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