Flagship Stores

Articles on retailer flagship stores

  1. Corporate Strategy
Beauty brand Glossier has expanded its all-women leadership team with three C-suite appointments, including the promotions of Marie Suter to Chief Creative Director and Kleo Mack to Chief Marketing Officer, as well as the hiring of former Chanel executive Chitra Balireddi as Chief Commercial Officer.  Suter joined Glossier in 2018 and has been behind much of Glossier’s […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The whirlwind of the pandemic and the fluctuating economy over the last few years has left retailers quickly adapting to the new demands of today’s consumers. Now that the dust has settled a bit, retailers continue to look for new ways to provide the best experience for shoppers — both in-store and online. Furthermore, they’re […]
  1. Department: HBC
Why open a physical store? Sephora’s new store in Westfield White City, which opened on Wednesday 8th March 2023, marks its return to physical retail in the UK after it stopped trading here in 2005. The opening follows the retailer’s takeover of FeelUnique’s website in October 2022. Investing in physical space will help Sephora, a […]
  1. CPG: Food
Aqua Pura, the Cumbrian based natural mineral water brand, has announced it will be the official hydration partner of the AJ Bell Great Run Series. The new partnership will help keep runners hydrated throughout races across the UK, including the series’ flagship AJ Bell Great North Run. The run, which is taking place on the […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
WASHINGTON – National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) member representatives assembled in Washington, D.C. this week — February 28-March 1 — to talk about the future of patients’ access to trusted pharmacies. “We are extremely appreciative of the NACDS membership’s engagement at this crucial time for the industry and for the Americans it serves,” said […]
  1. Channel: Mass
While the 2022 holiday season was an overall success, the specter of a potential recession was clearly looming over the retail industry in the final months of the year. That pressure can be felt in the Q4 2022 results and fiscal 2023 outlooks released by a multitude of retailers this week. Walmart has already warned […]
  1. Data & Insights
Snapchat has launched its own AI chatbot, powered by OpenAI’s ChatGPT but customised for Snap’s flagship company. The feature, which Snap has coined ‘My AI’, is only available as an… The post Snapchat launches AI chatbot powered by ChatGPT appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Stores & Formats
The shopping mall’s identity crisis has been an oft-discussed topic in the retail industry. Even beforethe pandemic, the narrative focused on how malls were navigating the rise in online shopping and the associated fall in foot traffic. During the pandemic, focus shifted to ways shopping malls were attempting to make shopping faster, easier and safer […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The Cambridge Dictionary defines the wow factor as a quality that makes someone feel great excitement or admiration. In retail, the wow factor refers to the business’ ability to amaze customers and convert them into store or brand admirers. A recent study from Wharton’s Baker Retailing Center and The Verde Group found that retailers can […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
The RealReal will cut operating costs through layoffs and store closures, with plans to eliminate 230 positions, or 7% of its workforce, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The resale company also will shutter two flagship stores, in San Francisco and Chicago, two neighborhood stores, in Atlanta and Austin, Texas, and […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
LONDON (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 16, 2023 Launched in 2021, the Retail Technology Show is organized by the experienced team behind renowned conferences such as the RetailEXPO (formerly RBTE). RTS provides a space for retailers and technology providers to connect, learn and discover the latest innovations in the industry. “We are delighted to have RETHINK Retail join us as a partner,” said […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Denver, CO (February 15, 2023) – The Independent Retailers & Sellers Conference is proud to return to ASD Market Week at their upcoming Las Vegas trade show, which will be held February 26 to March 1, 2023. The IRSC at ASD will welcome experts from companies that include Shopware, GETIDA, Carbon6, SellerBasics, ForcedGet, Bardi Toto Media, […]
  1. Channel: Mass
In a move that will put its products in more than 5,000 brick-and-mortar stores, later this month Grove will launch its flagship home care brand, Grove Co., on Amazon and at select Walmart stores and on Walmart.com. Since 2021, Grove has been selling its plastic-free personal care brand Peach not Plastic and vegan skincare brand […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Sportswear brand On has put in-store technology centre stage at its new flagship on Regent Street, which opened on Friday. The Swiss sportswear brand was founded by professional runner and… The post Watch: On, Regent Street – how robot legs and wind simulators sell sportswear appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Perhaps there is no more contentious issue in the luxury market today than what makes a brand “real” luxury? The industry establishment frequently claims that this brand or that one simply doesn’t measure up to their inbred standard, thus negating it as a competitive threat. But all that is changing, as the very definition of […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The acceleration of e-commerce, two-day shipping, and the rise of experiential design has prompted the evolution of traditional brick-and-mortar from the retailer’s central point of sale into an expression of the brand that adapts to customers’ habits and industry trends. Architects and designers strive to maximize brick-and-mortar’s potential through meaningful and enticing in-person experiences. Looking […]
  1. Merchandising
From CNBC: “As Walmart’s low-priced groceries attract shoppers, the retailer is rolling out a fresh strategy aimed at wooing them into other aisles: stores with brighter lights, fashion-forward mannequins and colorful displays of makeup, pet supplies and more … Walmart’s snazzier look is part of a broader effort to sell more discretionary items – like […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
Saks Fifth Avenue’s flagship store in Manhattan held a party this week featuring James Harden of the Philadelphia 76ers as part of its renewed commitment to menswear. The luxury department store retailer opened its newly renovated section on the seventh floor. “While we remain focused on expanding our online offering and creating an unparalleled assortment […]
  1. Media & Marketing
You may remember that earlier this week we had a story about how New Belgium Brewing is reformulating its flagship Fat Tire amber ale to what it is calling a “crisper golden ale” with some of the original’s “flavor threads.”  I’m not sure about the new formulation, but I do know this – based on […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Over the past three years, most of us have done a lot more shopping online, so it’s easy to forget that while ecommerce is still growing, most retail commerce still happens in stores. In Q3 2022, ecommerce accounted for less than 15% of all retail sales. That means brick-and-mortar is still going strong, and not […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Axios reports that “Fat Tire Ale, the iconic craft brew that inspired a generation of independent beer fans, is getting a new recipe and a new look meant to attract climate-conscious consumers … The prior easy-drinking amber is now a crisper golden ale meant to appeal to the tailgate crowd — but the brewer says […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Two surprising things happened yesterday at Netflix yesterday. First, the company announced better-than-widely-expected Q4 results, saying that it added 7.66 million net new subscribers during the period, far more than the 4.5 million it had projected.  It ended the year with 230.75 million worldwide, well beyond its target of 227.59 million – a four percent […]

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AI powered shopping platform aisle 3 has completed the sale of its Google Comparison Shopping Site (CSS) service to Product Hero. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, other than it being all cash. The sale consolidates market share for CSS service provider Product Hero, which works with the likes of Rituals and Ikea. […]
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Get ready because the empty truck cabs in motion are coming. Gatik, which is involved in autonomous middle-mile logistics, has announced a multi-year commercial collaboration to transport customer orders within Kroger’s Dallas distribution network. The operations will launch in a few weeks. Under the collaboration, Gatik’s medium-duty autonomous box trucks will transport fresh, customer-favorite products from […]
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Albertsons yesterday unveiled what it said was “the redesign of its Open Nature brand as the company strives to become the brand of choice for those health-conscious shoppers seeking a more balanced lifestyle. Open Nature, which is part of Albertsons Cos. Own Brands portfolio, provides shoppers with tasty foods made with thoughtfully chosen ingredients that […]
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Dive Brief: Dollar General posted net sales of $10.2 billion during the fourth quarter of 2022, a figure that was up 17.9% compared with the same period in 2021, the discount retail chain reported Thursday. Comparable-store sales rose 5.7% year-over-year in Q4, while operating profit was up 17.1%. CEO Jeff Owen said Dollar General intends to invest about […]