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The retail landscape has been dramatically changing in recent years, forcing businesses to accommodate multiple channels when selling to consumers. Although many new product companies are finding success selling on Shopify or Amazon, online sales still only represent 20% of all retail sales, whereas offline channels like brick-and-mortar locations, catalog, TV Shopping and Reward and […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Relevance has historically underpinned much of e-commerce search and product discovery strategy. The saying goes, “Reach the right people in the right place at the right time,” and relevance is typically believed to be at the foundation of that objective, guiding retailers and brands as they aim to surface the right product in the right […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association’s (CHPA) Educational Foundation today announced the launch of, its rebranded online destination and go-to resource for information on self-care products. Formerly called, the newly rebuilt and renamed website provides additional content beyond just over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, covering both dietary supplements and consumer medical devices for a […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon “is expanding ultrafast delivery options, a sign that it remains committed to pushing its logistics system for speed as it scales back plans in other areas.” What this means is that even as it trims spending and lays off thousands of employees in some areas of the business, […]
  1. Department: Food
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Giant Eagle announced that “starting next month, it will stop delivering its weekly ad flyer. Instead, shoppers will have to create a digital account so they can find out what produce and deli meat is on sale. The weekly ad will be delivered to customers’ email. “Although customers won’t receive […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
Akeneo, the global leader in product experience management (PXM) and product information management, announced that its Akeneo Product Information Management (PIM) solution is now available on SAP® Store, the online marketplace for SAP and partner offerings.  Akeneo PIM, which helps improve product content contextualiszation and simplifies catalogue management serving multiple channels and geographies through a flexible and intuitive […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – During the final quarter of 2022, even as the U.S. grappled with a “tripledemic” of flu, RSV and COVID-19, unit sales of vitamins and health supplements declined over the prior year while average unit prices rose, according to shopper intelligence leader Catalina. A clear exception was Herbal Immune Supplements, unit sales of […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Social shopping is becoming more and more popular given the surge in social media usage and the ease of completing a transaction without ever leaving the app. It’s no surprise that social commerce sales are expected to reach $45.74 billion in 2022. With this growth, shoppable ads have been gaining traction over the last several […]
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There’s a new top social platform in town, and it hasn’t even been around for a decade. TikTok has taken the world by storm. In fact, the short-form video app overtook Google and Facebook as the most popular web domain in 2021, solidifying its acclaim with the masses. Brands and retailers unfamiliar with the app […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Amazon’s Buy with Prime feature — which allows retailers to offer the benefits of Prime membership on their own DTC websites — will be available to all U.S.-based Amazon merchants at the end of January. The offering was previously only available by invitation. Additionally, Amazon is adding a new feature to the Buy with Prime package […]
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As we take a few weeks off before returning with Season 6, we dig into the back catalog to 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 from roles that are […]
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Get to know RETHINK Retail’s Top Retail Influencers through the “Meet the TRI” Q&A series! Dive in to learn about a member of the thought leader community and follow their work and insights across our content and their social channels. Hi, I’m Rick Watson, CEO of RMW Commerce Consulting. Connect with me on LinkedIn! “Tell […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Non-alcoholic beverage retailer Boisson will partner with Drizly to deliver elevated non-alcoholic beverages throughout the country. Shoppers will be able to browse Boisson’s catalog of more than 125 non-alcoholic brands on the Drizly app for on-demand delivery in the NYC, LA and San Francisco markets, and two- to five-day shipping in 28 states. Boisson is […]
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As we take a few weeks off before returning with Season 6, we dig into the back catalog for one of our most inspiring episodes. Our very special guest is Hubert Joly, former Chairman and CEO of Best Buy, senior lecturer at Harvard Business School and the author of the just released bestselling book The Heart […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Social media platforms and creator-focused startups haven’t looked too hot this year, as companies like Snapchat, Patreon, Cameo and Meta all waged layoffs along with the rest of the tech industry. YouTube ad revenue is declining, and creator funds for platforms like Pinterest have dried up. It might seem like things are bad on the surface, […]
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“Great brands don’t chase customers; customers chase great brands.” – Gary Friedman, CEO Restoration Hardware As we take a few weeks off before returning with Season 6, we dig into the back catalog to go deep on #7 (“Memorable”) in Steve’s 8 Essentials of Remarkable Retail framework. Being Memorable is critical to not simply offering a […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ‘future of retail’ systems launches and deployments from the past week, including JD Sports, Very, Printemps, Amazon, Forever 21, and Macy’s. JD Sports To promote its festive campaign, King of the Game, JD has teamed up with Snap to create an augmented reality experience transforming its Oxford […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
In the next five years, some grocery executives believe that e-commerce penetration will increase to as high as 35%. While grocery e-commerce and fulfillment leaders have spent years integrating technology to offer essentials to the public, COVID-19 accelerated this development as countless new customers adopted these services. That trial period is over, and the verdict […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
In June of 2011, a retail sea change occurred. Storied brand, J.C. Penney, hired Ron Johnson, who led the success of Apple’s brick-and-mortar stores. Mr. Johnson decided that one of Penney’s problems was that the brand was damaged due to its consistent focus on deals and low prices. Without any Penney core customer insight, the […]
  1. Data & Insights
Co-authored by: Kaleigh Bisconti   If you visit our corporate headquarters in San Jose, California, be sure to check out the Cisco Store Tech Lab in Building 11. Remodeled and opened May of 2018, the 2500-square-foot store not only offers merchandise ranging from apparel to backpacks, but also showcases our latest Cisco and partner retail […]
  1. Department & Category
  How is it that United Airlines understands that consumers want grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food and so many legacy grocery stores stutter at discussing the idea?  Restaurants have had great success selling grocerant niche meals and meal components for takeout and delivery.   According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru®at Tacoma, WA based […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Who doesn’t like a good money-saving deal? It’s human nature to want to save money. “Free shipping! $10 Off! Gift with order! Save 20%! Buy one get one free!” These are all common offers that motivate customers to purchase. We all know that promotional offers increase the rate of response. How do you keep from […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Retailers are expected to know what consumers want, when they want it, and immediately provide it. More than ever, people are turning to brands they trust and a digital dialogue that helps them feel understood. Brands need to provide an online search experience that provokes a rich contextual dialogue, guiding customers in a conversational experience […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
On Friday, we took note of a Fox Business story saying that “Sears Holdings has emerged from bankruptcy after more than 10,000 court filings and a four-year stay that saw the department store chain shrink from almost 700 stores to less than two dozen.  The bankruptcy estate’s reorganization plan took effect on Oct. 29, signaling […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Which is better for the brand? Asking users to pay for individual services? Or asking users to buy a bundle of services? There is a lot behavioral psychology involved in this choice that affects brand perceptions. There are inherent risks whichever approach a brand employs. Research shows that individual fees feel more personalized as a […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
In a direct marketing business, a customer list (i.e., housefile) is your most valuable asset. Therefore, it’s important to manage your housefile and to keep it segmented and always up-to-date. To keep your housefile current, you need to merge/purge it regularly. What does this mean? Merge/purge is a process that identifies and removes unwanted or […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Hey, all — welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we sum up the most read TechCrunch stories from the past week. And oof, what a week it was. Want this newsletter in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here. Signed up? Let’s just dive right in. most read Mass layoffs at Twitter: […]
  1. Media & Marketing
It may be fall but advertisers are already in a mad dash to reach consumers for the upcoming holiday season. Unfortunately, inflation and supply chain issues have thrown shopper behavior and budgets into unpredictable territory. Furthermore, advertisers face high costs and big shifts in the effectiveness of broadcast and digital advertising mediums. Out-of-home (OOH) advertising […]
  1. Media & Marketing
John Pak is a Client Project Manager at Bobsled, an Acadia company Earlier this year, an apparel brand came to me with a question. The brand was planning to upload many of its products to Amazon, and it wanted to know: should it list all of its catalog on Amazon, or should it save some […]

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Supermarket giant Tesco came under fire following the announcement that it will be reducing the value of Clubcard reward vouchers from June 2023. The reduction will come into force after… The post Tesco infuriates shoppers as it slashes Clubcard points value appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
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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 […]