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Raydiant’s Future of Workspace Series featured interviews with experts and professionals to learn more about how the workplace experience will evolve. Here are some of our favorite responses: What will the workplace of the future look like? Nick Iovacchini, CEO of KettleSpace Hybrid is here to stay! This is a true sea change moment in […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is hosting wellness days at about 4,700 of its stores on Saturday. The retailer said the free events will offer customers access to screenings, immunizations and health information. The goal is to help people get back on track with preventive health measures they may have missed over the past year, especially […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Saving money at home is everyone’s aim. Whether or not you are on a budget, saving money will help you stretch your finances and make them go further. There are traditional ways to save money at home such as growing your own products and making efficient redecorating decisions. However, there are also digital home hacks […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
The 7‑Eleven Slurpee, the iconic private brand beverage enjoyed by millions of Americans since 1966, is going galactic. The freezing-cold drink will rocket out of the earth’s atmosphere this August on a private space flight commissioned by the retailer to celebrate its 94th birthday. Slurpee drink fans will choose their favorite far-out flavor to make the trip — […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  When industry professionals ask me what I think about Starbucks my response is fast and clear, they are a food marketing juggernaut. Starbucks is that best at consumer-focused interactive participatory marketing.  Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® says, “Amazon wants every employee every day think like it is day one. […]
  1. Department: Food
Link building could be the most daunting search engine optimization task. It requires near equal portions of research, creativity, and outreach resembling cold calls. It’s also critical for prominent organic search rankings. The post CommerceCo Recap: A Process for SEO Link-building appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Dollar General announced that is is expanding its assortment of popular over-the-counter remedies and healthcare items, including cough and cold medicine, dental products and feminine hygiene products. The dollar store giant also announced that it has named Albert Wu, M.D. to the newly created position of chief medical officer. Dr. Wu will play a role […]
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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. has named a chief medical officer and intends to position its stores as health and wellness destinations by adding an expanded assortment of products and services. “At Dollar General, we are always looking for new ways to serve, and our customers have told us that they would like to […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
This article is part of Raydiant’s new Future of Workspace Series which features interviews with a wide range of professionals and thought leaders to learn more about the future of office space and how the workplace experience will evolve.  The following is an interview we recently had with Tonya Dybdahl, Space Planning and Design Manager […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The UK’s competition watchdog, the CMA, has opened another investigation into Big Tech — this one targeted at Amazon and Google over how well they handle (or, well, don’t) fake reviews. The Competition and Markets Authority has taken an interest in online reviews for several years, as far back as 2015. It also went after […]
  1. Channel: Restaurants
  If your house is anything like our house, I’m sure you have heard the words, ‘turn off the computer and come to dinner’.  There is more than one family meal in America that has been eaten cold when a child or errant adult just could not get off the computer while playing games. Gamification […]
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  KIZER & BENDER’s 360 Degree Pass-By exercise To keep things in balance we recommend that you do our 360 Degree Pass-By each morning before you unlock the doors for business. This exercise should take about five minutes to complete. The first few times you won’t notice much, but the more you do it the more […]
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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. In episode 267 we deep dive into the rapidly changing digital grocery and digital resturant industries with Matt Newberg founder of HNGRY. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast RSS SoundCloud TuneIn iHeartRadio Google Play Music Overcast Pocket Casts Facebook ????? Matt Newberg (@thenewb) […]
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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. In episode 267 we deep dive into the rapidly changing digital grocery and digital resturant industries with Matt Newberg founder of HNGRY. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast RSS SoundCloud TuneIn iHeartRadio Google Play Music Overcast Pocket Casts Facebook ????? Matt Newberg (@thenewb) […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
The Wall Street Journal writes about how Door Dash and Uber Eats have ambitions that “are bigger than your lunch … They are after a whole new category of logistics and are increasingly billing their specialty not as food but as speed and convenience. Companies say that so-called next-hour commerce–which includes delivering everything from drugstore […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
What is a micro-fulfillment center? Micro-fulfillment centers (MFCs), are small, tech-enabled warehouse facilities built near consumerssometimes even within stores. They allow retailers to analyze inventory trends and quickly pivot to meet the market’s changing demands. Many retailers are evolving to a hub-and-spoke distribution model, where existing distribution centers serve as hubs and smaller outlets in […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
This year we are excited to introduce the Large Agency of the Year Vertex Award. The trophy is given to the studio, agency, or in-house team that receives the most overall points for wins across all categories. I am delighted to announce that for the second year in a row  Agency of the Year Vertex […]
  1. Media & Marketing
By John P. Mello Jr. May 17, 2021 4:52 PM PT Twitter is adding some new powerful features to its repertoire that users will be able to access for a price. The new premium offering, called Twitter Blue, will cost $2.99 a month and allow users to “undo” tweets, as well as create collections of […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
I found myself this week watching Sullivan’s Travels, the classic 1941 Preston Sturges movie that seemed like an appropriate antidote to the often grim times in which we live. I was right to revisit the movie, which I don’t think I’ve seen since it was shown during one of my college film courses; while it […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports that Wegmans has no plans to bring back its self-serve hot and cold bars in their previous incarnations at any time soon, but instead will continue offering items previous sold from those installations in pre-packaged form. New York State health regulations “allow the operation of buffets — but not of […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  Grocery stores capitulated a once dominate role in food sales to the restaurant sector, c-store sector, and dollar store sector resulting in closure of over 50.4% of all legacy grocery stores over the past 15 years.  We posed this question; will 7-Eleven evolve into a restaurant franchising juggernaut, to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
The roaring success of Amazon and other eCommerce businesses, coupled with rising internet access globally, has been an inspiration to many online entrepreneurs. The increasing shift to online shopping has attracted much attention and changed the business landscape as we know it. New online stores are opening daily, and most offline businesses have an eCommerce […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Have you ever sent an email to a retailer or called to inquire about a product? Perhaps you had an experience you wanted to rave about. If you answered yes, chances are you’ve spoken to a member of a customer care team. They are an extension of the customer service retailers provide to customers and […]
  1. Data & Insights
Multi-state operator Cresco Labs (OTC: CRLBF) reported Friday that a survey conducted by its Sunnyside dispensary unit, in collaboration with data specialist YouGov, indicated a significant rise in U.S. marijuana consumption recently.The survey, in which nearly 5,000 Americans we
  1. Technology & Innovation
Hey everybody. I wanted to write this article for two reasons: It’s just a good article to write as many of you navigate these uncharted crypto waters. I am currently working on something very cool that is going to happen in early May, and it is very important to me that my OG community is […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
To our shareowners: In Amazon’s 1997 letter to shareholders, our first, I talked about our hope to create an “enduring franchise,” one that would reinvent what it means to serve customers by unlocking the internet’s power. I noted that Amazon had grown from having 158 employees to 614, and that we had surpassed 1.5 million […]
  1. Department: HBC
U.S. cannabis multistate operator Trulieve Cannabis (OTC: TCNNF) has firmly established itself as the most profitable cannabis operator in the country, thanks to its dominant market share in Florida. Last year, Trulieve grew revenues 106%, while making fat gross margins of 74% an
  1. Trends & External Forces
CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. on Thursday reported a fourth quarter net loss of $18.5 million, or 34 cents per share, as results were hurt by weak cough-cold sales and other factors. The adjusted net loss for the period ended February 27 was $41.8 million, or 78 cents per share, which compared to […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
You would be hard pressed to find a retailer that, for better or worse, was unaffected by COVID-19.  While some thrived, the pandemic brought financial strains if not outright turmoil to many companies. In 2020, Retail Dive tracked 30 major retailers that filed for bankruptcy. Others, meanwhile, are searching for their footing in a retail environment […]

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Here’s what was interesting in Retail today: Coca-Cola spurs 42% revenue growth (now $10.1B) after returning to pre-pandemic marketing spend (which doubled YOY). They invested in innovation, quality, and targeted allocation with their increased spend and beat earnings and revenue expectations in Q2. Target, Bed Bath and Beyond Open Doors To Third-Party Boutiques. The Store-within-a-store […]
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Here’s what the RetailWit crew is reading today: Salesforce projects retailers will pay extra for goods in the second half—to the tune of $223B (+62%) YOY. It’s expected to come from a staggering increase in logistics (+$163B), suppliers (+$12B), and wage expenses (+$48B). Uber partners with Albertsons to expand grocery delivery. It is their biggest […]

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