Pop Ups

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  1. Stores & Formats
Shopping Centers have proved their resilience over the past couple of years, staging an impressive comeback following the back-to-back challenges of COVID restrictions and inflation. But although foot traffic is bouncing back, shopping habits are changing — and leading malls are trying new tactics to draw consumers through their doors. Analyzing location intelligence metrics for […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Now embarking on its 60th year in business, Westfield Century City has become a beloved Los Angeles institution — one that has evolved alongside its broad demographic of Angelenos. It is this broad demographic, and its fast-evolving behaviors and expectations, that has inspired the team to invest more thoughtfully into events, experiential retail and activations […]
  1. Corporate Finance
Fluctuations in the market, rising competition, and rapid changes in technology all contribute to a tumultuous landscape for retail businesses. In such a volatile environment, having a robust financing strategy is crucial for the growth and sustainability of your business. This blog post unveils modern financing strategies tailored for retail enterprises to not only endure […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Have a new product that you’re getting ready to launch? You can’t just put it on a store shelf or make it available and hope people find it – you’ve got to promote it if you want a shot at it being successful. And while conventional marketing like print, online, television and radio advertising still […]
  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. Shopper & Customer
Kohl’s has increased its assortment of home décor items by 40%, adding new categories and elevating its mainstay bedding and bath products with more modern aesthetics and frequent pattern and color injections. The retailer also is positioning itself as a seasonal décor destination, promising 60% newness in home and holiday décor seasonally as a strategy […]
  1. Merchandising
Expo West begins today, and for the next few days many brands will experience a whirlwind of networking, handing out samples, schmoozing at after-hours events, and starting potential business deals. Once it all wraps up, though, now what? Well, then it’s time to turn that momentum into tangible success. You’ve invested time, money, and energy […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Gen Z consumers are neither easy to define nor predictable in their shopping habits. The consumer cohort born between 1996 or 1997 and 2010 and 2020 (there is no complete agreement here) is hard to read and reach because they are a product of the world they have been born into, one where change is […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
For e-commerce brands, it’s not the year of the dragon, it’s the year of the back-in-stock message. Automated back-in-stock message sends have been on a multiyear rise. In 2023, brands sent 4x as many as the year before, generating 3x the number of orders than the year before. Back-in-stock messages perform exceptionally well compared to […]
  1. Stores & Formats
Whole Foods Market, the Austin-based grocery store chain owned by Amazon.com, announced Monday it was introducing a new, smaller, “quick-shop” store format “designed to provide customers in urban neighborhoods a quick, convenient shopping experience with easier access to fresh, high-quality offerings,” according to a company press release. The new format, called Whole Foods Market Daily […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The Orange County Register reports that Gelson’s has closed its store in Laguna beach, California, “citing unprofitability and tough economics.” “The limited population of the area coupled with challenging economic headwinds for grocers in California have unfortunately made this decision necessary,” said John Bagan, Gelson’s president-CEO.  “Despite an amazing and dedicated team, Laguna Beach has […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Hospitals and medical campuses typically look at retail as an essentially insignificant element in their patient, visitor and employee experiences. That translates into gift shops and cafeteria spaces that are often sterile environments featuring the same mediocre-quality products and pre-packaged foods. Marie Kloor and her firm, Hydra Health, are focused on changing that. “Our mission […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
J.Jill has achieved levels of customer loyalty that other retailers can only aspire to. The women’s apparel and accessories retailer, which generates nearly $600 million in annual sales via ecommerce and a footprint of 247 stores, boasts an average customer lifecycle spanning 10 years. A major reason for these high levels of engagement: J.Jill obsessively […]
  1. Holiday & Events
Record-breaking Success for Premium Private Label Ranges In line with the growing number of those in difficult financial situations, we found that 97% of shoppers can be described as discounters. This holiday season, Aldi and Lidl both experienced record-breaking sales. Lidl reported a 12% increase in sales year on year and an 11% increase in […]
  1. Department: HBC
Sally Beauty and The Black Hair Experience have partnered for two experiential event pop-ups designed to braid together students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) with Black and female-founded beauty brands. The Rooted in Success program’s first pop-up will be in Atlanta on Feb. 24, 2024, followed by a Washington, D.C. pop-up on March […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
In years past, the word “on-demand” has been used to describe videos or streaming services. However, I believe that “on-demand” can now be used to describe the expectations of today’s consumer. Customers now want a shopping experience that’s always on, responds in real time, and gives the most up-to-date information. This has created a scenario […]
  1. Department: Food
The New Yorker posted a terrific little story by Helen Rosner over the weekend that induced the kind of hunger pangs that, to my mind, ought to be the goal of any retailer that wants to be food-forward.  Here’s how she sets it up: “I think of myself as a morning person, but, still, I […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
With all the buzz surrounding artificial intelligence in the retail industry, it’s no surprise that its embrace is one of the top trends as the industry begins 2024. The rapid growth of AI, machine learning and predictive technologies is opening up new worlds of opportunities. However, AI isn’t the only key trend in retail. Here […]
  1. Data & Insights
With over 40,000 people, 6,200 brands, 100 countries represented, and over 1,000 exhibitors, retail’s Big Show lived up to its name this year and artificial intelligence was the headlining topic. However, while AI dominated the content sessions at NRF, the real conversations were happening in the breakout rooms and on the expo floor, and attendees […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
It’s Friday, the weekend is almost upon us, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from the past five days, including RELEX Solutions, Optimity, Criteo, NewStore, Asda, Starbucks, and Sook. 1. Asda raids rival grocery retailer Morrisons to bring […]
  1. Media & Marketing
In our previous column, you learned how to successfully move inventory and the strategies you can use to optimize your placement. In this article, we’re diving deep into the world of advertising! We’ll break down the different types of advertising, why they’re important, and the secrets you need to know to get the attention of […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
As we approach the end of the year, here’s a look at our most popular retail systems articles during 2023, including Gorillas, The Trade Desk, Samsung UK, Amazon Fresh, H-E-B, AutoStore, and the RTIH Innovation Awards. 2023 RTIH Innovation Awards winners announced during glittering ceremony in central London Last month, we announced the winning submissions […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
As we prepare to enter a new year, what can we expect? To answer this question, the Food Biz Wiz team joined forces with the folks at ECRM & RangeMe to examine what’s been working – and what’s not working – over the past twelve months, and to share our views on how it will […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Following a record-breaking “Cyber Five,” retailers are crossing their fingers for robust sales to continue throughout the holiday season. But as online spending rises, so does online shopper frustration — and this has the potential to harm both immediate and long-term sales. Retail data from FullStory shows that online shoppers experienced a 16.3 percent year-over-year […]
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It recently emerged that Amazon’s Just Walk Out offering is being dropped from Amazon Fresh stores. However, it’s not checkout-free tech that’s failing, it’s the fact that Amazon’s checkout free solution doesn’t work, especially in grocery retailers, argues Will Glaser, Founder and CEO at Grabango. In the dynamic grocery retail landscape, a transformative wave is […]