Forget about “Cookie Doomsday.” Even if Google never fully deprecates the third-party cookie in Chrome, retailers still need to ditch those bits of code as soon as they can. The simple fact is that third-party cookies are destroying consumers’ ability to shop the way they want to shop, and the long-term fallout from the resulting […]
Despite proclamations that bricks-and-mortar retail is dead, several major ecommerce companies have recently been exploring the physical shopping environment. For digitally native brands, pop-up stores can offer a small, yet… The post 4 fashion ecommerce brands embracing physical retail appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
Fast fashion is big business, but it is also a big polluter, responsible for about 10% of global carbon emissions. Roughly 70% of the $3 trillion fashion industry is comprised of articles made from synthetics or petrochemicals. While some companies are claiming sustainable clothing lines, there is a very wide variance in what that means. […]
Understanding the value your customers bring and how you can maximize it is crucial, especially when there’s an impending recession. When the economy suffers, customer lifetime value (CLV), or the long-term revenue that customers create, can take a huge hit. Consumers are more cautious and they’re likely to shop around in search of alternative or […]
Whether you already have brick-and-mortar locations or have considered one, you know all too well how expensive and high-maintenance large retail spaces can be. The high rental prices and long commercial leases are two of the many reasons more offline sellers are opting for temporary stores (like pop-up shops) and ways to make do with smaller spaces. One […]
While the holidays are a joyous season for most of us, they can feel like a lump of coal for retail contact center agents. Between Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the Christmas rush, retail contact centers are bombarded with calls from customers making returns, asking questions about products, or not-so-politely complaining. This spike in volume […]
Boots has partnered with buy-now-pay-later service Clearpay, to launch a festive experiential beauty pop up at Westfield London ahead of Christmas. The Beauty Unwrapped will run from 16 to 23… The post Boots partners with Clearpay to launch ‘Beauty Unwrapped’ experience appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
In this piece, David Anthony explores the way that different retailers can work with their existing retail space to create a memorable retail experience for shoppers. Browns: The Powder Room “It’s a pop-up space called the immersive room. Named the ‘powder room’, it was interesting to see they have put modern products in this old-fashioned […]
Ever since the beginning of the global pandemic, video has become the de facto channel for engaging with, well, just about everyone. Whether it’s your grandmother on Zoom or your grandson taking online classes, most people use video technology in their daily lives. In 2019, the global video streaming market was valued at more than […]
Today, Shein opened the doors of its London Christmas pop-up experience to the public, as the fast fashion giant continues to expand its physical retail strategy. In a release, the… The post First look: Shein’s London Christmas pop-up store appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
Hemp offers many uses and benefits Hemp has made its way from specialty retailers into mainstream outlets as a common ingredient in the food, beverage, VMS, and body care aisles. Yet, many shoppers are still not sure what hemp is (and what it isn’t). That is in part because hemp only became legal in the […]
Walgreens is upping the ante on same-day delivery with the debut of a new 24-hour, 7-days-a-week service in nearly 400 locations across the U.S. Customers can now order from Walgreens.com/SameDayDelivery or the Walgreens app to receive an assortment of more than 27,000 items delivered in as little as one hour, no matter the time of day. […]
Like any other business, you want to stand out from the crowd. In such a competitive environment, you must engage with your audience quickly and for as long as possible. Here is your guide to using emotional content to attract more business. What Is “Emotional Content”? Emotional content influences your customers on an emotional level, […]
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is extending its Same Day Delivery service to make it available 24 hours a day, seven days a week in many markets across the country, the company said Thursday. As a result, customers can now order from an assortment of more than 27,000 items at Walgreens.com/SameDayDelivery or via the Walgreens app […]
Pop-up storefronts are a trendy strategy for retail brands, but they’re far from a new concept. Fish markets, holiday fireworks stands and even old-timey salesmen during the early to mid-1900s all incorporated the mobile, temporary nature of pop-up shops into their sales models. The only difference between then and now is the technology that brands […]
Just like that, the holiday season is upon us. For brands everywhere, it’s time to promote your gifting offering. This season will pose new challenges with rising media costs, shifting consumer sentiment, and declining digital measurement capabilities post Apple ATT. However, this year also presents new opportunities with consumers looking to celebrate a true post-pandemic […]
Amazon.com is planning to lay off approximately 10,000 employees in corporate and technology roles beginning this week, according to a report from The New York Times, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Separately, The Wall Street Journal also cited a source saying the company plans to lay off thousands of employees. The job cuts will focus on […]
A second festive edition of the sustainability-focussed pop-up, 00.thestore, is coming to Conduit Street, just off Regent Street, London on Monday 14 November 2022, bringing together a curation of 85 of the most cutting-edge planet-conscious brands this holiday season. It’s estimated that 23 million unwanted gifts are destined for landfill at Christmas, with the average […]
Peer-to-peer social e-commerce company, Depop, is encouraging people to buy secondhand and circular fashion through a series of pop-ups hosted by top sellers at Sook. For three days only, Depop will step into the real world at the Sook Oxford Street, London space. Celiapops and Identity Party will be on Europe’s busiest shopping street on […]
It’s been long established that music has the power to stir emotion and influence consumer behavior. In 1973, business professor Philip Kotler first addressed the science of sound in retail when he coined the term “atmospherics” for the practice of designing store environments to project a specific image and induce certain behaviors. In an article […]
Some retail brands are born in boardrooms, others are created in more unconventional circumstances – and J Brooks Boutique, an Atlanta-based online fashion business, is one of those brands. In 2016, its founder Jessica (Jes) Brooks bought a sewing machine from a catalog using points she earned as a reward for her performance in […]
Building a sustainable pop-up store is easier than thought. You only need to use eco-friendly materials and make most aspects of your business sustainable. For instance, you should choose the most eco-friendly material when selecting shelving and packages. Additionally, your cleaning products should also be eco-friendly to avoid interfering with the larger aspect of your […]
At the start of the holiday season last year, Walmart launched an online Netflix storefront featuring exclusive products and experiences from the streamer’s most popular franchises. Now, Walmart is bringing the digital Netflix Hub to more than 2,400 real-world locations. The new dedicated store section will feature music, apparel, collectibles, games and seasonal items from […]