Pricing & Promotions

  1. Shopper & Customer
Created in 1960 by Jerome McCarthy, the marketing mix gives concrete form to the marketing actions that can play a major role in satisfying the target audience in a given market. Indeed, your marketing and sales strategy must be based on clear objectives and positioning to enable you to envisage concrete actions to become a […]
  1. International
As Total Retail reported last week, H&M launched a resale program in collaboration with thredUP. “H&M Pre-Loved” offers shoppers an easy way to find secondhand pieces for their wardrobes. The new shop also continues the retailer’s sustainability mission of establishing circular business models for itself and customers. To learn more about its new resale program, Total Retail connected with Abigail […]
  1. Media & Marketing
E-commerce pricing startup BlackCurve has secured £750,000 in new funding from investors including Nauta Capital and ACF Investors, bringing its total raised to £3.7 million.  Founded in 2017, BlackCurve’s technology enables retailers to evaluate and optimise their product pricing decisions. They can tap its platform to set rules that automatically change prices in reaction to […]
  1. Department: Food
  Consumers want grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food with full flavor, fresh, and fast according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.  Johnson stated, “In every sector of retail foodservice it is grocerant Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat that consumers are migrating too according to Nielsenand the team at Foodservice […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
In today’s digital era, most consumers prefer shopping online, resulting in less retail store foot traffic. However, implementing an effective store design that offers customers better and richer retail experiences can help combat this effect. An excellent retail design combines physical layout, interior décor, and advertising usage within your shop. It can be the difference […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
Dallas Innovates reports that “7-Eleven today announced the rollout of 7Charge, which has begun delivering ‘a convenient and reliable fast-charging experience’ at several 7-Eleven stores locations in Texas, Florida, Colorado, and California—including at least two locations in Dallas and Fort Worth.” According to the story, “7-Eleven says it intends to build ‘one of the largest and most […]
  1. CPG: Food
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 […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Porter’s 5 forces model is a tool that is widely taught in business schools and various training centres. Among other things, this tool makes it possible to analyse the competition in a market. Porter’s forces refer to the following elements The intensity of competition, The bargaining power of customers, The bargaining power of suppliers, The […]
  1. Department: HBC
With 5.8 million posts on Instagram and 1.3 billion views on TikTok, #cleanbeauty is gaining momentum among customers.  While Millennial and Gen Z interest is leading the charge, according to Statista more than 70% of consumers across all generations are seeking beauty products that align with their values. Walmart’s Vice President of Beauty Creighton Kiper and […]
  1. Associates & Employees
by Kevin Coupe Good piece in Fast Company that argues that it is an over-generalization to say that Gen Z is made up largely of people who are “quiet quitting” or doing the bare minimum at work, that they are devoid of a work ethic or any sort of ambition. Sure, some of them are […]
  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. Merchandising
The Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed) says the chancellor’s Spring Budget failed to address a number of factors that are threatening the very existence of many smaller retail businesses. A major disappointment for smaller shops is a lack of support on high energy bills. And while a continued freeze on fuel duty is of […]
  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. Channel: Mass
UK grocery giant Tesco is planning to shut down its Tesco Clubcard app that offers customers vouchers and discounts on April 18, 2023. The new Tesco Grocery & Clubcard app… The post Tesco gives Clubcard customers one-month warning over app shutdown appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH rounds up the retail systems ventures who have recently wrapped notable funding rounds, including Ocula Technologies, Yoti, Patchworks, and APEXX Global. 1. Ocula Technologies Ocula Technologies has received new investment from Lloyds Banking Group and its FinTech Investment Team. The SaaS startup aims to let retailers harness the power of AI to enable data […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
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  1. Media & Marketing
Sephora and TikTok are launching a programme that will connect TikTok creators to brands from the beauty retailer’s DEI-focused Accelerate programme, which offers mentorship for emerging beauty brands. According to… The post Sephora and TikTok partner to launch a content creator programme appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Grocery
ROCHESTER, N.Y.– Wegmans Food Markets recently announced the introduction of enhanced in-store pharmacy auxiliary aids and accessibility options for customers with sensory disabilities, including persons who are Deaf or hard of hearing and/or persons with visual impairments. Those aids and accessibility options include: Video remote interpretation services in American Sign Language (“ASL”); Video Relay Service […]
  1. Media & Marketing
  What is the best food marketing job in the foodservice sector?  It has to be a food marketing director at a virtual kitchen.  According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru®at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® who stated, “virtual restaurants, virtual brands start with a blank sheet and are not restricted to a set of self-imposed […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
With more people than ever shopping online, digital purchases and e-commerce have boomed dramatically in the past several years. This is a trend that is unlikely to see a significant downturn any time soon, and odds are you’re one of more than 2 billion people worldwide choosing to buy goods and services through digital means. […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
Springtime festivities are right around the corner. But, despite the excitement this time of year brings, we know our customers are managing household budgets more tightly and are being choiceful in their purchases. In fact, 65% reported they expect
  1. Data & Insights
Do you think you have heard enough about ChatGPT?  According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® who stated, “you may think you have heard enough about ChatGPT but it’s only just the beginning. AI just keeps learning and getting better.  Regular readers of this blog are well aware of Foodservice […]
  1. Corporate Finance
Off-price home goods retailer Tuesday Morning, which filed for bankruptcy in February 2023, has received $12.5 million in debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing from 1903 Partners LLC together with its affiliates, Gordon Brothers. The additional funding brings Tuesday Morning’s DIP commitments to a total of $27 million. “After careful deliberation, we have determined that partnering with Gordon […]
  1. Media & Marketing
by Kevin Coupe The Recording Industry Association of America yesterday said that for the first time since 1987, vinyl records are outselling CDs. There were 41 million vinyl records sold in 2022, compared to about 33 million CDs. The Wall Street Journal reports that “revenue from vinyl records rose 17% to over $1.2 billion last […]

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  1. Channel: Mass
  2. International
  3. Shopper & Customer
  4. Technology & Innovation
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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  9. Shopper & Customer
  10. Technology & Innovation
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. […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
  2. Partnerships & Alt Profit
  3. Shopper & Customer
  4. Technology & Innovation
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 […]
  1. CPG: Food
  2. Channel: Grocery
  3. Department & Category
  4. Department: Beverage
  5. Department: Food
  6. Corporate Strategy
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  10. Merchandising
  11. Owned Brands (Private Label)
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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