1. Retail Ecosystem
The overhaul of a busy village store in Leicestershire has helped boost the sales by more than 20%. Nisa retailers Paul and Jack Matthews refurbished their family store in Rothley just 18 months after doing the same at Bradley’s in Quorn, also in Leicestershire. The Rothley store has been operating for 40 years and has […]
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Sign up for free to explore holiday consumer spending data in Earnest Dash. Powered by Earnest’s Vela spend dataset. Key takeaways: Consumers spending slowed since September across most major categories Online share of sales remains elevated vs pre-pandemic, in-line with 2021 levels Nike, Lululemon, Ulta, Shein, The RealReal, and Walmart are outperforming in the early […]
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Canadian premium outerwear brand Nobis has launched a new peer-to-peer resale program, NEXT by Nobis, in partnership with Recurate. “Nobis has long been committed to creating durable, high-quality performance outerwear that will take our consumer from season to season and will stand the test of time,” said Robin Yates, Co-founder and VP of Nobis in […]
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By all accounts, resale looks set to have a banner holiday season this year, as inflation weighs down consumer spending at the same time that younger consumers in particular increase their focus on cutting waste and shopping sustainably. Findings from new research by ThredUP echo those of other recent studies, all of which indicate that […]
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The recession clock is ticking, and it’s gets louder as it ticks faster. JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told CNBC that a recession is all but inevitable. Others may argue that the recession has already hit, based on the traditional definition as two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth, which occurred earlier this year. […]
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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 […]
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A long-established Cambridgeshire retailer has switched to Nisa Local from Simply Local at one of his stores and is undertaking a major refurbishment. Siva Thievanayagam who operates eight stores in the county, is closing the 3,000sq ft site in Stanground, Peterborough, this weekend to undertake a major refurbishment programme. Formerly trading under a Simply Local […]
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Younger shoppers are no longer afraid of secondhand gifting —67% of millennials said they would be likely to give a pre-owned item as a gift, according to data from Trove. An even higher number, 74% of millennials said they would like to receive a pre-owned gift — just one sign that the potential for resale […]
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Retail technologists are faced with the task of bringing innovation to their organizations. What are today’s top digital leaders doing to stay on top of the latest trends and technology in the market, and how it could positively impact their business? And how are they bringing those ideas from concept to implementation? This video features […]
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“Zillennials” are the oldest members of Gen Z, who were born during that demographic’s first five or six years, approximately 1997 to 2002. While still considered digital natives, zillennials can remember a time before tablets or smartphones and were not pervasively online during their elementary school years, unlike the majority of their generation. This age […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Amazon has expanded its luxury presence by partnering with What Goes Around Comes Around, the trusted reseller of authenticated high-end vintage. Through the partnership, a dedicated WGACA section showcasing vintage luxury accessories and bags is featured on Amazon’s site. The move is an expansion of Amazon’s Luxury Stores experience, which the ecommerce giant introduced in […]
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The RealReal, one of the largest resale websites in the world, said it will no longer accept new listings to sell Yeezy brand products. “The recent offensive comments that Kanye West made regarding the Jewish community are not only offensive, but go against absolutely everything that we stand for and believe in. As such, in […]
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A third generation, family-run store in North Norfolk has seen impressive results after completing a refurbishment marking 50 years of trading in the popular tourist town of Wells-next-the-Sea. Leftley’s of Wells, which was founded in 1971, is run by Abigail Leftley who has taken over from her father Nigel to manage daily operations at the […]
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“The success of our brand will increasingly be determined by our ability to meet our customers’ needs anytime, anywhere, anyway.” – Arthur Martinez, Sears CEO, February 1999 You might be wondering who was the first person to lead omni-channel efforts at a major retailer. Was it Phil Phygital, Sean Seamless, Ingrid Integrated, or someone else […]
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An independent family-owned Spar store in Dersingham, near Kings Lynn, has undergone a significant store refurbishment and rebranded as a Spar Market store. Owned by James Thaxter and family, the store has been trading as a Spar store for 50 years. Situated in the village of Dersingham in Norfolk, the family also own Thaxters Garden […]
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Many consumers are making purchasing decisions not just based on price and brand loyalty, but with sustainability in mind — whether they’re shopping the grocery store aisles or buying high-end, luxury apparel. Though there isn’t a universal definition for sustainability, it can be characterized as “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability […]
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Consumers are getting serious about values-driven shopping. A whopping 78% of them say a company’s environmental practices influence their spending decisions. And for holiday shopping, the number is even higher: 83% of consumers say they’ll seek out sustainable products and shipping options. For the sake of your customers —  and the planet — it’s critical […]
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NEW YORK — Inflation is prompting consumers to change their holiday spending plans, according to Deloitte’s 37th annual Holiday Retail Survey, which finds that overall shoppers are expected to keep spending flat year-over-year for an average of $1,455 per household, while purchasing fewer gifts for family and friends. Key findings of the survey include: Inflation […]
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Mintel’s latest research on Digital Route to Market for Beauty 2022 reveals the evolving role of social media and online purchasing channels for beauty products, and as the cost of living increases, brands should focus on authenticity and convenience to maintain consumer loyalty. Mintel’s research* identifies the secondhand beauty market, where products are resold on […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
SHEIN has launched SHEIN Exchange, an integrated online peer-to-peer resale platform for buying and selling previously owned SHEIN products, created in partnership with Treet. The launch was fueled by community-created Facebook groups and social platforms where SHEIN customers displayed their interest in a resale destination where they could buy and sell preowned items without the […]
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Our guest this week is Ivonne Kinser, VP of Marketing & Innovation for Avocados from Mexico, the innovative marketing organization that has delivered some truly remarkable results. In our fourth episode recorded live at last month’s GroceryShop event in Las Vegas, we get the inside story of how AFM went from start-up to advertising on […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Sandro has launched its own pre-loved marketplace in partnership with resale technology start-up Archive. The platform builds on the fashion retailer’s already established resale programme, Seconde Main, which it launched… The post Sandro partners with Archive to launch US resale marketplace appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.

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By John Spiropoulos Media is filled with evolutionary step-change transitions which permanently alter the marketplace. Each evolutionary event, seen in terms of advertiser outlays – the media mix – is driven by incremental change during economic uncertainty. This is particularly true – and trackable – in modern times. Some of these events were covered in […]
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CINCINNATI — The Kroger Health Center for Advanced Community Care, a joint project of Kroger Health and the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. The Center employs pharmacists, technicians, nurse practitioners, and dietitians to provide an interprofessional model of care. It also provides practical experiences for students […]
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CHESAPEAKE, Va.— Dollar Tree executives said the retailer’s new pricing strategy lifted operating income nearly 23% to $381 million in the third quarter ended October 29. Top-line sales rose 8.1% to $6.94 billion. Comparable-store sales at its Dollar Tree stores increased 8.6% from a year earlier, while comps at its Family Dollar stores were up […]