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ORLANDO, Fla. — In its 90th year, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) remains focused on the same yet ever-evolving goal: Leading the future of an industry dedicated to advancing health and wellness for all Americans. That is the central theme at this year’s NACDS Regional Chain Conference, which is currently underway. Justin […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
With her wealth of experience and diverse industry connections, Kimberly Lee Minor is driving positive change in the retail world. She has an infectious enthusiasm for community connection and a proven track record in implementing effective data-backed strategies around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. During this episode of Retail Remix, we tap into Kimberly’s wealth of […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Do you like numbers? Do you like retail systems news? Then this is the article for you. Including Emperia, Amazon UK, Mercaux, Gemba, Adobe, and Twinco Capital. $18 million…Gemba, a virtual reality training startup used by the likes of Nike, Coca-Cola, and Amazon, has bagged $18 million in a Series A round of funding from […]
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The Retail Technology Show, retail’s golden ticket event, and the British Retail Consortium (BRC), the go-to trade association for all UK retailers, have announced a strategic partnership which will hero the role of innovation in driving the future of retail. As the leading trade event that brings together Europe’s most forward-thinking retailers and leading tech innovators, the Retail Technology Show’s founding […]
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Driving down costs and increasing efficiency will be the biggest priorities for retailers in 2023, says the IGD industry think-tank. Toby Pickard, the IGD’s global insight leader, said these efforts would help retailers to “reset the cost base” of their businesses. The IGD’s six global retail trends, identified in its latest insight report, are: 1. […]
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The RETHINK Retail team ventured to NYC from January 14-17th for NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show. While there, we had the opportunity to speak with attendees from our Top Retail Influencer community and learn about their event experience. #TRI members- April Sabral, Andrew Smith, Carl Boutet, Alberto Serrentino, Charles Haseman, Christine Russo, Guy Courtin, and […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Before you launch your brand in the United Kingdom, it’s important to know what’s going on in today’s U.K. retail market as it may differ from the markets your brand currently has a presence in. Whether the British market is familiar territory or completely new, here’s a deep dive into understanding the U.K.’s marketplace, retailers, […]
  1. Data & Insights
While some trends come and go, there were a few trends that have stayed with consumers throughout the year.   As online shopping continues to be a popular choice for consumers, physical stores can offer shoppers perks that e-commerce can’t replicate.    This week we look at trends to increase foot traffic and customer loyalty. […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Over the past three years, most of us have done a lot more shopping online, so it’s easy to forget that while ecommerce is still growing, most retail commerce still happens in stores. In Q3 2022, ecommerce accounted for less than 15% of all retail sales. That means brick-and-mortar is still going strong, and not […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The continuing goal of “The Innovation Conversation” is to explore some facet of the fast-changing, technology-driven retail landscape and how it affects businesses and consumers. It is, we think, fertile territory … and one that Tom Furphy – a former Amazon executive who led the team that developed Amazon Fresh, and currently CEO and Managing […]
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Last week we released the first batch of Steve’s predictions. This week we conclude with six more, centering on how “hybridization” will steal the crown from omni-channel, how trading-down (in product and format) will define the year, the likelihood that big consumer credit troubles emerge, why strong balance sheets reign supreme, how the Metaverse is […]
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Retail Technology Show and British Retail Consortium have announced a strategic partnership which will showcase the role of innovation in driving the future of retail. This will see the latter lead a keynote session at Retail Technology Show, taking place at London’s Olympia on 26th-27th April, as part of a conference programme that also includes […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The 2022 shopping season, including coveted holiday sales, proved to be anything but typical for shoppers and retailers alike. Issues with rising inflation and tighter budgets, coupled with continued shipping challenges, gave way to new and interesting retail trends. Data from Quantum Metric shows that providing value at every step in the digital experience is […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
If you’ve read our “Retail Year In Review 2022” article, then you know a lot has happened in the last year in this industry. When we were expecting things to relax after the COVID-19 pandemic and its restrictions, the war in Ukraine started and it impacted the retail industry worldwide. 
  1. Shopper & Customer
Circular retail prompted by sustainably-minded shoppers, a revival in bricks-and-mortar demand and continued cost-conscious consumerism by price-sensitive shoppers were among the emerging retail trends for 2023, the latest research from Sensormatic Solutions, the leading global retail solutions portfolio of Johnson Controls, reveals. Circular retail goes mainstream Original research of over 1,000 UK shoppers by Sensormatic Solutions’ Shopper Sentiment […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The annual list recognizes leaders at the forefront of the retail industry. RETHINK Retail is honored to announce the recipients of the 2023 Top Retail Influencers Award. Sponsored by Microsoft, the award recognizes academics, analysts, association leaders, industry experts, and media members who are at the forefront of retail industry thought leadership.  Awardees are featured […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Against a backdrop of inflation, weakened consumer spending power, and lingering supply chain disruption sparked by the pandemic, retailers continue to face growing complexity and uncertainty. Traffic routing, inventory management, omnichannel purchasing, staff scheduling — all have contributed to increased challenges for the industry. Forward-looking retailers are embracing new technologies to help navigate today’s dynamic […]
  1. Data & Insights
Similar to the sales growth predictions we reported last week for the holiday season, consumer holiday-related spending rose by 6.7% compared to 2021. As we start the new year, this week we look at how the holiday season played out and look at the retail trends we expect to make waves in 2023. THIS WEEK’S […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The future of retail is here. As both a Cisco leader and as a consumer, I am excited to see it on display at the upcoming “Big Show” of the National Retail Federation (NRF) in New York City later this month. Simple, personalized experiences make shopping easier and more efficient for consumers. Imagine a customer […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Some 58% of consumer electronic shoppers say that they’d be willing to shop in the metaverse to buy their gadgets, according to a new report from future retail agency Outform.… The post 58% of shoppers willing to buy consumer electronics in metaverse appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Technology & Innovation
When it comes to e-commerce fulfillment, there are key metrics you should be thinking about when aiming to make good on promises to your customers. There’s one metric in particular that many brands might not be putting at the top of their list, but they should. It’s the “perfect order” metric — a collection of key […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
We’re big fans of LinkedIn and are busy building an amazing community of retail tech enthusiasts on the social media platform. These are the articles that are currently on their radars, including Walmart, DroneUp, MAPCO, Grabango, Currys, Co-op, and Just Eat. Walmart drone delivery service hits Arizona, Texas and Florida markets with DroneUp Walmart’s drone […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
It’s that time of year again, when predictions for the following year appear in the press and media. With this year coming to an end, I wanted to take a look at 2022’s predictions using Vogue Business’ 2022 fashion-tech prediction report from January 4, 2022.  6 Vogue Business fashion-tech predictions for 2022: Digital influencing, PFPs […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Each year, RETHINK Retail—the fastest growing retail media company in the world– awards the top names in retail by honoring those individuals as a “Top Retail Influencer”. Sponsored by Microsoft, the Top Retail Influencer award recognizes academics, analysts, association leaders, industry experts and media members who are at the forefront of retail industry thought leadership.  […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The retail industry has undergone its fair share of upheavals in the past few years, and the effects of those changes are still being felt today. From the shockwaves of the COVID-19 pandemic to the innovations introduced by new technologies, retail is poised for another year of evolution.
  1. Technology & Innovation
Leading with innovation As rising costs, supply chain issues, changing consumer behavior, and other challenges continue to mount, retailers need more intelligent cloud solutions and technology to build resilience and achieve more. To build this new level of agility and adaptability, it’s imperative to find new ways to make data-driven decisions through cloud, AI, and […]

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Full Year Highlights Net revenues for the full year increased +9.7% driven by Organic Net Revenue1 growth of +12.3% with underlying Volume/Mix of +2.7%. For the fourth quarter, Net revenues increased +13.5% driven by Organic Net Revenue1 growth of +15.4% with underlying Volume/Mix of +1.6% Diluted EPS was $1.96, down 35.5%; Adjusted EPS1 was $2.95, up +11.9% on […]
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KEY POINTS “We are just at the dawn of the robotics age. And I would say artificial intelligence and battery technology are all a part of that movement as well,” Cathie Wood said. Amazon had more than 1.6 million workers at the end of 2021, according to its most recent annual report. Wood’s Ark Innovation […]
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Aldi is rolling out its partnership with the world’s largest surplus food platform, Too Good To Go, across all of its 990 UK stores. Following a successful trial last year, Aldi is now offering surplus food bags available nationwide, in a bid to tackle food waste while also offering even lower prices to customers. The […]
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H-E-B, Costco Best Navigate The 2020 – 2022 Pandemic Grocery Market Upheaval, Bumping Amazon From Its Top Ranking Customers emerged from 2020 – 2022 placing more importance than ever on finding the right balance of savings and quality while placing less importance on saving time. Pandemic surge in retailer digital capabilities and consumer digital adoption […]
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Charted: U.S. Egg Prices Double in 2022 Eggs are a staple food for many countries around the world, and the U.S. is no exception. Americans eat between 250‒280 eggs a year on average. Eggs are also easy to cook, protein-dense and supply many daily vitamins needed for healthy living, making them a popular meal or […]

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