Thursday, April 25, 2019

COMMENT: Customers want discounts year-round, not just on Black Friday

James Kylmowsky pens his thoughts on why customers want discounts now, not when the retailer tells them they can have them.
retail forecast

COMMENT: Forecasting the Future of Retail Demand Forecasting

Prof, Robert Fildes explains how new technology and novel data are changing how retailers can forecast product demand.
physical store

COMMENT: Now is the perfect time to open a physical store

Retailers with specific niches, careful stocking & blending the physical & online effectively could still launch stores.
Women retail

COMMENT: What do women bring to the retail industry?

Laura Heyworth shares her insight and advice for other aspiring women in the retail industry this International Women’s Day.
mobile speed

COMMENT: Retailers should pay attention to mobile speed

Google UK retail director Martijn Bertisen argues that retailers need to upgrade their mcommerce offering.

COMMENT: 6 things I learnt from creating a sustainable sourcing model

Suranga Herath shares his insight and advice for other retailers looking to create their own sustainable sourcing models.
customer experience

COMMENT: Hosting events will elevate your customer experience credentials

Mark Bourgeois on what the retail industry really needs to do create a really compelling and unique customer experience.

COMMENT: What to do about physical retail (pt III) – Environmental considerations

This article is the last in a three-part series from the UK online retail association IMRG.

COMMENT: What to do about physical retail (Pt II) – Evolving what “stores” are

This article is the second in a three-part series from the UK online retail association IMRG.
High Street

COMMENT: What to do about physical retail (Pt I) – The online perspective

It’s well-acknowledged that the high street as we know it – or to be more accurate, physical retail space in general – is under...

Feature Resource

The retailer buyer’s guide to managing product information

You come to the realization that there is a lot of duplicate work going on across your company. Manufacturing, sales, marketing and e-commerce are...