Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, is thinking small

Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, is thinking small thierry Wed 26/03/2014 – 15:37 Retailer News Wal-Mart, which has been looking for a spark to ignite its moribund U.S. sales for a long time, is testing a convenience store concept dubbed “Walmart to Go” in its hometown of Bentonville, Ark. (Author : JONATHAN BERR)     […]

How Target, Caribou Coffee use mobile social to spark in-store excitement

How Target, Caribou Coffee use mobile social to spark in-store excitement thierry Tue 18/02/2014 – 10:34 Sales activation Target and Caribou Coffee are leveraging Pinterest to generate ideas for new product development, ensuring that they are quick to market with the latest trends while simultaneously creating the kind of brand advocates that can help generate […]

Adidas creates new store out of a giant shoebox

Adidas creates new store out of a giant shoebox thierry Wed 29/01/2014 – 10:54 Shopper Experience To celebrate the famous sports shoe named after American tennis icon Stan Smith 50 years ago, Adidas opened a pop-up store in London that was a scale replica of the iconic footwear’s shoebox. Apart from being able to purchase […]

Amazon said to be cooking up Pantry service to take on Costco

Amazon said to be cooking up Pantry service to take on Costco thierry Sun 29/12/2013 – 12:52 Sales activation Internet retailer will offer delivery of about 2,000 products typically found at warehouse stores, according to USA Today. (Author : Steven Musil) Amazon is developing a new retail business venture called Pantry that will offer the […]

A Discount Grocery Chain Is Being Touted As ‘Wal-Mart’s Worst Nightmare’

A Discount Grocery Chain Is Being Touted As ‘Wal-Mart’s Worst Nightmare’ thierry Mon 12/08/2013 – 09:57 Retailer News A discount grocery chain is being called “Wal-Mart’s worst nightmare.” WinCo, a Western grocery chain with about 100 stores, has a business model that allows for cheaper prices than Wal-Mart, writes Brad Tuttle at Time. (Author : […]

Staples goes omnichannel with new prototype stores

Staples goes omnichannel with new prototype stores thierry Fri 21/06/2013 – 10:15 Sales activation The office supply chain Staples today announced the launch of its omnichannelprototype stores that feature endless-aisle kiosks and consultation areas for small business customers — or what the company calls “the future of retail.” (Author : retail customer experience)   Staples […]

Costco Is Totally Eliminating Self-Checkout In Stores

Costco Is Totally Eliminating Self-Checkout In Stores thierry Fri 07/06/2013 – 14:44 Retailer News Costco CEO Craig Jelinek is eliminating self-service checkout from stores because he says his employees do a better job. “They are great for low-volume warehouses, but we don’t want to be in the low-volume warehouse business,” he told Brad Stone at […]

Abercrombie’s Biggest Initiative Of The Past Five Years Is Failing

Abercrombie’s Biggest Initiative Of The Past Five Years Is Failing thierry Mon 25/02/2013 – 13:47 Retailer News After U.S. teens stopped lining up to buy its signature cologne and $40 tank tops, Abercrombie looked overseas for help (Auteur : Ashley Lutz) . But today Abercrombie forecasted that it would lose money in the first quarter, […]

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