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 : […]

Tesco open up Retail space for community events

Tesco open up Retail space for community events thierry Wed 31/07/2013 – 15:31 Shopper Experience UK grocery retailer Tesco is planning to install a community room in its stores, starting with the new Tesco Extra in Watford. The 600 square-foot room will be available for locals to reserve for free, and can be used for […]

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, […]

Tesco digital pilot brings online experience to in-store shopping

Tesco digital pilot brings online experience to in-store shopping thierry Thu 14/02/2013 – 10:43 Shopper Experience Navigating the complexities of today’s technology-driven retail landscape can be tricky. For a retailer, decisions must be made as to the amount, type and manner in which shoppers will engage with technology — all in a way that the […]

MCDONALD’S OFFER ACCESS TO NUTRITION FACTS WITH QR CODE PACKAGING

MCDONALD’S OFFER ACCESS TO NUTRITION FACTS WITH QR CODE PACKAGING thierry Thu 24/01/2013 – 11:30 Retail Innovations McDonald’s is launching a new global packaging design that incorporates QR codes to give consumers nutritional information about their food. It is the latest brand to promote informed decisions about health, as Coca-Cola made headlines last week for […]

CRATE & BARREL SHARES SHOPPABLE STORIES IN ITS NEW CATALOGUE

CRATE & BARREL SHARES SHOPPABLE STORIES IN ITS NEW CATALOGUE thierry Mon 21/01/2013 – 13:26 Sales activation With shoppable content, spreads that tell a story, and the integration of iTunes apps and music playlists, Crate & Barrel’s newly updated catalogues seem like miniature magazines. The retailer, known for its well-made, quality furniture and décor, seems […]

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