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 […]

WHOLE FOODS TO GROW PRODUCE ON ROOFTOP GARDEN

WHOLE FOODS TO GROW PRODUCE ON ROOFTOP GARDEN thierry Fri 05/04/2013 – 15:45 Retail Innovations Grocery chain Whole Foods and New York City based agribusiness Gotham Greens are breaking ground with their 20,000 square foot greenhouse project. The two companies have teamed up to build the first ever commercial-scale greenhouse on the rooftop of the […]

This Is The Future Of Aeropostale

This Is The Future Of Aeropostale thierry Thu 14/03/2013 – 11:10 Sales activation Teen retailer Aeropostale is focusing on one thing to get back its hold in the millennial market: technology. The company is shedding its formerly logo-heavy brand and working to boost sales through increased engagement with young consumers. (Auteur : Megan Durisin) In […]

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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