Some Staples stores in Boston are getting podcast studios

Some Staples stores in Boston are getting podcast studios thierry Thu 20/02/2020 – 11:46 Shopper Experience Even Staples, the office supply store, can’t resist the lure of podcasts. The retailer is teaming up with iHeartRadio to build podcast studios at six of its stores in the Boston area. (Author : Ashley Carman) The studios will be soundproof, have […]

Nissan launches a subscription service starting at $699 a month

Nissan launches a subscription service starting at $699 a month thierry Thu 20/02/2020 – 11:39 Shopper Experience Car subscriptions: they’re totally a thing! The latest automaker to test the waters on subscriptions is Nissan, which just launched a new, two-tier service in Houston, Texas.  (Author : Andrew J. Hawkins) It’s called “Nissan Switch,” and it will […]

Say ‘I Do’ to Department Stores

Say ‘I Do’ to Department Stores thierry Thu 20/02/2020 – 10:34 Shopper Experience Fortnum & Mason is bringing the joy of Las Vegas weddings all the way to London.  (Author  : Mackenzie Baker) Londoners can treat themselves to a tiny chapel wedding (with a side of shopping) in the center of the Fortnum & Mason department […]

Private label sustainability efforts give Walmart an edge

Private label sustainability efforts give Walmart an edge thierry Wed 19/02/2020 – 14:58 Sales activation When it comes to competing with Amazon, Walmart is winning in sustainability, according to a contributor to Forbes magazine. (Author : Dan Ochwat) The article says where Amazon doesn’t go far enough, Walmart is plowing forward, and the retailer’s private label packaging and […]

Burberry to launch carbon neutral fashion show for “sustainable future”

Burberry to launch carbon neutral fashion show for “sustainable future” thierry Tue 18/02/2020 – 11:33 Retailer News Burberry has confirmed its autumn/winter 2020 fashion show will be certified as carbon neutral in a bid to tackle climate change. The luxury retailer has been working to reduce the carbon emissions linked to the event. It is also introducing […]

Gant to launch rental service to keep up with sustainability demands

Gant to launch rental service to keep up with sustainability demands thierry Mon 17/02/2020 – 15:51 Shopper Experience Gant will launch a rental service in May as part of a sustainability initiative.  The collection of 10 pieces will be available in Gant’s London Regent Street flagship store   (Author : Sahar Nazir) Gant has revealed plans to […]

Hema plans American conquest

Hema plans American conquest thierry Mon 17/02/2020 – 15:08 Retailer News Dutch retailer Hema plans to cross the Atlantic and conquer America: this year its first ten stores in Mexico are planned to open. There is even potential for 200 shops in Mexico, the Amsterdam-based company believes. (Author : Retail Detail) Hema goes America Hema wants to become […]

US supermarket chain Kroger is currently testing ‘food prescriptions’ for shoppers

US supermarket chain Kroger is currently testing ‘food prescriptions’ for shoppers thierry Thu 13/02/2020 – 15:35 Shopper Experience A program that will see in-store nutritionists help customers fulfill dietary recommendations from their doctors.  (Author : Trend Watching) The concept was born from the realization that doctors’ nutritional advice to patients is often vague, such as […]

Retail start-up Showfields to open second location

Retail start-up Showfields to open second location thierry Wed 12/02/2020 – 16:44 Shopper Experience Showfields is dropping anchor in Miami. Part retail, part art exhibition and part community space, Showfields reflects a new retail model that makes it easy for digital-first brands to interact with customers in a dedicated space without taking on the risks — […]

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