The industry’s elite gathered at RES 2018 last week to explore the changing retail dynamic and how to provide consumers with a differentiated, tech-filled experience. Check out this photo montage from the retail event of the season.
A consumer survey conducted by Radial shows that e-commerce marketplaces are impacting global online shopping trends. Sixty percent of shoppers report that purchasing products at the lowest price is most important and over half now expect free shipping.
Customer’s thirst for instant gratification, mixed with the convenience of online shopping has given rise to buy online, pickup in-store. By implementing smart pickup lockers, retailers can take the service to the next level and further differentiate from the competition.
Pier 1 launched its “New Day” strategic initiative earlier this year focusing on merchandising, competitive pricing and next-gen marketing to help return the struggling home goods retailer to its former glory. Instead of soaring sales, supply chain gaffes have led to a major setback.
The department store segment continues to redefine itself in the face of slowing foot traffic and an increasingly digital shopping experience. See which retailers are setting the pace for change and thriving in this challenging marketplace.
The store of tomorrow is a full-service, connected hub; integrating web, social networks, and the supply chain. To stay competitive, retailers need to be equipped with intelligent and scalable technology to offer their customers a seamless shopping experience.
Offering buy online pickup in-store bridges the gap between digital and physical shopping and offers a host of benefits for retailers and shoppers alike. But get the experience wrong and risk alienating your most profitable customers. Learn how to do it right.
To capitalize on the booming cross-border e-commerce market, retailers must overcome challenges inherent in content translation to grow their business and expand revenue. For retailers that have yet to start, as well as those with efforts underway, here are a five best practices.
The term ‘digital transformation’ in retail encompasses a range of business opportunities that go beyond simply focusing on a single technology or a discreet strategy, such as e-commerce or click-and-collect. See how RIS defines it.
In our July feature story RIS looks at how Amazon and Walmart stack up when it comes to Loyalty Programs, Acquisitions, Click and Collect, Grocery Shopping, and Voice Shopping. Then we give readers the chance to weigh in to determine who wins in the "Battle of the Behemoths."