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Millennials DO Shop in Stores

Some in the retail industry believe that millennials have contributed to the decline of brick-and-mortar stores. These young digital natives are constantly tethered to devices and buy products online at the expense of physical stores, or so goes popular belief. That’s a myth, according to our recent survey of more than…

More Retailers Offering Customer Loyalty Programs Across Channels

A key trend to emerge from Total Retail's second annual Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers report was that retailers are allowing their customers to access, earn and redeem their loyalty points across the different channels in which the retailers operate (e.g., online, store, mobile, app, etc.). Of the 100 retailers analyzed for the…

How Connected Technology Breathes Life Into Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Want to combine online shopping with a real-time shopping experience? See how these brick-and-mortar stores are revolutionizing customer experience with new connected technology. There are some things we love about brick-and-mortar retail outlets that online retail cannot beat. The ability of our senses to make decisions and touch, smell, and…

The Future of Retail: Hyperpersonalization Via Localization

Technology has always given retail businesses an edge. Digital tools and innovative technologies have been driving business in the retail sector for decades, from point-of-purchase software and inventory systems to digitized product catalogs and robust e-commerce websites. By adopting cutting-edge technologies, retailers today are making their supply chains more efficient,…

How computer vision tech is revolutionizing brick-and-mortar retail

Hope and vision are turning into reality and revenue as emerging technologies like AR/VR, AI and IoT live up to the promise that brick and mortar stores can reinvent retail. In-aisle innovation is shifting how we perceive the future of retail, opening the possibilities of what can be done to…

7 takeaways from Shoptalk 2018

From speeding up the supply chain to adding personalization and making shopping more convenient — technology is fundamentally transforming the business. Here's what you need to know. "Our view is that retail is neither in a free fall, nor is it business as usual," said Zia Daniell Wigder, chief global…

Creating measurable touchpoints for experiential retail

Experiential retail has matured rapidly over the past 10 years. Despite the recent drive to create better in-store experiences for customers, experiential retail is still behind on one major marketing aspect: measurement. Most experiential marketing reporting has been culled from event attendees — questionnaires, redemption rates, email opt-ins, etc. It's…

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