Articles Tagged ‘Retail’

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Comparing notes & thriving on chaos

Editor Jennifer Horn on how the dissolving borders between digital and physical retail is making some brands stronger.

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Retail sales growth worst since ‘Great Recession’

But analyst Ed Strapagiel’s look at the numbers might have some reasons for optimism.

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Has retail passed its sales peak?

Sales are softening and consultant Ed Strapagiel shows us where and why this is happening.

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Samsung to open its largest store in Canada

Breaking ground in Ontario’s Sherway Gardens, the brand will have an experience zone for product trial.

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Canadian retail sales rising steadily

But have stores reached their sales growth peak?

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Retail trends impacting the grocery business

Get the skinny on Nielsen emerging shopper trends that are set to impact the business before the decade is up.

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ICYMI: Here’s what’s in store for retailers

The crème de la crème of retail-specific technology that came out of SXSW’s Accelerator program.

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Seven lessons from SXSW

The Jackman Reinvents team breaks down the key takeaways from this year’s fest.

Retail sales starting to limp

Despite recorded gains for February, consultant Ed Strapagiel warns an uptrend from much of 2013 could be on its way out.

Looking ahead in retail

From duelling discounts to foodie frenzy, Influence Marketing partner Martin Rydlo predicts the future for big retail brands like Walmart, Target and Loblaws.

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Canadian retail sales up in January

While the industry saw an overall 3.8% gain over last year, convenience, furniture and electronic stores all saw declines.

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Philips lights the way for consumers

The tech company has introduced a retailer lighting system that talks to smartphones.

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Global tour: disruptive retail concepts

From Asda in the U.K. to E-mart in South Korea, DDB’s Jason Dubroy tours the globe for retail concepts that may change the way goods are sold.

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Global retail tour: surprising store concepts

Influence Marketing’s Martin Rydlo and Derek Joynt find crazy store ideas from pop-up malls to fold-away shops.

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Microsoft Advertising innovates for retail

Take a tour of three new technologies developed by the company that will help amplify the shopping experience.