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Here’s what the data says about the “new Chinese luxury consumer”

Inside Retail

As Chinese consumer spending on luxury goods continues to surge, luxury brands are doing everything they can to enhance their overall appeal. According to Euromonitor research, Chinese consumer spending on luxury goods is expected to hit $88 billion by 2028.

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The Reject Shop sales increase, consumers favour low-priced consumables

Inside Retail

Discount retailer The Reject Shop says consumers are gravitating towards low-priced consumables due to inflation. The business says consumers prefer “non-discretionary low-priced consumables” ahead of more discretionary products as general merchandise sales were softer than normal. per cent to $439.7 per cent to $16.3

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Consumer class action launched against JB Hi-Fi over ‘junk’ warranties

Inside Retail

They were of little or no value because – the class action argues – customers already had the same rights for free under the Australian Consumer Law. A 2023 survey found 32 per cent of consumers had bought them at one time or another, often after being convinced by sales techniques. “Our

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Guess posts flat revenue amid lower consumer confidence

Inside Retail

Overall, a strong licensing business combined with a disciplined approach to cost management offset softness in some of our direct-to-consumer businesses and drove earnings from operations for the Company that were flat to last year’s performance,” Alberini added. per cent in US dollars. “We

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Forrester Predictions 2024: Digital Commerce Report

With this shift, businesses will also use the average consumer’s comfort with technology to enhance their buying experience. Technology like generative AI, cloud-based solutions, social commerce, and AR will shape experiences for brands and consumers in 2024 and beyond.

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Generative AI is supercharging retail, what does this mean for consumers?

Inside Retail

Today’s consumers are craving a truly unique shopping experience. We are only at the beginning, and as brands begin to scale their AI utilisation, its full spectrum of benefits for consumers and retailers alike will be uncovered. The post Generative AI is supercharging retail, what does this mean for consumers?

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Consumers warned of overpricing as synthetic diamonds price plummets

Inside Retail

Consumers may be paying more for synthetic or lab-made diamonds that are less valuable than they seem, according to the latest research from Rapaport. Rapaport added that consumers must be careful when buying synthetic diamonds as jewellers promote the sale of synthetic diamonds because it allows them to make “windfall profits”.

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Omnichannel CX: The Critical Role of Real-time Inventory

Whether your products are coming from a brand warehouse, a manufacturer, or arriving to the consumer wholesale through drop-ship, real-time inventory visibility across the enterprise is an increasingly critical part of delivering a seamless omnichannel customer experience.

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The Foundations of Composable Commerce at Scale

Part 1 looks at how brands use headless and composable commerce platforms to meet evolving consumer and business needs. This easy-to-follow e-book can be leveraged at any stage of your composable journey, from planning to implementation to optimization.

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Composable Commerce Is Playing a Key Role in SiteOne’s Digital Transformation

This recording is provided by Connected Consumer Series. Discover the benefits of composable commerce for the complex realities of modern retail in this webinar that looks at a case study of SiteOne, a landscape supply retailer undergoing a major digital transformation.

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How to Address the Needs of the Next Generation of e-Commerce Customers

Speaker: Jenn VandeZande, Head of Digital Engagement Strategy at SAP Customer Experience | Beth Scott, VP, Business Operations - Supply Chain | Nikki Grigsby, PHR, Chief Operations Officer at Syndigo | Levana Wang, Content Creator, Gen Z Expert

So, how can we take on this next, purpose-driven generation of consumers? But it would be impossible to have this conversation without acknowledging that, with each passing quarter, more and more members of Gen Z are entering the workforce and exuding an increasing economic force.

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Retail Reimagined: What It Means To Be An Innovative Retailer

Speaker: DeAnna McIntosh, Retail Growth Strategist

In 2023, we are navigating inflation and its impact on consumer spending, various lasting side effects from the pandemic, and a looming recession in the back half of the year. Companies of all sizes were forced to welcome change with open arms and surrender to total flexibility in order to be agile in the ever-evolving economic environment.

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2 Retail Sectors That Are Completely Changing the Game: FMCG & Q-Commerce

Speaker: Joe Heather, Deliverect GM (UK&I) & Noah Hayes, Deliverect GM (US&CA)

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Quick Commerce (Q-commerce) are two vibrant sectors that have undergone significant transformations with the advancements in digital technology. With growing internet penetration and the proliferation of smartphones, consumers' purchasing habits have unsurprisingly evolved.

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Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

In this webinar, four commerce retail experts will discuss: What consumers want to experience more of in 2023. The cool new innovations shaping the commerce industry. The impact of social commerce in working with Gen Z and Generation Alpha. December 6, 2022 at 11:00am PT, 2:00pm ET, 7:00pm BST

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Sustainability at Retail

But first, a little about the consumer. Finally, the white paper includes both the POPAI France and POPAI UK & Ireland Eco-Standard initiatives and shows how companies have implemented these standards in their projects. Download today!