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Five Benefits of Online Shopping and Offline Shopping

RetailMinded

People decide to do shopping online or offline due to several reasons. When shopping online, there are several benefits you will enjoy. Online shopping allows you to save time and money. You can relax in your home and use your laptop to access several shopping sites online. The ability to compare several shopping sites online make it easy to save money.

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Pinocchio is a tiny bakery in Japan decorated in the colours of bread

Dezeen

Design studio I IN has used warm, golden hues to decorate the Pinocchio bakery in Yokohama, Japan , which displays bread and pastries on minimalist shelves. Measuring at just 4.2 metres wide, Pinocchio sits in front of Oguchi train station and has been decorated to match the delicacies sold within. The tiny bakery project, which I IN also calls Small Icon, has been shortlisted for Dezeen Awards 2020 in the small retail interior category.

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Popular Color Palettes by Decade

Onyx

With the new release of Sherwin Williams’ 2021 Color Forecast , we are taking a look back at some of the popular colors that really defined the last several decades. What events influenced certain colors to become popular and how do color trends change over time? We’ll look at some interesting events that define each decade and the popular color choices of people at the time.

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Hangzhou Vanke – Qiantang Oriental CO-Life Experience Center

Home World Design

Based on the question, ONE-CU Interior Design Lab conceived a novel sales center for the residential development Vanke • Qiantang Oriental in Hangzhou, China. Continue reading.

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Optimizing Frontend Delivery in Composable Commerce: The Buy vs Build Decision

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A visual sensation

T Insights

You all know we get a little weak at the knees from stunning visuals–and we know it’s a love we share with you. So boy-oh-boy, do we have a treat for you! With Tchai celebrating 60 turns around the sun in 2021, we decided to take you on a little journey to visually underline where we are now as a company. We want to show you, in true Tchai fashion, what is at our core, what we are here for, and how we can best support you in your endeavours.

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Common Mistakes in Retail Display Designs and How to Avoid Them

Creative Displays Now

Some retail store business owners believe that success rests solely and firmly on product selection and price. While it is true that these factors are essential to get shoppers through your door and convince them to buy, would you believe it if we told you there’s much more to the story? Presenting an attractive, logical, user-friendly retail display scheme helps every step of the way.

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Sales Territory Management Plan: Creating a 5 Step Strategy [Video]

RepslyBlog

Most consumer goods companies understand the importance of an effective sales territory management plan - it can prevent territory overlap between field reps, which causes confusion and wastes time. By clearly defining territories, you can create a strategy that ensures field reps will not compete against one another for the same customers or visit a customer twice.

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Holiday Email Marketing: A How-To Guide

Jahabow

The holiday shopping season is traditionally a huge revenue driver for retailers, but that’s especially true this year, as many businesses are looking to make up for time lost due to the events of the last several months. Whether your store offers only in-person shopping or you’ve turned to supplement revenue with eCommerce options, holiday email marketing is a surefire way to help boost traffic — and your bottom line.

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What is Visual Merchandising and why is it important for your brand’s success?

Bish

What is Visual Merchandising and why is it important for your brand’s success? At Bish Creative, we believe first impressions matter. In the retail world, this could be the difference between a satisfied customer or a lost sale. To ensure your products are catching the eyes of your audience in the retail space they need … The post What is Visual Merchandising and why is it important for your brand’s success?

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Retail Media - Win or Whine for Shopper Marketers

Shopperations

With promises of greater personalization and targeting capacity backed by point of sale data, retailers are inviting consumer goods marketers closer to shoppers with the launch of their own retail media platforms.

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Secrets of a Successful Sale: Optimizing Your Checkout Process

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

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Why You Must Remove Ice From Your Store’s Sidewalk

RetailMinded

Every store has a responsibility to protect its customers from harm while they are on the premises. This is not only good customer policy, it is also the law. That is why store owners should take care to remove, or warn customers about, any obstacles or hazards that could cause them harm. If they fail to do so, then they could be held liable for any injuries that occur as a result of the store owner’s negligence in creating a safe environment for their customers.

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O shop in Chengdu is a lifestyle store by day and a bar by night

Dezeen

A series of mirrored panels obscure the cocktail bar that lies inside this shop -cum-cafe in Chengdu , China created by design studio Office AIO. The shop, which is unusually called O, was named by its owner and the co-founder of Office AIO , Tim Kwan. Taking the first letter from the word "object", Kwan and the shop owner felt that O was the "perfect shape representing eternity – it has no beginning nor end, no direction nor a right way round".

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#RetailProphetAMA: Demystifying China’s “New Retail”

Retail Prophet

Watch Doug Stephens, Founder and CEO of Retail Prophet and special guest Michael Zakkour, author of ‘New Retail Born in China Going Global’, as they do a deep-dive into China’s “New Retail” business model. What is it? Why was it vital in enabling Chinese retailers survival of COVID-19? And what can western retailers learn from its success?

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ONE-CU Conceives an “Ambiguous” Cheongsam Workshop in Jiangmen, China

Home World Design

Project name: Poly • City Gather Cheongsam Workshop. Design firm: ONE-CU Interior Design Lab. Design director: Huang Jianfeng. Interior finishing design team: Feng Liu, Zhai Mengfei, Lin Qing, Wang Wulin. Interior decoration design team: Cai Shaona, Hua Su. Location: Jiangmen, China. Area: 280 m2. Completion time: August 2020. Photos: Threeimages. Main materials: sintered stone panel, wooden veneer, terracotta brick, glass, paint, wooden flooring. “For those who are not good at talking, cl

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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Best of ‘Showcase Ireland’ 2020 exhibition design

Design Retail Space

In this post, we travel back in time to January 2020 to look into some interesting exaples of the exhibition design. Back then, Design and Crafts Council of Ireland organised a trade fair called the Showcase Ireland. ‘Showcase’ gives national and international buyers the best of Irish design. Here, I share with you the best of the exhibition stand design from this fair.

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Smart Office Renovation Ideas On A Tight Budget

Fuhrmann Construction

Like most professionals, you probably spend a significant amount of time at the office. Sometimes more than you would like. Therefore, it’s important to create a space that is comfortable and inviting for your staff, customers, and anyone who visits the space. We all know how important first impressions are. What your office looks like will influence what customers and even job candidates think about your company and brand.

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Influencer Brands

Fashion Retail

Digital era, the long tail, streetwear, social media, pure players, business platforms, influencers, liquid design… these are some of the ingredients for cooking this article… Global volatility, from geopolitics to social instability, is the new normal. Companies in all industries need to adapt the way they manage their businesses in an ever changing landscape.

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Repsly Named to Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies

RepslyBlog

Inc. magazine recently revealed that Repsly earned a spot on its annual Inc. 5000 list , the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This marks the second consecutive year Repsly has received the honor. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.

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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

What trends can online merchants expect after more than two years of exponential growth? Companies must expand on the trends that exploded during the pandemic if they want to see continued growth in their businesses while facing a recessionary economy. From social commerce to BOPIS, the name of the game is to meet and sell to customers wherever they are, through multiple channels.

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What’s the Difference Between All These Face Masks?

Nahanco

There are a variety of face masks being worn today during the pandemic. And if you are in a public place where you will encounter other people, you should wear a mask according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). According to John Hopkins Medicine , “wearing cloth face masks or coverings in public when physical distancing can’t be observed, does offer protection against spread of COVID-19.”No mask will offer full protection and this blog i

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Digital Evolution Lab: The Lab

Callison RTKL

Lab participants completed their last week of the Pre-Lab on July 17th before finally embarking on the official Lab itself. The last week of the Pre-Lab included a very informative and engaging workshop called Web Apps with Rhino Compute led by Steve Baer of McNeel. The Lab participants were the lucky first individuals to be presented this new, enriching workflow—proprietarily developed by McNeel.

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Structural Engineers: Who, What, Why, and When

Onyx

Structural engineers are crucial to most projects, whether the project is a new building, a new bridge, or a renovation to an existing structure. Most people have heard of structural engineers but don’t really understand what we do as a profession and when we should be consulted. The following is an explanation of structural engineers: who we are, what we do, why we are important, and when you should consult us.

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How We’ll Shop in 2021: Key Trends and Consumer Habits

RetailMinded

How, where and who we shop with is changing at breakneck speed. Over the past six months we’ve seen seemingly infallible household brands declare bankruptcy, shopping malls have become ghost towns and the ecommerce industry has boomed to the point where data suggests that it will almost have doubled in size by 2022. . Shopping habits changed so rapidly in 2020 that thousands of businesses were caught unaware.

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Sustainability at Retail

Sustainability impacts every nation, company, and person around the world. So much so that, in 2015, the United Nations (UN) issued a call for action by all countries to work toward sustainable development. In response to this and as part of a global Sustainability at Retail initiative, Shop! worked collaboratively with its global affiliates to address these critical issues in this white paper.

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Virgil Abloh and AMO design flexible flagship Off-White store in Miami that "can host a runway show"

Dezeen

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh and AMO director Samir Bantal have designed the Off-White flagship store in Miami Design District to be a fulfilment centre and a multipurpose events space. Abloh, who owns the brand Off-White , and Bantal, director of architecture firm OMA 's research arm AMO, designed the store to rethink how physical shops should operate amid the growing popularity of digital shopping.

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Can Shopper Marketing Analytics Answer the ROI Question?

Shopperations

Like most shopper marketers, you are working hard to create the best plans with the budget that you have that satisfy your brand team expectations and drive sales at your retailers making your sales team happy. Don’t forget about how you are also managing your agency partner while at the same time reconciling your executed spend and replanning events that have been cancelled or added to your programs.

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Staying Connected: Together, Apart

Natural Insight

Go Home 2020, You're Drunk. Who knew that a normal part of 2020 would be that the entire world was going to be working on the same problem together - and that we'd all be "hibernating" through the spring? We’re all living in this surreal time, where “doing your part” means seeing the streets empty, parks closed, schools cancelled, travel curbed and offices being situated at home.

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The Importance of Speed and Quick Turnaround Time for Custom Displays

Creative Displays Now

In the consumer packaged goods industry, merchandising and marketing move on tight deadlines. To thrive in the retail environment, brands like yours need to develop effective point-of-purchase (POP) retail displays on a faster schedule than ever before. Getting your retail displays on-time helps you get your product to market faster. As marketing campaigns and launch dates change, companies demand tight deadlines from their custom display suppliers.

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Composable Commerce Reference Architecture 2024 Edition

Achieve more with your commerce with the help of Orium’s Composable Commerce Reference Architecture 2024 Edition. Presented in partnership with commercetools, Contentstack, and Google Cloud, this edition is packed with new insights and practical examples to help you navigate changes in digital commerce and construct an adaptable tech stack optimized for efficiency and scalability.

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3 Predictions for The Future of the Cannabis Industry

Show Best

The cannabis industry has come a long way – from being a banned substance in the U.S., to growing into a billion-dollar global market , the cannabis industry is on track for a very prosperous future. . What does this mean for dispensary owners across the country? Here is a look into the crystal ball – keep reading for 4 upcoming predictions that will likely impact the cannabis industry, and how dispensary owners can adapt accordingly to ride the growth wave. .

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Galeria Mlociny in Warsaw hosts first Primark store

Design Retail Space

What news! Primark is entering the Polish market. It is Galeria Mlociny in Warsaw that hosts Primark. It is fantastic news for fashion fans. Also, an exciting new brand on the Polish market. Irish retailer is counting days to the long-waited opening of its first store in Warsaw on the 20th August 2020. Primark at Galeria Mlociny in Warsaw, Poland. Primark enters Warsaw for a start.

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4 Steps for Keeping Your Products in Stock During COVID-19 [Infographic]

RepslyBlog

The COVID-19 crisis has created unprecedented challenges for people in all aspects of daily life, and the CPG industry certainly isn't exempt. While consumer demand for CPG products has increased dramatically over the past few weeks, many brands are struggling to manage the stress this has put on their supply chains. Check out the infographic below to learn how to keep your products on the shelf when demand is at an all-time high.

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Businesses Supporting Businesses, Made in the USA Products

Nahanco

As we celebrate the 4 th of July this year, it is important to reflect on what has happened to businesses across the US these past few months. In particular, clothing stores were struggling even before a pandemic came through and shut their doors. Everyone in manufacturing tried to figure out how to endure, what could they make to keep their employees working and how to survive.

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The Pragmatic Guide to Composability

Be empowered to master the digital landscape and implement modular and adaptable composable technologies. Authored by Orium, The Pragmatic Guide to Composability takes readers on a journey from composable’s beginnings to common misconceptions about the approach, then concludes with strategies for choosing implementations that result in quick wins to grow your ROI.