Apac tipped to fuel global airport retail market recovery

Inside Retail

Asia Pacific’s airport retail market is projected to grow to US$33.8 billion by 2026, driving the global market to $63.4 per cent this year, resulting in a boost in retail sales. Latest Sectors Top Stories Travel retail GlobalData

Actionable insights increase return on investment in retail marketing

Inside Retail

The turbulent retail patterns and panic-buying of Covid-19 have changed the way Australian brands and retailers make short- and long-term strategic decisions. Powerful retail solutions are driven by genuine data-driven insight.

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The role of returnable transit packaging in supporting ?the 2021 omnichannel retail market

Retail Focus

The struggles of the UK high street and the acceleration of retail sales from ‘bricks to clicks’ have never been more apparent than during the Covid-19 pandemic. Jon Walkington, Retail and System Integrator Sales Director, Schoeller Allibert UK.

New York City’s Retail Market Shifting into High Gear for 2022

VMS

And for better or worse, 2021 was a most memorable year for New York retailers. Midtown’s landscape is replete with vacant storefronts once teeming with retail activity and popular restaurants. Retailers from every sector are getting back into the race.

Northern Irish retail market ends 2021 on a high

Retail Times

The owner of two major retail schemes in Northern Ireland has reported the highest month of sales on record in December at its premier outlet, The Boulevard, as well as an annual growth in sales of 23% compared to the same trading period in 2019.

Why Retailer Market Fit Is Important For A Product Startup

Retail Bound

Don’t get me wrong, getting your product into several thousand stores can be great, but if you’re not ready to handle that business your retail dreams may be short-lived. Here are some things to think about when planning your retail alignment for long term product growth.

PayPoint launches free retailer marketing support for growing digital voucher category

Retail Times

PayPoint has announced the launch of further marketing support for its retailer partners to promote the growing digital voucher category, with six big brands, including Amazon, Xbox, PlayStation, Paysafecard, Neosurf and Love2Shop with more major brands to follow later this year.

Latest online spending data signals new norm for retail market, says Colliers

Retail Times

The latest data from the Office for National Statistics shows online sales, as a proportion of total retail sales, have reached 25.5% for two consecutive months (June and July 2021), which according to Colliers’ analysts marks a step-change in consumer behaviour and could signal a new norm in spending habits for the retail market.

IGD publishes trend predictions for the global retail market in 2022

Retail Times

Global insight provider IGD has published its predictions for the global retail trends that are set to shape the international food and consumer goods industry in 2022. Retail News Retail Technology Retailer News IGD

Nearly two-thirds of US consumers welcome personalized retailer marketing, Wunderkind reports

Retail Times

which found significant gaps between brand strategy, consumer desire and the channels that best foster meaningful consumer-retailer engagement. COVID-19 has changed how consumers shop and discover brands. To shed light on the relationship between consumers and their preferred brands, Wunderkind, a leading consumer engagement platform that scales one-to-one messages for top brands, commissioned a national study of more than 2,000 consumers across the U.S.,

Latest retail marketing research reveals that ‘Generation Z’ still prefer real shops

Barber Design

According to the latest retail marketing research by IBM, ‘digital natives’ still prefer shopping in bricks and mortar stores to shopping online. Retail News

Digital Retail marketing – how can Pokemon Go entice shoppers into bricks and mortar stores?

Barber Design

Regular readers of our blog will know that we like to keep abreast of the latest trends in digital retail marketing and retail technology. It’s about how retailers get new sorts of customers to spend money they wouldn’t usually spend. How are other retailers using it?

7 Tips To Improve Your Store Sales Via Your Website And Social Media

Retail Doc

Marketing Social Media webdesign facebook Retail Marketing StrategyI remember when a local business group asked me to present for half a day and the focus became social media.

Top 4 Tips For New Retail Entrepreneurs

Retail Minded

You’ll notice many retail businesses sprouting here and there wherever you go. From convenience stores to clothing boutiques, retail shops are one of the staple business methods that will always have a high demand. Retail business management can be more accessible when done right.

Footfall’s coming home: independents gear up for sales rush ahead of England semi-final

Talking Retail

Independent retailers have been making the most of England’s successful run in the European championship to boost sales ahead of tonight’s semi-final against Denmark. Or just read more coverage at Talking Retail. Industry News football independent retail marketing promotion

Why Retailers Need to Introduce Text Messaging Into Their Customer Marketing Strategies

RetailMinded

When was the last time you received a promotional text message from a retailer, restaurant or other company you opted into? Text message marketing has become increasingly popular but more so, purposeful and profitable for brands to introduce into their marketing strategies.

Why Product Startups Need Marketing, Communication, and Distribution for Retail Success

Retail Bound

Retail product launches need more than a few well-placed ads to succeed. The trinity of success includes marketing, communication, and retail distribution. Marketing for Product Startups. Marketing involves so many different potential strategies and individual tasks.

Why Product Startups need the Trinity of Marketing, Communication, and Distribution for Success

Retail Bound

The trinity of success includes marketing, communication, and retail distribution. Marketing for Product Startups. All marketing begins with the identification of target audience or ideal buyer persona. Retail Distribution Options Make a Difference.

100 year-old historical site in Beijing transforms to a futuristic retail space

Retail Design Blog

DongAn Luxemporium has embarked on a new era in the retail market as it has commenced the renovation at the. store design construction materials interior architect interior design shopping mall

Online’s worst ever year for growth was actually rather good, IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index shows

Retail Times

The UK online retail market experienced the lowest rate of growth in 22 years of tracking. year-on-year against 2020, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index, which tracks the online sales performance of over 200 retailers.

The Art & Science of Visual Merchandising [Inside the Evolution of Retail]

Rose

to a retailer today, and the response will likely be somewhat different than the answer to that same question several years ago. That’s because the retail experience is evolving. Retail merchandising is an art and science,” according to enterprise business website SmartSheet.com.

Casino Group partners with Accenture and Google Cloud to accelerate its digital strategy

Retail Times

Casino Group, Google Cloud and Accenture announced today a strategic collaboration to accelerate the technological developments of Casino Group, digitally transforming the leading French mass-market retail brand and the retail market as a whole.

Investment fund takes half share in Brisbane’s Grand Plaza Shopping Centre

Inside Retail

Simon Rooney, head of retail capital markets – Pacific at CBRE, who brokered the sale on behalf of US fund Invesco, said the deal highlights strong ongoing demand for Queensland retail investments, with over $4.5

Vida Glow partners with Heinemann for Sydney Airport pop-up

Inside Retail

“We’re so excited to officially enter into travel retail with a global power player like Heinemann,” said Vida Glow founder Anna Lahey. The post Vida Glow partners with Heinemann for Sydney Airport pop-up appeared first on Inside Retail.

Russians’ search for ever more convenience creates big new opportunities for retailers

Retail Times

The Russian food retail market – one of the largest in Europe with an estimated value of RUB 17.4 The latest trend driving the growth of the sector is Russians’ increasing demand for convenience shopping, with new retail champions emerging as a result.

Tigerlily announces new CEO, former Esther & Co GM Travis Wright

Inside Retail

Travis Wright, former general manager of fashion online retailer Esther & Co, is taking the reins as CEO at iconic Australian swimwear brand, Tigerlily. Earlier this year, she landed the seventh spot in Inside Retail ‘s Top 50 in E-Commerce list.

Top 5 Retailers by 2026 Predicted in New Report

VMS

retailers by 2026, with Amazon expected to overtake Walmart and hold nearly 15% of the nation’s retail market share by then. From Edge by Ascential, the report says that e-commerce “will continue to be the largest driver of retail growth in the U.S.”

The Online Bingo Blueprint for Virtual Retail Events

Retail Focus

If you work in retail marketing, you are probably already familiar with the concept of virtual retail events. Of course, throwing a successful virtual retail event is often easier said than done. Remember to make your virtual retail event info prominent in this manner.

Cashing in on a bumper year of bank holidays and events: top tips for Convenience

Retail Times

Following two years of continuous lockdowns that have irrevocably changed the face of convenience retail, CPM has delved into UK convenience stats to compile essential tips for brands to future-proof the operations and cash in on the opportunities presented by the convenience retail market in 2022.

Sweden’s Klarna buys influencer marketing platform

Inside Retail

Swedish payments firm Klarna said on Tuesday it had acquired influencer marketing software firm APPRL as it looked to tap into strong growth in shopping across social media channels. The post Sweden’s Klarna buys influencer marketing platform appeared first on Inside Retail.

Amazon Names New Head of Retail

VMS

His notable achievements include launching AmazonFresh in 2007 and taking leadership of North American retail in 2015. The post Amazon Names New Head of Retail appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design.

Fujitsu Market Place Self-Checkout goes live in the UK

Retail Times

Fujitsu is today announcing that Fujitsu Market Place Self-Checkout (SCO) is live in a fast-fashion store in the UK. Designed as an integral part of Fujitsu Market Place, and targeted at fashion and specialty retailers, Market Place Self-Checkout serves to re-invent the in-store experience by offering easy, in-store checkout flexibility for shoppers. Retail News Retail Technology Retailer News Fujitsu Market Place Self-Checkout

Murmur gets into bed with Northern Irish outlet with first ever standalone store

Retail Focus

Susanne Morris, Director at Johnstone Property Consultants said: “The Northern Irish retail market is booming at the minute. Chris Nelmes, Retail Director at The Boulevard said: “It’s fantastic to welcome Murmur to The Boulevard family.

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Small Team Retailers Still Earn Big: A Review of the RIS Top 100 Retailers

Theatro

Two small team retailers hold onto large shares of the retail market for the second year in a row. To support over 1,800 locations, this small team retailer might operate a store with as few as two people on the clock.

Seven Key Technologies For Retailers In 2022 

Retail Minded

Retail marketing has never been the same, especially with the changes brought about by the pandemic. These significant changes in the digital and marketing spaces altered customer expectations, shopping processes, and online experiences. Retail marketing isn’t easy.

FASHION HOUSE opens €25m outlet centre in Bucharest

Retail Focus

Situated at the exit to the A2 Cernica motorway, 25 minutes from the city centre and 45 minutes from Henri Coanda International, FASHION HOUSE Pallady is easily accessible to the City’s two million residents as well as its growing tourism market with parking provision for more than 300 vehicles.

Explainer: Why is Amazon in a battle with Indian retail giant Reliance?

Inside Retail

Here’s what the dispute, seen as key to deciding who gets an upper hand in one of the world’s fastest-growing retail markets, is all about and what led to the sudden change in tone. At stake is whether Amazon can become a bigger force in a $900 billion retail market, with 1.3

How Amazon’s retail battle with Reliance turned into a legal quagmire

Inside Retail

Here’s what the dispute, seen as key to deciding who gets an upper hand in one of the world’s fastest-growing retail markets, is all about. Future denies any wrongdoing, saying Amazon is illegally seeking to exert control on Future’s retail business.

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Retail appointments of the week

Inside Retail

Felton brings nearly 18 years of experience at Amazon, including 12 years in retail and operations finance leadership roles. The post Retail appointments of the week appeared first on Inside Retail. Amazon appoints company veteran to lead bricks-and-mortar business.

Welcome to the new customer experience

Inside Retail

Consumers now expect retailers to engage them whenever and wherever they want, with a shopping experience tailored to their individual needs. To do so, marketers are leveraging more data, technologies, and channels to create this type of relevant and customised customer journey.

Lego Opens Two “Store of the Future” Flagships

VMS

Lego Group (Billund, Denmark) has rolled out a new retail concept that the toy maker is calling its “store of the future,” the company announced on Wednesday.

JYSK to open two new stores in Greater Manchester

Retail Focus

The largest Danish retailer operating globally, JYSK , is set to open two new stores within the Greater Manchester region as part of its ambitious UK expansion plans. The post JYSK to open two new stores in Greater Manchester appeared first on Retail Focus - Retail Design.

The Shopping Mall: Zombie Architecture or Innovative Incubator

Onyx

And here we are today in a digital retail landscape asking what to do about these faddish relics. As the retail market corrects the glut of the gross leasable area available, I see two trends that are worth celebrating.