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Collaborative E-Commerce Solution for Retailers and Suppliers

2019-02-15T16:27:40+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|


In today’s hyper-competitive marketplace, e-commerce category leadership has become necessary to stay competitive and grow. That’s why e-commerce has become mission critical for consumer product retailers and suppliers. But most retailers and manufacturers are still far from optimizing e-commerce opportunities.

In response, the Category Management Association (CMA) agreed […]

Retail Trends to Watch in 2019

2019-02-15T16:27:40+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|

Some will fly and some will flop, but here are some retail trends to keep an eye on this year.

Pop-up Stores — Millennials enjoy discovering new store experiences. As more stores close, there will continue to be an excess supply of retail space making landlords more flexible and […]

Holiday 2018 – Plenty of Cheer

2019-02-15T16:27:40+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|

Holiday sales grew 5.1 percent this year to more than $850 billion, the highest in 6 years according to the Mastercard Spending Pulse report which tracks retail spending across all payment types, including cash and check, between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24. Big deal? For […]

Online Retailers Thinking Mall

2019-02-15T16:27:40+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|

More and more online brands are getting physical and opening brick-and-mortar stores. How many? JLL Research reported the top 100 digital-native brands they researched have announced plans to open at least 850 stores over the next five years.

Some start off as pop up stores and move into […]

Best Brand Stunts of 2018

2019-02-15T16:27:40+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|

Brand stunts seem to be growing and getting more and more creative. Why? A clever brand stunt flawlessly executed can create lots of buzz and that means unlimited free publicity via news organizations and social media. It can also help invigorate a brand in a way that […]