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Target Self Checkout & Assisted Checkout

Forget Omnichannel Retail and Think Harmonically — Target, Ulta and Best Buy Have

Omnichannel is a term losing favor in retail circles. For example, SageBerry Consulting’s Steven Dennis took retailers to task for thinking that omnichannel strategies are the answer for what ails retail. “The problem for far too many retailers is that they still are stuck in their channel-centric thinking and their organizations, metrics, systems and incentives still reflect […]

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Why Neiman Marcus Turned to Small Retailer STORY for Much-Needed Retailing Inspiration

Specialty retailers, if you aren’t convinced that you are positioned for the next big trend in retailing, then here is more proof.  Another of the ‘big boy’ retailers, Neiman Marcus, is looking to a specialty retailer to help it restore some of its lost magic and learn some new tricks about how to sell in […]

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4Q GAFO Retail Sales

REI Nailed It with #OptOutside!

REI knows ‘Black Friday’ isn’t ‘Black Friday’ anymore, so closing its stores won’t hurt, but only help the brand REI, a unique co-op retailer whose members pay a fee to belong, got unimaginable publicity with its announcement that its stores will remain closed on ‘Black Friday.’ #OptOutside, which encourages its members to spend the day […]

GAFO Sales 2007-May 2015

How to Entice Holiday Shoppers This Year? Set your sights on the affluent ‘heavy-lifters’

What’s your retail marketing strategies for holiday 2015? Now that the National Retail Federation (NRF) has downgraded its retail forecast for 2015, from 4.1% increase to only 3.5% over 2014, what is your strategy to jump start retail sales this holiday season? For my money I think holiday 2015 is going to be much tougher […]

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