They've worked well in malls and on upscale shopping streets. Now pop-up retail shops and restaurants are becoming more common in airports. For London's Heathrow Airport, pop-ups offer the ability to provide "seasonality and variety to passengers and the opportunity to test new concepts and brands," said Hazel Catterall, Heathrow's head of fashion.
Looking back at 2013, it's easy to see all of the great innovation occurring within the digital store. Most retailers focused on omnichannel fulfillment, whether it was click-and-collect or ship-from-store. Some retailers like B&Q in the U.K. began to experiment with dynamic pricing in-store.
Le succès de Starbucks ne fait pas que des heureux... A Washington, ville US avec la plus forte densité de Starbucks/ habitant, les cafés indépendants se sont organisés pour sauvegarder leur activité. Ils viennent d'inventer la "DC Disloyalty Card". L'objectif ? Inciter les consommateurs à l'infidélité envers Starbucks, en consommant dans les cafés de quartier.
Selling products one dollar at a time can lead to big business, as the dollar store sector has shown over the past five years. Helped by the poor economy, but also by solid business models, dollar stores have outpaced other sectors within retail. They're not just winning on price.
All eyes will be on Walmart's new CEO Doug McMillon next week when the company reports worse-than-expected fourth quarter results on Thursday, and McMillon makes his first public comments since becoming CEO.
"Beacon technology has been met with huge enthusiasm among retailers - but also the need to work with a trusted partner who knows how to manage security, offer management, rewards management and how to deploy cutting edge technology in the large, complex infrastructure of national retailers," added Roeding.
Even furniture can feel the love on this special day. Ikea's Singapore ad agency had a little fun for Valentine's Day. According to Campaign Brief Asia , this ad, which is running on social media and on in-store posters, was inspired by the Kama Sutra.
Following Target's recent data breach, the retailer announced plans to speed up its transition to the chip-based payment standard called EMV, a move that could give mobile payments a boost. The transition to EMV, which uses chip-based cards and requires special terminals and readers necessary for processing, has been slow in the United States compared to many other markets, where it is already commonplace.
U.S. retail sales fell 0.4% in January, according to the Commerce Department, marking the biggest dip in 10 months as frigid temperatures and blizzards slowed sales of cars, clothes and restaurant meals. The drop followed a 0.1% decline in December, revised from a previously stated increase of 0.2%.
A A How much do customers value Amazon Prime - and which of its perks are most important to them? Two recent surveys offer some answers. During Amazon's most recent earnings call, CFO Tom Szkutak revealed that the company is considering raising the price of Prime, which offers unlimited two-day shipping, streaming video and other perks for $79 per year.
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