Fri.Sep 11, 2020

Retail Therapy: Babe Wine resolves live sports FOMO with new candles

retaildive

The brand's latest product drop was inspired by in-person football games and includes scents like Hashtag Field Goal, Jockstrap and $18 Nachos

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7 eCommerce Email Marketing Tactics to Increase Traffic & Sales

eCommerce Training Academy

Email is not dead. You need to get smarter with your email marketing efforts. We hosted this webinar at our eCommerce agency, LeSite.ca. During the session, I shared 7 email marketing tactics to help increase traffic & sales.

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Target plans to expand Black employee representation by 20%

retaildive

The retailer has announced multiple equity and diversity initiatives in a year when conversations and protests over racial injustice have moved to the fore

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GameStop Will Close Up To 450 Stores In Fiscal 2020

Retail Touch

GameStop is accelerating store closure plans as part of its “de-densification” strategy. The retailer plans to shutter 400 to 450 stores worldwide in fiscal 2020, which ends in February 2021.

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Retain Valuable Customers with Loyalty

Learn how to effectively retain your most valuable and profitable customers. Download Annex Cloud's 2020 Customer Retention white paper.

Derelict Lincolnshire pub to become Nisa Local

TalkingRetail

The derelict North Fields public house in Lincolnshire is being transformed into a Nisa Local, which is due to start trading at the end of October, creating up to 15 local jobs.

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Rethinking E-Commerce Operations In the Face Of COVID-19’s Holiday Season

Retail Touch

Beginning in late July, a number of major retailers announced that they would be closing stores on Thanksgiving Day for the first time in years. Walmart kicked it all off, stating they would be closing their stores on the major U.S.

eCommerce Growth Show Ep. 21: Optimizing D2C eCommerce with User Intent

Omniconvert

The direct to consumer industry is one of the fastest-changing ones. We are experiencing a new wave of changes as. The post eCommerce Growth Show Ep. 21: Optimizing D2C eCommerce with User Intent appeared first on ECOMMERCE GROWTH Blog. eCommerce Growth Show

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Spar Scotland to return to Scottish TV

TalkingRetail

Spar Scotland is launching on new advertising campaign on Scottish TV following the success of a campaign in January. The new campaign, which will run from 14-27 September, will highlight a number of deals on key food and drink products available in Spar stores across Scotland.

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Site Speed Enhancements Help The Company Store Handle COVID Sales Surge

Retail Touch

When COVID-19 hit, many consumers sought comfort, from junk food to familiar entertainment choices. These desires proved to be good news for The Company Store : sales shot up 50% during the initial lockdown as consumers flocked to the site that says, “We’re all about comfort.”.

Realizing ROI in an Omnichannel Rich Retail 4.0 Environment

Welcome to Retail 4.0. This is the land of opportunity where retailers connect with shoppers and drive sales in a way like never before. With this eBook, you’ll learn about the advanced technologies that are available to create a seamless integrated omnichannel experience.

An Introduction to Yelp Ads for Local and e-Commerce Businesses

Neil Patel

If you own a business, you know word of mouth is vital to your success. A glowing review from a handful of customers, or even just one influential somebody , can put your business on the map. And a bad review? Well, that can ruin your reputation. Or at least put a good dent in it.

Premier Foods rolls out new additions to Halloween range

TalkingRetail

Premier Foods has extended its Roald Dahl-inspired Mr Kipling range with the launch of two new products for Halloween.

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CDC links restaurant dining with COVID-19 risk

RetailWire

Adults who tested positive for COVID-19 were about twice as likely those that tested negative to have gone to a restaurant before falling ill, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Rustlers changes perceptions with national and convenience campaigns

TalkingRetail

Rustlers is launching a national marketing campaign to “shift perceptions of the brand”.

Real-time Personalization Guidebook: 10 Tips to Improve eCommerce Conversions

Conversion rate remains the most important metric for measuring success. This guidebook reveals 10 tips to improve eCommerce conversion rates, and insight into how an AI-powered personalization platform can dramatically improve performance.

Walmart Begins Testing Drone Deliveries In North Carolina

Retail Touch

Walmart is launching an on-demand drone delivery pilot in Fayette, N.C. with a focus on select grocery and household items. Orders will be delivered via Flytrex automated drones, which can be controlled over the cloud using a smart control dashboard.

Rum brand adds fruity flavour to portfolio

TalkingRetail

Rum brand Dead Man’s Fingers is expanding its portfolio with the launch of a Mango Rum. The variant is available from Booker in a 700ml bottle, retailing at £22, with an ABV of 37.5%.

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Louis Vuitton, Puma dress up for TikTok Fashion Month

retaildive

Livestreams, apparel reveals and instructional videos by brands and creators arrive as TikTok works to make its app a fashion hub for young consumers

Big story: Fears over a second wave

TalkingRetail

For retailers, the thought of a second wave of coronavirus is not a happy one. Asking if they think a second wave is inevitable brings some fierce responses. Bloody hell, I hope not,” is the first reaction of Paul Cheema, who runs Nisa Malcolm’s Stores in Coventry.

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Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

An infographic listing the best practices companies can follow to bolster their e-commerce website.

The Best Payroll Services (In-Depth Review)

Neil Patel

Disclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. What would you do with ten extra hours a month? You’d probably work on growing your business, right?

KP Snacks encourages impulse sales with new price-marked packs

TalkingRetail

KP Snacks is expanding its price-marked pack range with three new products, in a move designed to “drive impulse purchases and excite shoppers with familiar and well-loved brands”.

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How Does the Funnel Team Think About Attribution

Funnel.io

The digital marketing landscape is a land of endless opportunities. With an ever-growing set of tools and platforms to choose from, there is no shortage of ways to reach your audience and, if you do it right, turn the anonymous user into a valuable customer.

JW Filshill puts in ‘stable’ performance

TalkingRetail

Wholesaler JW Filshill, which supplies more than 190 KeyStore convenience stores across Scotland and the north of England, has reported turnover of £155m for the year ending 31 January – the same as a year earlier.

Watchdog group says Amazon price gouged customers during the pandemic

RetailWire

Public Citizen has issued a report that claims that Amazon.com inflated the price of hand sanitizer, disposable gloves and other essential products in the months following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

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UK’s first electric forecourt names retail partners

TalkingRetail

WH Smith, Costa Coffee, Post Office, Booths, and Gourmade have signed up to be the retail partners of the UK’s first electric forecourt, due to open near Braintree, Essex, this November.

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Three Tips for Using Design Thinking in Product Management Activities

Forrester's Customer Insights

Product managers must integrate design thinking into their product commercialization and lifecycle process to foster a customer-focused approach for offerings. Otherwise they risk being too internally focused and out of touch with the market segments they serve.

ACS responds to post-Covid tax inquiry

TalkingRetail

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has responded to the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee on the implications of Covid-19 on tax policy.

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GameStop adds to store closing list

RetailWire

GameStop said it now plans to close between 400 and 450 stores this year, up from the 320 number it gave in March. The video game retailer, which experienced an 800 percent surge in online sales in the second quarter, saw its same-store sales fall 12.7 percent during the period as it was forced to close locations due to the coronavirus outbreak

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Face coverings to be mandatory in stores in Wales

TalkingRetail

The wearing of face coverings in shops in Wales will become mandatory on Monday (14 September), it has been announced this morning. First minister, Mark Drakeford, said: “There will be signage, there will be policing, but policing is the last resort.