Fri.Dec 02, 2022

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Dollar General Plans to Open 1,050 Locations in 2023

Retail TouchPoints

Dollar General is continuing its rapid expansion into fiscal 2023 with plans for 1,050 new stores, following a successful Q3 2022 when sales rose 11.1% to $9.5 billion. The quarter, which ended Oct. 28, also saw a 6.8%

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Urban Outfitters president exits after less than a year

Retail Dive

Francis Pierrel, who was previously the CEO of Club Monaco, left the retailer after starting the position in February

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Rite Aid Opens First of 3 Small-Format Pharmacies in Underserved Communities

Retail TouchPoints

At approximately 3,000 square feet, Rite Aid ’s newest store is much smaller than its average 11,000- to 15,000-square-foot location, but it’s likely to have a big impact on the community of Craigsville, Va., a town of less than 1,000 people.

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Party City back in creditor talks amid cash crunch: Bloomberg

Retail Dive

The retailer is once again struggling as consumers pull back amid heavy inflation and its liquidity dwindles

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Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

Join this exclusive conversation with our expert panelists and learn how you can thrive as an e-commerce retailer - even when faced with adverse market challenges. Don't miss out; register today!

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How 85-Year-Old Economy Candy Taps into Social Trends but Stays True to its Roots

Retail TouchPoints

Slime lickers might not be everyone’s cup of tea; in fact, you might not even know what they are. But if you did happen to want slime lickers (as many people apparently did during the pandemic) there’s one place you’ll be sure to find them — Economy Candy in New York City’s Lower East Side.

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10 of the biggest retail stories in 2022

Retail Dive

From potential bankruptcies to off-price retailer turmoil, this year came with macroeconomic pressures for companies across the board

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Digital Brands closes on $10M stock offer to fund acquisitions

Retail Dive

The DTC conglomerate may at last be close to finalizing its deal to buy women’s apparel brand Sundry, first announced in January

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Walgreens Debuts 24/7 Same-Day Delivery from 400 Stores

Retail TouchPoints

Walgreens is upping the ante on same-day delivery with the debut of a new 24-hour, 7-days-a-week service in nearly 400 locations across the U.S.

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Walgreens launches 24-hour same-day delivery

Retail Dive

The pharmacy chain has enlisted multiple delivery platforms to carry out its same-day deliveries in recent years

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Senate Passes Legislation to Secure Rail Agreement, Heading Off Strike

Retail TouchPoints

President Joe Biden is expected to sign legislation that will avert a freight rail strike after Congress approved the legislation, according to CNN. The legislation, which passed the Senate 80 to 15 on Dec.

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How to Address the Needs of the Next Generation of e-Commerce Customers

Speaker: Jenn VandeZande, Head of Digital Engagement Strategy at SAP Customer Experience | Beth Scott, VP, Business Operations - Supply Chain | Nikki Grigsby, PHR, Chief Operations Officer at Syndigo | Levana Wang, Content Creator, Gen Z Expert

Join Jenn VandeZande, Beth Scott, Nikki Grigsby and Levana Wang for this insightful and topical conversation on the modernization of e-commerce tech.

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Ulta ‘uniquely positioned’ to weather inflation

Retail Dive

CEO Dave Kimbell said the retailer has seen no evidence of trading down and is benefiting from its wide array of price points

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Build Resilience with Global Sourcing

Retail TouchPoints

The ongoing global logistics disruptions continue to impact businesses, and many of them recognize the need to better equip their supply chains by identifying alternative trading partnerships and developing a broader list of suppliers across the globe.

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Data Mesh In 2023 And Beyond

Forrester Digital Transformation

2023 predictions for data mesh: Clarity, challenges, more confusion, and opportunities are all just part of the journey. Age of the Customer Architecture & Technology Strategy Big Data Data Governance Data Insights enterprise architecture

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Net Promoter Score Scale – the good, the bad, and the customer.

Omniconvert

Discover the meaning of “good” and ”bad” Net Promoter Scores, the idea behind the NPS scale, and compelling use cases of the NPS. The post Net Promoter Score Scale – the good, the bad, and the customer. appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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3 key observations and learnings from Cyber Week 2022

Profitero

With global sales in the billions, $281 billion to be exact (source: Salesforce ), the Cyber 5 shopping period saw one of its strongest showings yet, despite record-high inflation.

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How the Kroger-Albertsons Merger is Accelerating the Need for a Unified Retail Ad Network

Retail TouchPoints

There are a growing number of retailers competing for their share of available advertising dollars, and a big player in retail media has just upped the ante.

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How to use the PESO framework in digital marketing

Funnel.io

At one time, the only way for companies to tap into their target audiences was by interrupting them with paid media channels like television advertisements, print ads, news outlets, hoardings, etc. However, the marketing landscape evolved, and permission marketing ushered in a new era.

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‘A mean and cruel supervisor’: Walmart sued for $50M over alleged negligence with gunman

Retail Dive

The lawsuit claims the retailer did not protect customers and workers from the supervisor, who is accused of killing six people at a store in Virginia, despite knowing about his repeated disturbing behavior

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Learn Today, Sell Tomorrow: Increasing ROI & Conversions Through Search Metrics

Search metrics can drive conversion by helping website owners, and marketers learn from their online visitors. The data provided by an onsite search engine can help personalize the eCommerce experience and turn a visitor into a repeat buyer.

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Skills You Must Have To Start An Ecommerce Business In Delhi

Ecommerce Guru

The advantages of operating an ecommerce business in Delhi are very alluring. Read further! You can transcend geographic boundaries, raise brand awareness, and spend significantly less on maintenance and rent.

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The Weekly Closeout: Supreme ties up with True Religion and could Bezos come back?

Retail Dive

The 22-piece collection features a denim trucker jacket, among other items. Meanwhile, one observer questions if Jeff Bezos could reprise his CEO role

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Key Takeaways From Conversations With Patient Engagement Vendors

Forrester Digital Transformation

The burgeoning shift to more accountable care and the high prevalence of chronic disease demands more proactive - versus reactive - care delivery models. Healthcare organizations and policy-makers recognize patient engagement improvement is a top priority to move this initiative forward.

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Aviator Nation unveils first pop-up shop in New York

Retail Dive

More DTC brands are turning to physical storefronts to increase sales and market themselves to new customers

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Guide for E-commerce Businesses to Thrive This Peak Season

lateshipment

No more talking about this year’s holiday season in the future sense. It’s already up and running.

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Pivotree Hosts Exclusive Webinar on Commerce Trends 2023 for B2B and B2C Retailers

Pivotree Blog

Experts in digital commerce solutions share their winning strategies for capitalizing on the service and delivery trends Retail customers expect in 2023. TORONTO, December 1, 2022 – Pivotree Inc.

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The 40 best St. Patrick’s Day subject lines that will get you clicks

Omnisend

Reading Time: 3 minutes. Are you ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day — and give your ecommerce store more opportunities for success? Whether you’re selling clothing, CBD oil, furniture, beauty products, or anything else in between, you can get some nice sales for St. Patrick’s Day. After all, it’s the perfect opportunity to offer special deals and promotions to your customers.

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What is better to choose between Magento and Shopify?

MagentoBrain

Magento 2 vs. Shopify, both of which are currently the better e-commerce platforms, have become a hotly debated topic in recent years. There are a lot of opposing opinions on this point, making it confusing for merchants to choose for their store.

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The Headless (CMS & Search) eCommerce Hunt

Speaker: Jonathan Meyer & Jonathan Read

Headless CMS is redefining the way online content is presented. But don't worry––it’s not nearly as spooky as it sounds. Connect with Hawksearch’s Jonathan Meyer, joined by Sitefinity’s Jonathan Read, where the pair will define Headless CMS, the benefits it offers, and outline its eCommerce potential,

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Is a CDP a Line Item in Your 2023 Marketing Budget?

Digital Doughnut

2022 has seen an astonishing shift in the ever-thriving marketing technology area. Marketing departments globally have long struggled with data availability for timely actions, such as real time personalisation, campaign execution, customer service or case management.

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Family Dollar lowers prices to compete with Dollar General

Retail Wire

Family Dollar is cutting prices in an effort to win over cash-strapped consumers from competitors such as Dollar General. The chain, according to analysts, has dropped its prices by around five percent since going public with its initiative in August.

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Ulta Beauty posts nearly 15 percent gain in same-store sales

Retail Wire

Ulta Beauty’s same-store sales were up 14.6 percent year-over-year in the latest quarter. Dave Kimbell, Ulta CEO, said that the chain saw increases in sales from customers across all income levels.

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Dollar General notes changes in customer behavior

Retail Wire

Dollar General posted a better-than-expected gain of 6.8 percent in same-store sales despite seeing a decrease in the number of items that are being purchased on shopping trips. The chain said that its gross margin declined 0.3 percent as a result of higher supply chain costs.

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The Marketer's Guide to Surviving Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Speaker: Jonathan Meyer, Danielle Erwin, Jeremey LaDuque, Nathan Hedley & Nils De Moor

To help eCommerce merchants set themselves up for success, Bridgeline's leading eCommerce, SEO, and marketing experts are coming in an all-star roundtable to discuss Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2023. As a group, they will showcase the checklist for how to prepare your eCommerce site, how to identify the latest online shopping trends, and how to seize new revenue-generating opportunities.