Zara now charges for some returns. Will other retailers follow?

Retail Dive

In some regions, customers pay a fee to return online purchases to third-party drop-off points. It may mark a turning point for companies

Other 107

The Other AI: How Aesthetic Intelligence Can Transform Your Brand

BigCommerce

I call aesthetic intelligence the other AI. It may include visual beauty, but also appeal to our other senses—like the plush texture of cashmere, the sonorous timbre of an alto’s voice, a scrumptious meal, or an aromatic fragrance. Once you start receiving and experiencing those inputs again, the second step is to begin to decipher and develop a point of view—much like you do in other parts of your life about how different elements can come together.

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NRF joins other groups in lawsuit to postpone vaccine mandate

Retail Dive

In September the group asked for a 90-day extension of the federal vaccine mandate for large employers but is now suing to pause it indefinitely. Public health and legal experts are not sure why

Other 102

FARFETCH Joins Gucci and Other Luxury Brands in Accepting Crypto Payments

Retail Touch

Luxury platform FARFETCH will accept cryptocurrency payments for all purchases on the FARFETCH Marketplace, with plans to expand to FARFETCH Private Clients in the coming months and to all customers in the U.S., UK and Europe by late 2022.

Other 91

Why Offshoring is Better than Outsourcing

Offshoring and outsourcing are not interchangeable, as they differ in purpose depending on what drives the need behind the hiring decision. In this whitepaper, we clarify what offshoring and outsourcing are, along with the unique use cases they address.

Walmart to sell its delivery service to other businesses

Retail Dive

The new service, Walmart GoLocal, offers the retailer's logistics capabilities to outside companies of all sizes

Other 103

Walmart to sell its omnichannel capabilities to other businesses

Retail Dive

The retailer has partnered with Adobe to give small and mid-sized retailers access to its pickup and delivery technology

Other 105

What awaits retail on the other side of the pandemic

RetailDive

Everyone wants to get back to normal. Except maybe retailers

Other 113

Amazon joins other retailers in pushing early holiday deals

Retail Dive

Timing of what the e-commerce giant is calling "Back Friday-worthy" promotions resembles last year's delayed Prime Day event

Other 84

A/B Testing. How others do it.

Omniconvert

In my discussions* with some of you about Omniconvert, two things came up: *(yes, there’s a real human being writing emails from her real computer to you guys) #1 show me how others are doing it; #2 show me how I can do it myself; With this in mind, we are starting a […]. How others do it.

Other 95

b8ta Ends U.S. Operations but the Experiential Trailblazer Leaves Multiple Lessons for Other Retailers

Retail Touch

Some of the stores were affected by other challenges. b8ta Lives on in Other Countries. We are also planning to expand from Japan to other regions of Asia, and we would like to further expand stores that are not mainly for retail sales.”.

Other 95

7 Secrets of Effective Management for Remote Employees and Teams

In this white paper, we will review in more detail the challenges that virtual team managers face as remote work accelerates, and how companies are successfully overcoming these challenges with creative problem-solving.

Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY and other brands to participate in Metaverse Fashion Week

Retail Dive

Brands are staking their territory in the metaverse, but the concept and the technology underpinning it has yet to fully take shape

Other 93

Amazon Enables Prime Delivery Benefits at Other Retailers Using Fulfilled by Amazon

Retail Touch

Amazon is extending Prime benefits to ecommerce sites beyond Amazon.com through the Buy with Prime option.

Dick's, Levi's and other retail CEOs urge Senate to take action on guns

Retail Dive

In the wake of recent mass shootings, more than 200 executives have signed a letter imploring legislators to “take bold urgent action” on gun violence

Other 68

How shopclues different from other e-commerce companies?

Ecommerce Guru

The post How shopclues different from other e-commerce companies? ShopClues.com is the first online Controlled Marketplace in India that connects online buyers and sellers and provides a trusted and stable online shopping environment.

Other 80

What do Macy's and the Toys R Us brand have to offer each other?

Retail Dive

The two retail names are betting on each other in a shop-in-shop rollout, but branding alone won't make their partnership work

Toys 95

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

Target shaped private labels into powerhouse brands. Now others want to do the same.

Retail Dive

Retailers that saw how profitable owned brands could be are out to get similar results for themselves. But experts say it won't be that easy

Other 104

Instacart rolls out in-store navigation and other tools for workers

Retail Dive

More than 80 stores are piloting the e-commerce company's interactive map feature aimed at helping its workers more easily shop the aisles

Other 85

Uber to deliver holiday goods from Rite Aid, GoPuff other retailers via Uber Eats

Retail Dive

The new holiday shop will also offer Christmas tree and wreath deliveries in select cities across the country

Other 99

What Marigolds Mean In Mexico (And Other International Growth Tips)

Retail TouchPoints

Diving deeper into a market and embracing the social knowledge of other members of the retail community gives brands fast, accurate information about their potential customers, so they can make smarter decisions about what products they offer. By Kate Munro, Bamboo Rose Blindly navigating cultural differences can land a world traveler in a sea of trouble with one wrong move.

Other 150

SheerID Launches First Financial Services Solution to Instantly Verify Thin-file Applicants and Many Other Segments with Authoritative Data

SheerID

SheerID's new financial services solution will help firms verify thin-file applicants as well as other segments like teachers, military, and healthcare workers.

Walmart Packages Marketplace and Delivery Tech for Sale to Other Retailers

Retail Touch

Walmart will make its own technologies across both digital and physical channels available to other retailers. The ecommerce giant already powers thousands of other businesses through AWS, from just-walk-out stores to call centers to personalization options.

Other 94

Is Stitch Fix disrupting retail? Or is it the other way around?

Retail Dive

Recent changes at the apparel styling site suggest that e-commerce can't always escape the realities of commerce

Consuming Hypermedia APIs vs The Other Guys

GetElastic

Additionally, either of these flows were to return an HTTP status code other than a 200OK, hence the step has failed and the step was not completed. These common scenarios of the API handling the association between an order identifier and shopper token spark the question of “why would it be done any other way”? The post Consuming Hypermedia APIs vs The Other Guys appeared first on Get Elastic Ecommerce Blog.

Other 107

United By Blue started in wholesale, expanded to DTC and now sells other sustainable brands. Here's why.

Retail Dive

Over the last 18 months, the company has grown its collection of third-party brands "really rapidly" to account for 20% of its assortment

Other 85

Amazon, Costco and other retailers buy warehouses instead of leasing

Retail Wire

Amazon.com, Costco, Dollar General, Kroger, Target and Walmart have chosen to buy warehouse space rather than leasing after determining that doing so will save them money over the long haul while giving them a greater degree of control over how they store and distribute online orders. in-article

Other 82

A/B Testing. How others do it.

Omniconvert

In my discussions* with some of you about Omniconvert, two things came up: #1 show me how others are doing it; #2 show me how I can do it myself; *(yes, there’s a real human being writing emails from her real computer to you guys) With this in mind, we are starting a […]. How others do it.

Other 69

Yes, Virginia, There are Other Marketplaces Besides Amazon

Retail Touch

Each of them has a specific use during the game — there are ones that will be great for you given where you are in your journey and others that will be an absolute misstep.”.

Other 56

Walmart, Target and Other Retailers Relax Mask Requirements for Shoppers

Retail Touch

Walmart , Target , Costco and other retailers are relaxing their mask mandates for vaccinated shoppers after the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued guidance letting fully vaccinated people resume most activities without masks.

Other 61

Post office branches ‘drive £1.1bn of additional high street spending’ for other retailers

TalkingRetail

Post office branches are key to the survival of struggling high streets, according to new research, because they generate an additional £1.1bn of annual spending for other retailers.

Other 102

Will the Amazon-Visa dispute spill over to other credit card companies?

Retail Dive

While Visa's rivals are dependent on interchange fees like those at the center of the Amazon-Visa fight, they also might benefit if Amazon tosses some business in new directions

Other 80

Fashion apparel makes a comeback, focus on digital deepens, and other 2021 predictions

RetailDive

The pandemic, and recovery from it, will likely define the year as consumers look to refresh their wardrobes and retailers hold on to new practices that worked, analysts say

NRF joins other groups in lawsuit to postpone vaccine mandate, again

Retail Dive

The group previously got a three-month extension of the federal vaccine mandate for large employers but is suing to get another. Public health and legal experts are not sure why

Other 82

5 ways retailers have adapted to a Black Friday unlike any other

RetailDive

Curbside sales, staggered discounts, websites that hold your place in line — retailers are reinventing Black Friday for a pandemic

Other 109

Gap to Close all 81 UK Stores, Seek Franchise Partners for Other European Markets

Retail Touch

Gap will be shuttering all 81 of its stores in the UK and Ireland by the end of September 2021 as part of a strategic review of its European business. The Guardian estimates that the closures will result in the loss of more than 1,000 jobs.

Other 89

JCPenney Lenders May Make Acquisition Bid After Other Talks Falter

Retail Touch

The reported bid comes after talks with three other potential buyers reached a “stalemate,” according to Sussberg. Simon recently acquired other retail tenants in danger of liquidation, including Brooks Brothers and Lucky Brand , in partnership with Authentic Brands Group.

Other 66

Tuesday Morning Scraps Sale to Examine Other Reorganization Options

Retail Touch

Tuesday Morning has declined to sell itself and will instead seek other paths for its financial reorganization, according to court filings. The retailer had planned to close on a sale of all its assets by Oct. 29, but will now push back its hearing date until Nov.

Other 65

Life after liquidation: Why some brands thrive after closing shop and others don't

RetailDive

The market keeps growing for retail IP even after physical stores close. But does every dead retail brand need saving

Other 107

Staples to accept returns for other retailers

RetailWire

Staples is launching Express Returns, a new program that will enable the chain to accept product returns for other retailers, similar to the Kohl’s/Amazon.com deal, at more than 1,000 stores across the country. “A A lot of our customers use us to drop off their packages,” said Craig Grayson, Staples U.S. vice president/GMM, print & marketing services. “In this remote working environment we’ve got that convenient opportunity.

Other 64

Unilever Mulls Pulling Digital Ads Near ‘Divisive’ Content: Should Others Follow Suit?

Retail TouchPoints

Will this be enough for Unilever and other advertisers? As the fourth-largest advertiser in the world, Unilever has the power to influence how Facebook/Instagram, Google/YouTube and other social networks handle content. In a keynote at the IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) Annual Leadership Meeting in Palm Desert, Calif.

Other 150

Another 'Bealls' buys Stage Stores IP and other assets for $7M

RetailDive

A retailer that shares the name of one of the bankrupt company's banners acquired the national rights to the brand, resolving longstanding confusion

Other 100