What awaits retail on the other side of the pandemic

retaildive

Everyone wants to get back to normal. Except maybe retailers

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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

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NRF 2021: Learning from Nordstrom, Target and Others’ Best-in-Class Customer Experiences

Retail Touch

Even retailers earning high marks for omnichannel enablement remain far from invincible, however, and others can build and even improve on what has already been done. Any retailer can stand out by meeting shoppers’ needs across channels, especially in aspects where others are falling short.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Walmart, Target, Costco and others lift mask mandates

Retail Wire

Walmart, Target, Costco, Trader Joe’s and other retailers are ending requirements that all customers and associates wear masks in their stores following an announcement last week by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that people who are fulling vaccinated against COVID-19 can congregate indoors with having to wear face coverings.

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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

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Pier 1 enters agreement to sell off IP, other assets for $20M

retaildive

The company, which in May announced the wind down of its business, is permitted to consider higher bids from its upcoming auction

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Trucker shortages affect supplies of fuel and other products

Retail Wire

A nationwide shortage of long-haul truckers has been affecting supply chains for years, but the lack of drivers became more pronounced recently when gas station pumps were left empty.

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Technical SEO: Why It’s Becoming More Important Than Any Other SEO Tactic

Kissmetrics

It won’t matter how outstanding your other SEO tactics are. Unfortunately, the bots aren’t high-tech enough to know which of you ripped off the other, so Google will penalize both of you. To help you avoid penalties, you can use Copyscape to make sure the content on your webpage is not too close to any other web pages. Know about other website errors. Some other technical site errors you need to watch out for are: Page sizes that are too large.

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Sycamore snaps up Ann Taylor, other remaining Ascena brands for $540M

retaildive

The private equity firm is taking on the largely mall-based brands at a time when the pandemic has further weakened traffic and apparel demand

Ecommerce Fulfillment: Why Outsourcing Might Be Right For You (And What Your Other Options Are)

SellBrite

By seeing first-hand what goes into your fulfillment process and viewing the trenches, you might get insights into other levels of the operation. Don’t forget to consider the amount of legwork needed to fulfill orders in-house and attention taken away from other important tasks. The post Ecommerce Fulfillment: Why Outsourcing Might Be Right For You (And What Your Other Options Are) appeared first on Sellbrite.

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Debtwire: Ascena brings on Kirkland & Ellis, others to advise on balance sheet

retaildive

The apparel retailer was struggling with financial losses and sales declines, among other things, well before the COVID-19 crisis

Seasonal Survival Checklist: 10 Tips to Prepare for Cyber 5 and Other Promotional Events

Profitero

To quickly identify how sales look early in the day, and compare that to other days to understand how velocity is trending during a promotion. The post Seasonal Survival Checklist: 10 Tips to Prepare for Cyber 5 and Other Promotional Events appeared first on Profitero.

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Reflecting on a year like no other and planning for the next…

Dynamic Action

Reflecting on a year like no other and planning for the next… What to do when the numbers are so distorted? Thought Leadership

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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.

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Walmart, Walgreens, CVS and Other Retailers Tapped for Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Retail Touch

Walmart , Walgreens , CVS and 18 other retailers will become part of COVID-19 vaccination programs, in partnership with the CDC through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program.

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Sycamore Partners reportedly bids on Ann Taylor and other Ascena assets

retaildive

The private equity firm could add the bankrupt conglomerate's most valuable remaining brands to its retail portfolio, according to a Bloomberg report

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Measuring Email Campaign Effectiveness with Click to Open Rate and other Marketing Metrics

Sailthru

Open rates presumably let us know how well our subject lines and other pre-inbox optimization is performing, while click through rate tells how well we did at designing the email itself. Email marketers often obsess over two parallel metrics: open rate and clickthrough rate (CTR).

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Why Mobile App Customer Experience Lags Behind Other Channels

Sailthru

The other roads to finding an app are less direct. About a quarter find apps through search engines, and others look for it on a website. The app also needs to be tied to other channels with shared data and content strategies. Great customer experience respects occasional shoppers with a thoughtful approach to push notifications and other elements to bring them back, and identifies the high-volume app users and overdelivers for them at a personalized level.

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Tanger Outlets Returns to Pre-Pandemic Traffic Levels Even as Other Mall Operators Mull Closures

Retail Touch

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers , which owns and operates 37 open-air outlet centers across the U.S. and Canada, said that traffic at its domestic centers returned to 99% of pre-pandemic levels in January.

Debunking Infosec Purity And Other Security Myths In The Wake Of Recent Attacks

Forrester's Customer Insights

Earlier this week, an op-ed published on The Hill sent infosec Twitter into a tizzy by blaming cybersecurity industry best practices for recent high-profile security breaches. For us, the security team at Forrester, the op-ed furthered a number of security myths that we felt compelled to bust here.

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Setting up Curbside and Other Touchless Pickup Is Easy With Personalized Commerce

Kibo

Many retailers have recently implemented Buy Online, Pickup in Store (BOPIS) options, and may need to quickly pivot to curbside pickup or other touchless pickup options. Target, Walmart, Best Buy, and others’ operations are set up this way.

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Nike, Calvin Klein and Other Major Brands in Vietnam Enhance Order and Inventory Management

Retail Touch

For Vietnamese retail management firm Au Chau Fashion and Cosmetic Company (ACFC) , the rapid adoption of online shopping spurred by COVID-19 store closures offered an opportunity to beef up the omnichannel experience across its suite of international brands. .

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250: How To Win Any Argument And Influence Others With Victor Cheng

My Wife Quit Her Job

Victor advises CEOs of small businesses and Inc 500 companies and is well known for his website CaseInterview.com where he teaches others how to get jobs in the consulting field. Other. The post 250: How To Win Any Argument And Influence Others With Victor Cheng appeared first on MyWifeQuitHerJob.com. Today I’m thrilled to have Victor Cheng on the show. Victor is someone who I met at Billy Murphy’s annual retreat.

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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.

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Late to the e-commerce party: What Marshalls, At Home and others got wrong

Steve Dennis

Yet credit should go to Walmart (and others) that were (and are) willing to try some radical things to accelerate the pace of innovation. The post Late to the e-commerce party: What Marshalls, At Home and others got wrong appeared first on Steve Dennis.

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