What Is Specialty Retail?

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If you’re in retail and you research trends, news, or software solutions online, you might have heard the term “specialty retail” floating around. Specialty Retail

4 Retail Trends Specialty Retailers Need to Know

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In the past few years, there have been a number of new technologies that have surfaced and are leading the charge in retail trends; think artificial intelligence, increased automation, and virtual or augmented reality. Specialty Retail

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Increasing Revenue from Email: The Definitive Guide for Fashion, Apparel and Specialty Retailers

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It produces more ROI for retailers — an estimated 4300%, according to the Data & Marketing Association — than any other. So why wouldn’t retailers prioritize increasing revenue from email? We’ve also included examples of retailers who are doing each one particularly well.

October Retail Sales Report: Mixed Signals for Specialty Retail

Springboard Retail

Springboard Retail identifies mixed signals for specialty retailers in October's U.S. Retail Sales Data and aggregated Springboard Retail customer results. Retail Tips & Techniques Business of Retail

Leading Specialty Retailer Moves to ChannelAdvisor to Manage Amazon Advertising: Sees 2,500% Revenue Increase

ChannelAdvisor

With a sophisticated digital marketing strategy powered by ChannelAdvisor, a leading specialty retailer that manufactures and sells its custom-designed products globally is gaining a competitive edge. Known as a major player in the industrial sector, this specialty retailer aims to become a household name synonymous with quality. With an expansive portfolio of products, the retailer’s customers run the gamut from the industrial sector to office park businesses.

Leading Specialty Retailer Moves to ChannelAdvisor to Manage Amazon Advertising: Sees 2,500% Revenue Increase

ChannelAdvisor

With a sophisticated digital marketing strategy powered by ChannelAdvisor, a leading specialty retailer that manufactures and sells its custom-designed products globally is gaining a competitive edge. Known as a major player in the industrial sector, this specialty retailer aims to become a household name synonymous with quality. With an expansive portfolio of products, the retailer’s customers run the gamut from the industrial sector to office park businesses.

4 Supply Chain Analytics Capabilities For Specialty Retailers

Supply Chain Management and Analytics for Retailers

represent the radically changed customer base faced by specialty retailers. The post 4 Supply Chain Analytics Capabilities For Specialty Retailers appeared first on Solvoyo. Analytics Retail Supply Chain PlanningI have two millennial sons.

The Year of the Puppy Love: 2020 Valentine Data Unplugged

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billion in sales, pet store retailers have a lot more reasons to celebrate the Year of the Puppy Love. According to the latest reports from NRF 2020 Report and Survey, Consumers are most likely to spend an average of $30.19 on family members other than their spouses compared to $29.87

5 Black Friday Strategies You Might Not Have Thought Of

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Retail Marketing Featured Specialty RetailEven though our minds may be in the summer groove, we need to make room for the Black Friday strategies to start forming. When the long lines of customers are waiting patiently at your door, make sure you’re ready to satisfy.

5 Holiday Marketing Ideas for Your Retail Business

iQmetrix

While it may be the middle of summer, retailers are always thinking about their busiest season of the year: the holidays (and no, I'm not talking about any Christmas in July sales your team may be planning). Specialty Retail

Cavender’s adopts TrueCommerce ecUtopia EDI solution

Retail Technology Review

TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity, integration and unified commerce solutions, has announced that Cavender's, a premier specialty retailer of Western and work footwear, apparel and accessories for the American South and Southwest, has adopted its TrueCommerce ecUtopia EDI platform to seamlessly collaborate with their entire supplier community and boost supply chain efficiency. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

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Retail Pro International warns retailers against digital transformation ‘white elephants’

Retail Technology Review

Retail Pro International, provider of platform retail management software for mid- and top-tier specialty retailers, is warning retailers undertaking digital transformations that they may be left with white elephants if they fail to integrate with the existing ecosystem

Robling Releases Analytics Tools To Assist Reopening Retailers

Retail Touch

Robling is offering COVID-19 store reopening analytics for both essential and specialty retailers. The tools are designed to help retailers navigate operations during the pandemic with the environment’s special considerations in mind.

Toys“R”Us: How out-of-stock situations are killing the toy giant

TradeGecko

Running out of stock is one of the worst things that can happen to a major specialty retailer. During the 2015 holiday season, Toys”R”Us experienced this first hand. For a company that has built its reputation on carrying the biggest range of toys and baby products, the prevalence of empty shelves has damaged their brand image. Insights & Analysis Inventory Management

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Top Retail Industry Conferences, Markets, and Trade Shows – US & Canada

Springboard Retail

Grab your calendars—we've compiled the top retail conferences, markets, and trade shows in the US and Canada for various specialty retail verticals, from swimwear to pets. Events Retail Buying Business of Retail

5 Ways the Right POS Simplifies Repair and Services Workflows

iQmetrix

More and more, specialty retailers offer additional in-store services—like repairs, alterations, or custom tailoring—to differentiate themselves from and offer more value than the competition.

Today's the Day: A Retailer's Guide to Holiday Preparedness

iQmetrix

iQmetrix’s resident specialty retail marketing expert, Sive O’Neill, recently posted a blog discussing marketing ideas for the upcoming holiday season. Retail Operations

E-Commerce Retailer Generates a 17% Increase in Revenue

ChannelAdvisor

As a specialty retailer, this ChannelAdvisor customer takes pride in selling products that are in step with a busy lifestyle. . The specialty retailer knew it needed to speak directly to loyal shoppers, reach new customers and showcase its signature product line. The retailer’s leadership responded with an aggressive plan to achieve +15% growth in a fiercely competitive market.

IR Top 1000 Retailer Achieves Digital Advertising and Omnichannel Revenue Growth

ChannelAdvisor

The following case study features an omnichannel retailer that leveraged the ChannelAdvisor Managed Services team to grow its digital marketing and in-store revenue — with a strong return on ad spend. Retail is littered with cautionary tales of missed opportunities.

Will Department Stores Be History By 2030?

Retail TouchPoints

Last week, UBS analysts described Nordstrom as a “no-growth retailer,” one that hasn’t been able to fight off pricing perception and a cultural shift in consumer spending. With that said, it’s obvious changes need to be made if these retailers want their remaining stores to matter.

Will Wayfair’s Move Into Brick-And-Mortar Overcome Its Challenges?

Retail TouchPoints

Wayfair is the latest pure play making the move to brick-and-mortar retail , joining the long list of former online-only brands that have opened (or will open) physical stores, including Casper , Warby Parker , UNTUCKit , Adore Me and Allbirds. as well as from big-box retailers like Target.

Leading department store chooses Bamboo Rose to revamp its backend

Bamboo Rose

Department stores have notoriously long, complex supply chains – take it from a leading specialty retailer with more than 30 brands offered in-store and online. Retail News case study cycle time department store merchandise PLM

Viva La Retail: The Retail Renaissance Lives And Dies By The Connected Consumer

Retail TouchPoints

By Derek Peterson, Boingo Wireless A retail renaissance is upon us, driven by a shift in economics, competition and exponential advancement in technology, per a new report from Deloitte. This is a must for the retail renaissance. Derek Peterson Boingo Wireless retail renaissance

The Top 5 E-Commerce Fulfillment Predictions For 2018

Retail TouchPoints

Massive retailers like Walmart or Target? Or highly-focused specialty retailers with a deep knowledge of their customers, supported by advanced analytics?

Will The Best Buy Rebrand Be A Better Look?

Retail TouchPoints

The rebranding comes after the retailer completed a significant turnaround, having bolstered its stock price more than 500% since Dec. The RTP team shares their thoughts on the Best Buy rebranding and whether other retailers should take similar approaches as the industry continues to evolve.

It’s The Business Model Itself That’s Changing: Top Retail Trends

Retail TouchPoints

By Jonathan Marek, APT, a Mastercard company It is no secret that retailers are facing headwinds due to increasing online competition and shifting consumer preferences, among other factors. Based on experience working with leading retailers globally, here are four retail trends to watch.

LiveIntent Featured in eMarketer’s Email Marketing 2019 Report

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Email also continues to play a pivotal role in fostering the relationship between retailers and their customers. Citing a November 2018 finding from Alliance Data, the report says more than half of US internet users subscribed to specialty retailer emails.

Walmart Online Grocery Prices Edge Closer to Amazon, Intensifying the Grocery Wars

Profitero

Walmart online grocery prices are edging closer to Amazon, with only a slim gap separating prices between the two retailers, according to a new study by global e-commerce analytics firm Profitero. The retailer matched Amazon prices on 53% of all CPG products studied, and 67% in grocery.

Retail Data Analytics Case Study: Specialty Clothier Identifies $2.3 Million in Sales Opportunity

Dynamic Action

Retail data analytics case study: One of the oldest apparel clothiers in the US, this specialty retailer has over 300 stores, worldwide distribution, and a strong online presence. Though the retailer could find places where they were spending resources and not getting results, it was difficult for them to identify areas where they weren’t focusing but had the potential for positive results. Case Study Resources data strategy retail case study

Retailers, Reach For The Minimum By 2020

Retail TouchPoints

By Ed King, HighStreet Collective Since we started our consultancy, HighStreet, in mid-2017, it’s become painfully clear that legacy retailers have had a difficult time with their “omnichannel” and in-store innovation efforts. The retail bar has been re-set, and there are new table stakes.

The New Next for Retail

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In early 2020, retail was predictable. Stores closed and workers and consumers were sheltering at home, leaving fashion and specialty retail footfall at a near standstill. Retailers will need to manage unknown demand and non-productive inventory in a compressed window.

How COVID-19 Created the Store of the Future

retailnext

For years retailers have been talking about the store of the future, how to compete with Amazon, and how to best serve today’s digitally driven customer. The pace has been maddeningly slow – both as an executive in retail technology and as a consumer. Retail Store Operations

ChannelAdvisor Pulse E-Commerce Newsletter | February

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With the e-commerce industry in a constant state of evolution, brands and retailers must be ready to adapt at any time, on any channel. With ChannelAdvisor’s support, this specialty retailer grew its third-party advertising revenue by 916% in the first month.

Retail Marketers Want What Email Offers

Liveintent

What’s a Retail Marketer to Do? Meanwhile, surveyed retailers said that managing the increasing costs of their current advertising channels was the second-highest priority, behind differentiating from competitors.

Retail reality: It’s death in the middle

Steve Dennis

I first pointed to what I called “retail’s great bifurcation” literally two years ago today. As we emerged from the financial crisis it seemed clear to me that retail brands were faced with the proverbial fork in the road.

The Paper Store wins Retail Innovation Award

Retalon

The Paper Store wins the inaugural Retailer Innovation Award run by IRT. TPS is a highly seasonal, event-driven retailer with many high peaks and low valleys in demand. Matt Pillar wrote a great piece about the retailer in Innovative Retail Technologies.

2018 Trends and Predictions for Digital Marketing

Jumpshot

The online retailer grew its share of market during the 2017 back-to-school season and converted a whopping 60% of all Black Friday and Cyber Monday online sales and all signs point to its continued growth. Prediction 2: Specialty Sites Double Down on Niche Products and Categories. While Amazon will continue to dominate eCommerce in 2018, we predict that specialty retail sites will slow their conversion losses to the e-tailer.

The Paper Store wins Retail Innovation Award

Retalon

The Paper Store wins the inaugural Retailer Innovation Award run by IRT. TPS is a highly seasonal, event-driven retailer with many high peaks and low valleys in demand. Matt Pillar wrote a great piece about the retailer in Innovative Retail Technologies.

The Paper Store wins Retail Innovation Award

Retalon

The Paper Store wins the inaugural Retailer Innovation Award run by IRT. TPS is a highly seasonal, event-driven retailer with many high peaks and low valleys in demand. Matt Pillar wrote a great piece about the retailer in Innovative Retail Technologies.

These 40 Entrepreneurs Swear by These Marketing & Growth Strategies

BigCommerce

We started by attending over 20 retail shows a year to get in front of people. Partnering with retailers like Petco, PetSmart and Pet Food Express has been the most successful. We have distribution in over 90% of pet specialty retail doors now. PPC & organic are a winning combo. John Breaker, President/Founder, BirdieBall. Pay-per-click and organic positioning are the most successful, pure and simple.