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Five Tips for Retailers Gearing up for the Holidays

The iconic retailer, Sears, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and, as a result, plans to close 142 unprofitable stores – just as we’re on the verge of the busiest shopping time of the year. It is even more proof of why it’s so critical to continually innovate when it comes to retail strategy. It’s difficult […]

Grocery Industry Heats up with Patents

Walmart, the leading online and offline grocer of 2017, appears to be upping its technology game. Their recent patent applications and investments speak for themselves. In June, I wrote about how Amazon was stealing the show with their omnichannel operations.  Fast forward just a few months and it is clear that Walmart won’t be caught […]

Print Still Has Power in Retail Marketing

My topic this week seems self-serving…my career is based on providing clients with solutions to communicate their message, including print solutions, and I’m a lover of retail, be it grocery, clothing or Amazon. That being said, I’m not alone. Americans love to shop. Computers, smartphones and tablets are used for purchasing goods through the internet […]

Omnichannel Operations are Disrupting the Grocery Industry

With the recent purchase of Whole Foods, Amazon is among the toughest competitors in today’s market place. Bookstores were the first to feel the weight of Amazon; now grocers are the ones topping the list of those that fear the online giant the most. While Whole Foods was ranked #9 among grocers in 2017, it […]

Coupons and personalization are like PB&J…they just go together

Personalized offers are a must for a successful retailer’s coupon distribution strategy. As you may recall (you know, because you memorize all these awesome posts :-)) I mentioned this trend last year, and it has only grown since then. A new 2018 Inmar Shopper Behavior Study reports that 53% of shoppers want off­ers based on […]

Omnichannel Operations are Critical for Retailers

According to the newest statistics from Forester research, online sales are expected to grow 13% year-over-year, which is five times faster than the projected offline growth of brick and mortar stores. What do brick-and-mortar stores need to do to appeal to us, the spoiled customers, to keep us visiting them? The biggest trend I’m starting […]