As existing brick and mortar giants such as Sears and Toys “R” Us are shuttering, a giant wave of freshman brick and mortar retailers are entering the scene. Where are these brands coming from? The Internet, of course. Most notably, the Instagram darling turned mega beauty brand Glossier opened a flagship store in New York […]
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The economy is booming: consumer confidence is at an over 18-year high, and all signs point to a record-breaking holiday sales season. But, do retailers have the employees they need to handle the high volume of shoppers? With a 48-year record low unemployment rate of 3.7 percent, retailers across the country are struggling to attract […]
by Jeff Grandfield and Dale Willerton – The Lease Coach Whether you’re a prospective, new, or an existing independent retailer, you shouldn’t rush to sign your initial commercial lease or lease renewal. You need to think ahead to any construction required on your premises. One of the best times to address any construction and/or renovation […]
While Stanley Marketplace may meet the technical definition of a “mall” it feels wrong to use that term. Take the general concept of a mall, flip it upside down, shake everything out, and start from scratch.
Now that you have lots of great fall merchandise in stock, it’s time to sell! Here are a few quick tips to keep your sales strong throughout the season.
This article will inspire you to make some simple changes to your retail environment to improve sales and develop loyal and satisfied customers.
The wonderful online world of Etsy has made it amazingly easy for people with creative minds to start their own shop. Creative ‘makers’ can have a regular 9 to 5 job and sell products from their favorite hobby on the side for some extra cash.
Could you ever imagine walking into a store and seeing no products for sale? Nordstrom has decided to boggle minds with that exact method: they are planning to open two merchandise-free stores in the LA market, according to Co-president Blake Nordstrom in a transcript. After its successful launch with their first merchandise-free store in October, […]
Generation Z comprises youngsters born between the years 1996 – 2010. Though the oldest of the group are just graduating college and entering the workforce, they already hold $44 billion in buying power, and by 2020 Gen Z will make up one-third of the U.S. population.
At this year’s NRF Big Show, we sat down with Nikki Barua, CEO of Beyond Curious Inc. Beyond Curious is a digital transformation consultancy that helps brands undergo rapid transformations to stay ahead of competition.