RICS Software, a POS and inventory management platform used by nearly 2,000 independent retail stores across North America, is introducing a new ground-breaking capability that connects retailers and brands. Starting in the footwear category, RICS will provide access to product catalogs from brands from right inside the RICS Back Office feature. No more hassling brands […]
It’s so important to create a personalized customer experience, especially in today’s market where we have the easy access Amazon.com. It can seem hard to compete with a business that sells just about everything at affordable prices. But in the end, is that all customers are looking for?
Brick and mortar independent retailers capture the hearts of their communities and play an integral part in them. The bond created in-person through new connections and friendships born between businesses, customers, and neighbors can be recreated by small online businesses through visual merchandising.
The first GlobalShop show and conference took place in Chicago in 1993 and was called The Store Fixturing Show. Now, 25 years later and after rapid growth and expanded product categories, GlobalShop is an “evolved concept, serving the entire figurative world of store design.”
The National Retail Federation announced on July 13th that back to college spending is to reach an all-time high this year, while back to school spending is expected to see its second-highest spending level on record.
How can a start-up compete against established industry titans like eBay and Walmart? Like the fabled tale of David and Goliath, entrepreneurs challenge the status quo daily in their pursuit of innovation.
If you’re looking for a super-convenient and ultra-relaxing way to source new merchandise for your store, head out to Chicago’s Shiller Park and check out The Merchandise Center, or TMC.
Ask yourself: wouldn’t you love to head to Los Angeles in February? For retailers both near and far from southern California, in addition to the fantastic weather, LA has the added draw of the upcoming Urban Expositions show, the Winter 2017 California Marketplace Temporaries.
Womenswear in Nevada (WWIN), an Urban Expositions trade show, is a one-stop resource for retailers seeking the latest in contemporary, misses, petite, plus and tall designs. For 2017, the show returns to the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas from February 20-23. Buyers can find an unrivaled selection of accessories and a full roster of popular […]
“We have a storyteller’s philosophy,” says John Mauck of DM Merchandising.