for delivering fashion and style in a sophisticated shopping environment. This process is almost
complete but will inevitably require periodical updating and alignment with market needs and trends. Smartwear continues to be in demand and growth in this area is again being targeted.
AllSaints opens first standalone store in Latin America
24/01/2017 - 15:55
British fashion retailer AllSaints has continued its expansion in Latin America with the opening of its first standalone shop in Mexico last week.
3 guiding principles of developing a 1-to-1 customer experience
24/01/2017 - 13:51
The 1-to-1 customer experience: it’s what your shoppers expect. They experience it with Netflix and Facebook on a daily basis, and they anticipate that same convenient experience when they shop with you, too. If your experience doesn’t make it easy for your shoppers to find the right products, they’re likely to give up and go somewhere else. And in grocery, where your catalogue consists of tens of thousands of products, the challenge is even greater and more important.
Retailers squeeze out some cheer with hefty markdowns
24/01/2017 - 08:39
Although local retailers used the Black Friday phenomenon and rigorous promotions as best they could, the result was somewhat disappointing.
J.C. Penney bringing Nike shops to 600-plus stores
19/01/2017 - 13:11
Shares in J.C. Penney popped 3.7% on Tuesday after the discount department store retailer announced it’s adding new 500-square-foot Nike brand shops in “prominent locations” within the men’s departments of more than 600 of its stores.
Shoprite wins as consumers seek cheap food to beat inflation
19/01/2017 - 11:47
Johannesburg - South African shoppers with limited spending money are turning to low-cost supermarket chains such as Shoprite Holdings for cheaper food and eschewing new clothes to counter accelerating inflation.