Erik Eliason and Tristan Pollock discuss how temporary spaces will ''disrupt'' the retail arena by expanding on consumer touchpoints and allowing brands to become more creative with their in-store offerings.
Street fair-style event exchanges goods and services
BEKANT is a new professional series with the option of a sit/stand desk frame
The Old Navy #Selfiebration machine is a giant device that turns Twitter selfies into ephemeral, blown-out portraits
The US Thanksgiving holiday will be celebrated this year with retailers opening on Thanksgiving and people leaving their homes to shop instead of sharing their day with loved ones. Thanksgiving I still believe, is about giving, not getting. Thanksgiving...Show More Summary
One of the most basic elements of any retail sales training program is covering product features and benefits. The feature is a fact you can’t dispute; the benefit is what the customer gets from that fact. You know that already, I hope. But many times what is heard on the salesfloor is only a list of features. Boring. Show More Summary
With all the chaos of running a store, too often the core focus of selling to customers gets lost. On top of that, the idea of actually making your customers happy gets lost, as well. It’s with this in mind that I challenge you to make your customers happy again… today and always. And while [...]
It's that time of the year... Time for the leaves to change... Corn mazes to sprout up... Pumpkin spice latte... and the perennial favorite of writers everywhere... "I can't believe they already have Christmas stuff out and its not even...Show More Summary
Every merchant who processes, stores, or transmits payment card data is subject to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (or PCI DSS), but many don’t understand the potential penalties for non-compliance. Often, independent retailers only have a hazy idea of what’s expected of them – and that can put them at a disadvantage. Some [...]
Parker, CO (October 13, 2014) – Retail Minded is thrilled to announce that beginning in January 2015, Retail Minded Magazine will be produced eight times a year versus only four. Since 2011, Retail Minded Magazine has produced quarterly issues and the expansion of doubling it’s annual production comes after countless requests and the continued growth [...]
Last week we wrote a high-level overview about the importance of taking a customer-centric approach to your retail strategy. However, to dive a little deeper into the concept of customer centricity, it’s necessary to discuss customer segmentation as it’s the Read on! ?
Westfield Labs’ Head of Retail Partnerships Shares How Shopping Malls Help Online Brands Engage With Consumers In The Real World.
Former Best Buy exec talks to PSFK on leveraging technology to close the gap between product discovery and purchase.
Specialty tea company P & T has opened a second store in Berlin’s Mitte neighborhood
Years ago I worked with the most amazing salesperson. He had passion and energy that could win any customer over in just minutes. But what made him so productive was his ability to romance a product with words. When he...
Experts from Google, Facebook, Westfield and PSFK present on October 30th Future of Retail.
Here’s an article I wrote for a client that I provide exclusive articles for. I wanted to share it with you since it could be one of my all time favorites. I hope you enjoy it, and learn from it...
Parent company Macy's is testing tablets and new apps to take the pain out of the retail experience while bringing up sales
The Swedish furniture giant has revealed new seasonal products to get people into the holiday spirit
Parker, CO (October 13, 2014) – The Independent Retailer Conference is excited to announce that SnapRetail will join them as an official sponsor at the upcoming Independent Retailer Conference at the Craft & Hobby Association’s (CHA) MEGA Show, taking place in Anaheim, California on January 9-13, 2015. We are excited to once again partner with the [...]