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Translating Online Shopping into In-Store Purchases

PSFK sits down with Brickwork CEO David Munczinski to discuss why consumers won't separate web, mobile, and in-store channels anymore

Music & the Shopping Experience: Encourage Shoppers to Browse, Buy

Great products and competitive prices are keys to keeping customers in your store, but the type of music you play and its volume are also important factors. Successful retailers have atmosphere basics like this down to a science. In fact, a great deal of research has been conducted on this subject. Here are a few […]

The Interbike International Bicycle Exposition Welcomes the Independent Retailer Conference

Parker, CO (March 25, 2015) – The largest annual gathering of bicycle industry professionals in North America, the Interbike International Bicycle Exposition, will welcome the Independent Retailer Conference at their upcoming September 2015 expo. Show More Summary

What Indie Retailers Can Learn From Independent Restaurants

Here at Retail Minded we not only shop indie, we eat indie as well. We’ve had some fantastic meals at independent restaurants over the  years, and it made us start to think… what lessons could indie retailers learn from their food business siblings? Retail Minded talked with three indie restaurateurs to learn more. Steven Hamile […]

Mobile’s Transformation into the Most Secure Purchase Platform

Merchants are taking a new look at user identification and developing seamless ways of authentication

What a person doesn’t know

Leadership expert John Maxwell wrote, "As long as a person doesn't know what he doesn't know, he doesn't grow." I love that line, and believe it applies to many areas of our business. Delivering a great customer experience I'm going...

Kizer & Bender Introduce New “Top Performers” Webinar Club

March 25, 2015 (Parker, CO) - KIZER & BENDER – professional speakers, retail strategists, authors and consultants whose client list reads like a “Who’s Who” in business – introduced a “Top Performers” Webinar Club. While anyone is welcomed to participate in their webinars, their Top Performers club will be limited to 100 participants – making this […]

Apple Revamps Its Genius Bar for a Better Customer Experience

The Apple Concierge system makes life easier for walk-in customers whose time is of the essence

Retailers, Use These 39 Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Business

One of my favorite stories as a kid was the Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Whether you saw it in Disney’s Fantasia or read the old German poem, the plot is the same.

Omni-Channel: More Than a Buzzword

              The hype surrounding new technological developments has a way of sweeping entire industries up into a complete frenzy. It’s no surprise then that some thought that omni-channel retailing was just the latest industry Read on! ?

Mall Leverages Augmented Reality for Spring Campaign

The Future Fashion Project dimensionalizes spring/summer fashion trends for shoppers through tech and social media

Why Social Media is the Next Big Platform for Commerce

We sat down with Chris Bennett of Soldsie to discuss how social selling is changing mobile retail

Shazam Produce at the Grocery Store

The recognition app is now moving into the physical realm, starting with retail products

Do You Really Know Who Your Patients Are?

More than likely, you answered “sort of,” or “I think so.” And not to sound harsh, but that means you probably don’t really know who your patients are. That’s a problem, and here’s why. In the past, healthcare organizations used Read on! ?

4 Urgent Care Trends Shaping the Healthcare Industry

Due to an increasing population of insured consumers, a shortage of primary care physicians, and the high costs and long wait times associated with emergency room visits, the urgent care industry has grown into a force to be reckoned with. Read on! ?

Buxton Public Sector Webinar: 2015 Retail Development Trends

Positioning Your Community for Retail Development: 2015 Trends What retail development trends will shape the market in 2015, and how should your community respond? In this brief on-demand webinar, we provide an overview of the state of the retail real Read on! ?

3 Steps to Winning the Urgent Care Game

The urgent care industry represents one of the fastest-growing segments in the U.S. healthcare system. According to the latest IBISWorld report on urgent care centers, in the five years to 2019, industry revenue is forecasted to grow at an annualized Read on! ?

Education Franchises Learn From Customer Analytics

In recent years, supplemental education franchises have gained traction and are poised for major expansion in the next five years as parents continue to invest in education for their children.   From 2014 to 2019, industry revenue is forecasted to Read on! ?

5 Ways to Avoid Markdowns on Your Inventory

It’s bound to happen one of these days if it hasn’t already… you will have inventory that simply isn’t selling. Very few retailers never experience this, so let’s consider what you can do to avoid it becoming a big issue. For starters, never let managing your inventory fall behind on your to-do-list. Between employee relations […]

Building a More Personal Shopping Experience

Personally curated shopping experiences are helping unlock the power of mobile commerce

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