Explore trends from PSFK's 2015 Future of Retail Report in action along Broadway
Simplicity is a competitive advantage. Most leaders and companies over complicate things, and when they do they lose their effectiveness. I believe in the KISS model, and no, there’s nothing stupid about simplicity. It’s about learning to Keep It Successfully...
Parker, CO (January 13, 2015) – The Independent Retailer Conference is thrilled to join the Sports Licensing and Tailgate show scheduled for January 14-16, 2015 in Las Vegas. A first time experience for Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show attendees, the Independent Retailer Conference will be free for all attendees to experience – allowing them to engage, […]
Liam Casey, Founder and CEO of PCH, on how brands and consumers are closer then ever in today's marketplace
Founder of Geeksquad talks about the power of the connected employee at PSFK's Future of Retail San Francisco
Check out 11 of PSFK's picks of innovative retailers north of 42nd Street
Trends from PSFK's 2015 Future of Retail manifest in tours of NYC stores that exemplify best-in-class retail destinations
Attracting visitors to your store through occasional promotions, events, and a killer website is a great start, but how do you turn those visitors into customers?
Our retail world is changing faster than ever before and it will be the retailers who can adapt to change most effectively that will steal the show. These are my thoughts as to some of the challenges and changes retailers face. It is up to you to determine which ones affect your business and how [...]
Researchers in the Netherlands propose technologies to enhance credit card and ID security
What an item is worth and what an item is priced at are often used simultaneously in many retailers’ marketing materials and sales pitches. Many customers will balk at an item they don’t think is worth the price by saying, “It’s notShow More Summary
Barclaycard tests fast-track system for in-store purchases throughout holiday season
E-commerce giant could offer budding inventors an all-inclusive package that could challenge Kickstarter, Quirky, Etsy and others
In my late twenties I went through a pretty rough stretch. I was selling my store for a loss, my girlfriend was in love with another guy, and I felt about as low as you can get. One day when...
Thirty-five years ago I got the order from the boss to go down to the store in Tustin and move everything up to the new store in Pasadena. I got down there with a truck only to find no one had told the crew. The store was still open. They...Show More Summary
Lower foot falls, lower conversions, and lower margins are haunting many retailers from the biggest box to the tiniest boutique. When I ask retailers what their greatest challenge is they often respond like this, “Keeping customers interested...Show More Summary
January 5, 2015 (Parker, CO) – MainStreet Libertyville and Retail Minded Magazine have announced their partnership in an effort to better support the independent businesses and retailers within the MainStreet Libertyville organization. Show More Summary
The Polo Bar is due to open this month near to the Fifth Avenue flagship store.
Last year, we saw more merchants venture into omnichannel retailing and try in-store marketing solutions such as beacons. In 2015, we anticipate stores to double down on these strategies and continue to ?nd ways to bridge the gap between o?ine and digital channels. In addition, we expect platforms such as social media and mobile to [...]
Each year presents retailers with new opportunities, old challenges, and outside forces that will affect their prospects for a profitable year. What happened in the previous year can help you spot and plan for the trends of the future. This is my take… Robots are here. Show More Summary