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Try On Phone-Synced, Effects-Heavy Mask Just in Time for Halloween

These tricking and treating items work hand-in-hand (or eye-in-socket) with your mobile to create cringe-worthy FX

McDonald’s Experiments with Build-Your-Own-Burger Kiosk

Customers at one of the fast-food giant's Sydney restaurants use a large freestanding touchscreen to customize their sandwiches with fresh ingredients

SnapRetail Adds Automated Website Support to its Marketing Automation Software for Independent Retailers

SnapRetail, the leader in marketing automation for independent retailers and merchant businesses, announces the expansion of its SaaS offering by adding a new feature for automated website management. It’s the only product available today that provides seamless creation, management and automation of email, social media and websites – all of the top marketing tools a [...]

Experience Hybrid Space in Brazilian Bookstore

Part library and part public square, the retail space integrates cozy corners and long, color-coded stacks

What will the customer say?

The more uniquely personal we can make the customer experience, the more memorable and productive it will be. So let me ask, if one hundred people walk into your store in a day, do you deliver an experience to one...

LiAnne Yu: Consumption in China – How New Consumer Ideology is Shaping the Nation (Excerpt)

The San Francisco/Hawaii-based author reflects, among other things, on her watershed early 90's days in China

5 Reasons Why You Need to Go Omnichannel

As a store owner, your main focus is to obtain as much foot traffic and sales as you possibly can in your shop. Your challenge, however, is to get your customers to stay in store, and keep them from getting snatched from cheaper online alternatives through services like Amazon. Omnichannel retail has become a solution [...]

Take a Customer-Centric Approach to Your Retail Strategy

As retailers attempt to weather the transformations occurring in the retail marketplace and sustain performance, they are realizing that they must migrate away from the traditional product-centric archetype toward one that is customer-centric. However, what does the concept of customer Read on! ?

Foldable, Reusable Wine Bottle for On-the-Go Vino

Lighter alternative to glass bottles for all your outdoor drinking needs

What We’re Speaking About at the PSFK Retail Events in NYC & SF

Expert speakerswill shine a light on the actions retailers and brands need to take to remain relevant in today's omnichannel environment.

The Four Data-Driven Steps to Customer Loyalty

Every retail executive knows that the retail landscape is evolving at a rate so fast that it’s nearly impossible to keep up. This has created an environment where retailers’ top priority is to determine how to fit into the worlds Read on! ?

G.R.O.W. Your Franchise

One of the biggest challenges facing franchisors today is the staggering amount of competition. Even though some large franchise groups are in periods of stagnation or even decline, there are small franchise groups that are coming of age and looking Read on! ?

Take a Guided Tour Through Samsung Talking Fridge

The brand's latest product was equipped with Arduino sensors to detect customers and speak to them

Sales Training: How to Get Started and What to Expect

Imagine being in an airplane and overhearing a voice from the cockpit saying, “Just keep the nose in the air and if the warning lights don’t go off, call me.” You, as a flight attendant, might begin preparing yourself for a crash. Many...Show More Summary

Still Not Convinced You Need Retail Sales Training? Think Again!

You’ve searched online trying to find some answers to increase your retail sales. You’ve been trying to attract more customers, but nothing seems to be working. Maybe you’ve been trying to hit sales figures from a few years back andShow More Summary

GoldieBlox Girl-Powered Spinning Machine at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Enigneering toy company will get a float in one of America's most-celebrated parades

IKEA Motivational Mirror Provides Reflection, Morale Boost

The Swedish furniture retailer uses a talking mirror to make customers feel better about themselves

Building Trust With the Hardest Consumers: Trend Consumers

No doubt, the fashion industry moves fast. What was in yesterday is old news today. Gone are the days when designers stuck to one line for each season. With new trends constantly popping up, designers are modifying accordingly. But how can you blame them when the pressure to stay relevant in this ever-evolving industry remains [...]

Bra Algorithms Trace Feminine and Market Curves

A San Francisco start-up site uses customer data to lift sales and separate trends

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