Articles Tagged ‘retailers’


Why 40pc of independent retailers will not provide contactless payment

September 1, 2015

Independent retailers are still slow to adopt mobile payment services as the majority of consumers are not asking for it, with over 40 percent of businesses uninterested in ever introducing contactless payment options, according to a report by Lightspeed POS.

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New York Fashion Week, Stefano Pilati, China and Moscow – News briefs

July 14, 2015

Today in luxury marketing – CFDA brands NYFW with new logo; What’s next for Stefano?; China market rout, slowing economy sap demand for luxury cars; Moscow malls open half-empty as retailers struggle, study says.

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Paris retailers, Milan’s egocentrism, counterfeits and animal cruelty – News briefs

June 25, 2015

Today in luxury marketing – Paris retailers: Telling a story; Gucci, Prada and Milan’s egocentrism; Fraudulent fashion companies closed; The price of luxury? Storied brand tied to animal abuse.

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7 areas for retailers to pay attention in year of cautious optimism

January 26, 2015

There is no doubt that there are challenges ahead for retailers, but in general, conditions are being termed as cautiously optimistic. With that said, here are a few things to pay attention to as we wrap up January.

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Retailers settling into analysis paralysis over mobile commerce progress

October 10, 2014

As the rubber hits the road for most retailers heading into the holiday season, some key decisions about mobile commerce are being kicked into the long grass for seeming want of clarity.

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Major retailers are missing out on mobile revenue

May 23, 2014

According to Forrester Research, mobile devices generated $50 billion in revenue in 2013 and are forecasted to generate $82 billion in 2014. Consumers using mobile devices spend 86 percent of their time within applications, making apps the clear leader in driving revenue over the mobile Web.

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How retailers should select their mobile payment platform

March 25, 2014

Over the past few months, I have had a number of boutique retailers inquire about implementing new point-of-sale systems and mobile payment solutions for their business.

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Will luxury brands embrace Bitcoin?

January 28, 2014

Luxury brands have been notoriously diffident when picking up emerging technologies, acting only when the coast is fully clear, but Bitcoin may provide an occasion to change that reputation.

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Do luxury brands need pop-up shops?

October 21, 2013

I had the pleasure of visiting the Herm├Ęs pop-up shop in New York a couple of weeks ago and it begged a question: Are pop-up shops an effective retail strategy for luxury brands?

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6 geofencing tips for retailers to deliver targeted advertising

October 15, 2013

Considering a geofencing campaign? There is more to it than simply marking a territory and waiting for customers to walk by.

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