Back-to-school spending to grow 3.3pc: NRF

Published: August 12, 2014

The National Retail Federation released its annual Back to School/Back to College (BTS/BTC) outlook July 17 and projects a combined total spend of $74.9 billion, up 3.3 percent from the projected season’s spend in 2013.

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Product, service brands are now experience brands: Interbrand

Published: January 16, 2013

NEW YORK – Retailers should incorporate innovation into their DNA rather than making advances in the brand experience as a reaction to the marketplace, according to an Interbrand Design Forum executive at the National Retail Federation’s Retail’s Big Show 2013.

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Take the heat out of the purchase decision: NRF speaker

Published: January 16, 2013

NEW YORK – Retailers should create an enjoyable experience for shoppers by taking a complex customer journey and simplifying the steps to the purchase decision, according to the CEO of my-wardrobe.com who spoke at National Retail Federation’s Retail’s Big Show 2013.

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54pc of US consumers crave in-store digital, mobile touch points: Cisco

Published: January 15, 2013

NEW YORK – Retailers should add value to their physical and digital shopping venues by providing consumers with a cross-channel environment on which they can research and complete a purchase through the channel of their choice, according to a Cisco Systems executive at the National Retail Federation’s Retail’s Big Show 2013.

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Locally-rooted multichannel campaigns are key to global expantion: NRF speaker

Published: January 15, 2013

NEW YORK – Retailers that are looking to expand their business to the global marketplace need to invest in multichannel campaigns that are heavily focused on each market’s local culture, according to executives from McMillan Doolittle at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show 2013.

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Value beyond the product is a priority in fashion retail: NRF speaker

Published: January 15, 2013

NEW YORK – Luxury fashion retailers should consider the areas in which they can credibly be seen as an authority and create quality content that allows them to strike a balance of commercial integration to gain trust from their target audience, according to a speaker at the National Retail Federation’s Retail’s Big Show.

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