Joel Turner

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Why we can stop worrying (a little) about the death of showrooming

As we lose retail stores, new services and models will rise to replace them.<p>For all the light and joy that the Internet brings to our lives, it’s …

Luxury retailers leading the way with in-store technology

London's famous shopping streets have become a hub for retailers that are transforming the way they engage with consumers, and these stores are some …

Press Releases – The Boston Consulting Group

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SD Retail: Retailers slow to adopt store ops strategies to omni-channel world

NRF: Los Angeles, New York and Chicago are top cities for organized retail crime activity<p><b>Washington, D.C.</b> — Los Angeles, New York and Chicago top the …

Warehouse and Distribution Center Management: Omni-channel distribution—Moving at the speed of “now”

You walk in to your favorite retail store and spot an item you’d like to purchase. A new app on your smart phone lets you “scan” the UPC barcode, …

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The future of omni-channel retail

Prev.<p>[Title for Previous Page]<p>Next<p>[Title for Next Page]<p>June 07, 2013<p>"Omni-channel" is omnipresent in retailers' discussions today. The rate of mobile …

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Retail 2.0: the technology is on its way, but are brands ready?

The scene is set for seamless integration between the online/social presence of brands and their physical stores, enabling richer and more satisfying …

Technology paves way for experiential shopping: are retailers ready?

The potential for augmented reality technology to enhance the physical shopping experience is already being demonstrated in a number of different …

Timberland, Kenneth Cole, Alex and Ani dole out targeted, in-store mobile offers | Retail Dive

The brands are the first retailers to partner with the Swirl mobile app to bring offers and deals into bricks-and-mortar stores in Boston and New …

Dozens Of Top E-Commerce Retailers Find It Pays To Put Customers’ Instagram Photos On Their Sites

The ROI of social media is something of a black box for many e-commerce companies, but New York-based startup Olapic is beginning to change that. The company, which allows brands to collect user-generated photos from services like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to display on their websites, is now …

Amazon Is Working On A Plan To Deliver Your Groceries

Although Amazon Fresh has been around since 2007, it has never expanded beyond a few Seattle zip codes.<p>It's an experiment that hasn't gone any further.<p>And yet Amazon still appears to be working on a plan to roll out grocery delivery nationwide, according to a number of recent reports.<p>The logic …

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Can Omni-Channel Retail Combat Showrooming?

In the late 90’s, the e-commerce revolution was upon us and it would come to realize many speed bumps and growing pains to get to the point where we know it today. Industry analysts spent hours debating how e-commerce would change the shopping experience. Once e-commerce was generally accepted, the …

John Lewis to extend online shopping empire via thousands of corner stores

John Lewis is to extend the reach of its online empire via a network of thousands of corner shops.<p>The department store is joining the Collect+ …

Sport Chek sprints into digital

If sport is about spectacle as much as it about athleticism, then Sport Chek's new store in uptown Toronto might have kicked off an exciting new game in sporting goods retail – with digital technology as the playing field.<p>Walk into the store and you'll immediately see the colourful displays of …

Vertical 'Pinkhouses:' The Future Of Urban Farming?

The idea of vertical farming is all the rage right now. Architects and engineers have come up with spectacular concepts for lofty buildings that could function as urban food centers of the future.<p>In Sweden, for example, they're planning a 177-foot skyscraper to farm leafy greens at the edge of each …

The Forgotten Urban Transportation Problem We Should Be Trying to Fix

How John Lewis Kicks Christmas Ass With Its Heart-Tugging Holiday Ads

By Meg Carter4 minute Read<p>A snowman’s epic journey to the big city in search of the ideal present for his snow girlfriend is the theme of this year’s …

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