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It All Starts With R&D

Technology

To stay on the ever-changing playing field, retailers have to invest in research and development.
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Direct to Consumers: What It Means for Retail

Retail Trends

The direct-to-consumer trend is driven by e-commerce, social media, and the desire for efficient shopping. How is it...
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Will Collaboration Help Retailers Win?

Technology

Companies are now coming to the realization that in order to compete, stay relevant, and meet consumer demand they have...
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Data: The Retail Differentiator

Technology

Data can be used not just to drive personalization and experiences for consumers, but to better position overall...
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Is This Technology Coming to QSRs Near You?

Retail Trends

In an age where consumer experience in retail is key, how are self-service kiosks impacting and transforming the QSR...
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4 Ways to Meet Ever-Changing Consumer Demand

Retail Trends

Consumer habits are shifting and there are four important elements that retailers are competing on when it comes to...
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Why Retailers Need Innovation

Technology

In today's market, it may be more about how you sell than what you sell. And innovation is necessary to enhance how you...
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Are Home Buying Habits Finally Shifting?

Economic Trends

The next generation of home buyers is finally starting to emerge, and the U.S. economy is more than eager to see the...
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The Evolution of the Mall as We Know It

Retail Trends

The American mall isn’t dead. And reports of its imminent death are greatly exaggerated. Consumer habits are changing...
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Are Grocers No Longer Immune to E-commerce?

Retail Trends

Until now, brick and mortar grocers have seemed immune to the threat of e-commerce, but are new retail models changing...
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Physical vs Online: Which is right for retailers?

Retail Trends

Retail's evolution has created more competition than before, and we’re seeing a digital vs physical retail world. But...
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Why Some Retailers are Flourishing and Others are Floundering

Commercial Real Estate Trends

Some retailers are shuttering stores, yet there are a number of expanding retailers who are thriving in today's...
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