4 Hot Retail Topics at RICE 2022

4 Hot Retail Topics at Retail Innovation Conference & Expo 2022

FacebookTweetLinkedInEmail After attending the Chicago Retail Innovation Conference & Expo 2022, we recap the biggest trends in retail discussed by top brands and retailers. There are numerous new business practices being implemented in physical stores post-covid. From introducing live commerce to reducing your carbon footprint, let’s explore every hot topic at the retail innovation conference…

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5 Best Retail Design Presentation Ideas

FacebookTweetLinkedInEmail Knowing how to present your product to retailers is critical in nailing your next sales pitch. The following sales pitch presentation examples provide tips on how to better engage potential investors. 1. Deliver a personalized message to your target audience The first step in creating a sales pitch presentation is to understand your target…

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3 Sustainable Retail Practices to Implement in 2022

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FacebookTweetLinkedInEmail Retail waste is becoming a greater concern with consumers and leading brands to consider more sustainable retail store design. 1. Choose energy-efficient options in stores and offices One of the simplest ways to embrace sustainability is to implement energy efficiency in retail stores. Not only will this boost brand image, but it will also…

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Is your brand ready for the metaverse?

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FacebookTweetLinkedInEmail As we enter another digital transformation, it is critical for you to understand the players, bets and how to get into the metaverse. What is the metaverse? Metaverse is a term describing the technological shift that establishes a digital world existing beyond the one we are currently living. It incorporates technology such as AR…

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Virtual Cannabis Stores Deliver Better Retail Experiences

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FacebookTweetLinkedInEmail Virtual reality is being used to educate customers on cannabis products and establish a dispensary brand image. The cannabis industry is growing rapidly with the expectation that it will continue to do so as more states legalize. Research shows that the legal cannabis market will grow 20-30% per year to the price of 50…

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4 Retail Tech Trends to Watch in 2022

4 Retail Tech Trends to Watch in 2022

FacebookTweetLinkedInEmail Modern retail checkout counters and virtual retail labs are 2022 technology trends shaping the retail industry over the next year. The continued turbulence of 2021 has left the retail industry with new consumer behaviors, labor shortages, supply chain issues and accelerated online solutions. As tech in retail becomes necessary to provide superior customer experiences,…

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How Retail is Using VR to Innovate Planograms Amid Product Shortage

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FacebookTweetLinkedInEmail The labor and product shortages in 2021 has made it difficult for stores to keep shelves stocked. Virtual reality is providing a collaborative space for innovation despite global supply chain realities. Pandemic induced supply chain issues and labor shortages in 2021 have changed retail experiences and strategies. Just as retailers were ramping up their…

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6 Things in Future Gas Stations and Convenience Stores

FacebookTweetLinkedInEmail Consumers influenced by the pandemic and an increasingly digital world are accelerating convenience store innovation. The increasing adoption of electric vehicles and pending self-driving cars/fleets are reshaping the future of convenience stores. These new technologies are paired with increasingly digitally reliant consumers, which require convenience stores to rethink their shopping experiences and the role…

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5 Front End Challenges & How Retail is Reinventing the Future of Brick and Mortar

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FacebookTweetLinkedInEmail New technologies and consumer behaviors have made retailers realize they need to quickly reinvent the in-store experience at checkout. Consumer behaviors rapidly changed during the pandemic and impacted the retail front end as it is considered a high contact area. Fear to touch checkout merchandise and machines has led to poor front end performance…

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7 Retail Industry Trends to Watch Out for in 2021

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FacebookTweetLinkedInEmail Today, the rapid advancements in technology have led to almost every facet of our lives shifting online, catering to a population that is more adaptive to the current times. The retail industry is no exception. The current world situation has vastly impacted retail industry trends in 2021, with an increasing number of people resorting…

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