Emerging Trends & Innovation

   

Holiday Shopping 2015: Early Winners and Losers

We’re just two days removed from Cyber Monday 2015 and less than a week after Black Friday and the general consensus from several retail industry insiders and observers is this: the big winners were Amazon.com and the online channel in general. Here’s a snapshot of…

Ten Buzzworthy Things You’ll See At #NRF16

It’s that time of year again, so let the games begin! The National Retail Federation’s Big Show, the retail industry’s flagship event, held annually in New York City, is right around the corner. The Big Show offers education, great networking, and an EXPO of new…

The Winning Element this season

In the last lap towards the holiday season, the retail industry is going over all consumer trends this year to bring targeted promotions and hit campaigns to the table. All warehouses are stocked, the aisles are full with products and yet… at the end of…

Is your ecommerce site ready for Cyber Monday?

With so much attention surrounding Black Friday, it’s easy to forget that 27th November is merely the start of several seasonal trading spikes, the next of which will occur on Cyber Monday. Taking place on 30th November, Cyber Monday is more challenging for many retailers…

Buy online and pick up in store this Christmas

How are you going to do your Christmas shopping this year? If you are anything like me, Christmas shopping is often a last minute affair with mad dashes to the local shopping centre. It doesn’t need to be that way anymore! Our omnichannel retailing environment is giving…