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A curation of cases, trends and ideas transforming the world of retail.
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Grocery retailers compete with mobile shopping tools

Grocery retailers compete with mobile shopping tools | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Plenty of shoppers at a Baltimore Safeway have started checking their cell phones while pushing carts and scanning shelves.
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Three mobile messaging apps from Asia you must know about

Three mobile messaging apps from Asia you must know about | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Among the pack of instant messaging apps in the market, Whatsapp is probably the alpha wolf, with a user... ...
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32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow

32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
An abridged guide to the many ways that your day is about to get better.
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Sorry, Young Man, You're Not the Most Important Demographic in Tech

Sorry, Young Man, You're Not the Most Important Demographic in Tech | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Despite companies' hamfisted, male-focused marketing efforts, women are the dominant users of a wide variety of new technologies.
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Walgreen buys stake in European drug store chain for $6.7B - Chicago Tribune

Walgreen buys stake in European drug store chain for $6.7B - Chicago Tribune | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Belfast TelegraphWalgreen buys stake in European drug store chain for $6.7BChicago TribuneWalgreen Co.
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2 Retail Stocks With Big Growth Plans - US

(US) 18 retailers tracked by Thomson Reuters showed surprising strength in May, with same-store sales rising by an average of 3.9% 

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Ducati North America Posts Retail Sales Growth of 49 Percent, Reporting Best ... - MarketWatch (press release)

Ducati North America Posts Retail Sales Growth of 49 Percent, Reporting Best ... - MarketWatch (press release) | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Ducati North America Posts Retail Sales Growth of 49 Percent, Reporting Best ...MarketWatch (press release)CUPERTINO, Calif., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ducati North America reported a retail sales increase of 49 percent in May,...
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Take-Away & Fast Food Restaurants in the UK Industry Market Research Report ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Take-Away & Fast Food Restaurants in the UK Industry Market Research Report ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release) | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Take-Away & Fast Food Restaurants in the UK Industry Market Research Report ...San Francisco Chronicle (press release)Take-away and fast-food restaurants have suffered during the past five years as deteriorating economic conditions led consumers to...
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Kishore Biyani rolls out malls for wholesaler retailers called World Market

Kishore Biyani rolls out malls for wholesaler retailers called World Market | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
BANGALORE: Kishore Biyani, a key player in the India’s organised retail industry, has now trained his sights on the wholesale segment. He will build malls for wholesalers called World Market,...
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3 Ways to Support Omnichannel Commerce | Monetate

3 Ways to Support Omnichannel Commerce | Monetate | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Dedicated to outfitting customers with authentic western wear and cowboy boots, Sheplers recently overhauled its systems, business practices, and website design to deliver a world-class shopping experience.
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Natuzzi kiosk brings online experience to stores - 2012-04-24 14:39:36 | Furniture Today

Natuzzi kiosk brings online experience to stores - 2012-04-24 14:39:36 | Furniture Today | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
HIGH POINT — Leather upholstery major Natuzzi Americas has unveiled an interactive kiosk for retailers that delivers an array of product information, videos and photos that support the brand and deliver a consistent presentation.
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Kiosks 'Going Postal' in North Virginia stores

Kiosks 'Going Postal' in North Virginia stores | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
The U.S. Postal Service is testing shipping kiosks in retail settings.
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Mobile Payments Seen Moving to Cellphones - Barrons.com

Mobile Payments Seen Moving to Cellphones - Barrons.com | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Battle plans are still being drawn, but expect more-aggressive attacks.
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Safeway app focuses on personalized shopping

Safeway app focuses on personalized shopping, Safeway unveiled a desktop and mobile application that tracks customers' shopping history to provide a personalized shopping experience with coupons tailored to their needs.
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Marks & Spencer To Enter UK Retail Banking Market - Wall Street Journal (India)

Marks & Spencer To Enter UK Retail Banking Market - Wall Street Journal (India) | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukMarks & Spencer To Enter UK Retail Banking MarketWall Street Journal (India)LN) said Friday it will launch a checking account service this autumn as the British retailer becomes the latest business hoping to harness its brand to tap...
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How Safeway Became The Best Supermarket For Sustainable Seafood

How Safeway Became The Best Supermarket For Sustainable Seafood | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
A massive amount of seafood goes through U.S. supermarkets every day. And then a massive amount of consumers literally consume that seafood.
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Mall food court makeovers | Posted Toronto | National Post

Mall food court makeovers | Posted Toronto | National Post | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Malls are experiencing a food court renaissance.
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IKEA to add TVs, sound systems into furniture

IKEA to add TVs, sound systems into furniture | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Rollout set for parts of Europe this fall, worldwide in spring 2013...
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Retail is a tech playground in 2012...

Retail is a tech playground in 2012... | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Industry experts discuss a few solutions that have enhanced the customer experience.
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US retailers report strong May same-store sales - Reuters

US retailers report strong May same-store sales - Reuters | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
US retailers report strong May same-store salesReutersLimited, Macy's, Zumiez, Fred's beat * May same-store sales seen up 3.6 pct ex-drugstore chains * Costco US sales beat, int'l sales hurt by currency By Phil Wahba May 31 (Reuters) - Several top...
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Handling online returns: 14 best practice tips

Handling online returns: 14 best practice tips | Transforming Retail | Scoop.it
Returns are an issue for every retailer, and some sectors more than others.
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