Archive for the ‘Profit Lab Blog’ Category

Retail Technology News: July 16 – 22, 2014

Which digital technologies provide the greatest near-term impact for retailers, why June’s “disappointing” retail sales figures actually point to an improving economy, how the Internet has affected brick-and-mortar store design, what assumptions about baby boomers …

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Retail Technology News: July 9 – 15, 2014

If there is one word for this week’s top retail technology news, it is “mobile.” How consumers are using mobile devices across the shopping journey, why mobile is the top area for technology investment in …

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Retail Technology News: July 2 – 8, 2014

Why retailers need to invest in advanced mobile capabilities, what stores are doing to gain real-time insights into consumer brand perceptions, how New Look supports rapid growth and keeps customers happy, where the science of …

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New Look Makes Fast Fashion Even Faster [Apparel Magazine]

Starting from a single store in 1969, the British firm New Look has become a $2.5 billion retail powerhouse specializing in
fast fashion. With nearly 600 stores in the UK (about half its total store …

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Retail Technology News: June 25 – July 1, 2014

How retailers can better connect the consumer experience across physical and digital channels, why tablets are playing a bigger role in shopping and dining, what impact Google’s smartwatches could have on retail sales, upbeat news …

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Retail Technology News: June 18 – 24, 2014

What’s in store (pardon the pun) for the future of retail, how social media impacts online shopping behavior, where consumers are reading an increasing share of marketing emails, and more—welcome to this week’s edition of …

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