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Three Reasons Why Japan Is Falling Behind in Mobile Commerce

by April 22nd, 2017

Many see Japan as a technology leader in various industries and the country is continuing to develop innovative solutions in the digital space. However, if we look at adoption of technology on the consumer side, there is greater inconsistency than might be expected. Euromonitor International’s 2016 Digital Consumer Index unveiled a remarkable gap between Japan’s […]

Store Visits: The Evolution of Cherry Hill Mall Illustrates How Malls are Changing to Meet Modern Retail Demands

by April 16th, 2017

I recently had the pleasure of touring Cherry Hill Mall in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, one of the first enclosed malls in the Northeast United States. Measuring 1.35 million sq. ft., the mall has nearly 12 million visitors annually. The visit shed light on how malls are changing to support retailers in a rapidly evolving brick-and-mortar retail […]

Euromonitor to Speak at eTail Canada 2017

by April 16th, 2017

Name: eTail Canada Date: May 16-18 Location: Hyatt Regency | Toronto Link: http://etailcanada.wbresearch.com/ Event Description: Created by retailers, for retailers. eTail is the one-stop shop for ecommerce and multi channel executives; an event where you will learn, get inspired, find solutions for your business and build lasting relationships. Topics and content span from: online marketing, […]

What you Need to Know about the Technologies of the Future and their Retail Application—Virtual Reality

by April 9th, 2017

As with any new technology, there exists a number of questions. Retailers around the world are asking whether or not virtual reality has the ability to positively impact their business. This piece will outline the basics of the technology and will serve as a primer for how businesses today are looking to use it to create […]

The E-commerce Retail Battle for India Heats up as Alibaba Steps In

by April 8th, 2017

India is an internet retailing hotbed. The past decade may have favoured the China over India economically, but with a booming population and notable income growth, India becomes even more intriguing as China’s development starts to slow down. Growth hungry retailers have eyed India for some time, but its restrictive laws towards foreign investment and infrastructure […]

H&M Newly Launched Brand Arket

by March 30th, 2017

H&M announced on Thurday 30th March the launch of a new brand rooted in “style beyond trend.” Bernadette Kissane, apparel and footwear analyst at Euromonitor International, comments: “The announcement of H&M’s new brand Arket comes at an interesting time. While the company has been teasing consumers with the potential launch of a new brand for a while […]