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Now is the Moment to Accelerate Your Digital Transformation
March 31, 2020 at 10:54 am

Shhh! Don’t make any noise. The 800-pound gorilla is distracted. Now is your chance. I’m talking about the fact that Amazon Prime delivery delays are as long as a month now. Now is your opportunity to serve your customers like never before. Now is the time to make up ground and become a digital force.…

Traditional Fashion and Apparel Brands Play Catch Up to D-to-Cs
March 10, 2020 at 11:32 am

Direct-to-consumer (D-to-C) businesses exploded in 2019. There are now almost 400 D-to-C brands in the apparel and accessory market alone. As D-to-C momentum reaches full swing, traditional retail fashion brands like Nike are jumping on board in a big way. For example, Nike estimates that its D-to-C sales will reach $16 billion in 2020. Other…

5 Things Leading Brands Do to Create World-Class Customer Experiences
March 10, 2020 at 10:39 am

The key to retailer success was once very simple: provide the lowest prices on the products people wanted. Times have changed. Today’s consumer has multiple shopping options and several ways to make a purchase. It’s no longer just about the best deal; it’s about the customer experience (CX). We live in an experience economy. Making…

Boomers in Retail: It's Time to Re-Engage With the Forgotten Generation
February 12, 2020 at 11:06 am

Baby boomers are the fastest-growing demographic in the United States, and households aged 55-plus control more than 70 percent of total net wealth. In 20 years, the population aged 55 and over will account for almost one-third of the U.S. population. Unlike millennials, who are often burdened by student debt and the costs of supporting…

TechStyle Fashion Group Wins Repeat Customers Through Membership
January 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Laura Joukovski, president, global fashion brands at TechStyle Fashion Group, parent company of Fabletics, Savage X Fenty, JustFab, ShoeDazzle, and FabKids, detailed the company's approach to customer retention during an interview with Total Retail's Joe Keenan this week at the 2020 National Retail Federation Big Show. Joukovski discussed how TechStyle is working to evolve and stay…

How to Leverage Data to Implement the Best Customer Loyalty Tactics
January 7, 2020 at 12:39 pm

How many times have you found yourself walking into Target for a new toothbrush and exiting with backup cleaning supplies (for next year), new toys for your dog, and a state-of-the-art popcorn maker? America’s favorite department store recently announced its new loyalty program, called "Target Circle," where customers now receive special discounts based on data…

The Quadruple Value of Connected Customers
December 4, 2019 at 10:41 am

We live in a world where customer expectations are constantly changing. And for businesses, keeping up with customers can be a daunting task. “Connected Customer” is a relatively new term used to describe those customers that interact with brands through digital means such as websites, apps, voice assistants (e.g., Alexa), etc. An overwhelmingly large percentage…

Black Friday: Boosting Business Year-Round
November 27, 2019 at 10:48 am

Black Friday is synonymous with excited queues of shoppers stretching around the block, eager to get their hands on a bargain before Christmas. It has traditionally been about the excitement of the moment rather than a means for retailers to build long-term customer relationships. However, with e-commerce there's an opportunity to get to know customers…