Omnichannel

Using E-Commerce Solutions to Incentivize Customers to Shop In-Store
November 29, 2022 at 8:11 pm

As in the past few years, the retail sector in 2023 will be heavily impacted by macroeconomic trends such as supply chain constraints and inflation. We remain in a challenging environment characterized by uncertainty. Consumer spending continues to increase, but will it plateau? Inflation appears to be slowing, but will this relief continue? And will…

Insights From Total Retail's 2022 Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers Report
November 22, 2022 at 8:41 pm

In this episode of Retail Right Now, Total Retail's Joe Keenan and Kristina Stidham share insights from the recently released 2022 Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers report. The sixth annual report assessed 100 leading retailers' e-commerce and a brick-mortar stores across eight criteria related to the omnichannel shopping experience. To see the full rankings as well as…

Why E-Commerce Needs Brick-and-Mortar Retail
November 16, 2022 at 5:23 pm

As e-commerce has exploded in popularity, the question of how brick-and-mortar retailers would fare in the future has been widely debated. The notion of a “retail apocalypse” reached a crescendo during the pandemic as year-over-year e-commerce grew two to five times faster in 2020. So, where do retailers go from here? When it comes to…

The Retailer’s Guide: The Top 5 Considerations for a Successful Holiday Season
November 15, 2022 at 11:28 am

Retailers face a challenging holiday season due to inflation, labor shortages, and supply chain issues. Customers will be more discerning as they shop for good deals. Retailers have an opportunity to set themselves apart by providing a seamless, omnichannel customer experience that supports shoppers online, in-store, at the curb — and everywhere in between. These…

Target Debuts New Larger-Format Store Focused on Online Fulfillment
November 10, 2022 at 11:40 am

Target has unveiled plans for its next-generation store design. At nearly 150,000 square feet, the retailer's new larger-format stores will optimize additional space in an effort to support same-day fulfillment services and deliver on its stores-as-hubs strategy for fulfillment of online orders. The new store format recently debuted in Katy, Texas, outside Houston, and is…

Nordstrom Earns Top Ranking in Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers Report
November 9, 2022 at 9:41 am

Nordstrom has long been recognized in the retail industry as an innovator and trailblazer, bringing new ideas and formats to market in an effort to best meet the needs of its customers. That reputation now extends to omnichannel services and experiences. The upscale department store chain earned the No. 1 spot in Total Retail's sixth…

3 Data-Powered Recommendations for Marketers When Navigating the 2022 Holiday Shopping Season
November 8, 2022 at 12:08 pm

Data will play an instrumental role for marketers this holiday season. With ongoing issues like excess inventory, supply chain bottlenecks, and the impact of rising prices on consumers, the 2022 holiday shopping season is requiring marketers to adjust to a challenging ecosystem to reach the right customers and make the most of every moment. Real-time…

Total Retail Releases its 2022 Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers Report
November 2, 2022 at 5:46 pm

The sixth annual Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers report was released late last month by Total Retail. The report features a ranking of 100 leading retailers and brands based on the omnichannel capabilities across their organizations (e.g., supply chain, pricing, loyalty, payments), and the execution of those programs. It identifies the companies doing the best job…