October 17, 2020


Welcome to this issue of the Total Retail Report: Weekend Edition, a recap of what you may have missed this past week on myTotalRetail.com. Have a great weekend!


Highlights From Total Retail's Top 100 Fastest-Growing Retailers Report

In this special episode of Total Retail Talks, Digital Content Manager Kristina Stidham speaks with Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan about Total Retail’s recently released Top 100 Fastest-Growing Retailers report, a ranking of publicly traded companies based on year-over-year net sales growth. Keenan shares that this annual report identifies the retail brands that are growing sales at…


Steps to Position Your Retail Brand for Holiday Success

by Cathy McCabe

Seven months on and, for most brands, online sales are still rising while the overall retail landscape is challenged with plenty of uncertainty. Travel restrictions remain in place, lockdowns are lifting and returning, and the need to wear masks in indoor spaces is contributing to a marked decline in physical footfall. This is resulting in…

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Watson Advertising Seasonal Activation Calendar

The changing seasons provide a chance to connect with consumers in new ways. This calendar, developed by the IBM Watson Advertising team, showcases opportunities to form meaningful relationships with your customers by creating more relevant messaging & campaigns guided by the world’s most accurate forecast. Learn more here.

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The 12 Dirty Little Secrets of OMS

Are you in for a trick – or a treat – when selecting your next order management system? Get the insider’s view of OMS and the critical questions to ask during the selection process. Don’t miss the key functionality and capabilities required for agile, profitable, unified commerce.


The Time is Right to Revisit Retail Lease Provisions in Light of COVID-19

by Dan Villalpando

Many retailers were forced to close their doors to customers beginning in March 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic first hit the United States. This caused the stock market to plunge initially, and pushed the overall economy into a record slump. Unsure of how to proceed given the unprecedented situation where municipalities were ordering stores to…


Demystifying Decisioning & Orchestration: The Power Behind Customer Journeys

Decisioning and orchestration is not for the faint of heart. It requires a combination of people, process, and technology to successfully enable, and it takes the ability to pivot programs at exceptional speed. Consumer expectations are evolving, and real-time personalization is now considered table stakes for brands to compete for a customer’s loyalty. Join Adobe, Winterberry Group, and Ansira for an interactive discussion to demystify decisioning and orchestration.


New Processes For A New Normal

Consumer Behavior Shifts Force Retailers to Evolve Operations … With the Help of Technology