Sahir Anand

SNOW HILL -- At first glance, the Walmart that opened here last October looks like any other new Walmart you?d find around the state.It?s got the retailer?s ubiquitous yellow logo, a tan brick façade and silver floors. Once inside, however, Walmart customers are confronted with a store layout that runs counter to the retailer?s reputation for vastness. At 15,000 square feet, this Walmart Express is less than a 10th the size of the company?s massive SuperCenters, which can be 200,000 square feet or bigger. Walmart Expresses are popping up in rural towns across North Carolina as part of a

Chico's FAS signed an agreement to license the Test & Learn Management System from Applied Predictive Technologies (APT). After a pilot that examined a range of Chico's promotional strategies, the retailer chose the system to help it make more strategic marketing decisions. "In the highly competitive and fast-moving world of apparel retail, there is need for in depth testing and analysis in a controlled environment," says Todd Vogensen, vice president of financial planning and strategy at Chico's. "We have seen how APT's solution is able to rapidly design and test high-impact ideas before rolling them out to the entire

Luxury retailer Coach launched its first U.S. mobile commerce site, a comprehensive guide to everything customers want and more. Built to give consumers an enhanced brand experience wherever they may be, the site offers users the same upscale shopping experience and efficiency as the traditional website in the palm of their hands.

Build-A-Bear Workshop is using ChannelAdvisor's solutions to transform its original print catalogs into interactive online sales tools, boosting the make-your-own stuffed animal retailer's online presence.

Click Here To Download: By Sahir Anand, Aberdeen Group Self-service systems such as kiosks, digital signage, mobile shopping, and self-checkout combine a myriad of applications including, but not limited to, product search, content management, digital asset management, automated data capture, Web access, loyalty processing, order automation, and payment processing. Currently, amongst Best-in-Class retailers, digital signage and self-service kiosks rank the highest in terms of adoption. The following sections assess both these self-service technologies in greater detail. Click Here To Download: Most Popular Please wait... | VertMarkets, Inc. | Contact Legal | Privacy Statement Copyright © 1996 -

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