Although last year’s headlines were all about the “retail-apocalypse”, we can now safely turn the page, and look forward to a new phase: Welcome to the “new normal”! [ #Shoptalk2018 ].

The Grove — Los Angeles

Obviously, anyone reading the specialized press would know that the reality is far more nuanced. On one side, some segments are growing fast, disrupting traditional verticals, seeing digital native retailers moving into the physical world. On the other side, the challenging landscape encountered by more traditional retailers just starting to embrace this period and to establish a new baseline.

In this struggle guided towards a brand story, relevance, and…


A weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry

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RetailPulse is a weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry. This weekly round-up provides a hand-curated view of the press on the changing face of retail, which is currently going through rapid changes encompassing technology, business models, workforce, and customers expectations.

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The Future of Retail Is Stores That Aren’t Stores [ The Atlantic ]

As brands are finding a new way to interact with their customers they need to adapt the way that they interact with…


Retail Pulse — A weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry

Hi, Happy Friday, everyone!

RetailPulse is a weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry. This weekly round-up provides a hand curated view of the press on the changing face of retail, which is currently going through rapid changes encompassing technology, business models, workforce, and customers expectations.

Subscribe to the weekly RetailPulse updates

Subscribe to the weekly RetailPulse updates

Superdry’s co-founders to share wealth with 4,500 employees

[ The Guardian ]

Let’s start the week with a very interesting initiative from a British company, Supergroup which decided to share a…


Retail Pulse — A weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry

Hi, Happy Friday, everyone!

RetailPulse is a weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry. This weekly round-up provides a hand curated view of the press on the changing face of retail, which is currently going through rapid changes encompassing technology, business models, workforce, and customers expectations.

Subscribe to the weekly RetailPulse updates

The last few months have been filled with doomsday predictions for the retail industry. A recent PwC total retail report demonstrates a steady growth for mobile commerce, but as well for…


Retail Pulse — A weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry

Hi, Happy Friday, everyone!

RetailPulse is a weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry. This weekly round-up provides a hand curated view of the press on the changing face of retail, which is currently going through rapid changes encompassing technology, business models, workforce, and customers expectations.

Subscribe to the weekly RetailPulse updates

Image credits Zlatimeyer — Amazon welcomes Whole Foods to the family!

This week, Amazon is finally taking over Whole Foods Market, and making at the same times a greater commitment to physical stores with lower prices; all with a ground beef logo…


Retail Pulse — A weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry

Hi, Happy Friday, everyone!

RetailPulse is a weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry. This weekly round-up provides a hand curated view of the press on the changing face of retail, which is currently going through rapid changes encompassing technology, business models, workforce, and customers expectations.

Subscribe to the weekly RetailPulse updates

Subscribe to the weekly RetailPulse updates

To start the week on a thoughtful note, let’s commence with a slightly different format with the report published by Credit Suisse and its list of the “seven retail sins” aiming…


Retail Pulse — A weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry

Hi, Happy Friday, everyone!

RetailPulse is a weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry. This weekly round-up provides a hand curated view of the press on the changing face of retail, which is currently going through rapid changes encompassing technology, business models, workforce, and customers expectations.

Subscribe to the weekly RetailPulse updates

Subscribe to the weekly RetailPulse updates

Retail Week:

More articles this week talking about “Retail Apocalypse” or “perfect storm” as described by Edward Stack, Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO. However, we are seeing some very interesting experiments from…


Retail Pulse — A weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry

Hi, Happy Friday, everyone!

RetailPulse is a weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry. This weekly round-up provides a hand curated view of the press on the changing face of retail, which is currently going through rapid changes encompassing technology, business models, workforce, and customers expectations.

Subscribe to the weekly RetailPulse updates

Retail Week:

With Brands’ growing interest in the Direct to Consumer model and the growing worries about conflict with traditional distribution channels and retailers carrying the brand. What are the tactics available to the brands to better connect with Consumers? …


Retail Pulse — A weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry

Hi, Happy Friday, everyone!

RetailPulse is a weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry. This weekly round-up provides a hand curated view of the press on the changing face of retail, which is currently going through rapid changes encompassing technology, business models, workforce, and customers expectations.

Retail Week:

Kering has announced a record growth in revenue and profits alongside LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, and Moncler is projecting its business to grow further this year. …


Hi, Happy Friday, everyone!

RetailPulse is a weekly digest focusing on the future of the retail industry. This weekly round-up provides a hand curated view of the press on the changing face of retail, which is currently going through rapid changes encompassing technology, business models, workforce, and customers expectations.

Quotes of the week:

“Amazon is in some ways more of a management story than a technology or a retail story.” Benedict Evans at Andreessen Horowitz

“[We] will put retailers back on the path to jobs and growth and back to competitiveness.” @VP Pence

Retail Week:

  • Physical stores have been growing…

David Rivier

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