Dress Barn Parent Company to Close Up to 650 Stores

| Daniela Forte

Ascena Retail Group, the parent company for both Dress Barn and Ann Taylor, plans to close up to 650 stores in the next two years as a result of consumer’s shift to online shopping. See what the company’s next move is in light of these closures.

Google Launches Image Search Feature

| Daniela Forte

Google launched its “Style Ideas” image search in the Google app for Android and mobile web. See why this makes the shopping experience visual for customers when they shop products.

49 Elements Your Product Detail Page Must Have

| Daniela Forte

Simply selling a great product just won’t cut it anymore, today retailers need to find various ways to make their products stand out among the crowd. This infographic provides 49 elements that will ensure that your product detail page is up to the task of beating your competitors.

Survey Finds Poor Online Service Impacts Store Sales

| Brian Kelly

How does your web or mobile performance affect your customer’s behavior online and offline? A recent survey commissioned by Catchpoint shares the impact that the online customer experience can have on in-store sales. Discover what’s driving your customer’s behavior and how leaner sites are better.

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The Year Ahead in Retail: 2017 Predictions

| Guy Yehiav

It’s hard to determine what will happen in 2017 when it comes to retail, none of us have crystal ball to determine what we’ll see change or stay the same. Here are several 2017 predictions in retail and what it will mean for the industry.