4 Key Takeaways from NRF 2018

| Georgina Nelson

This year’s Big Show had retailers buzzing about new products, partners and acquisitions. Following a show of this size and scope, it can be difficult to sift through the noise and figure out which takeaways to apply to your own business operations. Here is a look back at NRF 2018 and what retailers can expect in the year ahead.

Customer Loyalty: Key Considerations for Retailers

| Brian Elliott

Customer loyalty remains a panacea that retailers are all seeking. Every retailer wants consumers to consistently purchase from their business, rather than from their competitors’. Building and sustaining this loyalty is key to retaining customers over time and driving increased sales. Here are several ways to drive customer loyalty for your business.

Early Gap Analysis Equals Software Conversion Success

| Paul Sobota

When it comes to a software conversion project, there are major unknowns if you don’t conduct a gap analysis with the selected vendor. Such analysis provides insights on proposed modifications and workarounds, estimated hours and costs, helping you avoid expensive, time-consuming overruns.

.store Suffix Provides Retailers an Opportunity to Rebrand

| Stuart Fuller

The term ‘store’ consistently ranks as one of the highest keywords used in domain registrations across legacy TLDs such as .com. Therefore most retailers, small or large, who adopt a “brand.store” web address will help consumers find them with greater ease. The suffix looks and sounds like a natural destination for online stores of any description. Here’s how you can secure a .store for your brand.

Week In Review: Bubble Wrap Becomes Unbreakable

| MCM Staff

Pop… Pop… Pop Pop… Pop…
Well, that’s a series of sounds we may not hear anymore, shortly after a co-worker or a family member opens a package. That’s because Sealed Air’s “unpoppable” Bubble Wrap protective packaging solution is now commercially available worldwide.
Read on and find out what this means for Bubble Wrap aficionados and your packaging, and what else was big news this week.