Neiman Marcus’ Online Revenues Up 12.5% in Q4

| Daniela Forte

Neiman Marcus reported an increase in online revenues of 12.5% which accounted for 36% of the overall business for the fourth quarter. See how Neiman Marcus plans to be a more customer-centric company in the future.

Retail Innovation Alive and Well at Shop.org 2018

| Mike O'Brien

Given rapid changes in ecommerce and growing expectations of always-on consumers, it’s no surprise that the sector is a hotbed of retail innovation, technology and investment. And a lot of it was on display at this year’s Shop.org conference in Las Vegas. Here’s a sampling of the new tech that was on display in the Innovation Lab.

More Than One-Third of Warehouses Not Using WMS

| Mike O'Brien

Despite its many advantages, WMS software is not in use at nearly 35% of distribution and fulfillment center operations, according to a survey by the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC). See what other technology preferences and investment plans were cited by operations professionals.

6 Tips for Strategic Retail Business Growth

| Helen Cartwright

When starting out, new entrepreneurs have a lot of goals with the main ones being gaining recognition for their venture and rapid growth. Overnight success, however, is not the standard; you have to do it the old-fashioned way. Here are six tips that will ensure success in your retail business.

How Businesses Can Lay Golden Eggs: A Guide to Success

| Helen Cartwright

Starting a business is like giving birth to a child – you have to tend to it to have the best chance of success. Every entrepreneur starting their own business dreams of making it work, but what does it take? Here are tips to ensure success with your own business.

Converted Carts: What Retailers Need to Get Right for Customer Acquisition

| Jess Breslav

Bankruptcies and store closures are hitting once iconic brands like Gymboree, RadioShack and Payless, while ecommerce operators like Amazon continue to relentlessly bolster their power. The key will be finding ways to improve customer acquisition to fuel revenues and profits. Discover how new technologies and capabilities will make this possible.

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.