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  • Just In Time For Valentine’s Day: 10 Lovable Retail Stories From Starbucks, Alibaba And More

    February 14th, 2019

    Trends, traditions and technologies come and go, but our love affair with retail remains strong; it just enters different stages. Great stories emerge every day, giving us new reasons to fall head over heels. Here are 10 such tales from traditional to newly founded merchants.

  • 3 Steps To Turn Pumpkin Spice Into Perennial Engagement

    October 18th, 2017

    The new Starbucks fall latte flavor — maple pecan — is a reminder that even long-lasting seasonal favorites, like pumpkin spice, can grow stale. Such seasonal products also raise the question of whether limited-time events support the long-term goals a retailer wants to achieve.

  • The Simplicity Solution: 4 Ways Retailers Earn More By Keeping It Simple

    March 3rd, 2017

    Given the choice, most people prefer to have fewer options. In fact, the majority of consumers are willing to pay more money for simpler experiences. Yet choice remains the go-to tool for many retailers. Here’s how Red Bull, Costco and other success-story brands use simplicity to stand apart.

  • Should Your Brand Take A Stand? 3 Ways Advocacy Can Boost Sales

    February 15th, 2017

    From gay marriage to immigration rights, some social and political issues are just too culturally significant for retailers to ignore. Starbucks made this evident with its recent commitment to hire 10,000 refugees. But before taking a stand, what should merchants consider?