Service & Consulting


Research • 18.05.2017

UK retail parks will grow faster than high streets to 2022

The UK retail parks market is expected to grow by 13.8 percent between 2017 and 2022, with the sector set to outperform the high street, says GlobalData.

The UK retail parks market is expected to grow by 13.8 percent between 2017 and 2022, with the sector set to outperform the high street, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that this ...

General Election 2017 • 17.05.2017

BRC sets out the retail industry vision for the journey ahead

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has published its recommendations for the next Government.

‘Pioneers’ sets out the retail industry’s vision for a plan that promotes the interests of consumers in the Brexit negotiations and supports a pioneering, responsible and vibrant industry for the future. Helen Dickinson OBE, ...


News • 11.05.2017

Supermarket home delivery efficiency increased by 10 per cent

Retail customers readily taking advantage of the option to have their everyday grocery needs delivered to their home within a defined time slot.

For the chain stores, online retail activities involve a vast effort in terms of logistics, with much to lose, but also much to gain.  A team of mathematicians at the Alpen-Adria-Universität, assembled by optimisation expert Philipp ...

NRF • 11.05.2017

Retail imports to keep growing through the summer

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports should see steady increases through the summer and into the fall, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report.

“Regardless of whether the sales come in their stores or through their websites, retailers see that consumers are buying more this year and they’re importing the goods needed to meet the demand,” NRF Vice President for Supply Chain ...

News • 05.05.2017

Best UK retailer of the public at GlobalData’s 2017 customer satisfaction awards

The electricals retailer beat John Lewis and Asos, who came second & third respectively, John Lewis and Marks & Spencer dominated proceedings at GlobalData’s 2017 Customer Satisfaction Awards, held on 27 April at The Royal Horseguards Hotel, London. Sponsors included global textile group Indo Count Industries; Lithium, ...


Company News • 01.05.2017

Poshmark launches the Posh Dressing Room

In-app styling experience matching shoppers with millions of stylists

Poshmark, a social marketplace for fashion where anyone can buy, sell and share their style with others, launches the Posh Dressing Room, a one-on-one styling experience between a buyer and a Seller Stylist that brings the essence of shopping in a ...

News • 01.05.2017

UL Consumer & Retail Services joins the ZDHC program as official contributor

Vision is a widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry to protect consumers

UL Consumer & Retail Services (CRS) joins the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme and in doing so, supports the Programme’s vision of widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry and best practices in the textile, ...

Personal Announcements • 27.04.2017

Ross Burling is Absen's new Business Development Manager - UK, Ireland & Nordics

His focus will lay on OOH, Retail, Sports and Rental markets

Absen Europe has announced the appointment of Ross Burling to the newly created role of business development manager – UK, Ireland and Nordics. Ross will focus on OOH, Retail, Sports and Rental markets, working hand-in-glove with Absen’s ...

Report • 25.04.2017

Always in motion: SEAT rolls out new concepts for its dealerships

How the automotive industry redesigns showrooms

Car dealers respond to the ever-changing buying habits of their customers and expand new retail concepts. The ambiance of car dealerships is increasingly defined by digital technologies, premium settings, and graphic displays. This is how the ...

News • 20.04.2017

UK retail customer experience failing to improve

Nearly 50% of queries left unanswered

Despite 93 percent of consumers revealing they are more likely to buy if they receive a positive customer experience, UK retailers are struggling to deliver adequate, consistent service new research suggests. Companies were unable to answer 46 ...

News • 12.04.2017

Retail employment lower than expected in march

Aimed slower national growth

Retail industry employment decreased by 30,300 jobs in March from February, a substantially weaker-than-expected report due in part to weather patterns from mild temperatures to blizzards, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers ...

Facility management • 11.04.2017

Green renaissance: dena helps retailers to renovate buildings

Interview with Andreas Tiemann, project manager “energy-efficient buildings“ at the German Energy Agency (dena)

Energy-efficient retail buildings are not only great for the environment, but also for business. This is why the German Energy Agency (Deutsche Energie-Agentur), abbreviated dena, launched an exemplary project at the beginning of this year. The ...

Product • 10.04.2017

Posbank DCR wins the Red Dot Design Award 2017

The all-in-one POS terminal offers supercompact size yet powerful performance

Posbank Co., Ltd., provider of Point of Sale solutions, announced that DCR, all-in-one POS terminal that offers supercompact size yet powerful performance, won the Red Dot Design Award 2017. The Posbank DCR is a completely redefined POS ...

Interview • 21.03.2017

Elke Moebius: "Digitization and emotionalization are the hottest trends"

Time to remember the past and celebrate the future!

A female powerhouse – with enough energy for ten people: that describes Elke Moebius, Director EuroShop and EuroCIS. After countless conversations and endless miles walking the halls of EuroShop, she has made many personal experiences, which ...

iXtenso at EuroShop • 05.03.2017

With a fruit stand, charm and an orange…

…the iXtenso team welcomes you with fresh information from the world of retail

The 19th EuroShop will open its doors between March 5 to 9. Once more the world's no. 1 retail trade fair will be held on Dusseldorf’s fair grounds. This year’s EuroShop covers seven different dimensions and offers visitors the ...

Company News • 22.02.2017

Carrefour Spain rolls out compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet

Vehicles reduce nitrogen oxide (Nox) emissions by up to 99 percent and the level of particles emitted by 95 percent

Carrefour Spain, is incorporating compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet to carry out deliveries of e-commerce orders together with home delivery vans with the same characteristics. These vehicles reduce nitrogen oxide (Nox) emissions by up ...

Report • 20.02.2017

Update for retailers – The forums of EuroShop

Visitors of EuroShop 2017 can expect high levels of retail knowledge at the multi-faceted forums of the trade fair.

Experts, manufacturers and trade partners introduce innovations from the world of retail in compact lectures. The presentations will be translated simultaneously into German and English. ...

News • 06.02.2017

Meet the iXtenso team at EuroShop 2017!

We will report live for you from the trade fair ground

The team of iXtenso – Magazine for Retailers will be there in Düsseldorf for the five days of EuroShop from March 5th till 9th to catch the most innovative trends of retail industry. All editorial contributions like articles, videos or ...

Perfectly informed • 30.01.2017

Smart use of virtual shelves at the POS

Extending the retail sales floor and providing exceptional customer service

They fit onto the smallest sales floors and are still able to show the entire product portfolio: virtual shelves. That is also why they have become increasingly popular over the past three years. Retailers like EP: and Knauber also rely on this ...

News • 16.01.2017

EuroShop 2017: focus on energy efficiency

ECOpark and Eco Forum demonstrate and discuss professional energy management in the retail trade

EuroShop is an important barometer and a worldwide indicator of future developments in the retail trade. When the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre opens its gates for the world's leading trade fair in the retail trade, from 5 to 9 March 2017, ...

News • 23.12.2016

NPD holiday shopping bag 2016 weekly report

Thanksgiving Week takes its rightful place as the true start of the holiday shopping season

According to The NPD Group’s weekly point-of-sale results for key general merchandise categories, dollar sales in the fourth week of the 2016 holiday shopping season, which included Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, more than doubled that of ...

News • 21.12.2016

Nike's Mark Parker to be recognized by NRF as the visionary 2017

2017 NRF Foundation Gala January 15 in New York City

The National Retail Federation today announced that it will name Nike Chairman, President and CEO Mark Parker "The Visionary," a new honor intended to recognize outstanding retail industry leaders, during the 2017 NRF Foundation Gala ...

News • 16.12.2016

NRF foundation announces finalists for 2017 next generation scholarship

The top recipient will be announced on stage in front of hundreds of retail CEOs and insiders at the NRF Foundation Gala

The National Retail Federation Foundation today announced this year’s top five finalists for its Next Generation Scholarship program, which provides financial support to college students pursuing careers or majors relevant ...

News • 15.12.2016 report: Online retail sales in Japan will continue growth

Rakuten and Amazon are the most popular sites

Slower, but continued growth of online retail in Japan is the prediction in a new publication from Hamburg-based, "Japan B2C E-Commerce Sales Forecasts: 2016 to 2020." The report combines information from reliable primary ...

Last Mile • 14.12.2016

Logistics conquers the private sphere and entices with new delivery options

Online retailers want to offer faster delivery in the future

Christmas is just around the corner and with it comes the annual gift buying. You would think it’s a great time for online retailers. Yet despite the great e-commerce growth in 2016, there is still one final nuisance for customers that many ...

News • 08.12.2016

Bonsai App launches with Alec Monopoly at Dundas Square

Men's Retail App Shop Bonsai celebrates its launch with a four day extravaganza at Dundas Square

Shop Bonsai will be taking over Dundas Square to commemorate the Toronto-based startup's nation-wide launch. Shop Bonsai is Canada's first mobile retail marketplace curated for the millennial male. Launching with ...

News • 05.12.2016

EuroShop goes India

New Company Excosa founded

EuroShop Düsseldorf, the leading international trade fair for all investment needs in the retail sector, is entering the Indian market. Why? Well, India is much more than just a subcontinent on the way to economic strength — it is ...

Thanksgiving • 28.11.2016

Home still remains the heart of the holiday meal

Thanksgiving traditions are evolving to reflect the new cultural and societal makeup of the U.S., finds The NPD Group

A mix of influences - economic, ethnic, generational, health, pop culture, and our social structure  - are shaping the new Thanksgiving traditions. Thanksgiving is now a meal with family or “family” redefined, a shopping ...

News • 25.11.2016

German businesses focusing on climate protection

More and more businesses interested in providing their own energy needs

German companies are making efforts to protect the climate. The latest trend study from E.ON shows that a majority of companies take the issue of energy conservation seriously. Around 75 percent of the CEOs surveyed indicated that they had ...

News • 04.11.2016

Shortfall between consumers’ e-commerce delivery expectations and reality

Following a negative delivery experience 38 percent say they are likely to never shop with that retailer again

Today’s consumers say their online purchasing decisions are directly influenced by delivery and returns and the experiences they encounter. As the findings of this year’s MetaPack 2016 State of eCommerce Delivery Consumer Research Report ...

News • 03.11.2016

Mixed results on core experience factors among supermarket shoppers

Opportunities exist despite high overall satisfaction and strong likelihood to recommend scores

The Retail Feedback Group (RFG), a leader in providing actionable stakeholder feedback, today released the 2016 U.S. Supermarket Experience Study. The research, now in its ninth year, found that supermarkets, on a five-point scale where five is ...

News • 19.10.2016

Shopping Headquarters provides 14 day money back guarantee for customers

One of the newest online destinations for home decor products, Shopping Headquarters offers 14 day money back guarantee for eligible items

Shopping Headquarters recently shed light on their product returns and exchanges policy, which promises money back guarantee for eligible items. The company stated that the returned products must be in original packaging, have not been used and are ...

News • 17.10.2016

New Trade Association: Private Railcar Food and Beverage Association

The formation of a new trade association geared toward the private railcar food and beverage shipper

PRFBA is excited to announce the formation of a new trade association, named the Private Railcar Food and Beverage Association, Inc. This Association also known by its members as PRFBA, pronounced “PERF-BAH,” and is comprised of 13 ...

Company News • 13.10.2016

E-commerce: clothing and footwear retailing in Brazil

Market summary and forecasts: Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2020

  Market Research Hub (MRH) has recently announced the addition of a new research report about the clothing and footwear retailing in Brazil to its repository. The research report, titled “Clothing & Footwear Retailing in Brazil ...

Highest in survey history • 27.09.2016

Halloween spending to reach 8.4 Billion Dollars

Americans are looking forward to splurging on their favorite candy and costumes this Halloween season

According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, total spending for Halloween is expected to reach $8.4 billion, an all-time high in the survey’s 11-year history. U.S. ...

Company News • 26.09.2016

UK Womenswear Market 2016-21: The importance of quality

Verdict Retail’s survey found that womenswear shoppers aged 55+ rated the importance of quality as 8.9 out of 10 in regards to retailer selection

According to the company’s latest report, 2016 has served up some of the toughest trading conditions for womenswear retailers since the 2008 recession, and with inflationary pressure building, volume growth will not reach pre-recessionary ...

News • 21.09.2016

Food safety concerns due to popular supermarket restaurant-style foods

With the rise of the grocerant - supermarkets that offer prepared, restaurant-style foods - comes consumer concerns regarding food safety

With the rise of the grocerant - supermarkets that offer prepared, restaurant-style foods - comes consumer concerns regarding food safety.  Although the majority of U.S. consumers feel that foods in supermarkets are safe, the percentage who ...

Company News • 05.09.2016

Scandit included in Gartner Report on Supply Chain Visibility Initiatives

report reviews how various organizations have used technology to enhance their logistics and transportation visibility

Scandit, the leading enterprise mobility and data capture company, specializing in barcode scanning solutions for smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices, was included in a July 2016 Gartner report titled, “Lessons Learned From Supply Chain ...

Company News • 01.09.2016

J.Crew and Nordstrom announce partnership

Edited J.Crew collection to be featured in 16 Nordstrom stores and at

J.Crew Group, Inc. announces that Nordstrom will sell an edited assortment of the J.Crew collection at select Nordstrom full-line stores and at beginning September 12th. The assortment will include women's apparel, accessories and ...

Delivery service • 29.06.2016

When your front door guards the beer crates

The beverage supplier “Trinkkiste“ delivers drinks with no deadline pressure

When beverage supplier “Trinkkiste“ from Berlin delivers its products, it is not bound to set times. A patented locking system that can chain the beverage crates to the door makes all of this possible. The online pure player also ...

Product • 09.06.2016

Lightdrive+ light control from Osram for dynamic lighting applications

The e:cue Lightdrive+ from Osram Lighting Solutions is an intuitive and easy-to-use DMX controller for dynamic lighting applications in small to mid-sized projects.

The e:cue Lightdrive+ from Osram Lighting Solutions is an intuitive and easy-to-use DMX controller for dynamic lighting applications in small to mid-sized projects. Commissioning and programming is both simple and intuitive, and various scenes, ...

Interview • 07.03.2016

"Making shopping even more convenient for consumers"

Interview with EuroCIS-Director Elke Moebius about the highlights and trends of the trade fair

EuroCIS 2016 was a complete success: boasting a significantly increased number of visitors and for the first time, an exhibition floor plan of more than 10,000m², it featured the latest trends in retail technology. At the conclusion of the ...

Report • 30.11.2015

Don’t underestimate their importance: Restrooms as a customer service

Pros, cons and alternatives to offering your own customer restrooms

Sooner or later, we all need to use it ... the restroom. And especially during a longer shopping trip in town. Yet many retailers don’t provide restrooms for their customers. Understandable but in the future a potential service shortfall that ...

Report • 11.11.2015

A statement for sustainability

New IKEA building in Kaarst is environmentally friendly pilot project

Furniture retailer IKEA launches a worldwide unique pilot project in Germany: Under the motto "More Sustainable Store" the new IKEA furniture store in Kaarst in North Rhine-Westphalia Kaarst will unite all aspects of the company's ...

Report • 10.11.2015

Norma shows interest in Tengelmann

Discounter offers talks about the acquisition of stores

The subject has been moving the retail sector in Germany for months already. And now – just around two weeks before the public hearing on the acquisition of Kaiser's Tengelmann by Edeka - the food discounter Norma has also expressed ...

Report • 10.11.2015

Loss of customers at German discounters

Difficult times for Aldi, Lidl & Co

Being cheap is no longer enough: According to a recent survey conducted by GfK, the German discounters have lost 1.3 percent in sales volume from January to September 2015. This is in stark contrast to the classical supermarkets, which are looking ...

Company News • 22.10.2015

Shop-in-Shop for coffee at the supermarket

REWE and Starbucks announce partnership

Gastronomy in retail currently is a big issue. Dining options invite customers to linger and create a cozy atmosphere in which mere shopping no longer is in the foreground. REWE and Starbucks also have recognized this and plan the integration of ...

Report • 08.10.2015

"B2C and B2B are becoming more and more alike"

28. ECC-Forum "B2B in Digital Transformation" in Cologne

Cologne as a meeting place of retail: After the spring edition of the ECC-Forum as usual put the focus on the B2C sector with the topic "Experience and Service in (Online) Retail" around 155 participants came together in Cologne on October ...

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