Keyword: retail

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 ...

Company News • 22.12.2016

Inter Ikea Group acquires TEXO Application AB

Inter Ikea Group is the new owner of the innovative and entrepreneurial company Texo Application AB

Inter Ikea Systems has together with Texo Application designed and developed an automated storage and picking solution to the benefit for the Ikea stores, customer order, multichannel retailing and warehouse operations. “With this ...

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 ...

Company News • 13.12.2016

Sellers and consultants report a happy Jumia Black Friday 2016

75 percent of orders had shipped by Friday November 25th

The 2016 edition of Jumia Black Friday may have come and gone, but the excitement and taste of success still lingers for the sellers, sales agents and community of entrepreneurs who experienced impressive sales and positive customer feedback during ...

Professional article • 01.12.2016

Innovate or die! Retailing in the cross-channel age

Linking brick-and-mortar stores and online options with a focus on the customer

The online market volume still grows steadily in Germany and is likely to break the 50 billion Euro mark for the first time in 2016. According to the “IFH-Branchenreport Online-Handel 2016“ (IFH industry report for the online retail ...

News • 30.11.2016

VTT's spin off company to measure shopping intentions in physical stores

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a unique solution to measure in-store shopper's intentions

The implementation respects privacy - no identity information of shoppers is collected. The objective is to start commercial deliveries in spring 2017. "Until now it has been technically possible only to record how many people entered the ...

News • 10.11.2016

Retail imports up as holiday shoppers head to stores

Imports are growing, but not as fast as in past years

With the holiday shopping season officially under way, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to be up 4.4 percent this month over the same time last year and should see a slightly larger increase next month, ...

Local Shopping • 18.10.2016

An overview of five German local commerce models

Do online marketplaces really strengthen local retail?

E-commerce makes things hard for brick-and-mortar retailers. To improve the customer churn rate, various local commerce approaches have been developed to connect brick-and-mortar businesses to the internet and vice versa. The concepts range from ...

Company News • 13.10.2016

New e-commerce website for Mattress 1

Accorin announces deployment for America’s largest independent mattress retail chain

Boston-based e-commerce agency Accorin and Orlando, FL-based Mattress1 have completed a comprehensive redesign and technology overhaul of the company’s website. The new website, which includes a new user interface, online catalog, mobile ...

Product • 29.07.2016

NearSt aims to add £4 Billion a year to UK High Street by 2020

NearSt is capitalising on growth in 'near me' searches by connecting products in local shops with smartphones

The platform allows people to order products for instant collection and 1-hour delivery, beating any existing offer from online platforms such as Amazon. NearSt, which is backed by TrueStart, Europe’s leading retail and consumer accelerator ...

Video • 24.02.2016

What beats in the heart of retailing?

Impressions from EuroCIS 2016.

Which new technologies for online and offline retail are there? EuroCIS, the "Leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology" shows it. You too can get an insight into how the store of tomorrow could look in the video.

Company News • 19.09.2014

Comexposium Group launches Paris Retail Week

The new leading event for 360° Retail

COMEXPOSIUM Group has announced the launch of the first Paris Retail Week, to be held from 21 to 23 September 2015 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. The first Paris Retail Week will bring together on a single site E-Commerce Paris, Europe's ...

Company News • 14.05.2014

Grocery shopper insight survey

The playing field in the grocery space has gotten even more competitive - retailers in the dollar, drug and mass channels are flooding shoppers with offers to draw shoppers away from traditional grocers for key food events, weekly stock-up trips, as ...

Company News • 14.05.2014

Stores enjoy Easter sales boost over online

Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 11.2 per cent in April versus a year earlier. In April 2013, they had increased by 6.3 per cent over the previous year. In April, online sales represented 16.1% of total Non-Food sales of our ...

Company News • 12.05.2014

Imports are more ‘Made in America’ than label reveals

Imported products sold in the United States from clothing to cars contain far more U.S. parts or other content and value and support significantly more American jobs than consumers or policymakers realize, according to a new report prepared for the ...

Company News • 12.05.2014

FSP extends retail research brief with M&G Real Estate

FSP, the UK’s leading retail consultancy, has signed a new framework agreement with leading global real estate fund manager, M&G Real Estate, to provide regular bespoke retail research, to help shape the organisation’s in-town and ...

Company News • 08.05.2014

Snobby staff can boost luxury retail sales

The forthcoming Journal of Consumer Research study reveals that consumers who get the brush-off at a high-end  retailer can become more willing to purchase and wear pricey togs.  "It appears that snobbiness might actually be a ...

Company News • 09.04.2014

Payments market: UK retailers welcome European Parliament vote

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has welcomed a significant vote by MEPs in the European Parliament for a comprehensive overhaul of the European payments market. The European Parliament has sent a clear message that the time for reform has ...

Report • 03.02.2014

Retail Is More Innovative Than Ever Before

An article by Michael Gerling, Managing Director of the EHI Retail Institute

The global retail industry is currently facing some of the biggest challenges in decades. Radical changes in consumer buying behavior, rapid technological change, which enormously influences both the internal processes in companies as well as the ...

Interview • 31.01.2013

“eCommerce promotes traditional types of advertising“

iXtenso-Interview with Ute Holtmann and Marlene Lohmann, EHI Retail Institute

Retail today has a great many possibilities for advertising and customer communication available – and the Internet constantly creates new channels. Nevertheless, the traditional types of advertising such as ads, flyers and catalogs continue ...

Report • 27.11.2012

Neuromarketing: When the hunter becomes the hunted

… because when it comes to purchase decisions, they seldom know why they do it

Everybody knows them, but few ask why they are there: bargains and sales. Shortly before Christmas, German retailer Saturn likes to give away the sales tax and in nearly every larger town, there are now so-called mid-season sales in addition to ...

Interview • 01.10.2012

Displays and Projectors or Signs and Posters?

iXtenso interview with Achim Bukmakowski, Epson Deutschland (Germany)

Achim Bukmakowski has worked for Epson for the past twelve years and assumed leadership of its Professional Graphics & Photo division in 2010.  In this position, the 49-year-old is in charge of sales and distribution of large format ...


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Verifone GmbH
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Handelsverband Deutschland - HDE e.V.
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British Retail Consortium
British Retail Consortium
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ORACLE Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG
ORACLE Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG
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10587 Berlin
Stibo Systems GmbH
Stibo Systems GmbH
Caffamacherreihe 8
20355 Hamburg
Bundesverband des Deutschen Versandhandels e.V. (bvh)
Bundesverband des Deutschen Versandhandels e.V. (bvh)
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60528 Frankfurt am Main
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Management Forum der Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt GmbH
Management Forum der Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt GmbH
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60322 Frankfurt am Main
Institut für Handelsforschung (IfH)
Institut für Handelsforschung (IfH)
Dürener Str. 401b
50858 Köln
EHI Retail Institute
EHI Retail Institute
Spichernstraße 55
50672 Köln