Articles By Christine Kern

  1. Deloitte Predicts Healthy Black Friday Sales, Both Online And In Stores
    11/27/2017

    Survey finds 75 percent of Americans plan to shop over the holiday weekend.

  2. Is Black Friday Becoming Obsolete?
    11/27/2017

    What does rising ecommerce mean for traditional brick-and-mortar holiday retail sales?

  3. Walmart’s New Shelf-Scanning Robots Exemplify How AI And Humans Can Work Together
    11/6/2017

    New technology will replenish inventory and make restock more efficient.

  4. Retailers Need To Invest In Technology For Holiday Rush
    11/6/2017

    Survey finds that neglecting tech investment could cost retailers $300,000 this holiday season.

  5. Shoppers Still Frustrated By Lack Of Personalization Provided By Retailers
    11/6/2017

    More than two-thirds surveyed said they see shopping experiences as too impersonal.

  6. BJ’s Wholesale Club Launches New Mobile App
    11/6/2017

    Retailers need to leverage mobile commerce to win customers.

  7. Panelists Outline Benefits And Challenges To RFID Implementation For Retailers
    10/30/2017

    Target, Lululemon, Athletica, and Levi Strauss all say RFID has boosted performance.

  8. Target Unveils New AR Feature On Its Mobile Website
    10/30/2017

    New “See It In Your Space” feature allows shoppers to visualize products in their own rooms.

  9. New Partnership Aims To Help Harness Emerging Technology For Retail
    10/16/2017

    RILA and Zebra Technologies will work together to further the global retail industry.

  10. Neiman Marcus Adopts New “Digital First” Strategy To Boost Customer Engagement
    10/16/2017

    Neiman Marcus has unveiled a new "Digital First" strategy designed to further its position in the luxury retail space "by anticipating customers' evolving behaviors and engaging them more deeply to drive traffic online and in stores," according to a company press release. The company also reported total fourth quarter revenues of $1.12 billion, reflecting a 0.5% decline in same-store revenues from the year-ago quarter.