Tag Archives: Innovative Retail Technologies

Location-Based Targeting Is on the Move

There have been a lot of innovations in location planning in recent years. For example, see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. And the advances keep on coming. As reported by Erin Harris, editor-in-chief, Innovative Retail Technologies: “Location-based technologies continue to help … Continue reading

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Online Shopping: Retailers Can Still Do Better

As we have reported many times before (see, for example, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5), online retailing is a complex and growing form of business. Yet, even though many online retailers are doing a very effective job, there are still … Continue reading

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Lowe’s and Target Go Smaller to Get Bigger

Lowe’s is a leading retailer that specializes in home improvement and hardware stores across North America. According to its Web site, Lowe’s generates nearly $60 billion annually in revenues, operates about 1,850 retail stores, serves about  million retail and professional customers … Continue reading

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