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Are We Ready for Humanoid Robots in Retailing?

As we have noted numerous times over the past few years, retail technology has been changing the face of retailing — for both small and large firms. So, are we ready for personalized robots taking our orders and payment at … Continue reading

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Macy’s Keeps Striving to be Seamless

As Macy’s expands its online presence, the company is also enhancing its ability to ship directly from stores to consumers so that the shopping experience is “seamless.” According to Erin Lynch, reporting for MultiChannelMerchant.com: “In what Macy’s is calling a continual effort … Continue reading

Posted in Part 1: Overview/Planning, Part 2: Ownership, Strategy Mix, Online, Nontraditional, Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 4: Store Location Planning, Part 5: Managing a Retail Business, Part 6: Merchandise Management and Pricing, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer, Part 8: Putting It All Together | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment