Tag Archives: retail positioning

How Well Are Multichannel Retailers Performing?

As more and more retailers operate as bricks-and-clicks firms by offering physical stores and online shopping to their customers, it is important that those retailers assess how well each operation is doing. Through its research, Harris Interactive has found some … Continue reading

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Store Entrances as a Branding Tool

FixturesCloseUp.com provides “a pictorial inventory of unique or otherwise interesting small-scale fixtures seen across the entire range of retailing. Just as a city-scape is built up of individual bricks, beams, and boards, so a store is constructed of many small-scale … Continue reading

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Demonstrating Freshness at a McDonald’s in Warsaw, Poland

A positive — and distinctive — company image is essential to retail success. For McDonald’s, this means utilizing a lot of creative promotional techniques. At McDonald’s Warsaw, “advertising meets street-art in its latest street marketing operation in Poland.” Watch the … Continue reading

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Tips for Better Store Branding

Properly conveying the retailer’s name — its positioning strategy — is essential for long-term success. As noted at the Fresh Web site (from Manthan Systems, a business intelligence firm): “What’s the first name that comes to your mind when you … Continue reading

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