Tag Archives: Retail Touchpoints

Shoes of Prey: Buying Customized Shoes Online

Shoes of Prey, an Australia-based company, is an interesting name for an interesting retailer. In the U.S., Shoes of Prey is located in several Nordstrom stores. Here’s how the firm defines itself at its Web site: “Shoes of Prey is … Continue reading

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The Science (?) of Retail Security

As been been reported so many times, retail security — both in-store and online — has become a major issue for millions of companies around the world. (see, for example, 1, 2, 3) Very recently, EarthLink noted this about security: “Our … Continue reading

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SSI Group: A State-of-the-Art Philippine Retailer

SSI Group is a Philippine retailer that describes itself in this way: SSI Group is the leading specialty retailer in the Philippines with an extensive portfolio of established international brands [including Payless Shoesource]. Our portfolio caters to all aspects of … Continue reading

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