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Mobile was a huge topic of discussion on the first day of this year’s BIG Show. As part of one panel, executives from Bare Necessities, Indochino and Mall of America outlined the types of web platform development that have made sense for their brands. And each had a different take. At Mall of America, it’s […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts has a pretty long track record of memorable advertising, from “time to make the donuts” to “America runs on Dunkin.’” And this year, they’ve become trailblazers for integrating new social channels like Vine and Twitter with traditional media. Their bold moves to engage loyal customers have got their fans, and the marketing world, […]

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Wasting no time waking up attendees at this morning’s Mobile Boot Camp at the Shop.org Annual Summit, Amy Africa, CEO of  Eight by Eight, compared today’s mobile world to that of the web in the 90s. Three things matter most: speed, navigation and self-service. Because mobile is in its youth, Africa believes it is still […]

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The age of universal commerce is here. We know that customers are shopping through more channels than ever before, with mobile and connectivity serving as hallmarks of this evolving stage of retail. On the first morning of Retail’s BIG Show 2013, executives from First Data, IBM Software Group, McDonald’s Corp., Pacific Sunwear and Yankee Group […]

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When it comes to the economy, there’s no question that millions of people have had their share of the good, the bad and the ugly. Years of stubbornly high unemployment, fluctuating home values, stagnant income growth and unpredictable retail sales continue to drive the conversation. Last holiday season food and apparel prices were higher than most were […]

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While most Shop.org Summit attendees were still on their way to Denver, hundreds – including myself – convened a day early for the Digital Retail Boot Camp. While being my first ever boot camp, and retail conference for that matter, it turned out I was in for more than a crash course in digital tactics. […]

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Right after presenting a BIG !deas session about the power of analytics, I met DSW’s Harris Mustafa, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain and Merchandise Planning and Allocation, at the SAS booth at Retail’s BIG Show EXPO. Watch below to find out what Harris has to say about the biggest challenges in retail today, what’s to come […]

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On Monday, I made my way through the giant Twitter walls, dancers, a psychic, retro flight attendants, and a bunch of Kindle Fire giveaways to find out what was top of mind on the EXPO floor at Retail’s BIG Show 2012. From business intelligence to point of service, mobile to kiosks, customer experience revolutions to […]

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Catering to all of their shoppers’ needs and wants this holiday season, retailers excited even the most cynical holiday shoppers with their bargains and promotions over Black Friday weekend and on Cyber Monday.  And, for the first time for many retailers, mobile shopping was a huge component of their strategy. Undeniably, this will be the […]

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