In Retail Sector, RetailNext Forecasts Strong 3.8 % Holiday Growth
Today, RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in IoT smart store retail analytics for optimizing shopper experiences, announced a positive forecast for U.S. retail performance over the November through December Holiday period, predicting a 3.8 percent year-over-year (YoY) lift in sales, driven in party by a 14.9 percent increase in YoY sales through digital channels.
Based on current retail trends and broader macro-economic data, RetailNext’s forecast for U.S. retail stores during Holiday 2017 (November – December) includes:
Mi9 Retail & Altavant Consulting Partner to Deliver Omni-Channel Retail Solutions to the Middle East
Mi9 Retail, a leading global provider of omni-channel software solutions, is proud to announce its new partnership with Altavant Consulting. Altavant provides retail services and technology that are intuitive and designed to increase customer conversion. The company is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), providing an ideal gateway to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries for Mi9 Retail. This collaboration will broaden the Mi9 Retail business services infrastructure and give Mi9 a local presence for software implementation services and training.
Retail Pro International Launches Merchandise Planning Software for Retail Pro, POS
Retail Pro International announces availability of Retail Pro Planning, best of breed sales forecasting, inventory planning, and open to buy software and expert consulting services.
Retail Pro International, a leading global developer of retail management platform software, has announced the availability of Retail Pro Planning, its best of breed sales forecasting, inventory planning, and open to buy software and expert consulting services.
Celerant Announces Out-Of-The-Box System To Manage Store & Range
Celerant Technology, a leading provider of innovative retail, range and E-Commerce solutions is proud to announce the completion of Celerant’s extended integration with Sports South. Celerant has partnered with Sports South to provide a pre-loaded retail system so dealers can be selling products in no time and with no up-front fees. Cumulus Retail, by Celerant Technology, designed to be the entry system for it’s more advanced, Stratus Retail, can come as a turn-key solution with a pre-populated database.
Top Retailers Use Data to Improve Email Timing and Content, Study Finds
Basic email automation has become table stakes for online retailers, and the top 10 percent dramatically outperform the field in using customer data to improve message timing and content, according to the latest benchmark report from email service provider dotmailer.
Hitting the Mark [dotmailer.com/htm100/] 2017, dotmailer's largest research study to date, ranks fashion brand ASOS and electronics giant Best Buy first and second, respectively, out of 100 online retail brands evaluated for marketing activities related to email.