Most Common Retail Abbreviations & Acronyms
KPI (Key Performance Indicator) in Retail KPI stands for Key Performance Indicator. In retail, KPIs are like your dashboard gauges, telling you how…
Chic Meets Code: Mango's Metaverse Storefront Redefines Digital Shopping on Roblox!
Hold onto your pixels because Mango is rewriting the fashion rulebook with a jaw-dropping entrance into the virtual utopia of Roblox! With over 70…
Samsung Bets Big on Premium Products, Opens Flagship Store in Mumbai
Samsung inaugurated its first Online-to-Offline (O2O) lifestyle store in Mumbai which will showcase a strong mix of Samsung’s top-of-the-line and…
How Avishek Bambi Das Guided Mumbai Duty Free to Whopping Double-Digit Growth!
In a world where the duty-free retail market is skyrocketing at a dizzying CAGR of 20.47 percent, Mumbai Duty Free emerges as the undisputed rockstar…
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{Stores of the Future} How Les Petits is Revolutionizing Luxury Kidswear in India
In the world of luxury kidswear, Les Petits has etched a remarkable story of growth, innovation, and seamless integration. With Swati Saraf at the…
{Stores of the Future} Yousta: A Youth-Focused Fashion Retail Format by Reliance Retail
Yousta is Reliance Retail's latest youth fashion retail format, where style, technology, and sustainability unite to cater to the dynamic youth of…
{Stores of the Future} VAHDAM India: Where Tradition Meets Modernity in a Cup of Tea
VAHDAM India, with its newly unveiled 'VAHDAM India TEA ROOM,' aims to encapsulate an enchanting narrative. "We are an Indian brand that is trying…
{Stores of the Future} Mia by Tanishq: Jewelry's Rising Star with 3X Growth and Innovative Omnichannel Approach
In the world of jewelry, where tradition meets contemporary style, Mia by Tanishq has emerged as a shining star. Rajiv Menon, National Head - Sales…
{Stores of the Future} BoConcept India: Blending Danish Elegance with Omnichannel Triumph and Sustainable Style
BoConcept India stands as a beacon of elegance and innovation in the world of interior design and home furnishings. Since its inception in 2016, the…
{Stores of Future} Freshpik: Gourmet Meets Geek-chic
Freshpik, a first-of-its-kind experiential gourmet food superstore from Reliance Retail, has emerged as a beacon of innovation and sustainability in…
{Stores of the Future} Mango Kids Celebrates 10 Years of Stylish, Sustainable Childhood Fashion
Mango Kids, the heartwarming chapter of the Mango success story, is celebrating a decade of providing exceptional fashion for the little ones. In…
{Stores of the Future} Tira by Reliance Retail Transforms Beauty Retail with Cutting-edge Omnichannel Experience
Tira, Reliance Retail's beauty haven, has emerged as a beacon of elegance and innovation. Since its launch in April 2023, Tira's omnichannel strategy…
{Stores of the Future} Westside: Crafting Fashion Experiences Since 1998
Incepted in 1998 Westside, a retail juggernaut has become synonymous with elegance, quality, and a shopping experience like no other. Shailina Parti…
{Stores of the Future}: McDonald's India – North and East: A Tech-Driven Culinary Journey Redefining Dining with Innovation and Excellence
­­­­­­­­­­In India, McDonald's has established itself as more than just a fast-food chain. It is a story of innovation, customer-centricity, and…
{Stores of The Future} Perona: Revolutionizing Fashion Retail with Sustainability and Tech-Driven Shopping
Perona, the visionary fashion brand founded by Puneet Mangla, has redefined the retail landscape with its omnichannel strategy and commitment to…
{Stores of the Future} Mamaearth Redefines Beauty Retail with Seamless In-Store & Online Integration for Personalized Shopping Experiences
Mamaearth currently operates 85 stores, primarily in metros and Tier I markets in India, and all are company-owned stores. The brand understands the…
{Stores of the Future} SSBeauty Elevating India's Beauty Retail Landscape
Biju Kassim, Customer Care Associate, and CEO, Beauty at Shoppers Stop highlights the remarkable growth of the beauty retail business in the Indian…
{Stores of the Future} Soch Surpasses 150 Stores Milestone, Achieves Rs 400 cr Topline Revenue
Soch crossed the 150 stores mark in August 2022, further solidifying its Pan-India presence. The brand is now across 60+ cities, all prominent…
{Stores of the Future} The Body Shop Sets a Global Standard for Ethical Beauty
The Body Shop, a globally recognized ethical cosmetics company, has taken a significant step towards sustainability by launching its flagship…
{Stores of the Future} Simpli Namdhari's Embarks on a Sustainable Retail Revolution
Simpli Namdhari's presently has 10 world-class stores, strategically located in the cities of Bengaluru and Hyderabad. These stores are large-format…
{Stores of the Future} Da Milano Sets the Pace in Retail Innovation
Da Milano currently operates more than 60 company-owned stores in 17 cities in India and abroad, including showrooms at 23 airport stores in the…
{Stores of the Future} Apple Bullish on Indian Market
Apple opened its first two exclusive India retail stores in April, with famous CEO Tim Cook inaugurating the outlets in the financial capital Mumbai…
{Stores of the Future} Pepperfry Betting Big on Private Labels
With a presence in over 100+ cities and deep penetration in Metro and Tier I, II, and III markets, Pepperfry has become a popular neighborhood brand…
{Stores of the Future} Forever New India Paving the Way for Sustainable Shopping Experiences & Tech-Enhanced Convenience
In less than a year, Forever New India has become the country's fastest-growing high-premium fashion brand, with a strong presence in Tier II and III…
{Stores of the Future} Extra Butter Expands Global Footprint with Debut Mumbai Store
Extra Butter has six stores in the United States – most located in New York City. Last month, the brand opened its first international store in…
Delhi Apple Store Opens its Doors with a Bang
As I jostled with hundreds of media people, thousands queued up to meet the legendary CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, and buy the Apple products on the first…
Road to Recovery for Retail Industry in 2021
With COVID-19 changing the consumer sentiment and lifestyle, it has also hastened the adaptation of technology in this industry. Being digital and…
Augmented and Virtual Reality: The Future of Fashion Retail
Fashion has always been known by definition as mutable. It is an industry of new trends, ideas, innovation, and bringing a fresh wave of collections…
Is Virtual Tech the Next Big Frontier in Retail?
There is no doubt that the retail sector has suffered enormously in the past year, as 2020 turned the retail world on its head, global brands had the…
Decoding Next-Gen Stores
The retail industry is going through a transformational period that has many scaling back physical operations, but people still want to - and still…
The Importance of Quality Refrigeration at the Supermarket
Supermarkets are some of the top consumers of refrigeration services across the globe. Bearing in mind that they have many types of foods and drinks…
How ?Long Lines' at supermarkets will be thing of past soon? Let's shed light on innovation done by this grocery start-up..
The days of getting stuck at the end of long checkout lines at the supermarket may soon be over for India's consumers. SunnyBee Market, a Chennai…
How technology assures growth of fashion retail and mitigate challenges ?
Falling GDP growth, increasing inflation, and now the unexpected financial losses due to COVID 19 pandemic have made the Indian fashion products’…
Five tips to rightly light up a retail space
With an increased competition between the “physical” and “virtual” store there are few things that can attract your customers to come back to your…
AI has the power to change how we search and how people shop
Customers today are embracing technology at an exciting pace. Their needs and expectations are constantly evolving and brands today need to focus on…
How AI is Helping Retailers Seamlessly Optimize their Processes and Offerings across Channels?
It’s the beginning of the year, and, as they say – it’s never too late to start afresh! Or, in the case of most businesses today, to realign…
How to Ease FMCG Asset Management Challenges in Retail?
Many FMCG companies and Brands promote products inside retail shops by supplying assets like Refrigerators, Mini Refrigerator, ViziCoolers, lighted…
The Rise of Experiential Retail in India!
The dawn of technology has transformed the traditional business into a ‘Phygital’ experience. The term combines physical and digital modes with in-…
How Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics is Helping Brands Understand their Consumers Better Through their Online and In-store Behavior?
The advancement of technology in the retail industry has been bringing a huge surge of innovation over the last few years contributing to a new phase…
Bata's Global CEO Alexis Nasard launches its Largest Flagship Store in Mumbai
Footwear major, Bata has been rapidly expanding its retail presence and has opened doors toa sprawling new store in Infiniti Mall, Malad.  The store…
PUMA Opens First Interactive Retail Store in India
Global sportswear brand PUMA has launched its biggest and entirely redesigned flagship store in India. With a focus on bringing technology, sports…
Next stage of SFA through Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence in FMCG/ retail
Everyone with a shopping experience on Amazon must have noticed relevant product suggestions, which are very refined and personalised. Sounds…
How brands are maximizing engagement with AI?
The Double Whammy Staring at Marketers There was a time when only brands with massive financial clout could afford to run significant marketing…
How Decathlon is going ?FRICTIONLESS'?
Decathlon, which specialises in sports goods, has joined the league of few retailers in India which have rolled out concept stores sans cashiers. For…
How Technology will make Retail Stores more Meaningful in the E-commerce Age?
Not many industries in India and the world may have benefitted from digital disruption as much as the retail industry. The fast-growing e-commerce…
A Causal Modelling Approach to Decode Consumer Behavior in Retail
A retailer’s world is a disruptive ecosystem.Technological advances have transcended traditional retail businesses to sales channels never thought…
How furniture retailers can predict the future of furniture and design?
Nolte Kitchens offers the Indian market high-end, modular and customisable German kitchens and bedrooms, and aims to be the largest furniture…
How Adidas keeps winning by putting shoppers at the center of its business?
Speed and agility have been hallmarks of great athletic performance since the earliest Olympic games, and likely before. But speed and agility in…
Four technologies modern retailers can leverage
In today’s digital world where humans and technology-powered systems interact in more connected and intelligent ways, enterprises that strive to…
How mSFA technology is leading the change to drive better productivity in retail industry?
Over the years, the concept of shopping has undergone a sea change in terms of consumer buying behaviour. Increase in disposable income, brand…
Top 5 tips to empower retail store!
For a country that has 390 million smartphone users and over 400 millennials what works to pull online consumers to offline stores? Better displays…
How fashion retailer Globus is accelerating its growth strategy?
SAP has partnered with Globus, one of the leading fashion retail chains in India, to accelerate its growth by transforming operations with SAP HANA…
How Indian Retail is driving the Next level of digital engagement?
At offline stores, chatbotsor bots are guiding customers to the right section, right shelf in order to help them find their pick. At web portals,…
Five tips to empower retail store!
As customers’ in-store expectations continue to grow, brands must not only meet their immediate needs (in other words, sell products), but also…
How jewellery retailers are leveraging new age technologies for merchandise display?
Have you ever tried on jewellery without walking into a store? Fashion tech start-up StyleDotMe has launched a first-of-its-kind Augmented Reality…
How Inditex the maker of Zara, Massimo Dutti is improving shopping experience?
As per the annual report released by Inditex, the parent company of Zara, Massimo Dutti amongst others has shown the commitment to offer its…
Self-checkout gets popular, more brands turn to this payment
Not so long ago, when Amazon Go was introduced, it was said that the next wave of retail experience had taken over the world. Customers walking to…
How the role of Blockchain is changing organized retail?
Consumers today are highly awareof fair trade practices and the truth about the claims that retailers make about their merchandise. The new age…
How Mafatlal did achieve 11% growth in sales?
In an exclusive conversation with Shibin Chulliparambil, ‎Head of IT,  ‎Mafatlal Industries Limited sheds light on the digital transformation…
5 things to know about Alibaba’s AI-powered fashion boutique!
Global fashion retailer Guess has partnered with Alibaba to launch a new concept store which is enabled with artificial intelligence (AI). The store…
How adidas, Max Fashion, others are improving in-store conversions?
Being a retailer try to imagine the frustration of the customer who walks through the store to find a product which is ‘out of stock’ at that…
How to increase the efficiency of a retail store?
Physical retail helps in cultivating the direct and meaningful relationships with the customers. Since, online is spreading its wings so it might…
How digital transformation helps the Modern Retail Business?
Retail, one of the most dynamic and fast-paced industries in India accounts for more than 10% of country’s GDP. A lot of developments like 100% FDI…
How Starbucks is brewing up digital transformation?
Starbucks, the world's largest coffee chain, announced its partnership with Microsoft recently to help create exceptional customer experience for…
This is how robotics technology is enhancing the end to end structure of warehousing
Importance of Supply Chain in Retail Imagine two large companies that distribute consumer goods. Company A has an automated warehouse where robots…
How Adidas India Is Redefining The Customer Experience?
Adidas India, the sports goods industry leader has smartly leveraged cloud technology to provide a new shopping experience for its customers. With…
How Puma India grew online sales by 6X over one year?
PUMA is one of the world’s leading sports brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. For over 65 years…
Streamline planogram compliance audits with powerful mobile apps
Planograms is one of the most important solutions used in modern retail today. Through smart shelf planning, it helps retailers sell more and faster…
How Arrow India grew Its Marketplace Business By 3.5X?
Arrow is an authentic American lifestyle brand with an assortment of men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and apparel-related products. So far,…
The Future of Indian Retail Stores: Customer Behaviour, Big Data, and Visual Merchandising
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) with the Retailers Association Of India published a report back in 2016 stating that the Indian retail sector is…
CPG Industry gets a makeover for better consumer experience
The Consumer Packaged Goods industry is undergoing massive transformation, thanks to the emerging digital technologies impacting companies across…
How Luxury Fashion Brand ARE Improving the Customer Experience Through Detailed Analytics?
The challenge Using the information from the data analytics, Ipsos made recommendations on changes to the store layout to drive additional…
How Indian SMBs are Transforming From Calculator to Cloud?
 In India, an estimated 9 million Kirana stores contribute to 90% of the US $120 billion Indian fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry, in…
How Hobbs launch strategy for a perfect outfit for quality?
Hobbs opened its first store in Hampstead in 1981 and is one of the most successful names on the UK high street with over 65 branches throughout…
“Why Omni channel Retailing and Digital Payments are the Here to Stay”
The retail sector and the payments industry are witnessing huge transformations due to changing consumer habits driven by new technologies and the…
How kids’ wear retailer Mothercare increased sales while reducing staff budgets?
About Mothercare The Mothercare group is a leading UK and international retailer, home to two iconic High Street brands, Mothercare and Early…
How Mango seeks technology to enhance the experience?
Jossbox, one of India’s leading boutique digital agencies, has been steadily expanding their services and are now marking their foray into retail…
Socio-retail engagement can surely help retail industry leapfrog growth
In today's digital era, most businesses are networked to their respective stakeholders. And yes, it is important to flow with the change too, which…
How brick and mortar retailers can create ‘real-time’ customer experiences?
More and more traditional retailers are moving to unlock business potential from data as cost of storage comes down drastically by the day. World…
How Thomas Pink improved the customer experience and sales?
Thomas Pink was founded in 1984 and is now part of the LVMH (Moet Hennessy - LouisVuitton) Group, Today, the retailer is known for fashionable…
How are technological trends in retail stores enhancing the shopping experience
Now that shopping can be made anytime, anywhere, consumers need more reasons to visit a store. With technology breathing new life into retail…
These Walmart tech innovations will blow your mind!
Innovation in retail landscape is primarily dominated by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) for the new age consumers who look…
How Can Artificial Intelligence Transform The Retail Industry
A quick search on your phone is no longer a one-way communication. From leading you to your nearby store to helping the retailers understand the…
How Hindware is doing innovation in product display?
Hindware, as a leader of the Indian sanitary ware market, was in search for a better experience for their end users. This search led them to the…
How Chatbot will transform traditional retail?
Globally Chatbots are becoming phenomena in the technology space. Many international brands such as H&M, ebay are leveraging from this…
How metro shoes riding its digital transformation journey?
India’s leading multi-brand footwear chain, will be launching a new Digital Commerce platform powered by Watson Customer Engagement hosted on IBM…
How technology is helping retailers in churning better margins?
Retailing is set of activities to sell the merchandise and services to ultimate users. Over the years technology has bought drastic changes in…
How technology is changing the retail forever?
The Indian retail landscape is going through a major shake-up and becoming intensely competitive. Customer behaviour and attitudes are undergoing…
How Shopholix will enable over 15 bn USD of sales in offline stores by 2020
Starting from automation, process & cost optimization, improving customer service, and providing wide spread business scalability, technology…
How Ritu Kumar is powering its merchandising decisions?
Manthan, a leader in Big Data, Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence is pleased to announce that Ritu Kumar, one of the most respected…
How video analytics helps in analyzing retail store?
How can analytics help improve the retail customer experience and ultimately drive sales? What additional customer insight can they provide? How…
How to make your retail store energy efficient?
For a tropical country like India, air conditioning is a key aspect for retail chains; Quick Service Restaurants, supermarkets and ATMs require…
How technology is aiding start-up retailers in scaling the business?
There are a few common challenges which every start-up retailer would face initially. Firstly, they need to addressto find a niche for themselves…
How ABFRL is managing its fashion collections?
Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. (ABFRL), India’s largest fashion and lifestyle company, has adopted its “My Collection a industry solution by…
How technology can aid strategic expansion
Hi, I am your neighborhood chain store a few roads off your block, and this is my stor(e)y. I belong to a large reputed family, and was born 25…
How retailers can be sure on format and the product mixes while offline store expansion
Relevant use of retail analytics in offline (brick and mortar stores) retail is augmenting and constantly innovating with various tools used by the…
How Virtual Reality can change the game for Retailers
What if you could do a tightrope walk, dissect a human heart, and jump out of a plane at 10,000 feet – all in one afternoon? VR or Virtual…
Retailers Guide to avoid depletion of valuable goods
The festival and holiday season is upon us. This, effectively means, that there will be a higher percentage of footfall in retail stores with…
How retailers can be protected from shoplifting
The festival and holiday season is upon us. This, effectively means, that there will be a higher percentage footfalls in retail stores with hordes…
Quintype's BootCamp polishes the skills of the employees
Quintype, a data driven SaaS Platform for the new age digital media based out of Bangalore and California, has extended their new employees the…
Rocking Deals and Future Dial join hands to work on refurbished phones
Rocking Deals have signed an agreement with Future Dial which was founded in August 1999 by Venrock Ventures of the Rockefeller Group having Global…
Uniphore introduces an advanced version of speech analytics solution
Uniphore Software Systems, a Chennai-based speech recognition solutions company, has announced the availability of the next version of speech…
The cool niche goes mainstream - Virtual Reality comes to new markets
Ever wondered how the latest 360 degrees advertisements were made? Fascinating as it may be, the advertisements on Facebook seem to have gotten a…
How Data Analytics is changing the future of retail industry
As retail market becomes extensively competitive, the ability to optimize on serving business processes while satisfying customer expectations has…
Why big data & artificial intelligence can be a game changing tool for retailers
Building a brand is like rearing a child. From the time the seed of the idea is conceived to the time it is realised in physical form, a lot goes…
Leveraging Technology to build the future of Retail Sector
The retail industry has undergone a huge transformation in the last couple of years. We have all witnessed the evolution of retailing from small mom-…
How technology is helping India's fashion retailers fulfil their true potential?
There is no overstating the fact that technology is playing an important part in all aspects of our daily lives. Shoppers’ adoption of the same…
The coming of 'cashless' mall and how Central Mall is taking the lead
Is India moving towards being a cashless economy? Well, as per the current notion it looks like yes indeed. Increasing use of online payments,…
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5 tested ways to enhance customer experience in retail stores
Globally, digital technology is at the helm of fast evolving customer approach towards the retail stores. In this age, where everything around us…
How is M&B Footwear garnering its retail operations?
Shoes and accessories retailer, M&B Footwear has chosen Openbravo Commerce Suite for its upcoming Lee Cooper Shoes EBOs (Exclusive Brand Outlet…
What Retailers Need to Know About In-Store Analytics
In-store analytics is the process of finding meaningful insights from customer behavioral data. In the hyper-competitive retail market, in-store…
How retailers can keep up with consumers via Social Media?
One of the most significant driving forces in marketing today is social media. No doubt, marketers and retailers are using various social media…
Why retail analytics is so important today?
Technology has ushered in an era of highly discerning customers with extremely exacting standards. It has made it possible for marketers to woo their…