May 24, 2014
A decade has passed since NRF first surveyed its community of loss prevention and security executives about the impact organized retail crime has on their company, and with the release of the 2014 survey, it’s evident that the $30 billion a year problem still threatens retailers of all sizes throughout the country.
May 17, 2014
JWT’s third annual report on trends in the mobile sphere spotlights key themes that came out of this year’s Mobile World Congress, As we hurtle toward a world steeped in mobile, the technology is driving fundamental changes in the business landscape, enabling goods and services never before possible, and giving rise to new challenges and compelling opportunities for brands.
May 04, 2014
Digital devices’ influence on in-store purchase behavior is growing much faster than anyone could have anticipated. Deloitte’s research shows that today digital technologies influence 36 percent or $1.1 trillion of in-store retail sales, and this number will likely increase to 50 percent of in-store sales by the end of 2014.
April 25, 2014
The global Best Retail Brands report ranks the top 50 North American retail brands, the top 50 European retail brands, the top 30 Asia-Pacific retail brands and the top 20 Latin American retail brands—all by brand value. Read content summary at this additional link. Follow original link above to download full report which includes a review of latest retail trends by region.
April 11, 2014
From RIS News - The 24th annual Retail Technology Study explores the obstacles and opportunities that retailers face during the era of intentional innovation. Download this benchmark study to discover the innovations that will shape retail in 2014. Registration required.
April 05, 2014
Twice as much mall space opened in Europe the second half of last year than in the first half, and 44 of the 110 new malls were in Russia. France has the most mall space of all the countries in Europe, and Russia is likely to soon overtake the UK for second place. Source: Cushman & Wakefield.
March 16, 2014
The "Internet of Things" alone will surpass the PC, Tablet, and Phone market combined by 2017. Asia & Latin America lead in implementation.
February 21, 2014
Just released 2012 USA National Retail Security Survey from the University of Florida. Analyzes retail shrink, fraund, and other loss prevention topics. Password is nrss2012
January 19, 2014
Annual regional analysis, technology, and retailer trends from Deloitte. Issued every year at the National Retail Federation (NRF) trade event in January.
December 31, 2013
In 2013, Retail fraud was $9.1 Billion to $16.3 Billion in USA , an increase of 2.6 percent from last year.