The Generation That’s Changing Retail
Everywhere you turn, you will find another study or revelation on millennials, but 60 million strong, Generation Z outnumbers the millennial generation by one million. Roughly ages 16-22, Gen Z…\\ continue reading
Retail Revolution: Changing Consumers, IT Investing, and How to Survive
This year’s NRF Big Retail Show showed that smart retailers know the best customer experience fuses online shopping convenience with the physical store experience. This blend goes by many names;…\\ continue reading
We Came, We Saw, We Conquered – NRF 2017
The future is exciting and we’ve got the proof if the National Retail Federation show floor is any indication. This was the second year Avaap attended the retail big show…\\ continue reading
What’s in Store for Retailers in 2017?
As we prepare to head to the NRF big show, we can’t help but think about what’s ahead for retailers in 2017. The New Year is an appropriate time to…\\ continue reading
Forecasting for the Future
Is it possible to accurately predict future sales based on sales history? Past performance is just a single data point in all of the data being constantly collected, which on…\\ continue reading
Create an Experience, Create a Customer
As savvy retailers aim to differentiate and deliver an engaging shopping experience, more are paying attention to assortment planning and ensuring they have the right types, quantities, prices and sizes…\\ continue reading
Is Your Supply Chain Built To Keep Up With Consumer Demand?
Retailers need to be selling as much of their stock at original prices as possible, and yet nearly 30 to 40 percent of all fashion products are sold as markdowns.…\\ continue reading
Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way
Need more evidence the retail landscape is changing? Last week Macy’s announced it’s closing 100 stores. Walmart, Kohl’s and Sears made similar announcements earlier this year. These retailers and others…\\ continue reading