In-Store Digital Signage & Promotion Trends

Retailers have historically avoided heavily promoting digital in-store to prevent cannibalization and channel shifting. However, digital is increasingly being leveraged across all channels and advertising through all digital touch points in-store will help capture consumer loyalty, manage lists, and drive traffic to digital tools that boost engagement. Click here to see RNG’s new presentation on the [...]

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Private Label Merchandising Trends

RNG has identified the latest private label merchandising trends from our Store Tour Database. Including: Premium Positioning Price Positioning Health Benefits Dedicated Departments or Sub-Departments Experiential Displays Departmental Signage Click here to see a presentation of our analysis of private label merchandising.   RNG has identified the latest private label merchandising trends from our Store Tour [...]

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RNG’s Global Top 10 Store Tours of 2014

RNG analysts visited dozens of markets in 2014, capturing photos of the best stores along the way. Click here to see the stores that show the most innovative retail concepts of the year. RNG analysts visited dozens of markets in 2014, capturing photos of the best stores along the way. Click here to see the [...]

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The Grocery Format of the Future – Auchan Drive & Walmart Pickup Grocery

RNG recently visited Walmart’s new drive format in Bentonville and an Auchan Drive about 45 minutes outside of Paris in Trappes, France. Walmart’s new store is based directly on the successful French drive formats, however, the retailer will likely adapt the format as it rolls out to new locations across the United States. This presentation [...]

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Argos Experience Store Tour – London, United Kingdom

Argos Experience is an urban kiosk based ordering store where customers can purchase products to be shipped directly to their home. The store includes many LCD displays and features a staff of in-store experts. In-store advertising focuses on the discounts offered only from purchasing at the Argos Experience location. Click here to see the Argos [...]

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Food Progressives @ Thanksgiving

Food Progressive retailers are becoming better each year at total holiday management, finding ways to ease the meal planning burden for shoppers. This trend is perhaps most relevant for Thanksgiving. Beyond catering packages, food progressives guide shoppers with chef-led blogs, videos, and in-store demo events. In all, Thanksgiving is becoming a partnership between food progressives [...]

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RNG Black Friday Preview 2014

Continuing the trends of the past few years, RNG forecasts that Black Friday will be less significant for the total holiday period this year. Four reasons why: 1. Retailers are spreading their Black Friday promotions across a longer calendar- both before and after Black Friday 2. Thanksgiving is gaining shopping hours. 3. Thanksgiving Day is expected to post [...]

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Food Progressives @ Halloween

For food progressive retailers focused on delivering premium/trend-driven food retailing experiences, Halloween is a difficult holiday to execute. This report highlights key marketing trends from Food Progressives this Halloween. Download the presentation for insights & best-in-class examples.                                       [...]

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