RNG’s E-Commerce Marketplaces Workshop: Business Models & Economics Explained – Tuesday, March 24, 2015 – San Francisco, CA

Join RNG President & CEO Dan O’Connor and former Walmart Global E-Commerce CFO Andreas Schulmeyer as they discuss how digital marketplaces are impacting the retail industry today. The forum will provide attendees with the opportunity to interact with other retail and e-commerce leaders.   AGENDA The Future of Retail: How E-Commerce Marketplaces Impact the Value Chain [...]

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RNG Seasonal 2014 Recap – Merchandising & Strategic Initiatives

As we usher into a new year full of new seasonal updates, here are the top seasonal trends we saw over the course of 2014: digital integration (esp. mobile apps, store pickup), increased focus on visual merchandising, and optimized delivery models to deliver in time for key holiday dates. Click here for a review of [...]

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RNG’s 2015 Retail Outlook Forum: Re-Discover Retail – Tuesday, February 10 – Edina, MN

Click here to sign up for RNG’s 2015 Retail Outlook Forum: Re-Discover Retail – Tuesday, February 10 There is no question that the game is changing – the skill sets we relied on for so many years while big box and specialty retail scaled are giving way to entirely new business models. As we look [...]

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Best-in-Class Merchandising & Marketing for Super Bowl 2015

The popularity of the Super Bowl offers significant opportunity for food relevant & general merchandise retailers to capture shopper spend. Seasonal merchandising techniques have also evolved, becoming much more sophisticated/targeted this year, with winning retailers opting for eye-catching displays Click here to see RNG analysis of best-in-class marketing, digital integration, and merchandising for this year’s Super Bowl   [...]

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RNG Holiday 2014 Recap & Store Tour Insights

Thanks to a surge in spend towards the end of December, the 2014 holiday season was largely a success for US retail. Holiday sales increased about 4% compared to 2013. Ecommerce sales continued to take a larger share of holiday spend, outpacing B&M and total holiday sales growth. Early promotions in November spread total holiday [...]

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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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