RNG Small Store Summit Content Preview

At RNG’s Small Store Summit in Dallas on April 8th – 9th, you’ll hear from experienced analysts and operators on what is driving the growth, who will win and lose, and how to maximize profitable growth in these growing formats. See an introduction to the research (below) that will be covered at the summit.   [...]

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An Inside Look at RadioShack’s New Store Format

RadioShack recently launched its new prototype store in Manhattan, testing out a new logo and a redesigned store format. Our analysts were on-scene to document the changes… we found a brighter, more polished, and more modern RadioShack. The new logo, displayed on the exterior of the new store located at 2268 Broadway, switches from the serif [...]

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Whole Foods Plays with Loss Leader Promotion to Drive Traffic

                Whole Foods was promoting pallet displays of Driscoll Organic Blueberries at $1.99 down from the normal near $5.00 price on Friday May 31st across the USA and Canada. The sale was promoted on Facebook and on WholeFoods.com. Its interesting that they are using such Old School tactics [...]

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Winning Stores of the Future

RetailNet Group’s senior analyst, Hannah Donoghue, will present her findings from several months of research into Winning Store Formats of the Future.  Webinar participants will gain a first-hand point of view on the most effective strategies at the store level. Retail is transitioning from Big Boxes to Small Boxes to Digital, yet many of the [...]

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2013 GenX Moms Report from the Produce for Better Health Foundation

The Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) recently concluded their annual meeting and release of their annual GenX Moms tracking report, now in its 5 year of tracking. While the purpose of this report is to track success of PBH efforts to educate and support better fruit and vegetable consumption the report contains a number [...]

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JCP and Ron Johnson – Know First What Shopper Experience YOUR Shoppers Want!

Winning at Customer Experience is rarely a one shot effort, but as recent experience of some world class retailers tells you, it is also not about assuming you know what is most important to your shoppers. Ron Johnson had a vision for winning at JCP – improve the shopping experience faster and farther on the [...]

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RetailNet Group – 2020 Retail Market Planning Guides

RetailNet Group has developed and published a series called the 2020 Retail Market Planning Guides. These are in-depth looks at retail markets across the world. Each report is heavily populated with charts and details of the key drivers of change that are defining the Future of Retail, with RNG’s annotation of the insights and implications [...]

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What Consumer Companies Are Saying…Literally Mass Localization

Retailers have recently been ramping up efforts towards more localized assortments. The implementation strategy ranges from specialized CRM systems to simple customer feedback. Tractor Supply Co (03.05.2013): “So it’s constantly a challenge for the merchandising team to understand the needs of the local markets. There’s also brand preferences. Across the U.S., people have different expectations [...]

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