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Balancing digital and in-store services to maximize sales

Source: Unsplash/Kentaro Toma. Today’s buyers are looking for flexibility, convenience and personalization at every stage of their buying journey. With shoppers increasingly mixing online and in-store shopping experiences, now is the time for merchants to step back and ensure that services convert more sales by driving customer value. This includes simplifying your e-commerce model to […]

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Obtaining funding for your retail store: When you need money to operate a retail store, you have a lot of possibilities

After much thought and planning, you’ve decided to leave your 9-to-5 job and work for yourself.  If that involves working on Main Street and opening your retail store, you’ll need to put in a lot of work. You’ll be ready to look for financing to get your store up and running once you’ve produced a […]

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More issues reported with Apple Music and App Store services

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and is eligible to earn an Amazon Associate and Affiliate Partner commission on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Users are again seeing outages with Apple services, although this time limited to “intermittent issues” with the App Store and with Apple Music. […]

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vivo expands online and in-store services to ensure better customer experience

vivo, one of the world’s leading smartphone brands, has expanded its online services to deliver superior customer experience in Pakistan. Through its after-sales services, the company aims to keep local consumers informed of the latest product launches and features, providing them with useful information before and after purchase. In addition, vivo provides the necessary smartphone […]

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DoorDash Explores Dark Store Services For Grocers

Dive brief: DoorDash is looking for ways to use its DashMart convenience store service as a platform for grocers, Fuad Hannon, head of the company’s new verticals, said in an interview. Hannon said DoorDash is in the “first legs” of exploring a few models, including as examples, urban delivery from dark stores on behalf of […]

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Loop plans to launch in-store services in five countries

The reusable packaging platform Loop has announced plans to launch its in-store services with major retailers in five countries on four continents. The platform will be available in physical outlets, having originally launched in 2019 as an e-commerce proposition. It has partnered with Carrefour in France, Tesco in the UK, AEON in Japan, Kroger in […]

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In-Store Services: Service Culture

Over the past year, however, retailers have had to modify their in-store services to support customers who have been shielded or unable to leave their homes. Some have partnered with local taxi companies, takeout companies and home delivery apps to ensure their customers can get everything they need without going to the store. Contactless purchasesAlthough […]

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Multi-channel retailers focus on in-store services as they finalize reopening plans next week

Multi-channel retailers are emphasizing in-store services as they finalize plans to reopen their stores in England and Wales next Monday. John Lewis will reopen changing rooms and measure children’s feet, while Ikea shoppers will be able to use in-store scheduling services, but behind a screen. At the same time, the two will continue to make […]

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Pandemic fuels buy online, pick up in-store services as retailers target Amazon

Large physical retailers could push back competition from an online retailer Amazon.com Inc. by continuing to offer Curbside pickup and other contactless delivery services that are expected to expand in the coming years, according to industry experts. US sales for click-and-collect services are expected to reach over $ 100 billion in 2022, up from $ […]