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Building A Connect: How Brands Are Making The Most Of The Year-End

As the year comes to a close, brands are looking forward to making the most of the quarter and have dived into the omnichannel world. Post the pandemic and having witnessed an unprecedented growth, the retail sector is strengthening business by leveraging automation and adding a personal touch to the shopping experience.

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November 2021

The Shift in Textile Retail Segment: Here's What Consumers are Looking for

With the onset of the festive season, retailers across industries and domains are starting to register sales, which is bringing them out of the clutches of the lowmarket trends they have been experiencing since the pandemic. However, every industry needs to understand their customer more specifically now and textile for that matter essentially needs to know what the consumers are looking for.

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November 2021

Redefining the Retail Shopping Experience with NDHGO's Scan & Go Solution

Scan & Go solutions have emerged as greatly advantageous and useful for brick-and-mortar retail stores. The cutting-edge‘ Scan & Go self-checkout system makes retail shopping convenient, quick, and secure.

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November 2021

Urban Square, Udaipur welcomes key tenants for fitouts with ceremonial keys

One of India's most exciting retail real estate projects located in one of the country's most historic cities — Urban Square, Udaipur announced the start of fitouts at the IMAGES Retail Awards (IRA) 2021 ceremony and welcomed some of its key tenants with a ceremonial handover of keys to their stores.

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November 2021

Customer Loyalty in Retail: Technology Trends

Customer loyalty has now become a very hard thing to get for any retailer as customers these days have an abundance of options to choose from when shopping in the highly competitive retail market. Global Data Thematic Research highlights the key technology trends impacting the customer loyalty theme.

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August 2021

Destination Korea – In just a click!

Korikart brings in a flavour of Korea right to our doorstep. This marketplace brings multiple Korean favourites, all at one place. Brands like The Saem, Plan 36.5, Jin Ramen, Mustaev, The Face Shop, Innisfree, Etude House and many more are just a click away on Korikart. Korikart has certainly gained many followers since inception, but how does the brand continue to carry on the excitement with new additions and its impeccable services. Here’s unraveling their story!

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August 2021

Eyeing Growth

In this exclusive interaction with IMAGES Retail, Lalit Agarwal, Chairman & Managing Director of V-Mart Retail Ltd talks about the recovery from pandemic losses and the future of omnichannel retail. Excerpts:

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August 2021

ADIDAS ENDS ITS 15 YEAR SAGA WITH REEBOK, SELLS OFF THE BRAND TO ABG

German sports giant, Adidas has made it official that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Reebok to Authentic Brands Group (ABG) for a total consideration of up to € 2.1 billion, with the majority to be paid in cash at closing of the transaction and the remainder comprised of deferred and contingent consideration.

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August 2021

KEARNEY PREDICTS INDIAN E-COMMERCE DOMAIN TO HIT $40 BILLION MARK BY 2030

The e-commerce sector is emerging in a big way in India and keeping in mind the boom and the growth of this sector, the global consulting rm Kearney came up with a report titled “Value e-commerce: The Next Big Leap’s Indian Market” highlighting the growth story of the e-commerce industry in India. As per the report and its findings, India will soon represent an e-commerce market valuing US $40 Billion. This growth comes with the growing consciousness towards value.

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August 2021

Freshness Sealed

Superplum, a start-up backed by some of Silicon Valley’s most notable investors, is addressing Indian agriculture’s issues by building the country’s most sophisticated supply chain for fruits and fresh produce in the country. The company is bridging the gap between the farms and consumers by digitizing the fresh fruit industry.

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August 2021

Shopping Malls: Building A Social Connect

COVID has accelerated technology transformations in retail, but that’s not all. The pandemic has changed the facets of retail across segments, markets, channels and shopping malls too. Today malls are no more just a place to shop, but they have turned into ‘social spaces’.

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August 2021

SOUTH KOREA E-COMMERCE MARKETPLACE TO SURPASS $242.2 BILLION: GLOBALDATA

As the e-commerce trends continue to improve worldwide ahead of the pandemic. The Global Data reports stated that South Korea’s e-commerce market ranked among the top e-commerce marketplaces.

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August 2021

Surviving The PandemicLessons Learned In Online Retail

To understand the challenges and new lessons, roadmaps and constraints related to transformed e-commerce and Omnichannel retail, this session of the ‘Omnicomm Intelligence Series’, discussed the necessary changes and themes basis a roundtable session. The fourth episode revolved around a discussion on the topic ‘Surviving The Pandemic-Lessons Learned In Online Retail’.

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August 2021

Warehouse Leasing to Touch 100 Mn sq.ft. Over the Next Three Years; E-Commerce and Third-Party Logistics to Drive Growth: CBRE

Against the backdrop of robust growth of manufacturing, e-commerce, and third-party logistics (3PL) sectors, the report highlights how Industrial and Warehousing (I&W) activity has gained momentum over the past few years in India

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August 2021

Advantage Of Emotion AI in Retail Specific Recruitment

Emotion AI is a subset of artificial intelligence that can understand, measure, simulate and react to human emotions, enabling them to detect, interpret and respond appropriately to bother verbal and non-verbal signals.

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June 2021

Fraud Prevention: Delivering Trust-Based Customer Experience

The reality is that new users are far more likely to be declined at the point of transaction leading to the immediate loss of this revenue, and in many cases these customers never return meaning longer term loss of lifetime value.

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June 2021

Building Asset-Light Retail Through Transformed E-Commerce

A roundtable, powered by OMUNI as part of the ‘Omnicomm Intelligence Series’, discussed the new roadmaps and constraints related to transformed e-commerce and Omnichannel retail, given the constraints brought forth by COVID. Here’s a brief overview of the session.

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June 2021

Onboard the Digital Wave

The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation all across industries and retail is no different. From adaption of the right tools to changing the internal policies and working style to budget, there is a lot of consideration and over the last year and a half these transformations have been a part of every retailer’s journey. How has the industry responded to digitalisation?

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June 2021

Retail in a Click

COVID19 has forced the retail industry to shift its business model and focus on online capabilities. The pandemic has also altered the consumption volume in the retail sector, with higher consumer preference for home deliveries rather than visiting stores.

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June 2021

Retailers are Looking Forward to June 2021 for Improvement in Sales: RAI

Economic revival is intertwined with the revival of retail businesses especially large formal retail spaces, which are the drivers of consumption. The only way of getting rid of the economic impact of pandemic and saving livelihoods is by everybody participating in sharing of the cost burden and acting to revive retail business activity.

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June 2021

How E-Commerce Has Been A Gamechanger For Indian MSMEs

Internet was once the weakness of MSMEs in India but with the passage of time, the weakness turned into the strength of MSMEs and eventually e-commerce proved to be a gamechanger for Indian MSMEs

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April 2021

How The Jewelry Industry is Riding The New Normal

Technology, particularly social media, has also played a crucial role in helping the gems and jewellery industry to regain what it lost in the year since the pandemic. Many companies have taken a leap of faith by continuing to power on with their businesses along with their partners and consumers, using the digital platform to bridge the gap between the real and physical world as seamlessly as they can…

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April 2021

Organised Retailers Can Partner in Vaccinations

Organised retailers like supermarkets and shopping centres can play a major role in fostering rapid vaccinations. Governments will disburse vaccines to corporations and private organisations, as availability improves, for administering them…

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April 2021

Second Wave of Ad Hoc Localised Restrictions Begin to Hurt Indian Retail Industry

There is a need for a coordinated effort at handling the second wave of the pandemic rather than creating diverse restrictions at the local levels like the local weekend lockdowns, shutdown after a de nite time period, arbitrary testing inside malls, among others...

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April 2021

Social Media Retail: How New Age Brands are Earning Big by Creating & Sharing Their Stories

Having a strong social media strategy in place, these brands are creating a ripple in retail, the effect of which has forced many big brands to pay more attention to their social media presence…

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April 2021

Fabric & Apparel Revenues Up In 2021, Other Sectors Follow Suit

While operating margins for spinners are likely to revert closer to pre-COVID levels, those for apparel exporters may remain marginally lower than the pre-COVID levels amid a competitive operating environment, wherein buyers could be expected to negotiate for steeper discounts…

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February 2021

The Evolving Roles Of Gold Jewellery: Recent Trends & What The Future Holds

With its universal value and stature, gold is often regarded as the best investment for common people. Gold is, and will always be at the top of the pyramid, and therefore India’s appetite for jewellery is pretty considerable…

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February 2021

Permanent Shift in Consumer Behaviour Pushes Retailers Towards E-Commerce, Technology

Global retailers to focus on virtual try-on experiences, AI, technology and e-commerce to provide seamless user experience while maintaining the highest level of accuracy to the consumers…

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February 2021

Phygital Retail Convention: What's Next – CEOs Talk Strategies, Solutions

Consumption is an such an integral aspect of modern lives that even a pandemic of the catastrophic proportions of COVID-19 couldn’t abate it. It did, however, create a big dent in consumer behavior and consumption patterns. Industry titans talk to solutions and strategies which can used to abate the negative effects of the pandemic…

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February 2021

The Unexpected Opportunity: How COVID Accelerated the Digital Journey of Brands & Retailers Along with Customer Experience

COVID has accelerated the digital journey of brands and retailers across industries and catalyzed innovations to offer customers unparalleled assurances and conveniences. IMAGES Retail brings views of leaders in the digital space from across retail verticals on how their organisations found opportunity in adversity and created innovation benchmarks that will define their growth and leadership even beyond COVID…

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February 2021

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