Tag: physical retail

The Impact of Coronavirus on Retailing

The pandemic has forced governments to quarantine entire countries, disrupted supply chains, slashed business and consumer confidence and affected financial markets. Euromonitor International’s baseline forecast for global real economic growth in 2020 is in the range of 1.5 to .5%. The restrictions have led to the collapse of the travel industry, but the impact will

Jumbo confirms timing and location of first Belgian stores

Jumbo confirms timing and location of first Belgian stores Dutch supermarket chain Jumbo has confirmed it will open its first three Belgian stores before the end of the year. The three locations are Lanaken, Pelt and Rijkevorsel, unsurprisingly all near Belgium’s northeastern border with the Netherlands. www.retaildetail.eu

The Store of the Future

The Store of the Future Fortunately, you don?t need perfect clarity of the future to run a successful retail store. The key to success relies on agility. Here are a few predictions on what the store of the future will look like: www.mytotalretail.com  

Walmart to deploy almost 4,000 extra robots

Walmart to deploy almost 4,000 extra robots Supermarket chain Walmart wants to start using more robots for a number of repetitive tasks such as cleaning and checking shelves, allowing the staff to spend more time on sales and helping customers. www.retaildetail.eu