Your Brand Playbook For Delivering a Successful 2020 Holiday Season

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on life as we know it. The norms of our day-to-day activities and choices, including what we buy and how we go about doing so, have shifted with no sign of reverting back to old ways anytime soon. Knowing the holidays are around the corner, being able to understand and anticipate consumer behavior during this unusually busy time of year will be key to curating successful, exceptional

Epson LightScene: Interactive Retail Experiences with Digital Projection

The retail experience will always outperform the online experience. Even with the addition of augmented and virtual reality, consumers may buy online… but still love to go experience a product. It’s why retail establishments have transformed themselves over the last decade from rows of sky-high, high-inventory stores to being showcases for consumers to interact with the merchandise being sold. While digital signage has taken off, we’re seeing growth in digital projection as well. Epson has

Is 2018 The Year Retail Died? Here’s How To Save It

Kids and kids at heart were equally saddened by the fall of Toys ‘R’ Us, an industry stalwart and the last remaining retail chain that focused exclusively on toys. The store closure announcement removed all hope that the retail giant – a place of nostalgia for parents, a kingdom of wonder for children – could be saved. What’s even sadder is that Toys ‘R’ Us could have been saved. The toy-stocked superstore fell victim to

“Art of War” Military Strategies are the Next Way to Seize the Market

Retail competition is fierce these days. With big players like Amazon dominating e-commerce, many companies are struggling to solidify their position in the market. Head marketers at the world’s top e-commerce companies aren’t sitting on the sidelines just hoping their products gain traction. They’re using Art of War military strategies and tactics to push their products ahead of the enemy. Let’s discuss how this strategy is being used to seize markets… While dominant brands tend

Don’t Underestimate The Impact of a Brick and Mortar Store

We recently shared some examples of how Enterprise IoT (Internet of Things) may have an enormous impact of retail store sales. My son was just sharing a news story with me on retail that pointed some fairly bleak statistics regarding the opening and closing of retail stores. While the gap of closures continues to increase, it’s important to recognize that this country continues to open more and more retail outlets. Even Amazon, the so-called retail