Operations

Mar 11, 2009
Customers are rapidly signing up for an e-mail program from Fresh &...
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Mar 11, 2009
Wal-Mart Stores plans to hire five public-relations firms to promote its...
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Mar 10, 2009
About 31.5% of consumers choose The Home Depot most often for their home-...
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Mar 09, 2009
Duane Reade said on Tuesday that in light of the current economic...
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Mar 09, 2009
The National Retail Federation urged Congress Tuesday to reject the...
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Mar 09, 2009
The introduction of a new unionization legislation prompted Citigroup to...
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Mar 09, 2009
USM announced on March 9 the addition of retail veteran, Shirley Culman,...
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Operations Guest Perspective

How to Drive Sales and Boost Customer Satisfaction by Maximizing the Value of Helpful Expertise
By Tom Stockham, CEO of Experticity
Remember the days when stores differentiated themselves against the competition on service? When consumers sought out expert product recommendations from knowledgeable sales associates? And bought from the one who worked hardest to help them find just the right product for their needs?

 

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People on the Move

Former Williams-Sonoma exec to head global retail at Levi’s
Levi Strauss & Co. has named Craig Nomura as president of global retail, effective Feb. 3, 2014. He joins Levi’s from Williams-Sonoma Inc., where he was most recently senior VP of global development.
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Ops Surveys

Report: Always-on consumers, showrooming among 2013 retail trends
A new report by Experian Marketing Services finds that several key retail trends will impact how marketers shape their messages in 2013.
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Publix leads all retailers in customer satisfaction, followed by Amazon and Office Depot
Customer satisfaction with retailers is on the rise, according to a report released by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
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