This is a post about the future in wholesale distribution, a perfect storm, 1.000 lighthouses, the loss of puppy protection, and why wholesale is far more alive than most thought.
Why Store-nostalgia Won’t Suffice: 7 Changes in the Retail Landscape You Don’t Want to Miss in Your Upcoming Strategy Iterations
This article offers seven thought-provoking impulses on how to navigate the post-Covid retail landscape. Spoiler alert: You will need to get your online strategy up to scratch!
Digitally native brands planned to disrupt the retail landscape by selling only through e-commerce. Learn why, despite all the hype, they are now looking to brick & mortar stores to drive growth and profitability.
How are these snapshots for a future in brand distribution?
“2025 retail rents will be like 2020 flight routes: back to the 1980s.” “The future is social commerce, digital market places are an interim hype, for brand industry’s e-com latecomers.” “In five years, an office workspace and business travel will be recruiting incentives.” “Grandpa tells me, his company used to pay him for sourcing travel to adventurous rural locations.”
In a growing market, a detailed understanding of marketplace business is still rare. Here’s how to arm yourself with marketplace knowledge for success
During the first half of 2020, Zalando onboarded 180 new partners onto their marketplace. At the same time the GMV of their partner program increased 100% compared to the previous year.
More and more industries are moving from buying to leasing subscription models. We discuss the pros and cons of leasing versus owning your wardrobe
What if someone told you that clothing rental subscriptions are the next big thing and will take a 20% market share in 15 years? Yes, at first thought we would have argued that clothing was already rented out in the years prior to the internet.
To Western ears, TV home shopping may be reminiscent of dull and dated products marketed to mostly elderly consumers. But in China live streaming e-commerce has now become the hottest post-Covid retail trend.
It attracts a young audience, and most successful hosts are brand and retail CEOs.
Marketplace and wholesale business benefit from each other. Choose from four ways to overcome your budget limitations and become your own selling hero.
Selling on marketplaces is no longer an ‘if’ question, but has become about ‘when and how’. A deep dive into the structure of online marketplaces for fashion.
“We don’t want to sell online because we want to protect our brick & mortar stores.”
With the rise of eCommerce, the importance of visual media has increased. Some best practices for successful eCommerce photography.
Moving from retail to e-com to omnichannel, sound financial budgeting is ever more important for brands today. In this article we share some key learnings to help your teams plan better during the upcoming budget season.
In recent years, omni channel retailing was the buzzword in the retail world. But the real big deal in the making is ‘omnipresent’ retail. This case study on Reliance Industries in India shows how. (more…)
The need for constant innovation in retail is a call to action. I’d love to motivate retailers to execute their innovative spirit with simple acts of creativity.
One option is to develop your customers’ new favourite place, spaces where the community meets to share common passions in a relaxed atmosphere while experiencing brands and their product offerings.
Successful brands use loyalty programs for customer segmentation and to increase lifetime value
Zalando has just announced its loyalty program Zalando Plus as one of their key initiatives for 2019, and Amazon Prime has been present in every other US household in 2018. The concept of loyalty programs, however, is not new.