Over 8,000 people attended Shoptalk last week in Las Vegas and this year the YOOBIC team was amongst them, with our CEO, Fabrice, giving a talk about how physical retail is far from dead - it’s thriving!
Concept stores are cropping up all over the place right now, but with each store claiming to offer an entirely unique experience, do they all live up to the hype?
Photo from Le Parisien
Last year, our CEO, Fabrice, made the leap across the pond to open an office in New York. Everyone knows the Big Apple is one of the shopping capitals of the world - but how does it compare to London? We sat down with Fabrice to hear about his experiences with US retail since becoming a New Yorker.
1. What have you learned about retail since taking YOOBIC to NYC?
This week's post is written by Michael Dahan, the CEO of New Legacy - Sports Zone, a lifestyle athletic footwear and apparel chain in Maryland. He has been a retail executive in this industry for 18 years, and we’re thrilled to be collaborating with him here at YOOBIC.
Topics: sales associate training
Despite declining consumer confidence and the ever-looming threat of the supposed “retail apocalypse”, luxury brands seem to be doing better than ever. In fact, according to the Bain Luxury Study, the global luxury market grew 5% to €1.2 trillion in 2017. However, retail as a whole is changing rapidly, and for luxury brands to thrive, they will inevitably have to adapt to this evolving market in order to stay at the top of the ladder.
We interviewed 4 experienced retail executives about the biggest developments of 2018, the toughest challenges ahead, and one technology they think will be the biggest game-changer. Here are their thoughts!
Earlier this month, our US team were excited to attend NRF’s Big Show in New York. There were so many innovative ideas being shared by industry experts from all parts of the retail sector, and it's given us high hopes for 2019. After all, we know that retail isn't dead - boring retail is!
The YOOBIC London team was thrilled to host our 8th Retail Innovation Breakfast at Covent Garden's Hospital Club yesterday.
We had our fill of coffee, croissants and thoughts on retail from our two incredible speakers: Michaela Michaelides of Yankee Candle (our amazing client) and Gordon Bullock of GRJB consulting.