Who said stores are dead? These 5 retailers are investing billions of dollars in bricks and mortar

Who said stores are dead? These 5 retailers are investing billions of dollars in bricks and mortar

Though shoppers are increasingly spending more time and money online, that doesn’t mean retailers should ignore their stores. In fact, some of the biggest players in the industry are spending billions of dollars to remodel their existing shops, hoping to...
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Apply These 3 Techniques to Take Advantage of Your Brick and Mortar Store’s Secret Edge

Apply These 3 Techniques to Take Advantage of Your Brick and Mortar Store’s Secret Edge

Do you own a brick-and-mortar store? If it sells apparel, you’re in luck: According to a recent report in Chain Store Edge, apparel is the one retail category in which consumers prefer to shop in-store rather than online. Shoppers like to try...
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Tim Cook on Apple’s Plans to ‘Invest Significantly’ in India, Retail Stores, and Demonetisation

Tim Cook on Apple’s Plans to ‘Invest Significantly’ in India, Retail Stores, and Demonetisation

Apple reported strong holiday quarter earnings on Tuesday with both revenue and iPhone unit sales at record levels, and the profit just shy of the record numbers seen in the same quarter last two years. Revenues from all markets except...
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Apple Reportedly Pulls Nokia-Owned Withings Products From Its Stores

Apple Reportedly Pulls Nokia-Owned Withings Products From Its Stores

Amid the escalating patents row with Finnish smartphone maker Nokia, Apple has reportedly pulled all products made by Withings – a French company and now a Nokia subsidiary – from Apple Stores, be it online or retail. Several Withings iOS-compatibl...
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Alcatel Plans to Increase Offline Presence to 5,000 Stores by March

Alcatel Plans to Increase Offline Presence to 5,000 Stores by March

Smartphone maker Alcatel India will expand its retail network to 5,000 stores in five states by March next year as it looks to increase its market share in the country. “We are going to expand our retail presence to increase...
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Apple Said to Hold Talks With Government About Retail Stores in India

Apple Said to Hold Talks With Government About Retail Stores in India

Apple Inc officials on Tuesday met Commerce Ministry top brass amid its plans to open stores in India without initially having to source components locally. According to sources, the meeting chaired by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Secre...
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