Earthly Matters, a Zero Waste Refill Shop Opens in Carnaby’s Newburgh Street – Retail News – A1 Retail Magazine

Shaftesbury is delighted to announce the opening of Earthly Matters, a new zero waste refill shop located at 5 Newburgh Street in London’s Carnaby. The first of its kind in the neighbourhood, Earthly Matters opens its 844 sq ft space with an extensive range of organic, allergen-free and environmentally friendly products including fresh and dried …

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IKEA to increase sourcing of toys from India: Report

Swedish furniture major IKEA, which has a range of over 1,000 products as part of its children’s range, is looking to scale up sourcing of toys from India for its operations in New Delhi, said a top company official. Besides, IKEA India is also aiming to have around 12 per cent of sales from kids’ range of products …

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CEO Special: Soch to add categories, tweak merchandise mix, while keeping an eye on consumer demands in 2021 – Vinay Chatlani

The pandemic has been a once-in-a-lifetime test of business continuity planning for retail businesses across the globe. Even when things have stabilised to an extent and economies are gradually opening up, the industry is being confronted by a hard question – what’s next? With little to no revenue in sight for months, the sector turned …

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Retail stalwarts deliberate new methods of doing business in the next normal

The 15th edition of RAI’s Retail Leadership Summit (RLS) 2021 was hosted online on the 24th, 25th & 26th of February 2021, enabling wider participation and audience. Witnessing stimulating exchange of ideas between retail industry stalwarts on the way forward for the Indian Retail Industry into the Next Normal. The Indian Retail industry was impacted greatly due to the pandemic and is …

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Why building omnichannel capabilities are crucial for retail businesses

With the onset of the pandemic, consumers needed a contactless way to shop. Today, they are hopping across multiple channels, while shopping brands and retailers are compelled to ensure that they offer a consistent experience across all touchpoints. The pandemic has accelerated the need for an Omnichannel marketing strategy across all brands and retail businesses …

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CAIT to launch month-long nationwide stir against foreign e-commerce giants

Traders’ body CAIT on Sunday said it would launch a nation-wide agitation against issues related to the goods and services tax and alleged malpractices of foreign e-commerce firms. The day-long ‘Bharat Vyapar Bandh’, called by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on February 26, had evoked a lukewarm response. “The campaign will begin from March 5 and continue till April …

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Nestle hopes to reach 1.2 lakh villages in next 2-3 years

With focus on fast-growing rural market, FMCG major Nestle has plans to reach around 1.2 lakh villages with each having population of over 5,000 over the next two-three years, supported by distribution expansion and some portfolio tweaking, its Chairman & Managing Director Suresh Narayanan said on Friday. To support the move, Nestle is also planning a communication thrust …

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Birkenstock sells majority stake to LVMH backed equity firm, L Catterton

Global lifestyle brand Birkenstock has reached an agreement to sell a majority stake in Birkenstock Group to L Catterton, the largest and most global consumer-focused private equity firm, and its affiliates including Financière Agache, the family investment company of Bernard Arnault. Details of the agreement and the acquisition price are not disclosed due to confidentiality agreements …

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The Power of Digital Marketing in 2021

Do you need to expand your business brand and venture into new markets? What are the qualities to look for in a digital marketing agency? How does digital marketing help to promote your brand? Digital marketing is the future of marketing. What is digital marketing? Digital marketing is the advertisement delivered through digital channels or …

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