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Design trends in store equipment

Brick-and-mortar retailers, who want to create an unforgettable shopping experience in their stores and also want to set themselves apart from online retailers, should appeal to all the senses of their customers. Read more in the Topic

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Printed Interior Decoration Conference

The Printed Interior Decoration Conference on 26-27 November 2014 in Düsseldorf will illustrate the full extent of Printed Interior Decoration (PID) from wall and floor decoration over furniture with customized prints or film wrapping to textile solutions. Read more

© ESMA Printed Interior Decoration Conference November, 26 and 27, 2014 in Düsseldorf.

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EuroShop 2014 exceeds Optimistic Expectations

Retail in a Great Mood to Invest!

More than 109,000 trade visitors attended the world’s No.1 trade fair for retail and its partners in Düsseldorf –110 nations represented
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EuroShop 2014 - Live Coverage

EuroShop 2014 - Live Coverage

We reported live from the trade fair halls for you! Read more

© Messe Düsseldorf That was EuroShop 2014 Videos, interviews and pictures from the fair.


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Consumers see thousands more product choices with reduced calories, fats, sugar and sodium

27/10/2014 - More than 30,000 healthier product choices have been made available to consumers between 2002 and 2013 according to the 2014 Health & Wellness Survey released today by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA). The new choices represent an additional 10,000 in just the last four years. read more

The north leads the way in August retail boost

27/10/2014 - In August, the UK non-food retail market recorded one of its strongest months of the year, as reflected in the latest footfall figures from Ipsos Retail Performance. read more

Research shows millennials are looking for hands-on experiences when shopping

24/10/2014 - New LoyaltyOne research shows that retailers should consider providing millennials with a hands-on shopping experience by offering exclusive sessions with a consultant or expert in the field, as a way to motivate this high-value segment to shop more at their stores. read more

University of Georgia/National Retail Federation study debunks myths surrounding retail wages

20/10/2014 - The National Retail Federation today released an in-depth study authored by a University of Georgia economist who found that retail jobs pay wages highly competitive with those in other industries despite long-held misconceptions to the contrary. read more

Retail Feedback Group finds the personal touch matters at the supermarket

16/10/2014 - The Retail Feedback Group (RFG) has released the 2014 U.S. Supermarket Experience Study. The research, now in its seventh year, found that supermarkets continue to generate high satisfaction among their shoppers, scoring an average of 4.46 on a five-point scale, where five is highest. read more

National Retail Federation takes a stand to highlight the value of retail jobs

16/10/2014 - The National Retail Federation today kicked off Retail Jobs Week, a multi-faceted effort to push back against long-held misperceptions about working in the retail industry. Through this initiative, NRF aims to continue educating Washington lawmakers about the value retail jobs deliver for workers and the economy. read more

Small business owners hesitant to hire and invest

08/10/2014 - Small business owners are hesitant to hire and invest in their business in the near-term, yet continue to be optimistic about the long-term future of their business, according to the inaugural Bank of America/CFI Group Small Business Forecast. read more

Forecasts: Holiday sales to increase 4.1 percent

08/10/2014 - After a turbulent start to 2014, the National Retail Federation announced it expects sales in November and December to increase a healthy 4.1 percent to 616.9 billion dollars, higher than 2013’s actual 3.1 percent increase during that same time frame. read more

Mobile payment on the advance

01/10/2014 - EuroCIS, Europe’s leading trade fair for retail technology, addresses the topic of mobile payment as one of the trends revolutionising retail processes over the next few years, say experts. According to a study by the Gartner Institute, mobile payment services already accounted for sales worth US$ 235 billion in 2013. By 2017 these figures are expected to triple. read more