Analyze This: What Retailers Can and Can’t Do with Market Basket Analysis

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As customer acquisition costs and competition increases, creating new revenue opportunities with existing customers is fast becoming the most cost-effective […]

Conscious Capitalism: Retailers Reaping the Benefits?

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The concept of conscious capitalism was born in retail—co-created by John Mackey, one of the founders of Whole Foods. Arriving […]

Retail Store Heat Mapping: Hot or Not?

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Store heat maps can be an enormous help when it comes to understanding the functionality of your stores and how […]

How American Eagle is Building the Denim Brand of the Future

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While some of American Eagle Outfitters (AEO)’s peers are fighting to stay relevant (like Aeropostale) and others are rebranding to […]

7-Eleven’s Tech Innovations, and How Other C-Stores Can Keep Up

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With its expansive U.S. location count of 11,800, 7-Eleven dominates the convenience landscape. Beginning at its launch 92 years ago, […]

7 Ways to Crush it in Convenience Retail in 2019

2018 was simultaneously record-setting and full of change for c-stores. In-store sales reached a record high of $242.2 billion, and […]

Five Below: What’s Behind this Discount Retailer’s Success?

Despite the name, things are really heating up for Philadelphia-headquartered discount retailer Five Below. Wordplay aside, the numbers speak for […]

How to Increase Basket Size in Your C-Store

Given how challenging it is to get customers to venture past the gas pump and into c-stores, convenience retailers must […]

CB4’s 1st Annual Convenience Store Loyalty Awards

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Convenience store chains once thrived on driving impulse buys. Now, successful convenience retailers capitalize on unlocking customer loyalty. Implementing an […]

Naming a Product “Corn Knuckles” and Other Private Label Pitfalls

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Private label goods are now standard retail practice, especially in grocery. If executed well, a private label brand can drive […]