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Retail News & Trends
Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

Retail Industry Trends: Make a List and Check it Twice for a Successful Holiday Season

Fiona Soltes
Retail News & Trends — 6 min read

Grocery Store Operations: What Shoppers & Front Line Workers Reveal on Reddit

Alex Baldinger
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

Can’t Touch This: Contactless is Now a Must-Have for Grocers

Sandy Smith
Retail News & Trends — 1 min read

Urban Outfitters Expands Partnership with CB4 to All Stores to Empower Store Associates with AI

Joseph Lee

How can machine learning and AI transform store operations? This question strikes at the heart of what we do and is subj...

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Retail News & Trends — 6 min read

Retail’s Reopening Numbers: The Truth Behind the Headlines

Heidi Sax
Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

3 Realizations on the E-Commerce Shopping Experience in COVID

Heidi Sax
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

Covid Retail Restructurings: Just in Time or Too Little Too Late?

Joseph Lee
Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

Retailers Form 3 Unconventional Partnerships to Beat Coronavirus

Heidi Sax

This exclusive survey from CB4 and Convenience Store Decisions touches on all aspects of c-store operations, summarizing...

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Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger: Covid & Pharmacy Retail

Joseph Lee
Retail News & Trends — 6 min read

Grocery Shopping in the Time of Corona: It’s Awful

Matthew McAlister
Retail News & Trends — 21 min read

How Retailers Are Responding to COVID-19: A Timeline

Heidi Sax
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

How Retail is Readying for a Post-Pandemic Rebound

Heidi Sax

A comprehensive overview of our perspective on the retail industry and into each vertical that we service: fashion, conv...

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Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

5 Ways Grocers are Protecting Their Store Teams Through the Pandemic

Joseph Lee
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

3 Reasons Why Dollar Stores Are On The Rise

Sandy Smith
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

3 Things Traditional Retailers Can Do To Capture Sneakerheads Like Me

Matthew McAlister
Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

Conscious Capitalism: Retailers Reaping the Benefits?

Jared Holst

Even retailers whose stores use BI tools suffer from low hit rate and lack clear revenue gain. In this article, we exami...

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Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

5 Strategies for Victoria’s Secret in 2020

Jasmine Glasheen
CB4 in Action — 4 min read

3 Most Common Ways Stores Frustrate Mission-Driven Shoppers

Heidi Sax
Retail News & Trends — 9 min read

Expert Spotlight: 6 Big Ideas from my Interview with Neil Saunders

Heidi Sax
Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

Year in Review: Most Epic Retail Collaborations of 2019

Jaclyn Trop

In this survey, we asked 1,500 grocery shoppers about their experiences with the industry's biggest brands. Learn what's...

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Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

C-Store Rebranding in 2019: Chains Weigh Opportunities and Risks

Sandy Smith
Retail News & Trends — 6 min read

Thoughts on GameStop by Someone Who Loved GameStop

Matthew McAlister
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

How Retailers Are Thriving in The Resale Economy

Jasmine Glasheen
Retail News & Trends — 8 min read

Expert Spotlight: 5 Big Ideas from my Interview with KIZER & BENDER

Heidi Sax

In these interviews, learn how the top women in grocery are tackling challenges in the industy, and what they think are ...

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Retail News & Trends — 6 min read

The Recipe for Successful Alternate Format Grocery Stores

Sandy Smith
Retail News & Trends — 8 min read

5 Amazing Tales of Apparel Retail Comebacks

Francesca Nicasio
Retail News & Trends — 8 min read

Retail Bankruptcies of 2019: Lessons Learned from Forever 21, Gymboree, & More

Francesca Nicasio
Retail News & Trends — 6 min read

How American Eagle is Building the Denim Brand of the Future

Jared Holst

In this article learn how top retail brands are using AI to improve their store walks and ability to discover and correc...

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Retail News & Trends — 7 min read

7 Tips to Supercharge Your Retail Influencer Strategy

Francesca Nicasio
Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

Retailers are Joining the Rental Economy. Who Will End Up on Top?

Francesca Nicasio
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

Key Takeaways from CB4’s Interviews with Top Women in Grocery

Sandy Smith
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

7 Things Legacy Retailers Should Know About Digital Native Brands

Jaclyn Trop

In this report, learn what convenience shoppers care most about, and how they rank the top c-store brands according to e...

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Retail News & Trends — 6 min read

CB4’s 1st Annual Grocery Store Loyalty Awards

Fiona Soltes
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

5 Partnerships That Could Transform Your Local Walgreens

Sandy Smith
Retail News & Trends — 6 min read

5 Ways to Attract Retail’s Conscious Consumer

Alex Baldinger
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

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

Jared Holst

In this article, learn how CB4 helps operations and IT teams accomplish their shared goals with a minimum requirement of...

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Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

CB4’s 1st Annual Apparel Retail Loyalty Awards

Jaclyn Trop
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

The Rise of the Grocery CX Officer & Implications for the Industry

Fiona Soltes
Retail News & Trends — 6 min read

How Nike Slayed 2018, and Takeaways for Fashion Retailers

Alex Baldinger
Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

Retailers: Use Negative Yelp Reviews to Your Advantage in 5 Steps

Sandy Smith

A comprehensive overview of our perspective on the retail industry and into each vertical that we service: fashion, conv...

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Retail News & Trends — 5 min read

CB4’s 1st Annual Convenience Store Loyalty Awards

Jared Holst
Retail News & Trends — 3 min read

Why Big Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Are Thinking Small in 2019

Jaclyn Trop
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

How Alibaba & TMIC Help Retailers Capitalize on Local Demand

Vittorio Bollo
Retail News & Trends — 4 min read

Why Do Retail Customers Prefer an In-Store Experience?

Brianna Ahearn

In this article we discuss three obstacles to improving same-store sales and how machine learning helps solve them....

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