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5 Ways Technology Can Improve Your Department Store

Technology has become an intrinsic part of our lives. Today, most businesses are built entirely around a specific technology platform. Department stores, while they’ve been around for decades, can employ some of the latest...

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Should Your Department Store Be Smaller?

Earlier this year, J.C. Penney announced it wanted to make its department stores smaller. We can understand why. There are a lot of pressures pushing back against large department stores. Here are just a...

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5 Tips for Managing Department Stores Efficiently

Department stores have many challenges that are retailers don’t face. One of the primary challenges is managing multiple lines of inventory for the various departments within your store. It’s sort of like having multiple...

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How Department Stores Can Stay Relevant

The department store was originally a destination of choice, giving shoppers the latest in trends and technology. Because retail has been changing so rapidly, legacy forms of retail like the department store have struggled...

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Is Your Department Store Ready For The Future?

The department store made history by changing the way that people shop. The idea that someone could go to one store, select from various departments, and pay in one spot is familiar now but...

Department Stores Must Flex To Face The Future

Have you ever watched a rock climber adapt to the conditions of the climb? It takes a foundation of flexibility and strength to conquer an uncertain cliff face. Department stores have a similar challenge:...

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Staying Alive As A Department Store

The department store began as an innovative, modern way to bring shoppers into contact with the full potential of what retail could offer. It was a destination that offered inspiration for both home and...

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The One Thing Department Stores Need

Retailers have been debating the “death of the department store” for years. But department stores don’t have to die, they only need to stay on trend. By staying relevant to the customer, department stores...

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How To Maximize The Department Store Potential

For the busy person, department stores have a huge advantage: they can combine many types of needed items into one shopping trip. In one shot, housewares, clothing, and more can all go into the cart...

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Department Stores Must Meet This One Expectation

Why do people shop at department stores? Or to make it pertinent, why do people shop at your department store? To get the answer to this all-important question, many department store managers turn to...

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