Gen-Z Voice: UN Women Advocate Anya Thakur on shaping global industries through diversity and sustainability PART 2

By Anya Thakur on Nov 20, 2018 10:07:00 AM

 

This is part of a two-part series with Guest Blogger Anya Thakur and her vision on how brands, retailers and corporations can better connect with Generation Z.

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Gen-Z Voice: UN Women Advocate Anya Thakur on shaping global industries through diversity and sustainability PART 1

By Anya Thakur on Nov 14, 2018 10:58:36 AM

 

This is part of a two-part series with Guest Blogger Anya Thakur and her vision on how brands, retailers and corporations can better connect with Generation Z.

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Gen-Z Shoppers: The Real Scoop

By Carly Martinson on Aug 15, 2018 11:39:00 AM

Carly Martinson is our guest blogger this week. She is a rising Freshman at Babson College, an avid golfer, and resident expert on Gen Z.

As an 18-year old female who has considered shopping to be among my favorite pastimes over the past six years, I feel well qualified to speak on behalf of my fellow Gen-Z consumers when answering the following question:  What is it exactly that attracts young people to browse and spend in some stores and ignore others?   

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Gen-Z Voice: Leverage Experience To Drive Holiday Foot Traffic

By Sara Chopra on Oct 24, 2017 2:12:30 PM

As winter months draw near, the holiday season approaches, and alongside it comes the accompanying annual rush of shoppers.  Yet as online vendors edge with competitive pricing and convenience to their customers, according to a recent study by Fung Global Retail and Technology, now is the time for your store to draw in audiences with unique opportunities and experiences.

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How to Leverage Stores and “Play to Win” like Hudson Bay

By Radius8 on Oct 12, 2017 3:41:24 PM

“Closing stores starts a spiral that can’t be stopped,” posited Hudson Bay Company CEO Jerry Storch on stage at Shoptalk in Copenhagen this past Monday. The strategy for 2018 and beyond: Play to Win. Sure, like most retailers, HBC may have a few duds across their chain, but unlike many retailers, they aren’t just closing down stores. Instead, the company which owns the likes of Saks and Lord & Taylor is retooling and investing in underperforming stores, modifying the footprint and concept to better address the local market, and making technology investments that connect stores and online shoppers – driving value to an ever-more integrated set of channels. “Be great in stores and be great online,” according to Storch.

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ShopTalk Europe: Impressive Line-up of Speakers You Won’t Want to Miss!

By Radius8 on Oct 7, 2017 10:53:36 AM

On Monday, the first ever ShopTalk Europe event kicks off in Copenhagen! Top retailers from not just Europe, the US, and around the world will head to the northern European city for this new version of the original, Vegas based event. Shoptalk Europe promises to be a fertile ground for innovators and disruptors looking to the future of retail and the discussions on customer experience, brick and mortar, ecommerce, mobility, logistics, and more.

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Move Aside Millennials, Gen Z Loves the Store Even More

By Radius8 on Sep 8, 2017 3:12:54 PM

98% of Generation Z are walking into stores on a regular basis according to a study by IBM, and greater than 60% actually prefer shopping in store according to Accenture. That’s higher compared to the older Millennial cohort. 

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Gen-Z Voice: What Yoga Taught Me About My Generation and Retail

By Sara Chopra on Jun 29, 2017 5:23:59 PM

This week we're featuring a guest post from our resident expert on all things Gen-Z - Sara Chopra

Last Wednesday, crowds of young women flocked to New York City’s Times Square, turquoise blue yoga mats in hand.  Here, right outside American Eagle Outfitters’ Aerie store (their women’s loungewear branch), thousands convened for the brand’s “Mind Over Madness” Summer Solstice yoga event.

 

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