2023 Retail Refined

GNC’s Omni-Channel Evolution From Brick and Mortar to Commerce Hub

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The transformation from a traditional brick-and-mortar store to an integrated commerce hub is crucial in the fast-evolving retail landscape. GNC’s omni-channel evolution epitomizes this shift, blending in-person and digital experiences to meet the contemporary consumer’s demands. But what does this mean for the future of retail? “Retail Refined,” hosted by Melissa Gonzalez, welcomes Nate…

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The Power of Machine Learning and AI for Carriers

With powerful tools like machine learning and AI, could retail logistics headaches be a thing of the past? With the rise of e-commerce, especially during the pandemic, the logistics and delivery sector has seen a significant uptick in activity. As consumers increasingly rely on online shopping, the need for efficient and sustainable delivery solutions…

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Blending Digital and Physical Realms for the Future of Retail

The future of retail is not just a question of digital versus physical; it’s about creating a seamless, multi-dimensional experience that speaks to consumer emotions as much as it does to their needs. Melissa Gonzalez, Host of Retail Refined, and Principal, MG2 and Founder of The Lionesque Group, underscores the enduring power of brick-and-mortar…

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Understanding Current and Incoming College Students and Their Generation is Vital for Company Growth

Personalization and DIY are now a mainstay in today’s world, but striking disruption comes in the form of Dormify, the ultimate solution to bland and uninspiring dorm rooms. What started as a mother-daughter quest to find chic dorm room décor turned into a business dedicated to helping college students and first-apartment dwellers design a…

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The Impact of Wellness in Retail Experiences

In the latest episode of Retail Refined, host Melissa Gonzalez converses with Dawn Clark, Co-Founder of Osean Studios, a design strategist, and retail design expert. The spotlight of the conversation is the impact of wellness in retail experiences, delving into Clark’s professional journey that spans eminent brands like Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nike, Amazon,…

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Locus CEO Nishith Rastogi Wants His AI Tool To Help Meet Customer Demands

Consumer behavior continues to change in the wake of the pandemic. One trend found by 6 River Systems is that consumers demand “omnichannel” retail experiences that are consistent across channels. It can be very difficult for retailers to bridge the gap between brick-and-motor and online delivery of their products. How can retailers create seamless experiences…

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2023 Retail Refined
Activating the Power of Brand

Toys “R” Us is an unforgettable part of many Americans’ childhoods, bringing back nostalgic memories of aisles upon aisles stacked high with all the toys a little mind could imagine. That’s why it was saddening for many who grew up with the chain to hear they filed for bankruptcy in September of 2018. It’s quite…

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Stenograph, LLC Announces Thaly Palanisamy as New President
May 22, 2024

Stenograph, LLC is pleased to announce Thaly Palanisamy as president. In his role, Mr. Palanisamy will guide Stenograph in executing its strategic vision: Empowering the capture, preservation, and accessibility of verbatim records. “Thaly’s leadership skills, combined with the Stenograph strategy deployed by our talented team, will ensure success as we charter our course for the…

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Excellence Culture – Brian Mosley
May 22, 2024

“I like your word excellence better than greatness, because you don’t have to sacrifice everything in order to be excellent” – Brian Mosley Those were the words of Brian Mosley (President of RightNow Media) as we discussed the balance of family and leading an organization that is impacting people all over the world. If you…

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Nurturing and Growing a Sustainable Safety Culture
May 22, 2024

Applied Digital champions a proactive approach to workplace safety, empowering employees to take ownership of their health and safety. This video showcases our open-door policy, which allows employees to easily connect with environmental health and safety (EH&S) professionals via phone, email, or a dedicated helpline for support in any situation. We also highlight our…

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Applied Digital’s Executive Leadership Commitment to Safety
May 22, 2024

This video explores the profound impact of Applied Digital’s executive leadership view commitment to safety. It highlights the key initiatives led by senior executives to foster a culture where safety is paramount. A standout strategy is the incorporation of a ‘safety moment’ at the start of every meeting, designed to heighten safety awareness from…

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Brand-To-Consumer: The Evolving Landscape of D2C Strategies and Experiential Retail
May 3, 2023

As retail evolves, so do many of the business models and strategies that are crucial to its success. Direct-to-consumer, or D2C, is the model that ensures that retailers sell and distribute their products directly to consumers. This allows them to avoid any other parties in the process. As a result, many brands are also shifting…

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The Future of Social Commerce and Content Creation Via AI
March 8, 2023

Social commerce may be a newish idea for U.S. retail brands, but it is a trendy marketing tool in China. How popular? Sales in China from social commerce platform purchases reached $363 billion in 2021. Compare that with the U.S., where social commerce sales were $36.6 billion in the same year. The trend is growing,…

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How Stylitics’ Technology Can Benefit Brands and Retailers
January 4, 2023

How exactly are companies like Stylitics entering the fashion field and helping to expand fashion customization and personalization in today’s world? Fashion is part of who we are—it is a silent form of self-identity for an individual that portrays beliefs, preferences, religion, occupation, social class, and so much more. And fashion is ever evolving; trends…

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