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5 Ways Retailers Can Avoid Ending Up Like Toys “R” Us

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Industry analysts have prophesied a forthcoming “retail apocalypse” in recent years, and with good reason — since 2017, formerly infallible retailers like Toys "R" Us have either filed for bankruptcy protection or shut down stores. Writing for Online Retail Today, Foko Retail CEO Marc Gingras explains how other retailers and brands can avoid a similar fate.

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5 Things Retailers Should Know About Working with Millennials

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Whether they’re your frontline or future management material, these are the five things to keep in mind when working with millennials.

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While Retail’s Behemoths Die, These 4 Retailers Are Rising From Their Ashes

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There’s no denying that 2017 was a bad year for many major retailers. How can they compete with the Walmarts and Amazons of the world? The truth is they can’t — unless they’re willing to adapt to the rapidly changing retail landscape.

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Four Ways to Play with Perspective In Your Window Displays

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Window displays are more than just visual entry points into a store. They’re striking, aspirational statements designed to capture shoppers’ imaginations and communicate not just a brand vision, but a lifestyle.

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Here’s How to Use Foko Retail to Better Manage Compliance

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For many retailers, proper in-store execution involves managing an array of time-sucking and outdated communication platforms — including intranets, email, and private messaging apps — in tandem to get the job done. So it’s no surprise that managers overseeing hundreds of locations sometimes struggle to stay on top of what’s...

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Amazon Just Put 40,000 Plants in its New Offices — Here’s What Visual Merchandisers Can Learn From the Move

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In 2008, the world’s population experienced a monumental change — more people were officially living in cities than rural communities. And although urban life has many benefits, the sense of solitude that comes with living in the countryside (generally) isn’t one of them. That’s something Amazon.com, Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos was...

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