Stories From Retail


News, announcements, and think pieces from retail’s frontline.

Customers shopping during Black Friday

How to Keep Customers Safe During Black Friday 2020

Black Friday 2020 is going be a lot different because of COVID-19. Here are some ways to keep customers safe in-store during the major shopping holiday.

Gen Z woman holding a tablet standing behind a checkout counter in a clothing store

How to Manage Generation Z: What Retailers Need to Know

Retailers often wonder, how do you manage Generation Z in the workplace? And what do they want out of their jobs? Here are 5 things you need to know.

Store associate wearing a face covering looking up product information on a tablet in a retail store

How to Improve Product Knowledge in Retail [2020 Guide]

Knowledge is power. Use these tips on how to improve product knowledge in retail to deliver a great customer experience at every location.

Skeleton inside a Halloween window display

7 Scary Good Halloween Window Display Ideas for 2020 🎃

Looking for some inspiration? Get inspired by these frightening and festive Halloween window display ideas from retailers and brands around the world.

Case Studies

Foko Retail customers share their success stories.

Fabletics retail store


Using Foko Retail to communicate between HQ and stores has helped Fabletics streamline its visual merchandising process and save valuable time. Here's how.

Converse retail Store - Foko Retail Case Study


With Foko Retail, Converse has a direct, two-way line to global partner markets, allowing them to easily communicate with retail teams all over the world.

Five Below Store Display - Foko Retail Case Study

Five Below

Like a lot of retailers, Five Below was stuck using an outdated legacy system to connect with their stores and field teams. It was time for an upgrade.


Expert advice from the people pushing retail forward.

Two retail associates looking at a computer screen in a retail store

Build vs. Buy: A Guide to Enterprise Retail Software

Deciding whether to build retail software or seek out an off-the-shelf solution isn’t easy. Here are the build vs. buy questions to ask yourself first.

Five female mannequins behind a retail display window

The Art of Storytelling in Window Displays

Visual merchandiser Holly Wadsworth knows how to make great window displays. Here’s what you can learn from her showstopping designs for LVMH and more.

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