Will Off-Price be Able to Handle all the Excess Inventory Post COVID-19?

As we dive into the market to see the trends of COVID-19 and the expected aftermath, there’s a wave of cancellations stemming from orders that were made months ago but will never sell. And according to Credit Suisse analyst Michael…

Apr 21 2020 · 3 min read

Retail Doom, or a Chance to Bloom?

Over the past decade, retail has seen a significant shift. With the emergence and hyper growth of ecommerce, brick-and-mortar has struggled—and traditional retailers are being forced to regroup in order to recapture gains and prevent further loss.  Labeled an agent…

Feb 18 2020 · 2 min read

From IoT to IoT… Wait What? Upcoming Consumer Electronic Trends

CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2020 happened last week, and it unveiled trends to watch in the upcoming years. One thing is for sure—the resounding shift is now not just based in the Internet of Things, but in the Intelligence of…

Jan 17 2020 · 3 min read

In 2020, Retailers Need to Run Lean and Mean

Last year, retail store closures surpassed the 9,000 mark—surpassing 2018 by nearly 60%. The fact is that retailers ARE opening new locations, but the closings are outpacing openings at a rate of 2 to 1, and the industry will continue…

Jan 14 2020 · 3 min read

eCommerce Expo – September 25-26 – London

Onto the next European show! From September 25-26th, the team is heading to eCommerce Expo in London. As the UK’s largest event on the eCommerce and retail calendar, the show features hundreds of ecommerce specialists, including 350 expert speakers. If…

Sep 17 2019 · 1 min read

E-commerce and Customer Service Expectations

A recent survey report shows how online retailers can replace personalized in-store experiences with a great online shopping experience. With e-commerce now representing 14.5% of total retail sales in the fourth quarter of 2018 with 15% yoy growth, all signs…

Apr 17 2019 · 3 min read

FUTR Summit – April 24-25 – London

B-Stock’s European team is heading to the Business Design Centre in London from April 24-25 for FUTR Summit. This is Europe’s only summit focused on fresh thinking and progressive change in retail, marketing and commerce with over 200 speakers. If…

Apr 16 2019 · 2 min read

B-Stock at Consumer Returns Luncheon – Nashville, TN – Oct 22 – 24, 2018

B-Stock is headed to Nashville, TN from October 22-24 for the Consumer Returns Conference 2018. While at the conference, B-Stock will be hosting a luncheon for attendees that includes a discussion on how retailers and manufacturers can better prepare for…

Oct 15 2018 · 2 min read

The Hot 100 Retailers

The STORES Hot 100 Retailers list was recently published; this annual list ranks the nation’s fastest-growing retail companies by year-over-year domestic sales growth. The top nine out of 10 all represent different retail segments (an indicator that growth is due…

Sep 28 2018 · 3 min read