6 Great Retail Blogs To Keep You Up-To-Date With Current Trends

6 Great Retail Blogs To Keep You Up-To-Date With Current TrendsUnless you have a ready and reliable source to turn to, it can be very difficult to keep track of the key trends in the retail industry. That’s why we have carried out some research and come up with a shortlist of some of our favourite retail blogs that we think will keep you in the loop of the most important retail trends. We hope you find them useful and that you will gain some valuable insights that will help you to improve your business performance, enjoy!

 

 1. The Retail Doctor’s Blog

The Retail Doctors Blog

Bob Phibbs is the man behind The Retail Doctor. Bob is a very well-known retail expert with over 30 years experience in the industry. He is also a motivational business speaker, marketing mentor, sales coach and author of 3 books so it’s no wonder that he has a lot of knowledge to impart to the world. He shares information on various topics such as how to sell better, how to avoid failing as a small business and how to improve employee retention just to name a few.

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 2. Retail Technology Trends

Retail Technology Trends

Although we do have a blog post on technology trends changing how bricks and mortar stores are managed, we don’t post about every trend that occurs on a weekly/monthly basis. Which is why this blog is a great one to follow if you like to keep on top of all the current trends in retail technology. Tim Dickey runs the blog, he is a retail technology consultant for NCR Canada Corp.

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3. Vend

Vend Blog

Vend is a point-of-sale software company which was founded by Vaughan Rowsell.  Vend blog, however, is run by Francesca Nicasio who is an expert in the retail industry and point of sale software. Francesca and her team write blog posts targeted at retail owners and managers to help them with issues that they may face such as ways to create in-store experiences that drive traffic and sales.

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4. Shopify

Shopify Blog

Founded by Tobias Lütke, Shopify develops software for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems. Their blog is great for startups who are looking for good advice and valuable information on how to manage their eCommerce businesses.

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5. RetailWire

RetailWire Blog

RetailWire is a news site which posts on a daily basis on news relating to the retail industry. They also provide tips for businesses in relation to recent news and events. So if you want to constantly stay up-to-date with current retail industry news, then be sure to check them out!

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6. Bizimply

Bizimply Blog

Well, seeing as you’re reading our blog we figured that we should include ourselves! We try to post on various topics to keep you informed and on top of all current trends in the retail, technology and hospitality sectors. We have quite a few blog posts on the retail sector that you should check out. Here are a few of our favorites: