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This Week in Retail: A refresher on the basics of retail, how to win in urban environments and more

Welcome to This Week in Retail, Vend’s roundup of articles that merchants ought to read. For this week, we’re tackling omnichannel retailing, personalization, urban environments, and retail basics you should never, ever forget. Dig in! 1. Gap’s new personalization tactics are “cool, not creepy,” exec says – Gap made headlines recently when it announced that it’ll [...]

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The Meteoric Rise of Pop-up Retail: A look at significant facts and stats around pop-up stores

This research-backed infographic takes a look at how pop-up stores are taking the retail industry by storm, and what you need to do to take advantage of it.

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Pop-Up on a Budget: 10 Ways to Save Money on Your Pop-Up Store

Pop-up shops serve a lot of practical uses for retailers. They can be used to test a product or market, generate buzz, and earn extra revenue. They’re also less expensive to set up and maintain compared to traditional stores, so pop-ups are a popular choice for e-tailers that wish to venture into the brick-and-mortar realm. [...]

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This Week in Retail: A refresher on the basics of retail, how to win in urban environments and more

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Welcome to This Week in Retail, Vend’s roundup of articles that merchants ought to read. For this week, we’re tackling omnichannel retailing, personalization, urban environments, and retail basics you should never, ever forget. Dig in! 1. Gap’s new personalization tactics are “cool, not creepy,” exec says – Gap made headlines recently when it announced that it’ll [...]

The Meteoric Rise of Pop-up Retail: A look at significant facts and stats around pop-up stores

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This research-backed infographic takes a look at how pop-up stores are taking the retail industry by storm, and what you need to do to take advantage of it.

Pop-Up on a Budget: 10 Ways to Save Money on Your Pop-Up Store

BRIKA (3 of 28)

Pop-up shops serve a lot of practical uses for retailers. They can be used to test a product or market, generate buzz, and earn extra revenue. They’re also less expensive to set up and maintain compared to traditional stores, so pop-ups are a popular choice for e-tailers that wish to venture into the brick-and-mortar realm. [...]

Vender of the Week: The Cheese and Wine Company

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The Cheese and Wine Company chose Vend because it works seamlessly on its Apple devices and provides the store with a easy to use loyalty system.

Tales From Tech Support: Emma

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Meet Emma. Emma works in the Auckland Support team here at Vend. On any given day she answers an average of sixty support tickets through our Help Center. She also mans the phones for our Premium Support and occasionally bakes banana bread for the entire office (a favourite amongst our carb-friendly staff).

This Week in Retail: Dealing with drama, coping with slow days and 3 more posts you don’t want to miss

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Vend is back with another issue of This Week in Retail! For this post, we’re putting the spotlight on important store issues including how to avoid drama, how to make the most of slow retail days, and how to create an awesome loyalty program. We’re also looking into the biggest trends in the industry to [...]

What’s New in Vend – April

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Tax by outlet, QuickBooks Online beta, Deputy app integration, Vend U, and much much more.

Vend is having a Block Party in Melbourne (with pop-ups and ping pong)!

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The Vend family in Melbourne has recently brought on five new fresh faces, so we think now is as good a time as any to introduce you to everyone – by throwing the snazziest block party in the history of block parties!

Arranging Your Store: 5 Questions Every Retailer Must Ask When Creating an Effective Store Layout

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Planning the layout of your store is both an art and a science–it requires creativity, psychological insights, and testing. In this post, we’ll explore common tactics that you can implement when planning the arrangement of your store, as well as the questions you need to ask in order to make the right decisions.   What [...]

What you need to know about the Heartbleed bug

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You may have seen in the media and online news about a bug called “Heartbleed”, which is affecting a large number of websites and cloud services around the world. The bug has presented itself in a core component websites use to secure traffic called OpenSSL. Here’s some more (and easy to digest) information about Heartbleed.  Once the [...]