Magazines Archives - 2008 October

RSR discovers what is vital to retailers
Story 12 - News

IN recent findings by US-based Retail Systems Research (RSR), 93% of retailers polled across all spectra considered localising merchandise assortments important. Running from April-June 2008, the survey covered 79 respondents worldwide, of whom 25% said they had a presence in the Asia-Pacific.

“While it’s not surprising to find retailers with fashion or seasonal assortments keen to tailor their merchandise to local demographic and psychographic profiles, it’s more counter-intuitive to find retailers selling basic merchandise interested in tailoring their assortments yet ... true. The proportions ... are consistent across retailers selling all types of merchandise,” the study reported.


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2008 Oct Stories:

Green retailing - Part 2: Can sustainability practices go hand in hand with positive customer value proposition?

Professional courses address talent shortfall in India

CJ Home Shopping out to conquer Asia

US NASDA schedules China road show for NRA 2009

WGA 2008 promises premium exhibits, rich programme and market insights

Food & Hotel Thailand 2008 reports record turnout

Major Singapore bookstore chain set to establish retail prominence in Indonesia eases SMEs’ access to Chinese buyers

Singapore’s first eco-friendly mall draws 9 anchor tenants

Jollibee forges on with acquisitions worldwide

Xterprise’s Clarity-ARS provides retailers advance inventory management

RSR discovers what is vital to retailers

German brand sets foot in India for the first time

Shopping centres in the US see decline in footfalls

Coca-Cola makes a bid for Chinese juice-maker with cash offer

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