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3 Expected Retail Trends for 2018

Inside Retail Environments magazine, Morgan Li’s Andrew Rosenband predicts what we’re likely to see in the coming year. And no, Chicken Little,...

Shoppers prefer self-service tech

Self-checkout tops list of solutions After one of the most successful retail holiday seasons in more than a decade, consumers have shown that there is...

SPAR Group acquires Resource Plus

SPAR Group, a leading supplier of retail merchandising, business technology, and other marketing services in ten countries throughout North America, Latin...

U.S. marijuana market: Sales to skyrocket

Statista reports that Jan. 1 was an important date for the North American marijuana industry with the drug becoming legal in California. Shares in...

In memoriam: Jon Greenberg

JGA Founder Jon Greenberg passed away on Dec. 29, 2017. Although he had been retired for 25-plus years, the foundation of JGA built on Greenberg’s...

Should U.K. coffee shops go greener?

While Brits love their coffee, they also love the environment. Research from Mintel’s Coffee Shops UK 2017 report finds as many as 40% of out of home...

GBI acquires global rights to Green Globes

The U.S.-based nonprofit Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced this week that it has completed acquisition of the global rights to Green Globes, a...

FRCH Design Worldwide merges with NELSON

FRCH Design Worldwide, a leading retail and hospitality architecture and design firm, has merged operations with NELSON, a global architecture and design...

Index shows power of brand love

Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon recently introduced the Brand Love Index — a new research study revealing key factors that drive consumers to love brands....