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Coresight Report 2022

December 23, 2022

Coresight Research: Unveiling Hidden Gaps and Inefficiencies

Survey conducted by Coresight Research identifies biggest challenges retailers face in 2024 and where investments are being made to improve

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Two-Thirds of Retailers Lose 10% of Total Sales or More Due to Ineffective Merchandising Execution, Coresight Research Finds

Survey conducted by Coresight Research identifies biggest challenges retailers face in 2024 and where investments are being made to improve

Rethink Retail Presents Designed to Sell

October 26, 2022

Visual Merchandising for Modern Retailers

How brand storytelling Is enabled by modern merchandising.

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Reframing the Store Experience

Reframing the Store Experience

Hear from key industry experts on how the right store design, retail technologies and team culture are essential to turning store experiences into a competitive advantage.

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Modernize the In-Store Process

Modernize the In-Store Process

Greatly improve planning efficiency, streamline in-store execution, and gain real-time insights into merchandising accuracy and performance to deliver better customer experiences in every store.

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A CxO Perspective on the Role of the Shelf

A CxO Perspective on the Role of the Shelf

Learn how to overcome retail challenges and create superior experiences at the shelf for everyone.

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Retail as a Critical Element of Telecom

Retail as a Critical Element of Telecom and Media Success

4 Opportunities for Telecom and Media companies to create great retail experiences.

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Make The Most Out of Your Assortments

Make The Most Out of Your Assortments

Create localized planograms to optimize inventory and ensure accurate product placement on every shelf.

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Introducing Planogram Connector

October 25, 2022

Introducing Planogram Connector

Import existing planograms to target and localize your merchandising based on layout and segmentation and augment with POP.

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See What’s Really Happening in Your Stores

See What’s Really Happening in Your Stores

Simplify in-store execution and improve compliance

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One Door and Movista team up

September 27, 2022

A single pane of glass for in-store teams

September 27, 2022

In our press release last week announcing our relationship with Movista we talked about a “single pane of glass” for store teams. Here’s a little more about what we mean.Today, roughly 50% of all planned labor in a store is related to merchandising and promotions. This is ‘knowledge work’, and doing it right means that team members generally have to pull…

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September 19, 2022

One Door and Movista Partner to Deliver a ‘Single Pane of Glass’ for In-Store Teams

Companies form a first of its kind partnership to better serve retailers, manufacturers, and distributors Boston, Mass. and Bentonville, Ark., September 19, 2022 — One Door, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software, and Movista Inc., a leading provider of mobile-first and cloud-based retail execution and workforce management platform, today announced a strategic […]

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August 17, 2022

One Door Store Gallery solution sheet

With Store Gallery, it’s easier for Corporate Merchandising Teams, Visual Merchandisers, and Store Planners to ensure that their stores are executed right. Using image recognition and artificial intelligence, Store Gallery’s Computer Vision automatically flags bad compliance photos for you, helping you to review compliance photos faster and giving you the time to focus on the […]

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August 16, 2022

One Door Smart Containers solution sheet

Our platform’s Smart Containers combine powerful business rules with a guided user experience so that you can create a single planogram with multiple, automatically localized outcomes. Give stores planograms with dynamically localized product assortments or signage with just a few clicks and eliminate hours of repetitive planogramming. Make localized merchandising a reality without working overtime.

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August 15, 2022

One Door Store Explorer solution sheet

Store Explorer is your store data search engine, providing instant and accurate answers to virtually any question about what is currently in your stores. The time-consuming and error-prone work of data mining is now automatic, and gives you confidence in the data behind your strategic merchandising decisions.

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August 14, 2022

Planogram Connector solution sheet

Planogram Connector allows visual merchandising teams to take advantage of Our platform’s unique localization, collaboration, and store communication capabilities while continuing to planogram in Blue Yonder’s CKB.

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July 18, 2022

One Door Merchandising Assistant solution sheet

Our platform includes a mobile-optimized merchandising assistant for in-store execution, software that empowers associates to be an active partner in the merchandising process while saving you up to 10 – 20% labor hours a week per store. Help stores get their initial merchandising set right the first time, every time, maximizing

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Romancing the in-store experience

July 17, 2022

Romancing the in-store experience

July 10, 2022

With the pandemic finally waning, consumers are flocking back to brick-and-mortar stores, at higher rates than analysts predicted. While eCommerce sales remain strong, it’s clear that customers crave the advantages of the in-store experience: the chance to see, feel and try on products, personal assistance from knowledgeable salespeople, and an aesthetically pleasing store…

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Bring Your Vision to Life on Every Shelf, in Every Store

July 1, 2022

Bring Your Vision to Life on Every Shelf, in Every Store

With a crystal-clear view of what’s happening in stores, you can bring high-performing promotions to life.

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Visual Merchandising Survey

Visual Merchandising Survey

How prepared are you to increase agility and support localization of visual merchandising and space planning? Learn the 5 key process gaps that limit merchandising confidence and how to fix them.

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Introducing Planogram Connector

Introducing the Planogram Connector

Learn how to automatically convert planograms into step-by-step, interactive, store guides delivered to a mobile device.

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3-Ways to Eliminate Merchandising Guesswork

3-Ways to Eliminate Merchandising Guesswork

Provide store teams with a mobile-first interactive experience that guides them through the tasks step-by-step and provides you with real-time visibility into accuracy of the work being performed.

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3-Ways to Dial Up Engagement & Accuracy

3-Ways to Dial Up Engagement & Accuracy

There is a better way to communicate with store teams and ensure the right work is being done. With real-time communication and collaboration between HQ and store teams, you can achieve next-level results.

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Introducing the interactive planogram

Introducing the interactive planogram

You may have the tools and processes to create assortments and space plans that will achieve your sales goals but if store teams find your planograms difficult to follow, the result is poor execution, low compliance, and lost sales.

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Bridging the Execution Gap to Increase Revenues

Bridging the Execution Gap to Increase Revenues

Optimizing merchandising execution has never been more critical. Learn the key shortcomings in existing implementations that must be addressed for retailers to maximize sales conversion, improve partner relationships, and deliver a superior shopper experience.

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Modern Grocery: Driving Customer Loyalty and Revenue

Modern Grocery: Driving Customer Loyalty and Revenue

CEO, Tom Erskine, joins Grocery Insight CEO Steve Dresser and RETHINK Retail host Paula Macaggi for an exclusive panel discussion on the modern grocery store.

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Optimize Merchandising in a Post-ish COVID World

3 Actions Retailers Must Take to Optimize Merchandising in a Post-ish COVID World

The three most important actions retailers must take to drive real-time insights and centralized communication in their merchandising execution.

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Merchandising with X-Ray Vision

Merchandising with X-Ray Vision

Developing extraordinary in-store experiences, merchandising resets, refreshes and brand promotions can take months of planning to perfect each detail. Once in the field, stores have only hours to execute or risk missing supplier obligations and sales targets.

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Translating AI into Localized Planograms

Translating AI into Localized Planograms

Eliminate hours of repetitive planogramming and make localized merchandising a reality without working overtime.

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Retail Challenges of COVID-19

June 17, 2022

3-Ways One Door Meets the Retail Challenges of COVID-19

Whether you’re a big box retailer, grocery chain or specialty store, you’ve got to keep your customers and employees safe, stay ahead of changing product demands, and adapt to new forms of buying and selling.

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Paper Planograms Are a Thing of the Past

Paper Planograms Are a Thing of the Past

The past is gone, start living in the present. Plan, execute, and analyze your visual merchandising in an intuitive cloud-based platform.

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3 Actions Retailers Must Take

Coresight Research: 3 Actions Retailers Must Take in 2022

Having a performance- and result-oriented approach to investment can help retailers scale their merchandising solutions in a time when competition is abundant but time to action is scarce.

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Omnichannel shoppers and store fulfillment

May 31, 2022

Omnichannel shoppers and store fulfillment put new pressure on aging space planning systems

June 01, 2022

NOW is the retail renaissance in Space Planning. And just like the renaissance of the 14th century revolutionized science and art… There will be a tremendous difference between the before and after for the science and the art of space planning. Flora Delaney, President of Delaney Consulting says her phone has been ringing off the hook since…

simplify In-Store Merchandising

March 25, 2022

3-Ways to simplify In-Store Merchandising

Simplify merchandising instructions for store teams, using modern capabilities like cloud, mobile, and artificial intelligence (AI).

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stores and space management systems

March 2, 2022

Thriving in the Face of Change: 3 Big Takeaways for Retailers

March 10, 2022

If you’re a retailer, you know that the role of the physical store has changed more in the past two years than it did over the previous fifteen. While the major upheavals of the pandemic may be winding down, the pace of change in retail is likely to keep accelerating. At last month’s NRF conference, One Door sat down with three retail thought leaders to talk about what kind of changes retailers…

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February 17, 2022

Blue Yonder selects One Door for a 2021 partner leadership award

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Feb. 15, 2022 – Driving transformational digital supply chain strategies for customers is a key role of Blue Yonder’s partners. That’s why Blue Yonder is proud to announce the winners of its 2021 Partner Leadership Awards, which recognize exceptional partner success over the course of the past year. The award-winning partners worked […]

stores and space management systems

February 16, 2022

The double role of the shelf: what it means for your stores and space management systems

February 16, 2022

The shelf isn’t what it used to be. You can probably guess why: the pandemic, professional shoppers, supply chain, changing shopping habits, new shopper expectations, the great resignation—all the buzzwords. The question is, what is the new role of the shelf, and how does it affect…

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3 Actions to improve merchandising agility

December 21, 2021

3 Actions retailers must take to improve merchandising agility in 2022

December 21, 2021

Shoppers have returned to brick-and-mortar stores, but the competition with eCommerce is still fierce. More than ever, retailers need to make sure they’re delivering an exceptional shopping experience, both for customers browsing the aisles and for those picking up in store after ordering online (BOPIS). To do it, they need to….

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visual merchandising refresh

October 13, 2021

As stores evolve, visual merchandising needs a refresh.

October 13, 2021

Retail is merchandising. No matter the medium, the blend of art and science that is uniquely crafted for every individual brand has always been at the heart of great retailing. How much art vs how much of science has always been driven by brand purpose, who you are and what you sell. These made up the core elements of your store and defined the principles by how your team sells. Up until…

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giving your merchandising software the “care and feeding” it needs to pay off

September 1, 2021

Are you giving your merchandising software the “care and feeding” it needs to pay off?

September 02, 2021

Data from recent research shows that most retailers have merchandising software. And yet the upheavals caused by the pandemic, from supply chain disruptions to labor cost issues to skyrocketing online buying and new shopping patterns like BOPIS and curbside…

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old school merchandising doesn’t work for specialty goods

July 7, 2021

The dog ate my planogram: why old school merchandising doesn’t work for specialty goods

July 07, 2021

When it comes to specialty goods, whether it’s pet supplies, baby products, sporting goods, housewares or beyond, understanding your customers is critical. They’re looking to you for products that fulfill specialized needs that reflect their passions …

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merchandising for luxury brands

June 18, 2021

Why well-executed merchandising is priceless for luxury brands

May 18, 2021

Imagine this: A consumer sees a high-end designer leather bag on the arm of her favorite Instagram celebrity and falls in love. She does some online research, then heads to the brand’s retail location, looking forward to a premium shopping experience. But when she gets there, the store feels cluttered and she wonders for …

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retire the paper planogram

April 27, 2021

Why its time to retire the paper planogram

April 27, 2021

Planograms have been the standard approach to planning merchandising for decades. But as more and more retailers are discovering, planograms just aren’t up to the realities of merchandising today: more frequent store resets and promotions, store teams stretched thin, and HQ investments in big data tools to drive…

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April 20, 2021

WOOLWORTHS GROUP SELECTS ONE DOOR TO IMPROVE THE STORE TEAM EXPERIENCE

Australia’s largest retailer will use Merchandising™ Cloud to simplify work in stores BOSTON – (April 20, 2021) – One Door, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software, today announced a new multi-year agreement with the Woolworths Group. Woolworths will implement One Door’s

With cloud and mobile, retailers can finally see what’s happening on every shelf

January 5, 2021

With cloud and mobile, retailers can finally see what’s happening on every shelf

January 05, 2021

If you want to understand just how outdated many of today’s merchandising execution tools and processes are, consider this: the planogram was invented by Kmart in 1970 and remains the industry standard for communicating product plans to stores.Now consider how much merchandising has changed in the last 50…

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November 12, 2020

Access to Measurable and Actionable Merchandising Compliance Reporting Is Imperative for Nearly Half of Retailers, Coresight Research Finds

New survey in partnership with One Door reveals potential in-store execution gains and pain points BOSTON – (November 12, 2020) – One Door, Inc., a leading retail merchandising execution platform that helps retailers plan, execute and analyze

visual merchandising and brick-and-mortar

November 2, 2020

Putting the “visual” back in visual merchandising – VI: curation and the bridge between digital and brick-and-mortar

November 3, 2020

For Part VI of our discussion, “Putting the ‘Visual’ Back in Visual Merchandising,” we continue chatting with Michael Abata. Michael is a thought leader and cultural and consumer futurist…

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visual merchandising and consumer

October 16, 2020

Putting the “visual” back in visual merchandising – V: a consumer futurist’s take on virtual reality and the speed of change in retail today

October 15 2020

In our press release last week announcing our relationship with Movista we talked about a “single pane of glass” for store teams. Here’s a little more about what we mean.Today, roughly…

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Merchandising Strategies

October 15, 2020

Merchandising Strategies for the New Normal

October 14, 2020

The following is a recap of the One Door’s on-demand webinar: Merchandising Strategies for the “New Normal” available here.

This has been one of the most disruptive years for retail in living memory. COVID-19 has fundamentally changed consumer behaviors and has forced retailers to respond rapidly to today’s market while adapting new merchandising…

grocery merchandising

September 11, 2020

4 Ways COVID-19 will change grocery merchandising

September 11, 2020

Grocers have adapted with lightning speed to the new challenges of the pandemic. Supply chain upheaval, new fulfillment models, social distancing requirements and compliance issues are just a few of the obstacles that have emerged since March. Out of the public eye, visual merchandising and space planning processes were significantly…

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July 21, 2020

Eyemart Express Selects One Door to Streamline Visual Merchandising

National retailer will deploy Our platform to improve brand consistency across all stores BOSTON – (July 22, 2020) – One Door, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software, today announced a new agreement with national eyewear retailer, Eyemart Express. Eyemart Express will implement One Door’s Our platform platform to create and execute merchandising […]

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July 14, 2020

One Door Names Jen Loesch to Board of Directors

Retail industry veteran brings extensive merchandising experience to the company BOSTON – (July 14, 2020) – One Door, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software, today announced that it has appointed Jen Loesch, CEO of Minnesota-based BreathableBaby, to its board of directors. A retail industry veteran, Loesch brings over 20 years of experience […]

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June 30, 2020

One Door Releases Computer Vision Capability for Our platform

New feature introduces artificial intelligence and image recognition for retail merchandising execution and compliance BOSTON – (June 25, 2020) – One Door, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software, today announced an innovative enhancement to its Our platform™ platform: computer vision capabilities for its Store Gallery feature. When a new product or promotion […]

Visual Merchandising & Walgreens

June 25, 2020

Putting the “Visual” Back in Visual Merchandising – IV: taking Walgreens into the future with technology

June 24, 2020

For Part IV of our discussion, “Putting the ‘Visual’ Back in Visual Merchandising,” we are chatting with Tracy Allen. Tracy is the Sr. Director of Space Management for Walgreens…

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tech solutions to specialty retail

April 29, 2020

Putting the “Visual” Back in Visual Merchandising – III: applying tech solutions to specialty retails

April 29, 2020

For Part III of our discussion, “Putting the ‘Visual’ Back in Visual Merchandising,” we are chatting with Anthony Perrotta. Anthony has worked with specialty brands, including J. Jill and Alex & Ani and is currently with…

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employee helping customer

April 8, 2020

7 Things to consider when it’s time to reopen stores

April 07, 2020

How do retailers bring their stores back online after being closed for weeks or months? How does HQ bring their field teams up to speed quickly with the latest promotions, floorsets and marketing campaigns? Most importantly, how does HQ ensure that store teams feel supported, safe and cared for? Working across different types of retail…

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power of visual merchandising

March 31, 2020

Putting the “visual” back in visual merchandising – II: the power of visual merchandising

March 31, 2020

For Part II of our discussion, “Putting the ‘Visual’ Back in Visual Merchandising” we are chatting with Kristin Lauer. Kristin is a seasoned expert in visual merchandising with over 25 years of experience. She began her career at Filene’s, Bloomingdale’s and Barneys – where she worked under design icon Simon Doonan – and later opened her own studio, Blue Potato …

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retail employee using One Door planogram connector

March 13, 2020

Putting the “Visual” Back in Visual Merchandising

March 12, 2020

After participating in One Door’s Big Ideas Session at NRF this past January, I walked off stage thinking about all of the technology (heat maps, display engagement stats, traffic counters etc.) that retailers are using to plan in-store merchandising, but I recognized a gap in the process. Retailers aren’t using technology to help today’s retail associates execute planograms….

One Door and NRF

March 9, 2020

Space planning and visual merchandising – how AI, cloud, and mobile are changing the game

March 09, 2020

When we talk to retailers around the world, one thing is clear: everybody thinks they’re behind when it comes to planogram automation and merchandising execution. At NRF 2020, we set out to discover how space planning and merchandising are evolving with new….

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February 24, 2020

One Door Joins Emerging Technology Session with Blue Yonder at 2020 CMA + SIMA Annual Conference in Dallas

DALLAS – (Feb. 24, 2020) – One Door, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software, today announced its Emerging Technology joint presentation with Blue Yonder, Inc. (formerly JDA Software) at the 2020 Category Management Association & Shopper Insights Management

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February 21, 2020

Turn your retail store associates Into merchandising rockstars

February 21, 2020

In a perfect world, every shelf in your store would be merchandised flawlessly and your team of sales associates would spend their workday interacting with customers and selling products. But in today’s fast-paced retail climate, chances are that your team is losing several hours a day on unnecessary tasks like fixing mistakes on resets….

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Department store clothing display

January 18, 2020

Simplify visual merchandising for better in-store execution and compliance

January 18, 2020

When store teams lack clear, interactive, step-by-step instructions on how to set fixtures and displays, compliance suffers. And when compliance suffers, sales are lost, and labor hours are wasted. In fact, retailers report an average of 40+ hours per week of lost time spent merchandising that could be better invested in serving customers….

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January 9, 2020

One Door to Showcase Innovation in Visual Merchandising and Space Planning at NRF 2020

Software provider gives retailers the tools they need to simplify work for store teams NEW YORK CITY – (Jan. 9, 2020) – One Door, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software, today announced its full lineup of activities for NRF 2020, which will be held at the Javits Center in New York City […]

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December 19, 2019

One Door and JDA Software Partner to Simplify Work for Stores

Integration of platforms transforms planograms into step-by-step instructions and gives retailers “x-ray vision” into stores BOSTON – (Dec. 19, 2019) – One Door, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software, today announced a signed partnership agreement with JDA Software, Inc. Together, JDA and One Door will integrate JDA’s category management and space planning […]

retail cosmetic display

December 11, 2019

Gartner’s 3 critical ways space planning software must change

December 11, 2019

When research firm Gartner published its market guide on space planning this year, it made one thing clear: retailers who put off digital transformation of their space planning processes risk losing sales. After all, stores face increasingly tough competition from online shopping which offers unlimited options, personalized customer journeys, and represented more than half of all retail growth in 2018. “Left unchecked…

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December 9, 2019

Space management automation to the rescue

December 09, 2019

As a space planner, your goal is to get the right product in the right store at the right time. Maximizing every square foot of retail space with localized assortments is your mantra. Finding that perfect formula for how space is allocated – from category management to shelf space efficiency – is your jam. Today’s advanced data aggregation tools and space analytics are helping you understand your customers’ shopping…

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October 30, 2019

Create killer retail promotions with our platform

October 30, 2019

Today’s consumers expect retailers to keep up with their constantly changing interests. As a visual merchandiser this means you’re faced with the big challenge of better understanding your customers, and then quickly creating highly targeted promotions that speak directly to them.One Door’s Our platform platform is the end-to-end visual merchandising software solution that helps…

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August 9, 2019

4 user experience superpowers that are transforming visual merchandising software

August 09, 2019

As a consumer, when I ask for “seafood restaurants near me,” there are four key capabilities that make the response so useful, and I call these “User Experience Superpowers.” These applications know me and the context of my situation (where I am, etc.). They consolidate and organize…

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June 18, 2019

One Door Launches Season One of “Off the Shelf”, Filmed at SHOWFIELDS

New short-format video series celebrates visual merchandising and the creation of great retail experiences BOSTON – (June 18, 2019) – One Door, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software, today launched “Off the Shelf”, a new video and content series showcasing retailers who are re-writing the rules of merchandising. Season one features one […]

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June 9, 2019

The farmer’s dog

June 09, 2019

Whether you’re a dog person or not, you can’t help but be enthralled by the story of The Farmer’s Dog. In the midst of direct-to-consumer food brands having an early-onset existential crisis, this brand has outperformed expectations every step of the way. The idea is a simple one, but I’ll let them describe it in their own words…

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Mother dirt

June 09, 2019

Like the adage goes, if you can make it in New York you can make it anywhere, and so too is that true in retail. Its breadth of personalities and customer types across its many neighborhoods make it the ultimate playground for trying new things in retail. It has, therefore, become the home of digitally native brands entering the physical space for the first time…

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