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September 15, 2023
Omnichannel retail is a powerful strategy for retailers to combine what customers see online with how they experience shopping in-store. Omnichannel retailing is all about creating a unified and cohesive shopping journey across online, mobile, and brick-and-mortar stores. It’s important to recognize that a majority of shoppers often switch between digital and physical marketing during […]
September 1, 2023
Visual merchandising has always had the same goal: strategically promote products, drive revenue, and create a unique store experience. However, the role and execution have drastically changed in the last 50 years. Visual merchandisers need to adapt to the always-changing consumer behaviors, technological advancements, and the need for more immersive shopping experiences. If you’re not […]
August 18, 2023
Understanding the unique preferences and behaviors of local customers is crucial for creating impactful visual merchandising strategies. There is no one-size-fits-all merchandising. Data-driven insights have emerged as a game-changer, empowering visual merchandisers to gain a deeper understanding of local markets. It enables them to design effective localized campaigns without any guesswork of effectiveness. In this […]
August 11, 2023
Recognizing and embracing diversity through localized nuances is essential for retail stores to thrive, especially in such a globalized industry. For visual merchandisers, understanding and incorporating local culture into their strategies can make a significant impact on customer experience, loyalty, and revenue. The importance of culture in visual merchandising and how retail technology solutions, including […]
July 28, 2023
Delivering personalized experiences to customers has become essential for driving revenue and creating a lasting impact. With advancements in artificial intelligence and visual merchandising technology, retailers now have the tools to empower their visual merchandisers in delivering targeted and relevant experiences to local customers. A visual merchandiser’s goal is to make an impression that lasts […]
Customers have countless options in choosing where they want to shop. That’s where the power of personalization comes into play, and visual merchandisers have the ability to make lasting impressions on customers to drive sales and increase brand loyalty. Retail technology is transforming the way visual merchandisers create these experiences. With the help of tools […]
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June 22, 2023
The retail industry is constantly evolving, and technology is at the forefront of this innovation. From mobile apps like Shopkick and Ibotta to visual merchandising platforms like One Door, retailers are leveraging technology to create more engaging and personalized experiences for their customers. This helps drive customer loyalty and easy in-store wayfinding to increase sales […]
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Sustainability in both environmental and operational efficiency has become a key factor for retailers to consider in their day to practice. The main driver for visual merchandisers are creating environmentally friendly stores, but also driving customers to feel good about their shopping experience. Visual merchandisers, in particular, face unique challenges when implementing sustainable practices. They […]
June 21, 2023
In the dynamic world of retail, staying ahead of the competition requires more than just intuition and experience. As a visual merchandiser, you play a crucial role in creating captivating in-store experiences in order to drive sales. Retail analytics plays an integral role in revolutionizing how visual merchandisers steer their decisions regarding planning for the […]
Tags: retail analytics
June 13, 2023
In-store compliance has a powerful impact on sales. It is one of the most effective ways to make for a meaningful customer experience and impactful revenue driver. However, it can be incredibly challenging for visual merchandisers to establish efficient processes to gain insight into what actually goes on their store floors every time their planograms […]
Tags: Visual Merchandising
June 6, 2023
In today’s fiercely competitive retail landscape, brand building has emerged as a critical strategy for retailers aiming to establish themselves as industry leaders. In a recently published article, Coresight Research, a global data-driven research and advisory organization in the retail industry, highlights the significance of focusing on brand building to excel in the retail space. […]
December 23, 2022
Survey conducted by Coresight Research identifies biggest challenges retailers face in 2023 and where investments are being made to improve
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
October 26, 2022
How brand storytelling Is enabled by modern merchandising.
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.
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.
Learn how to overcome retail challenges and create superior experiences at the shelf for everyone.
4 Opportunities for Telecom and Media companies to create great retail experiences.
Create localized planograms to optimize inventory and ensure accurate product placement on every shelf.
October 25, 2022
Import existing planograms to target and localize your merchandising based on layout and segmentation and augment with POP.
Simplify in-store execution and improve compliance
September 27, 2022
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…
September 19, 2022
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 […]
August 17, 2022
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 […]
August 16, 2022
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
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.
August 14, 2022
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.
July 18, 2022
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
July 17, 2022
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…
July 1, 2022
With a crystal-clear view of what’s happening in stores, you can bring high-performing promotions to life.
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.
Learn how to automatically convert planograms into step-by-step, interactive, store guides delivered to a mobile device.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The three most important actions retailers must take to drive real-time insights and centralized communication in their merchandising execution.
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.
Eliminate hours of repetitive planogramming and make localized merchandising a reality without working overtime.
June 17, 2022
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.
The past is gone, start living in the present. Plan, execute, and analyze your visual merchandising in an intuitive cloud-based platform.
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.
May 31, 2022
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…
March 25, 2022
Simplify merchandising instructions for store teams, using modern capabilities like cloud, mobile, and artificial intelligence (AI).
March 2, 2022
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…
February 17, 2022
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 […]
February 16, 2022
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…
Tags: Space Management
December 21, 2021
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….
October 13, 2021
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…
September 1, 2021
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…
July 7, 2021
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 …
June 18, 2021
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 …
April 27, 2021
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…
April 20, 2021
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
January 5, 2021
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…
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
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…
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
October 15, 2020
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…
September 11, 2020
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…
July 21, 2020
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 […]
July 14, 2020
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 […]
June 30, 2020
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 […]
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…
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…
April 8, 2020
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…
March 31, 2020
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 …
March 13, 2020
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….
March 9, 2020
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….
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
February 21, 2020
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….
January 18, 2020
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….
January 9, 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 […]
December 19, 2019
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 […]
December 11, 2019
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…
December 9, 2019
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…
October 30, 2019
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…
August 9, 2019
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…
June 18, 2019
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 […]
June 9, 2019
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…
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…
June 09, 2019
City Row is a craftily designed rowing machine that is even suitable for tight spaces like New York City apartments. Although they have already created a strong brand and a good following, they wanted to look to physical retail to expand their customer base. They ran towards the challenge that a lot of digitally native brands face, which is how to enter physical retail in their own unique way…
May 16, 2019
Australia’s largest telecommunications company will utilize One Door’s cloud-based application to improve merchandising confidence in store BOSTON – (April 17, 2019) – One Door, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software, today announced a multi-year agreement with Telstra,
New survey report highlights impact digital transformation has on visual merchandising and space planning BOSTON – (May 16, 2019) – One Door, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software, released Wednesday the results of its third annual visual merchandising survey, “Digital Transformation in Visual Merchandising and Space Planning – Job Done?”. Conducted in […]