Retailers: Hoteliers of the Future

Smart Meetings

The hospitality industry is booming, and retailers are taking notice. Several retailers have picked up on this, pushing them to take a dip (for others, a dive) in the hospitality industry, where experience is everything. The Swedish retailer opened its doors in Almhult, Sweden, where IKEA was founded (and where you can also visit the IKEA museum and IKEA outlet store). That’s just the retail industry.

JFK Terminal 4 and Hudson Roll Out Contactless Retail Concept

Business Traveler USA

A new multi-brand automated retail outlet has opened at John F. Kennedy International Airport Terminal 4, thanks to a partnership between JFKIAT, the operator of T4, and travel retailer Hudson.

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10 Retail Activation Ideas to Get Your Store Ready for Fall


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Key retail trends to enhance the hospitality experience post-Covid

EHL Insights

What can hospitality learn from retail when rethinking the customer experience? The retail sector is no stranger to having to adapt to new market conditions, with the competition from e-commerce. Will retail and hospitality still have lessons to learn from one another?

How Retail Impacts Tourism and Vice Versa

Advanced Travel and Tourism

Retail stores are often good avenues to build upon a tourist’s visit and could possibly even extend their stay. Want to talk more with us about how your destination can leverage retail to boost tourism? Tourism can have a huge economic impact on any given community.

Key retail trends to enhance the hospitality experience post-Covid

EHL Insights

What can hospitality learn from retail when rethinking the customer experience? The retail sector is no stranger to having to adapt to new market conditions, with the competition from e-commerce. Will retail and hospitality still have lessons to learn from one another?

The Complete Guide to Mastering Store Events: Retail Event Ideas, Tips, and Stories


Brick-and-mortar retailers have a key advantage over point-and-click shopping: there’s an actual space to bring people together. As a retailer, having a physical store gives you access to customers who share an interest in your store’s products.

Harper Dennis Hobbs appointed by Diamanti Per Tutti to launch into travel retail

Travel Daily News

Diamanti Per Tutti has grown its footprint this year, and the new partnership with Harper Dennis Hobbs will help promote its collections and exclusive travel range ‘Wanderlust’ to the retail travel sector

Leading retailers from across the globe confirm their presence at TFWA World Exhibition & Conference 2022

Travel Daily News

Held at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes from 2nd to 6th October, TFWA World Exhibition & Conference will feature a refreshed event programme that includes a new, additional social element

Retail Grand Opening Ideas: Craft an Event Customers Won’t Forget


A grand opening isn’t just any other event — it’s your only chance at a first impression. Here are grand opening ideas to jumpstart your business. Resources and Tools Artists and Talent Email Event Design Facebook Fundraising Google Ideas

Engaging & Recognizing Retail Workers That Deliver the Immersive Experience Consumers Today Demand

ITA Group

Engaging & Recognizing Retail Workers That Deliver the Immersive Experience Consumers Today Demand. So let’s dig in and identify how to engage those retail workers who when engaged, according to Gallup , will drive a 10% increase in customer ratings.

How Walmart and Sam’s Club ‘Connected Together’ at 2022 Associates Week

Smart Meetings

Editor’s Note : As part of Back Light, an ongoing series of looks behind the scenes at how events are being produced today, we asked Paula Mettler Marketing and communications manager with Leo Events to share a look at a recent production for a major retailer.

Shop Local: Create and Sustain a Night on the Town


Building Community Consumer Community Events Local RetailIn an increasingly electronically connected world, actual live, interpersonal connections can seem rarer than ever.

Community Event Ideas: Let’s Shop Local


Building Community Eventbrite Seasonal Community Events Festival RetailThere’s never been a better time to encourage the surrounding community to support local businesses — yours, most pressingly — but how do you get started?

Heart of Gathering: Ryan Matthew Cohn Curates Unique Crowds at the Oddities Flea Market


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Planning the Perfect Christmas Festival to Celebrate With Your Community


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Small Meetings: F&B Insights from a Supplier

Smart Meetings

Concessions, meaning discounting to secure the business, are often seen in contractual percentages off F&B retail pricing or hosted events, but retail pricing has to fluctuate in order for the operators to meet their food/beverage cost targets [margin]. Food and beverage costs are increasingly taking a bigger slice of the meeting budget.

Initial Indications of an Overall Optimistic 2017 Holiday Fulfillment Period


Initial indications point to the 2017 holiday fulfillment period looking to be a rather good year for the retail industry and its supplier and services stakeholders. Consumer Goods Focused Supply Chain Online Customer Fulfillment Retail Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning Transportation and Logistics 2017 holiday fulfillment period trends Supply chain Matters blog

August 16, 2018: Emmys to Forego Seated Dinner and Introduce New Theme for Governors Ball, Instagrammable Pop-Up Museums Might Be the Future of Retail, Why More Brands Are Getting Into the Hospitality Business


EMMYS TO FOREGO SEATED DINNER, INTRODUCE NEW THEME FOR GOVERNORS BALL: The Television Academy’s annual Governors Ball, which will

Return from Colorado in Some Western Duds

Smart Meetings

Destinations activity boot barn boots boulder cavender's clothes colorado colorado springs country cowboy cowgirl denver do fun group high horse horseback meeting new old outdoor outfit ranch red wing shoes retail shoes shop shopping things to tough luck west western whatBoulder, Colorado and Denver may be the “New West.” But there’s still a lot of the Old West, there, too, and a lot of places where you can pick up some real Western duds, pardner. Here are some particularly good ones.

Planning Successful Franchise Meetings and Events

Bishop McCann

During this episode, we discuss our franchise and retail vertical, along with how our agency goes about planning programs for this type of event. Show Notes.

See How Gucci, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton Do Pop-Ups


The luxury fashion brands spoke to shoppers' decreased attention spans with limited-time retail experiences

Future Travel Experience Dublin Awards 2022 winners announced

Travel Daily News

The winners across the four award categories, including the FTE Airline/Airport Transformation Power Lists EMEA, FTE World Ancillary Award, FTE World Airport Retailing Award, FTE Startup Innovation Award

Engage Your Community with a Bakery Event


Real-life bakery owners face fierce competition from other retailers, and research shows that competition is set to get even stiffer. Cake rivalries aren’t just for reality TV.

Leading industry figures in the Middle East and Africa to take to the stage at the MEADFA Conference in November

Travel Daily News

Running across two days, the conference will visit a number of trends as international travel restarts, with sessions on ‘Travel in a new world’, ‘Reimagining Tourism’, ‘Futureproofing retail’, ‘Defending our industry’ and more

How to Choose the Right Virtual Event Platform


Retailers directed their interest to eCommerce, optimizing their websites, increasing eCommerce search usability, speeding up the stores to handle traffic growth, etc.

This Austin Event Used Roller Skating to Bring a Community Together


Domain Northside, a mixed-use retail and residential property in Austin, hosts events each month, but this fall they wanted something

TFWA President calls for unity and stronger working relationships to maintain post-pandemic momentum

Travel Daily News

With the return of TFWA World Exhibition & Conference as a physical event, TFWA President Jaya Singh said he hoped the week would create a space in which insightful conversations would be shared and the spirit of co-operation would be strengthened in order to power the duty free and travel retail industry’s recovery.

How to Create Black Friday Discount Codes for Your Event


Having travelaed across the water from the US, Black Friday has become an integral part of many UK retail marketing strategies – both offline and online.

Strategy Planning for Bringing Employees Back to Work

MTI Events

From retail stores and restaurants to digital marketing agencies and insurance firms, most businesses are going to face different challenges when it comes to bringing employees back to work once the lockdown restrictions have been eased.

Discover Dynamic Dining and Cultural Attractions Just Steps Away from the Tampa Convention Center

Convene by PCMA

Hotels, offices, residences, retail, restaurants, public parks and cultural attractions; everything you want and need is at your fingertips, or at most a quick walk or bike ride away,” says Lee Schaffler, chief portfolio officer for Strategic Property Partners, developer of Water Street Tampa. “We

Omaha’s $8 Billion Makeover

Convene by PCMA

The $500 million project will bring a 20-acre mixed-use development to downtown Omaha, with residential, commercial, retail, and green space.

Diversifying Your PR Strategy with Real Estate Developers

The Abbi Agency

For example, our client Tolles Development Company held a girder signing ceremony , where the internal structure of the retail site was built and tenants were selected.

Tapping a New Economic Powerhouse

The Abbi Agency

Luxury-Oriented Millennial Travelers.

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Gas Prices Prompt IRS Mileage Adjustment


With average retail gas prices in the U.S. Starting Friday, traveling by car to business meetings and conferences will get a bit more affordable. soaring from an average of $3.24 per gallon in January to $5.10

Bangkok’s New Convention Center Secures 130-plus events, including APEC 2022

Convene by PCMA

But there will be more to this revamped venue than just plenty of space — the QSNCC is part of a larger development in Bangkok’s growing Rama4 District that will also include a new retail concept, the Bangkok Active Lifestyle Mall (BALM).

Sustainability, Helping Community Are Driving Forces for Events in Austin

Convene by PCMA

The annual business conference brings together Subaru retailers and other company employees — roughly 2,000 attendees this year — over three days to strategize and also to recognize those who support the company’s vision, the Subaru Love Promise.

Hotel Indigo to Debut in Minneapolis

Business Traveler USA

The 17-story hotel is part of the mixed-use Northstar Center complex that also includes office and retail space. IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of the Hotel Indigo Minneapolis Northstar Downtown.

What is shoppertainment?

Tembusu Events and Communications

We live in an era of ‘shoppertainment’, so much so that we are desensitized to the gimmicky theatrics that enhance our retail experience when we shop.

Privacy Policy Changes and the Potential Impact on Digital Marketing

The Abbi Agency

By creating “lookalike” audiences based on your friend’s connections and users who exhibit similar interests or behavior, the pet supply retailer is better equipped to put their products and services in front of an interested audience. Privacy Is Changing Online Marketing – Are You Ready?

How you can Install a Firestick VPN

Alcor Mice

All you need to do is install the software from the official Yahoo Play retail outlet and find the location you wish to access the web from. If you want to [link] look at internet safely and securely, a Firestick VPN may be the finest choice for you.

The Benefits of Utilizing User-Generated Content for Tourism

Dana Communications

Retailers, small businesses, restaurants and more are leveraging UGC, and tourism is no different. Across industries, user-generated content (UGC) has become a key marketing tool. But first, what is user-generated content?