Industry Trends

What they're saying about Zipline

Industry Trends

Walgreens just launched 2-hour Delivery. Here’s what should happen next.

Last week, Walgreens made waves in the drugstore world by announcing: “nationwide, contactless, same-day delivery in under two hours.” This commitment to fast, same-day delivery is a trend we’re seeing explode across retail in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic – and it’s quickly becoming “table stakes” for drugstores like Walgreens.

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Retail Communications

Why You Need a Store Communication Strategy

In retail, innovation can’t just exist inside the minds of founders and CEOs. Whether you oversee two brick and mortar retail locations or two thousand, revenue-driving ideas only matter if they’re correctly executed out in stores. The link between your ideas and in-store execution? That’s store communication.

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Employee Engagement

Why Retail Turnover Rates are So High and How to Improve Them

Every employer is concerned with minimizing turnover, but that’s especially true in the retail sector, where turnover often exceeds 60%, compared to just 15% across the rest of the U.S. economy. So why are retail turnover rates so high, and what can we do about it?

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Retail Execution

Leading Transformation: How Lowe’s Drove Innovation in Retail

It was 2012, Obama had just been elected for a second term, hurricane Sandy had just devastated the northeast, Gangam Style was rocking the charts, and Kyle Nel went to work for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Kyle Nel, EVP, Uncommon Partners Lab Corporate Innovation & Former Exec Director & Founder Lowe’s Innovation Labs, started his journey as a behavioral scientist. Kyle was just really obsessed with how people and organizations can change. Initially, he went about his exploration from an academic perspective, studying how people make decisions. 

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