The Apple Watch is getting a lot of attention, both from consumers and from Apple itself. The company will install new safes in existing Apple Stores for its pricier Apple Watch models, is training and hiring staff with a luxury and fashion background, and is now building special display sections in stores for the watch.
TORONTO – Japanese retailer Muji aims to build a network of seven or eight stores across Canada over the next five years, part of a broader plan to generate more revenue outside its home market, a senior executive told Reuters.
Muji, which expects to open its first Canadian store in November in Toronto, wants to have more stores overseas than in Japan within the next two years.
(NEW YORK) — If you make holiday shopping convenient, Americans will come in droves. It’s estimated that U.S. shoppers hit stores and websites at record numbers over the Thanksgiving weekend, according to a survey released by the National Retail Federation on Sunday. They were attracted by retailers‘ efforts to make shopping easier, including opening stores on Thanksgiving evening, updating mobile shopping applications for smartphones and tablets, and expanding shipping and layaway options.