There are many factors to success in the world of retail – the right
product, the perfect store design and a seamless supply chain. There
is another element which increases a retailer’s standing among
consumers and that is technology.
Elevating retailers among peers and changing his impression among
consumers are payment, checkout and loyalty programs, factors that
are extremely signifi cant in helping businesses thrive. Retailers today
are working towards fusing loyalty with payments technology to
simplify shopping for the customer.
Over time, customer loyalty programs have evolved and are built
into payment systems, relying more on technology than ever before.
The idea is to give customers more of what they want and reward
them for repeat business, and they will keep coming back. Couple
these with cashier-, queue-less checkouts and retailers have a winning
The focus issue of IMAGES Retail’s October 2019 issue is the
‘Relevance of Payment, Checkout and Loyalty Programs’. The
magazine brings readers insights into why these are noteworthy
components in the world of retail, and why brands which ignore it do
at their own cost.
Aside from this, the edition delves into the success of two big
brands like Alibaba, Amazon and aLL, analysing how the brands are
successfully making an impact in the world of retail. There is also an
indepth feature on brands and their global expansion plans.
The issue also brings readers the scoop on sustainability, and how
brands are working towards redefi ning the world of fashion retail,
fostering change to both products as well as the entire system towards
greater ecological integrity and social justice.
As always, we hope you fi nd this issue informed and benefi cial.
The largest read magazine in the Indian retail industry, ‘IMAGES Retail’ is a comprehensive and authoritative one-stop information resource for the top and middle level retail professionals. A powerful catalyst for the profitable growth of the Indian retail industry, Images Retail covers the entire gamut of retail operations in India addressing key issues such as investments and opportunities in retailing, innovation in formats, store design & VM, merchandising, real estate, IT, supply chain & logistics, CRM and analytical reports backed by in-depth market & consumer research.