Welcome to Blueday’s December edition of Winning the Store Day, our monthly roundup featuring the latest retailer initiatives and industry trends. Read below to learn which elements of the human psyche retailers are tapping into for the holiday season, an overview of a study highlighting the way prosperous DTC companies are mixing up their retail strategy, and Blueday’s newest blog on how harmonious AI and scheduling can be when paired together.

Holiday decoration

How retailers can build on the warmth of holiday shopping

MarketingDive delves into a strategy many retailers are utilizing for the busy holiday season: nostalgia. Read here.


Woman shopping

Opening stores is a priority for direct-to-consumer brands

ChainStoreAge dissects the results from “Disruptor Brands: Founders Benchmark Study” highlighting the importance DTC brands are placing on physical stores. Read here.


Man multi-tasking and creating retail scheduleThe art and science of a great retail schedule

Our latest blog post describes how AI can give Store Managers the tools they need to make a great schedule that hits sales goals consistently. Read here.