Category Archives: Sales Tips & Updates
Retail experts say blaming online shopping for in-store decline is an oversimplification of a multifaceted problem: changing consumer tastes, demographic shifts, technological advances and other forces also add to their woes. Read more in CTV News’s article here Photo by Freepik
Black Friday numbers are in and online sales far outweighed in-store, showing consumers prefer doing their holiday shopping online. Read Dealerscope’s outline and insights on it here. Image by Freepik
Amazon is once again going from online-only to brick and mortar as it introduces the UK to Black Friday sales through “Home of Black Friday” pop-up stores. “E-commerce on its own is less special these days, I’d argue that we’ll see the death … Read More…
The age group currently makes up $44 billion in direct purchasing power but thinks far differently that previous generations. “In the old days, there was one segmentation — that was great and we all loved it,” said Monica Dreger, global consumer insights, Mattel, Inc., on … Read More…
The Washington Post thinks so. Data shows that year over year the retail sales made during Black Friday are declining as consumers are getting used to year round sales. Read the full story here. Image by Freepik
Apple HomeKit Experience Centers do a fantastic job of showing consumers what they get with their purchase by providing an interactive experience that’s available at retail level without the need for a large showroom. Dealerscope provides a great overview of the display in … Read More…
Wearable AI, hearables, connected eyewear, smartwatches – Tom Emrich of BetaKit shares his predictions on where the wearables market is heading in 2017. Full story HERE.
Jason Ankeny from Retail Dive makes his prediction on trends that will disrupt and define retail in 2017. Get the full article here and read his insights on things such as retail rivalries, how malls will be changing, and the influence of technology.
Adobe Digital Insights reports that Cyber Monday was the largest online sales day in history with total sales eclipsing $3.39 billion spent online, a 10.2 percent increase year-over-year. The previous record of $3.34 billion was set just three days prior on Black Friday. … Read More…
Insights into why consumers love certain brands and the creation of the 5 key demensions of the “Love index”. Fun – Relevant – Engaging – Social – Helpful. Full details at ITbusiness.ca