Category Archives: Sales Tips & Updates

Great Display Example

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…

Posted in Sales Tips & Updates | Comments Off on Great Display Example

12 Wearables Predictions for 2017

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.

Posted in Sales Tips & Updates | Comments Off on 12 Wearables Predictions for 2017

7 Retail Trends to Watch in 2017

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.

Posted in Retailers, Sales Tips & Updates | Comments Off on 7 Retail Trends to Watch in 2017

Cyber Monday Was Largest Online Sales Day in History

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…

Posted in Sales Tips & Updates | Comments Off on Cyber Monday Was Largest Online Sales Day in History

Tech tops most-loved U.S brands

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

Posted in Sales Tips & Updates | Comments Off on Tech tops most-loved U.S brands

Shopping trends for Holidays 2016

73% of consumers plan to check prices online before going shopping in-store. This and other great information on 2016 shopping trends from Market Track  is available in a handy infographic right here.

Posted in Retailers, Sales Tips & Updates | Comments Off on Shopping trends for Holidays 2016

In-store Shopping Insights

The following is an excerpt from the article “Best Buy Demos Virtual Reality” written by  Dan Muller and featured on Total Retail   “According to Market Track’s 2016 Shopper Insight Series Survey, a significant portion of consumers choose to make purchases in-store because they … Read More…

Posted in Retailers, Sales Tips & Updates | Comments Off on In-store Shopping Insights

Amazon’s Private Label Brands are Taking Over Market Share

“Reasons for Amazon’s success across different markets vary. In batteries, they have a price competitive product in a largely commoditized market with little brand loyalty. In speakers, they’ve developed truly innovative products that are redefining the market. The bottom line for brands is … Read More…

Posted in Business in Canada, Retailers, Sales Tips & Updates | Comments Off on Amazon’s Private Label Brands are Taking Over Market Share