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Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Alibaba’s Taobao to Host Same-Sex Wedding

Alibaba is looking to connect with China’s LGBT shoppers. The company’s Taobao marketplace sponsored a contest, dubbed “We Do,” that encouraged same-sex couples to enter for a chance to get married at a group ceremony in West Hollywood on Tuesday. Charlie Gu, a director at China Luxury Advisors, which worked with Alibaba to help organize […]

Steve Sadove

Traub Accelerator Says it Has a Full House

The accelerator has five companies in its portfolio and no room for any more.

The ABCs of consumer spending.

Consumer Spending: Where Does Her Money Go?

When it comes to how and where consumer dollars are spent, not all income levels are created equal.

Consumer Expenditures and Outlook Shifting

As real wages and personal expenditures bounce back after a long, hard winter one recent measure of sentiment contradicts prior reports by showing consumers are pretty upbeat about the economy.

The American Express Plenti card.

Macy’s in New Plenti Rewards Program

Plenti allows shoppers to earn points at Macy’s, Rite Aid, AT&T, ExxonMobil, Nationwide, Hulu and Direct Energy and bundle those points to get discounts at any of those seven companies.

Consumers Wary of Stores’, Sites’ Personalization Efforts

Millennials and baby boomers see privacy, disclosure issues differentlly, according to Accenture study.

Digital Seen as Growth Engine for Luxury

Survey finds 92 percent of Chinese consumers are interested in online purchases.

Chinese Tourists Dominate Tax-Free Shopping

Global Blue reports 18 percent rise in Chinese spend in 2014.

December Discounting Bites into New Year Sales

Britain’s high street sales grew 2 percent in January.