Consumer Behavior

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Business Features

Mobile Platform Empowers Sales Associates and Boosts Sales

Tulip Retail’s mobile platform runs on iOS and Apple, and can help improve the in-store shopping experience.

clock November 16, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Marketing and Promotion

Consumers Begin Holiday Shopping In-store Due to Online Frustrations

The curtain hasn’t closed on bricks-and-mortar yet.

clock November 15, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Retail

Azoya Data Reveals Insights Into Singles’ Day Sales, Top Provinces in China

The company analyzed data from its retail partners to determine sales trends.

clock November 15, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Business Features

Think Tank: Fashion Apparel Retailing’s Private Affair

From elusive to great: Three steps to powerhouse growth in private-label fashion.

clock November 10, 2017Manik Aryapadi

The scene on Black Friday.

Marketing and Promotion

Key Strategies to Draw Holiday Shoppers: Make It Quick, Personal, Convenient

Kibo Commerce has released new research regarding methods to lure consumers.

clock November 9, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

The scene on Black Friday.

Marketing and Promotion

Consumers Search for Different Product Deals at Varying Times

From pre-Thanksgiving to after Christmas, shoppers are wising up to when they can find the best prices.

clock November 6, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

The scene on Black Friday.

Marketing and Promotion

Consumers Have Kicked Off Holiday Shopping: Is Your Brand Ready?

Nielsen has revealed that customers began holiday spending as early as September.

clock November 6, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Mobile shopping expected to continue to grow.

Retail

Salesforce Shopping Index: Shopper Spend Up, Computer Order Share Drops

Incentivized by discounts, shopper spend remained as the primary driver for digital commerce growth.

clock November 6, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Technology

Data From Loop Commerce Reveals Consumer Behavior for Online Gifting

The data included spending occasions, exchanges and top categories.

clock November 3, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

The scene on Black Friday.

Retail

Holiday Shoppers Driven by Social, Price, Expedited Shipping

A new report released by Astound Commerce reveals the priorities motivating consumer behavior this holiday season.

clock November 3, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Retail

Competing With Amazon Might Not Be Impossible

A new study conducted by SmarterHQ sheds insight into how brands and retailers can compete with the e-commerce behemoth.

clock November 2, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Holiday shoppers in New York.

Technology

Think Tank: Making the Case for Technology Investments

Bring on the freeze: why retailers need to invest In tech now.

clock November 2, 2017Jess Szmajda

Black Friday shoppers

Retail

Adobe Predicts Black Friday, Cyber Monday Online Sales to Pass $100 Billion

The most anticipated gifts are Hasbro Nerf guns, Nintendo Switches, Apple Air Pods and Sony Playstation VRs.

clock November 2, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Business Features

Consumers Say They Prefer ‘Rudolph’ Over Drones to Deliver Gifts This Year

IFTTT polled more than 1,000 shoppers to learn holiday season preferences.

clock November 1, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

TOMS one day without shoes

Marketing and Promotion

Why Brands Like Puma and Toms Are Successful on Social Media

Every social media platform is unique — here is how to leverage each one.

clock November 1, 2017Lauren Olsen

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The "Snow White" Saks holiday windows with dresses by  Alberta Ferretti and Naeem Khan.

Business

Breakfast at Saks, Disney-Style, in a ‘Snow White’ Holiday Campaign

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