August 24, 2015

Target Corp. is doing a little shopping of its own with a new sourcing solution that gives its buyers an online shopping-like experience.

August 20, 2015

Even with the increasing influence of digital technology on retail habits, the in-store experience is important in all major purchase decisions, according to a new survey. 

August 18, 2015

In the latest sign that beacons are becoming a mainstream in-store technology, at least one independent grocery chain is rolling them out.

August 17, 2015

Teen girls are known for being social, and they are staying true to form for the back-to-school season.

August 17, 2015

Holiday shopping often starts earlier than commonly thought and also frequently being online.

August 13, 2015

Retailers still have time to capitalize on what is turning out to be a late back-to-school shopping, according to a just-released study.

August 11, 2015

Female millennial shoppers still like the mall when it comes to shopping for back-to- school goods, and they are also using social media platforms to talk about it.

August 10, 2015

Shoppers are making retailers wait for the back-to-school rush.

August 7, 2015

Consumers don’t see “channels.” They are time-starved and information-rich, and use technology that they carry around in their pockets and purses to find the best solutions to their lifestyle needs.

August 6, 2015

Thrift shop customers appreciate the deep savings, but most of them do not shop out of necessity.

August 5, 2015

Target Corp. has made its first major foray into beacon technology as the retailer continues to look for ways to enhance the in-store shopping experience with digital tools.

August 4, 2015

Consumers don’t see “channels.” They are time-starved and information-rich, and use technology that they carry around in their pockets and purses to find the best solutions to their lifestyle needs.

August 4, 2015

Whatever the cool kids (and their families) are doing this summer, back-to-school shopping does not appear to be on the agenda.

August 3, 2015

Retail’s continuing transformation and complex landscape now centers on the convergence of digital and physical channels, otherwise known as “digical."

July 28, 2015

Although overall back-to-school shopping is starting later in 2015 than the prior year, online back-to-school shoppers are getting an earlier start than their brick-and-mortar counterparts.

July 27, 2015

With plenty of last year's supplies stowed in the closet and the option to restock at-will, back-to-school shoppers may be in no hurry to fill their shopping baskets by August. 

July 24, 2015

Back-to-school shoppers are doing their homework online before making purchases.

July 24, 2015

Shifting household dynamics are changing the way Americans shop for groceries, with moms no longer always assuming this role exclusively.

July 21, 2015

Back-to-school shoppers are both willing to spend more and also seeking savings this season.

July 15, 2015

Parents this year will be a little more cautious about their back-to-school spending.

July 14, 2015

There was good news for retailers in the International Council of Shopping Centers’ annual BTS (Back-to-School) Consumer Spending Survey.

July 14, 2015

Connected consumers are increasingly using a wide variety of channels on their path to purchase.

July 7, 2015

Contrary to popular wisdom that women desire a highly interactive shopping experience while men just want to be left alone, the two genders may actually have some similar retail preferences.

July 7, 2015

Although summer vacations have just begun for many schoolchildren, parents already have back-to-school shopping on their minds.