September 21, 2015

Pervasive online price comparisons, the growing popularity of Amazon.com and intense omnichannel activity can be expected this holiday season, according to new consumer research by Market Track.

September 18, 2015
To ensure a rewarding season for retailers, the experts at ShopperTrak recommend paying close attention to the three critical trends.
September 15, 2015

It might still technically be summer, but a new survey from Rubicon Project is showing that the holidays are already on consumers’ minds in the U.S., U.K. and Canada.

September 10, 2015

The introduction of Amazon Prime Day on July 15 created a new mid-summer e-commerce event that had a profound impact on back-to-school shopping.

September 10, 2015

Online shopping is here to stay and increasingly occurring across a variety of channels.

September 9, 2015

While the use of technology in shopping is almost universal, brick-and-mortar stands strong, with the “omnishopper” choosing physical stores for better customer service and a faster, more social buying experience.

September 3, 2015

Reports of the store’s demise are greatly exaggerated.

September 2, 2015

Shoppers keep getting smarter about using their mobile devices.

August 31, 2015

Retailers seeking to attract back-to-school shoppers should make sure they are well schooled in the ins and outs of providing good customer service.

August 24, 2015

For retailers, holiday planning means organizing and optimizing the entire enterprise to adequately handle a sustained period of increased consumer demand.

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."