Study: 10% of Consumers are ‘Multichannel’ Shoppers
New York City A study by Experian Consumer Research found that nearly 10% of the U.S. population could be considered multichannel shoppers.
According to Experian, multichannel shoppers are those people who regularly participate in more than one method of shopping, including online, in-store, catalog, and phone order.
These multichannel shoppers are more likely to make informed buying decisions than other shoppers.
In addition, these consumers tend to look for sales and research products before buying them.
Jewel-Osco reaches reusable bag milestone
MELROSE PARK, Ill. Supervalu-owned Jewel-Osco reported that it has sold more than 1 million reusable shopping bags.
Jewel-Osco began selling its green reusable shopping bags last August in all of its stores. Since then, the company has introduced a line of insulated blue bags designed to keep cold and hot products at temperature, as well as a few specialty printed reusable bags.
“We are seeing more and more people buying and using recyclable shopping bags,” said Keith Nielsen, president of Jewel-Osco. “This is likely due to the heightened awareness about the environment and the impact of plastic bags in landfills.”
Zigerelli named ceo of Duckwall-ALCO
ABILENE, Kan. Duckwall-ALCO Stores has named Lawrence Zigerelli president and ceo.
Prior to joining Duckwall-ALCO, Zigerelli served as president of Meijer, where he provided strategic direction to 75,000 employees in more than 170 stores and the corporate headquarters. His responsibilities encompassed all functional areas including planning and finance, product development, marketing, merchandising, sales, operations, human resources, real estate, e-commerce, logistics and information technology.