So, how is your branding extending your brand invitation this fall? How involved are you within your local community? If you are a restaurant owner today it has never been more important to be involved within you community including staying in touch with your local elected officials according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, […]
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — A majority of U.S. consumers planned to spend the same amount as last year on this year’s holiday shopping. Those who planned to spend less than last year outnumbered those who planned to spend more, according to a survey from The NPD Group, citing a consumer survey conducted last month. “The […]
A whopping 81% of consumers plan to maintain or increase their digital usage, even as COVID-19 restrictions lift, according to a survey from FullStory. Is your business prepared to deliver an easy, friction-free experience? During this episode of Retail Remix, Kirsten Newbold-Knipp, CMO of FullStory, and Elizabeth Simmer, Head of Onboarding & Professional Services, sit […]
Have you ever thought of starting a retail business or are you currently running one? Operating a retail business is both rewarding and challenging. While owning your retail company presents plenty of room for growth and success, you’ll also face some problems or setbacks. One of the biggest challenges that you’ll face is related to […]
Here’s a batch of new ecommerce books for your fall reading list. There are titles on branding, social media marketing, personalized customer experience, entrepreneurship, and the post-pandemic workplace. I compiled this list using Amazon. From Amazon’s “Books” category, I selected “Business & Money.” From there I chose the “Processes & Infrastructure” sub-category and selected “E-commerce.” […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Food Industry Association (FMI) is out with a report that examines how traditional grocery business cycles are being upended by pandemic-fueled changes in consumer behaviors. “The Food Industry Speaks 2021” tells the story of the food retail industry’s resilience and transformation in 2020, and identifies how the landscape continues to shift, […]
Loyalty takes center-stage with WitsNotes Volume 3: Title: The Tipping Point of Loyalty (2021) Author: Upside Topic(s): Loyalty, Retail Length: 66 pages RetailWit Summary: 2 pages The Summary: The value of a loyal customer has increased—for retailers, the top loyal customers are worth up to 27x of revenue versus your non-loyals. And, shoppers are less […]
CVS Health is looking to hire 25,000 clinical and retail workers to help it meet the growing demand for COVID-19 vaccinations and tests as well as an expected increase in flu cases during the fall and winter months. “Every flu season we need additional team members, but this year, we’re looking for even more,” said […]
Weeks after Amazon introduced an updated Fire TV lineup that included, for the first time, its own TVs, Roku today is announcing its own competitive products in a race to capture consumers’ attention before the holiday shopping season. Its updates include a new Roku Streaming Stick 4K and Roku Streaming Stick 4K+ — the latter […]
The pandemic changed how shoppers think about life generally and the products they use specifically, according to reports from Google, Accenture, and others. This includes picking brands and products for ethical reasons instead of economic ones. The post Will Supportive Spending Impact Ecommerce? appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.
Wendy Liebmann has devoted her career to charting the changing wants and needs of consumers and analyzing what that evolution means for the retail and CPG sectors. In this week’s Video Forum, Liebmann, chief executive officer and chief shopper at WSL Strategic Retail, talks about mass market retailers’ performance during the COVID pandemic, ongoing industrywide […]
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead. The following is an interview we recently had with Mikaela Jaconelli, Director of Client Success at Tipser. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved over the past […]
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead. The following is an interview we recently had with Maria Vasserman, Marketing Communications Specialist, MAROPOST. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved over the past 5 years? […]
The CPG Guys, Sri & PVSB, are joined in this episode by Sinan Gurman – SVP of data & analytics, and Seema Kashyap – Director and practice leader of Marketing Analytics at WNU at WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading Business Process Management (BPM) company. WNS combines deep industry knowledge with technology, analytics and […]
Empty storefronts have become a common sight in midtown Manhattan since the beginning of the pandemic. Now, some retailers and restaurants are considering whether to move into empty spaces as the spread of COVID-19 eases in the city and surrounding area. Leases remain low due to an abundance of vacant locations.
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead. The following is an interview we recently had with Taylor Ryan, CEO of Klint Marketing. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved over the past 5 years? […]
We’re pleased to announce QVALON as sponsor of the Overall Winner category at our 2021 retail technology awards. QVALON, which is also sponsoring the Most Innovative UK retailer and Most Innovative Global Retailer categories, is a cloud-based mobile solution designed to manage, monitor, and maximise retail operations. The system ensures a uniform execution of operational […]
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead. The following is an interview we recently had with Katie-Jay Simmons, E-commerce Specialist, Fit Small Business. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved over the past 5 […]
British retail sales fell by 0.9% in August compared with July, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Food store sales fell even further, at 1.2%, which the ONS attributed partly to the easing of hospitality restrictions and people increasing spending in restaurants and bars. The total retail sales figures were […]
Harris Teeter announced that it is temporarily cutting back store hours until further notice as the grocery chain deals with a labor shortage that is affecting businesses nationwide. The Kroger-owned chain has offered bonuses and temporary pay increases during the pandemic in an effort to recruit and retain retail associates working on the front line.