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If showrooming was a holiday trend to watch in 2012, then webrooming – wherein consumers do their research online and then head to the store to actually make a purchase – is the one to watch this holiday season. Here’s how consumers responded to a pre-Cyber Weekend Harris Poll on the two retail trends.
Despite all the angst and venom consumers spewed towards merchants who chose to open their doors on Thanksgiving night, it appears Thanksgiving Day shopping is here to stay. Here’s why.
Thanksgiving weekend 2013 has come and gone. Here are the Top 10 interesting ecommerce and in-store facts and figures from the holiday weekend.
During a conference call on Dec. 1, neither NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay or Prosper’s Consumer Insights Director Pam Goodfellow seemed to be alarmed by the drop-off in Thanksgiving weekend sales figures.
With the allure of deep discounts, “door-buster” promotions and extended store hours, shoppers visited more stores and spent more money across the days of Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday than they did last year. However, sales rose only 2.3%.
Vitamin Shoppe has announced its preliminary results for the third quarter which ended on September 28. According to the results, total net sales this quarter increased by 14% and ecommerce sales increased by nearly 18% compared to 2012.
New technologies and approaches are working hard at enabling online retailers to more successfully mimic the real store feel to drive brand loyalty and boost sales. Here are three tips merchants can leverage to deliver more successful in-store experiences on the web in today’s market
Here’s the challenge: no clicks are generated when a brick-and-mortar shopper steps into a store or stops at a display, and data capture is not simple or straightforward. How do retailers address this?
The Wet Seal announced ecommerce sales were flat for the second quarter, according to a release. The retailer reported $120.5 million in net sales, an increase of 6.0% from last year.
If you are thinking about moving forward with building a new warehouse or updating your current one, here are a few tips from Cirrus Logistics to help ensure your warehouse will run at peak performance from the moment you plan your facility.