January 20, 2017
Basic math may indicate that Costco has 225 million good reasons to increase its annual membership fee. In truth, shoppers of Costco may have more to gain, since those fees go toward lowering its prices. The behavioral economics behind Costco’s successful membership model.
January 5, 2017
Will men and artificial intelligence define retail in 2017? Possibly. Considering the activities in retail today, several experts shared what unexpected trends they believe will merge in 2017.
January 4, 2017
We may not be giving away partridges and drummers for the holidays, but no doubt people are spending a lot on gifts. They also are doing so in creative new ways. I scoured holiday survey results from six sources and plucked 12 surprising data points about the holidays.
January 3, 2017
There’s no business like show business, and retailers are vying to get in on the act. More merchants are turning to Broadway in their ongoing play for experiential marketing. But what can retailers do for an encore?