SEE ALL POSTS FROM BRYAN'S BLOG Posts Tagged ‘Retail’

  • Size Matters: 3 Things Luxury Retail Can Learn From Kmart

    October 6th, 2017

    Kmart has extended the sizes of all its apparel lines to satisfy the unmet needs of plus-size women. This commitment not only responds to a real demand among shoppers; it taps into a $20 billion market many higher-priced chains are missing.

  • Does Whole Foods Need The Middle Aisle? What The Shift Toward Fresh Means For Retail

    September 14th, 2017

    Consumers are eschewing the middle aisles of supermarkets in pursuit of healthier foods, including prepared meals. When they do venture into the packaged-food aisle, it’s often for private labels. With Amazon about to buy Whole Foods, this trend could shift into hyperdrive.

  • Is The Search Taking The Joy Out Of Online Shopping?

    August 30th, 2017

    The online retail search function can make a shopper’s online experience, but in many cases it breaks it. This could result in substantial unrealized sales. The experts at Twiggle, a firm dedicated to simplifying the online search function, shares four common mistakes.

  • Transparent Pricing: Shedding Light On The Real Value Of A Shirt, And Brand

    July 28th, 2017

    While specialty brands believe transparent pricing appeals to younger, socially conscious consumers, not all shoppers are convinced the end product is worth the sum of its parts. This story offers three ways brands show consumers they are getting what they pay for.

  • Your Favorite Retailer Has Filed For Bankruptcy; Now What?

    May 3rd, 2017

    Nine large retailers have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection so far in 2017, the same as in all of 2016. For consumers, this presents a range of considerations from whether to put an item on layaway to buying gift cards. Some bankruptcy experts provide consumer advice.