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  • Whatever Happened To Showrooming? How Big Retail Is Taking Back The Shopping Trip

    August 23rd, 2017

    A few years ago, retail experts worried that showrooming would shut down the physical store. Instead, the practice of researching products in-store and then buying online may be making brick-and-mortar retail stronger — for five distinct reasons. Here, we learn from Walmart, Best Buy and Lowe’s.

  • How Retailers Can Maximize The Power of Coupons

    March 20th, 2017

    New research shows coupons still influence consumer purchase decisions, raising questions about the psychology of discounts and what triggers the “buy” impulse. What traditional retailers, everyday-low-price merchants and manufacturers can learn from the findings.

  • Retail Clicks Beating Bricks — 4 Ways To Recover

    December 6th, 2016

    Several retailers including Wal-Mart, Macy’s and Target posted quarterly earnings recently, and the results show that even when beating Wall […]

  • Thanksgiving Challenge: 3 Ways Grocers Can Compete Against Meal Kits

    December 5th, 2016

    The rapid emergence of pre-prepped meal kits may culminate at the Thanksgiving table, as at least a dozen such services […]

  • Where Is The Uber Of Fashion?

    September 26th, 2016

    The shared economy is expected to reach $20 billion by 2020, yet retail’s contribution is evolving. A key challenge is mastering both on-demand service and inventory needs. I suspect the Uber of retail is out there, but it may require a role that the sharing economy has strived to eliminate.