• Father’s Day Expected To Generate $2.5 Billon In Clothing Sales

    June 14th, 2019

    Since 2016, menswear sales have been outpacing those of women’s clothing, and this Father’s Day retailers are expecting billions in men’s clothing sales. But what’s surprising are those doing the shopping, and where. A look into why men are buying more men’s clothes, including for dad.

  • Self-Care 2025: 5 Predictions For How Retail Will Treat Shopper Wellness

    June 7th, 2019

    Shoppers can get their teeth cleaned at the drug store and their eyes checked on an app. But these retail services are just chasing hard-to-pin-down shoppers. Self-care in 2025, and the role retail will serve in it, hinges on those brands that are changing their cultures. Here are five predictions.

  • 4 Ways Macy’s Is Controlling Shipping Costs While Investing In Loyalty

    May 29th, 2019

    Retailers are investing more in their loyalty programs. But as Macy’s Inc. has made clear in its latest earnings call, how to invest is a hard call, especially when it comes to the free shipping its shoppers take for granted. How can retailers deliver while still maintaining relevance?

  • Thinking Out Of The Eco-Box: 4 Ways Amazon, Kroger, Walmart Will Change Shopping

    May 24th, 2019

    Nearly 25% of consumers would pay more for products that come in eco-friendly packaging, and retailers are lining them up. Walmart, Amazon, Kroger and other major retailers are on a quest to reduce packaging by 2025 or sooner. So what will that future look like?

  • Walmart Is Streaming Shoppable Shows, And That Could Change Shopping

    May 17th, 2019

    Walmart is investing in original streaming entertainment that will include “shoppable” ads for viewers. The move, likely to be followed by other retailers and possibly content providers, means viewers don’t have to be thinking about shopping to make purchases. Three reasons why this makes sense.