Tag Archives: Retail

Measuring a “Retail Revolution”

Business Insider’s research arm, Business Intelligence, recently published a presentation that highlights five top digital trends for 2016. In it, they identify the Internet of Things as the next industrial revolution of our era. According to the BI’s research, B2B investment in IoT solutions is slated to grow to more than $3 trillion over the […]

5 Surprising Facts about Mobile and In-Store Shopping

The face of retail is changing rapidly. But sometimes, the exact stats can be surprising. When you’re determining how to make your business more data-driven and omnichannel friendly, make sure to keep these 2015 trends and figures in mind. 1. The average consumer now uses a total of five devices to make an in-store purchase. […]

Retail: This is How You Make the Apple Watch’s Launch Success Repeatable

“Apple supposedly assumes most customers have ‘already decided they want an Apple Watch’” – Lisa Eadicicco, Business Insider “Sorry, Cynics: Apple Watch Might Be Company’s Biggest Launch Ever” — Damon Beres, Huffington Post What’s the difference between the tones of those two headlines? About one month and one hell of a strategy. The Apple Watch […]

Three Reasons Why Retail Is Like March Madness

Yes, it sounds ridiculous. Some of the world’s finest college athletes, under the lights of a thousand cameras, battling each other for position, for victory, and for the opportunity to earn billions.*And retailers, the lifeblood of the American economy, pit against one another, battling the latest trends and technologies, trying to present a cohesive brand […]

How Smartphones and Tablets Really Impact Retailers

Mobile payments, mobile marketing, mobile sales — retailers are almost as excited as their users are when it comes to the latest and greatest tablet or smartphone. But it’s not all positive news for brick-and-mortar stores, with headlines of “Retailers: Evolve or Die” and “Showrooming Takes Over.” What’s the deal? Should stores worry about how […]

Retail for Millennials:
What to Expect

Millennials are taking retail by storm — and they’re just gearing up. In the next five years Gen Y, the 18-34 year-old bracket, is expected to represent upwards of 30% of all retail sales. As the first truly tech generation starts families, buys homes, and takes the lead as the major consumer force, how will […]

Retail Holiday Forecast with a side of “Frozen”

With Halloween finally over, we’re into the the full swing of the Thanksgiving season. Now that pumpkin spice lattes have returned, it’s apparent that winter is coming. As this year’s holiday shopping period rapidly unfolds, we have some predictions for the biggest season in retail:Mobile is going to be even bigger.Last year, retailers made a […]

How to Run Your Store
Like Your Website
[Free Download]

Ecommerce has grown rapidly, in part because online stores have access to a wealth of data. With a few clicks, retailers can optimize their websites and quickly create a better shopping experience for customers.Physical stores have only recently had access to these types of metrics and insights, and we want to show you how you can […]