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World Cup Ambush Marketing that Scores!

When it comes to ambush marketing, advertisers look for venues that will gain exposure (and[...]

The Future of Airbnb vs. the Competition and Safety

Sharing platforms have disrupted several markets, and that is likely to continue as long as those[...]

Sustainability: Who is Leading the Eco-Friendly Fashion Industry?

Sustainable fashion is one trend that won't die out any time soon. Sometimes called "eco-clothing,"[...]

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Why Amazon Go May Not Be the Future of Retail

Amazon continues to introduce innovative devices and processes. The latest of these innovations is the Amazon Go store. The store offers[...]

What Voice Search Means for Your Online Store

The 2017 holiday season was a blowout for the purchase of smart speakers. More than 39 million Americans now own a smart speaker device. New[...]

Shopping Malls Think Efficiency This Holiday Season

While the headlines from just a few months ago were prophesying a doomsday for retailers across the country during the holiday season, expect[...]

Technology Gifts that Will Change Your Shopping in 2018

Technology is always a favorite gift for the holidays. While caught up in the holiday shopping season, early tech adopters are also more than[...]

Back to School Trends - Not Just for Kids Anymore

The back to school retail season is the second biggest opportunity of the year, projected by the National Retail Federation to reach $83.6 Billion[...]

The iPhone: A Double-edged Revolution for Retail

The iPhone has become so ingrained in daily life that most people express genuine shock when they discover that the original iPhone debuted just[...]

The Burden of Convenience: Reshaping The Retail Value Proposition

You might have heard about the perceived death of the retail industry. News of store closures by big box retailers from J.C. Penney to Kmart[...]

Ripple Effect: Anchor Shutdowns Hurt Surrounding Stores

In part one of this series on the impact of large retailer closings, we discussed the recent rise in large retailer closings. J.C. Penney announced

How Will Large Retailer Closings Affect Shoppers in 2017?

Last year, major department stores such as Macy’s and Sears proclaimed the closure of hundreds of stores across the country, resulting in a near[...]

Adding More "Experience" to the Retail Experience

Over the past few years, the retail world has been abuzz with the news that millennials are far more willing to shell out their hard earned[...]