Weddings remain a vital component of retail-based registries, but other life moments such as graduation are gaining momentum, according to MyRegistry.com.
Market research firm Forrester has released its report, “The State Of Retailing Online 2019: Omnichannel, Marketing, And Personalization,” a look at how retailers and digital business professionals are thinking about and investing in stores and online, which indicated that 54% of retailers plan to open new stores in 2019.
With the survival of Sears now a settled issue, at least for now, the venerable retailer is now focused on putting its brand back in front of consumers and letting shoppers know the company is, in fact, still in business.
According to market research firm Euromonitor International, digital wellness, autonomous outlets, voice, customer-led experiences and the expansion of super apps will have the most impact on the omnichannel retail scene as the year proceeds.
A growing number of consumers shopping for small kitchen appliances are finding what they need at Amazon, according to a recent report from consumer insight firm Edge by Ascential.
Despite issues including the U.S./China trade war, a volatile stock market and the effects of the government shutdown, the NRF is forecasting sales to increase between 3.8% and 4.4%.
According to an eMarketer analysis, consumers haven’t embraced the prospect of voice commerce, at least not yet.
In recent years, we have discussed the need for retailers to rethink how each uses their physical space to keep their brick-and-mortar stores relevant as digital commerce continues to grow.
China is the world’s largest country in terms of population, and this year could become the planet’s top retail market, displacing the United States.
Annual growth in the national market for home improvement and repair is expected to slow by the end of the year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
American adults will spend an average of $81.30 for items related to watching Super Bowl LIII set for February 3 in Atlanta, according to results of a survey from the National Retail Federation.
According to a University of Michigan survey, consumer sentiment in the U.S. slipped during early January, with the decline primarily focused on prospects for the domestic economy.