Ascential expects convenience stores, food discount stores such as Aldi, discount stores, a term it uses to designate dollar and related general merchandise stores, and membership club stores, to lead retail growth among traditonal operators in the U.S. over the next five years.
Results emerging from the 33rd annual Deloitte holiday shopping survey include a second year of online shopping gains as consumers said they expect to spend 57% of their budgets online and 36% in brick and mortar stores.
As retailers launch promotions to counter Amazon.com’s Prime Day marketing extravaganza, eBay has released a list of products it is discounting as part of what it calls its summer sale.
According to a new survey from Deloitte, three-quarters of Americans plan to shop over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, spending an average of $427 between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday.
An Amazon.com marketplace discount initiative could pose a threat to MAP pricing, according to online marketing firm CPC Strategy.
After opening its first stores in the U.S. earlier this month, Lidl will debut four more locations on July 13. The supermarket retailer will also establish a regional headquarters and distribution center in Cartersville, GA.
In an outreach to lower income shoppers, Amazon will provide consumers on government assistance programs access to Amazon Prime at a discounted monthly price, at least temporarily.
According to a study from First Insights, a pricing technology solutions firm, bargain hunting is having a big effect on retail prospects today, with 45% of women who responded to a survey stating that they must see a markdown of 41% or greater to even enter a store today.