What Do Consumers Want In 2022?

What Do Consumers Want In 2022?

The past 18 months has reshaped the retail landscape and sent retail analysts into overdrive trying to understand how consumers behaviour has adapted and shifted during the pandemic. What was once accepted truths about shopper’s habits have been disrupted, and...
Shoppers Returned To Stores For The Holidays

Shoppers Returned To Stores For The Holidays

Shopper traffic to physical retail stores has strongly rebounded from 2020. Data from Placer.ai, a company which measures shopper visits across a wide range of physical stores including grocery, apparel, big box, department and specialty, indicate that shoppers...
Starbucks Tests Cashierless Stores

Starbucks Tests Cashierless Stores

Starbucks is exploring a new store format in partnership with Amazon that will allow customers to buy drinks, snacks and other items without waiting in line, utilizing automated checkout technology developed by the e-commerce giant.  The first concept store opened...
Halloween is Back on Track

Halloween is Back on Track

Halloween is back on the schedule this year and Americans wanted trick-or-treaters, more decorations and new costumes – for us, the kids and our pets. When the totals are reported, consumers are expected to have spent a record $10.14 billion on Halloween this year,...