For the time being, brick-and-mortar retailers don’t seem to have to worry too much about two of the most hyped, potentially “game changing” options in e-commerce.
Awkward! The National Retail Federation, which is dominated by traditional brick-and-mortar-based stores, just gave its top award to the guy who has been undermining their businesses for years.
Target is going on the offensive against showrooming: the cheap-chic retailer will now match the prices of identical items offered by competitors — even online competitors — year round.
What did the 2012 holidays teach us about the current state of shoppers—and, of course, the places where they shop?
Walmart shut out the competition and purchased 50 million Facebook ads over Black Friday weekend — all without proof that doing so would necessarily help boost sales. Huh?
Monday was the biggest day of online shopping in history, and it came on the heels of all-time high e-retail sales on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Don’t think for a second, however, that any of this means shoppers will be abandoning physical stores anytime soon.
Where will you be shopping during the upcoming holidays? What, when, and how are you likely to check off the items on your shopping list? The predictions of retail analysts are in.