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2020 Holiday Retail Forecasts and Predictions

September 16, 2020

Category: Retail Trends

This year is certain to be a holiday like no other, leaving retailers tasked to predict what strategies will win over shoppers in an unpredictable season. However, there are a few safe bets. Location and real-time data will be key […]


Which COVID-19 consumer habits will stick?

September 9, 2020

Some consumers don’t expect many of the new habits they’ve picked up while adjusting to COVID-19 to continue after the crisis has eased, according to new data from Hub Research. For instance, while 44 percent said they are shopping more […]


Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2020 Predictions

September 3, 2020

Many are wondering how holiday sales and events such as Black Friday will be affected by the economic turndown. Klaviyo, an independently owned marketing platform focused on ecommerce business, predicts that Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020 will be the […]


Suppliers

How Retailers can Manage Supply Chains Through Unpredictability

September 21, 2020

Via: Lightspeed POS

Did you know the US had 23.8 square feet of store space for every single person in 2018? That’s more than any other country in the world and this stunning stat comes from the International Council of Shopping Centers. Yes, […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Can Trader Joe’s continue thriving without delivery and curbside pickup?

September 21, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Trader Joe’s, with no e-commerce presence or curbside pickup, missed the pandemic-driven e-grocery surge and doesn’t seem to mind. The limited-assortment grocer is also experiencing challenges because its smaller stores are harder to reconfigure for social distancing. Long lines outside […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart Reorganizes Operations And Hikes Pay

September 21, 2020

Via: Forbes

You have to admire John Furner the new CEO of Walmart’s domestic stores. He just announced organizational changes that are dramatic and will raise pay for 165,000 associates. The company has announced a team based operating structure in Supercenters. It […]


E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Online to make up 21.5 percent of grocery’s sales in five years

September 18, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Grocery sales made online are expected to grow more than 60 percent from pre-pandemic levels to $250 billion in 2025, accounting for 21.5 percent of the industry’s total, according to a new study. More than 60,000 Americans were surveyed for […]