For retailers located in the western United States, there’s nothing better than heading to the Urban Expositions Seattle Gift Show to find the latest on-trend products for your store. But this August, when the show rolls into the Washington State Convention Center from the 17th to the 20th, retailers are in for an even bigger treat than usual.
Back to school shopping is the second biggest spending occasion, after the winter holidays. Each year, back to school and back to college shoppers spend roughly $80 billion.
It’s so important to create a personalized customer experience, especially in today’s market where we have the easy access Amazon.com. It can seem hard to compete with a business that sells just about everything at affordable prices. But in the end, is that all customers are looking for?
Spring is full of fashion accessories and warm-weather impulse buys, and perhaps none more practical than the umbrella. Fashionable and functional, umbrellas are a must-have for retailers during the rainy spring and summer months.
If you’re an apparel retailer, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of OFFPRICE. The tradeshow is one of the industry’s hottest and fastest-growing events.
A customer’s path to purchase often begins online but ends in-store. In fact, a Forbes Insight report found that 82% of shoppers conduct research online before completing a purchase in-store.
What do the UBM Fashion NYWOMEN’S shows have in common this coming June? A reimagined shopping experience exclusively designed for retailers and consumers, too.
There is no question social media is changing how, when, and why people shop. We discussed these changes in consumer behavior with Satish Kanwar, VP & GM of Channels at Shopify.
As national uproar spreads around teacher pay and educational funding, questions are also being raised around whether schools are increasingly underfunded for classroom supplies. Class supply lists continue to grow and are becoming more costly for families nationwide.
According to Supermarket News, about 45% of consumers have shopped for groceries online, but 60% of that group says they rarely do so. The biggest barrier to online grocery shopping is perishables like meat and produce.