4 Consumer Concerns Driving Purchasing Decisions for Summer in the Covid Age

It's fair to say a lot has happened since the start of 2020. Consumers are responding to recent events by resetting their priorities and changing their behavior. However, as we noted in an earlier blog, many of these changes were already in the works. What's on the consumer's mind? We have identified 4 consumer concerns … Continue reading 4 Consumer Concerns Driving Purchasing Decisions for Summer in the Covid Age

5 Ways COVID-19 Will Change Retail

The coronavirus has certainly disrupted just about every industry. Retailers are among the hardest to get hit. Between stay-at-home orders, job losses, and low consumer confidence, merchants from virtually all categories are finding themselves on shaky ground. But, in the midst of it all, retailers are finding ways to stay connected with customers and move … Continue reading 5 Ways COVID-19 Will Change Retail

5 Ways to Increase Foot Traffic in Stores

Whether you’re opening your first retail store, a veteran retailer or an experienced merchant simply wanting to boost sales, identifying opportunities to increase foot traffic is among the most critical ways to enhance store performance. In fact, a study from May 2019 reveals, “Shopping in person is actually a revenue booster for retailers because in-store … Continue reading 5 Ways to Increase Foot Traffic in Stores

Cannabis and Retail: Interesting Facts and Emerging Trends

Retal is abuzz with the momentum of companies jumping to create a niche for themselves in the emerging cannabis market. As cannabis becomes more widely accepted thanks to legalization, the market will continue to boom with new products. Here are the trends affecting cannabis and retail. Cannabis Edibles and Retail Photo credit: Shutterstock Though cannabis edibles … Continue reading Cannabis and Retail: Interesting Facts and Emerging Trends

Ready for the Future? 3 CPG Trends to Watch

“What does the future hold for CPGs?” It’s an interesting question, and one that’s not always easy to answer. Market and consumer trends can be unpredictable. And sometimes, the technologies you expect to hit it big fall flat (remember Google Glass?) while the real game changers come in when you aren’t looking. But as tricky … Continue reading Ready for the Future? 3 CPG Trends to Watch

5 Consumer Trends for Brands (and How to Keep Up)

The CPG landscape is more competitive than ever. The shopping habits of consumers have changed dramatically over the last few years, and brands who fail to keep up risk losing market share to more innovative and forward-thinking companies. Don’t let this happen to you. Ensure that your brand stays relevant by keeping an eye on … Continue reading 5 Consumer Trends for Brands (and How to Keep Up)