Holidays: What Retailers Need to Know

The holiday season is undoubtedly the most important shopping event in the retail industry. Which is why proper planning and preparations are key. The best way to get ahead is to anticipate consumer trends and behaviors so you can adapt accordingly for the holidays.  While no one can accurately predict the future (particularly in today’s … Continue reading Holidays: What Retailers Need to Know

7 Holiday Merchandising Examples to Win Over Q4 Shoppers

We’re in the 4th quarter of 2019, and you know what that means — some of the year’s top holidays — Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas are upon us.  The National Retail Federation expects holiday sales to increase between 3.5% and 4.4% over 2019, citing the continued growth of the U.S. economy and a rise … Continue reading 7 Holiday Merchandising Examples to Win Over Q4 Shoppers

Bounce Back in Q4: 7 Practical Tips for Retailers

It’s no secret that back-to-school spending has taken a huge hit because of COVID-19. However, with the right strategies in place retail can bounce back in Q4. Research firm GlobalData expects back-to-school spending to decrease 6.4% from 2019 — the lowest since 2015. Back-to-college is expected to be hit even harder, with a decrease of … Continue reading Bounce Back in Q4: 7 Practical Tips for Retailers