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Ideas you can steal from social media masters of retail


by ckatarsky

A new survey has named retailers that trounce their competition when it comes to making the most of social media.

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Organized crime: Worst year ever for retailers


by ckatarsky

Organized crime rings are increasingly targeting retailers for a quick payday. 

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Forget weekly sales, retailers need to put on a show


by ckatarsky

New research says four of the top 10 retailers are popular with consumers primarily because of their ability to create a sense of  “theater.”

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How online buying trends change in the summer


by ckatarsky

It’s not just weekend traffic patterns that change in the summer — what and when people shop online also shifts.

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Good news: Overall retail theft down


by ckatarsky

Overall shrinkage in ’11 was down five percent from the prior year — saving retailers a whopping $2.6 billion.

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What do customers want — and how do I find out?


by ckatarsky

The management team at every retailer knows it has to understand its customers to stay competitive — knowing how to get that information is a different matter.

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What wealthy shoppers want when mobile shopping


by ckatarsky

It may not be a surprise that the wealthier shoppers are more likely to use mobile devices to shop — but what they’re buying probably is.

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‘Mommy shoppers’ driving force in e-commerce, social media


by ckatarsky

Moms have long been the primary shopper in households — and their buying power is driving the latest trends in retailing as well.

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U.S. E-commerce hit $50 billion milestone in 1Q


by ckatarsky

E-commerce sales exceeded $50 billion in the first quarter of 2012 — the first time that’s happened in a non-holiday season.

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Social media: What is — and isn’t — working for retailers


by ckatarsky

Can just responding to a few tweets really be enough of a social media investment to benefit your company? A new report says yes.

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Why did one in three customers ditch a favorite store?


by ckatarsky

The latest Consumer Reports survey provides insight into why customers change their buying habits.

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‘Great product! Will not buy again’


by ckatarsky

Having a popular, effective and well-received product apparently isn’t enough to get consumers to actually re-purchase it.

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