Tag Archives: atmospherics

Enhancing the State of Store Traffic

A major area of concern for retailers with a physical presence is how to maintain a strong flow of engaged store traffic. According to Platt Retail Institute:  “The success of a retailer hinges on many factors. Ultimately, sales at a … Continue reading

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A Video Look at the Glade Boutique

SC Johnson, a maker of household products, including Glade, has opened a Glade “popup” store in New York City. This store will be open through December 23, 2014.  Take a look at the company’s fun YouTube video: “Follow host Audrina Patridge as … Continue reading

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In-Store Analytics Pick Up the Pace

As we have written about several times before (see, for example, 1, 2, 3), retail analytics have become much more sophisticated and illuminating in recent years. A story in Businessweek by Olga Kharif further illustrates what smart retailers are doing: “Feel … Continue reading

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