Tag Archives: bricks and mortar

What’s Next for Traditional Stores?

As we know, traditional brick-and-mortar retailing is far from dead. However, it is changing and it is affected by alternative shopping formats. So, what’s next? eMarketer reports that: “Thanks to digital devices, mobile in particular, the path to purchase starts … Continue reading

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Welcome to Another Retail Challenge: Webrooming

Webrooming is the opposite consumer shopping behavior to showrooming. As Natalie Schoch, a designer at Wiser, puts it: “Webrooming is the latest phenomenon impacting the online retail industry. In just the last year, the majority of shoppers (78%) have participated in webrooming when … Continue reading

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Tracking Shoppers from the Web to the Store?

As store retailers continue to grapple with the competition from online firms, they have become more interested in tracking the success of digital advertising in luring shoppers to their stores. With that in mind, Google is developing a new program for store … Continue reading

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