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How Customers Feel About Waiting in Lines

We are an impatient society and expect that our time be respected. Thus, many shoppers get impatient if the lines in a retail store are too long. Sometimes, they even leave the store without buying. What should store-based retailers understand … Continue reading

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The Psychology Behind the Online Consumer Checkout

What aspects of consumer psychology should we be aware of when our company is engaged in online retailing? Take a look at this infographic from Great Britain’s 360vouchercodes.co.uk. Consumer Psychology & The E-Commerce Checkout  

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Cutting Down on Checkout Line Waiting

One of the aspects of the in-store shopping experience that aggravates consumers the most is too long a wait on a checkout line. People get very impatient when they think their time is being wasted. Now, Kroger — the supermarket chain … Continue reading

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Will Lines at Checkout Counters Disappear?

Could this observation from Cherryh Butler actually be happening? “The store of the future will not feature long checkout lines or any lines for that matter, according to retail experts and a recent survey from CompTIA predicting that traditional point-of-sale solutions will … Continue reading

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