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Segmenting Holiday Shopper Behavior

Although many people now begin their holiday shopping early, others do not. Segmenting holiday shopper behavior is important for retail success during the holiday season. According to Dani Cushion,  Chief Marketing Officer of Cardlytics, there are four holiday consumer shopping segments: … Continue reading

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Holiday Season 2017 Shopping Tips

Every year, we offer a list of holiday shopping tips intended to help shoppers avoid overspending their budgets. Below are our holiday season 2017 shopping tips  in the form of an infographic. As we have noted befores, the holiday season starts earlier each … Continue reading

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How Do People Feel About Gift Giving?

Marketing Professor Anne Hamby of the Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University is an expert on consumer behavior. Recently, she participated in a video interview about the holiday shopping season.    

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Knowledgeable Holiday Shoppers Are Smart Shoppers

Yes, Black Friday WEEK is finally here — after weeks of being bombarded by holiday shopping ads. This post has two goals: (1) To alert you to the possible deceptions this week and (2) to again present our THIRTY-FIVE holiday … Continue reading

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2016 Holiday Shopping Tips for Smart Consumers

Every year, BE Retail offers a list of holiday shopping tips intended to help shoppers avoid overspending their budgets. Since the holiday season starts earlier and earlier each year, this post keeps getting moved up. In 2012, when the holiday … Continue reading

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Be a Smart Customer: 2015 Holiday Shopping Tips

Every year, I offer a list of holiday shopping tips intended to help shoppers avoid overspending their budgets. Since the holiday season starts earlier and earlier each year, I’m doing the tips post two weeks before Black Friday.. According to … Continue reading

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An Early 2015 Retail Holiday Forecast

According to consulting firm Deloitte’s latest retail forecast, 2015 holiday sales are expected to increase by 3.5 to 4 percent. This includes both online shopping and brick-and-mortar stores. Take a look at this video from The Street.    

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