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How Shoppers Can Eat and Live Better

Are you healthy? Do you feel stressed out? If these topics interest you, today’s post is for you. Eating, Living Better. We have posted many times on these topics, including these: How Physically Active Are YOU? How Healthy Are We? … Continue reading

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E-Mail Popular. Complements New Media.

Experts regularly predict E-mail marketing’s demise. Instead, our title disagrees. E-Mail Popular. Complements New Media. Let’s discuss.   Background In short, computer engineer Ray Tomlinson sent the first E-mail in 1971. During 2017, we exchange 205 BILLION E-mails each day! … Continue reading

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Shopping Centers’ Impact

Despite the downward trend in the overall popularity of shopping centers, they still account for a sizeable part of the U.S. economy. Their impact remains enormous — even if reduced. According to various sources — International Council of Shopping Center … Continue reading

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The Reality of Retailing in 2017

In 2017 alone, we have had a number of posts on the present state of  of retailing. For example, see: More on the State of Store Retailing in 2017 Retail Data by World Region Doing Better at Ominchannel Retailing: Video Tips The Growth … Continue reading

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More on the State of Store Retailing in 2017

Here is an informative infographic on the state of store retailing in 2017 that is not all gloom and doom. According to Kevin Flanagan, director of content marketing for TimeTrade: “In our third-annual State of Retail survey, TimeTrade asked consumers … Continue reading

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Shopping Cart Abandonment: Still a Big Problem

For years, online retailers have had to deal with shopping cart abandonment — whereby consumers decide not to make purchases after placing items in their shopping carts. We have posted about this issue for years. As examples, see 1, 2, and 3. … Continue reading

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Are YOU Good with Data? There’s a Job Waiting

As more and more retailers up their use of in-depth data analysis — and big data — the job market for data analysts has exploded. At the same times, not enough qualified applicants are available. As Taylor Cromwell reports for … Continue reading

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