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Are YOUR Career Skills on Target for the Future?

Are YOU forward-looking in YOUR career skills in looking to the future? Click here for a post we ran last year on this subject. Below is a new infographic on job skills from Guthrie Jensen. As Guthrie Jensen reports: “In … Continue reading

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Online Grocery Shopping by Age and Location

Online grocery shopping is still in infancy; but it is consistently growing — especially with the same-day delivery services expanding rapidly. According to  Monica Melton, writing for eMarketer: “With Amazon, Walmart, and other big players jockeying for a position in … Continue reading

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Being Viewed More Credibly/Authentically

Why do most people trust those whom they know and .org Web sites more than mass media and .com Web sites? In a word: credibility (authenticity) — people’s trust is hard to earn and to retain. As Bob Hutchins reports … Continue reading

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Online Couponing in the United States

Over the last several years, the very nature of couponing has changed dramatically. As a supplement/replacement for traditional print coupons, the use of online coupons is booming. Here are the most popular products for online couponers — by gender. You … Continue reading

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Social Media Dos and Don’ts

Are you and/or your firm actively utilizing social media? If yes, do you know what behaviors that consumers feel are “cool” or “annoying”? As Felix Richter reports for Statista: “The rise of social media has presented brands [retailers] with a … Continue reading

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Retail Data by World Region

Retailing performance varies greatly around the world. Let’s take a look at some highlights by region: most  expensive retail location, most  affordable retail location, strongest retail growth, biggest retail decline, and proportion of retail growth. The following charts were developed by … Continue reading

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Informative Infographic on the Customer Shopping Experience

As we have discussed before, there are many factors that affect whether a shopper receives a good customer experience — and whether a shopper completes a purchase or becomes loyal to the company.   Take a look at this infographic … Continue reading

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