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Who’s the Real Boss of Shopping?

The answer to this question, which may or may not be surprising to you, is women (for several product categories). Despite the blurring of gender roles, this remains true. As reported by Martin Armstrong for Statista: “One way of judging … Continue reading

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How Men and Women Use Technology While Shopping 

Euclid has just published the results of an important study: “Evolution of Retail: The Gender Gap — How Men and Women Use Technology While Shopping.” Click here to access the report [Note: A free sign-in is required.   As Euclid notes: … Continue reading

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Retailers: Do YOU Think a “Pink Tax” Is OK?

Did you know that there are several instances when women pay more than men for the same goods and services? For example, nationwide, many dry cleaners charge a higher fee for a woman’s “blouse” than a man’s “shirt” — even … Continue reading

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Trends in Entrepreneurship by Women

As we have noted before, there are a number of resources available to help women entrepreneurs level the playing with their male counterparts. Nonetheless, as Mathilde Collin — co-founder and CEO of Frontapp, a collaborative E-mail app — observes for … Continue reading

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Manfluencer: Another New Term for the Retailing Dictionary

We have written about the important topic of the shopping behavior of men versus women several times before. See, for example, 1, 2, 3, 4.  Now, let’s add another post to our collection — because this is such a timely … Continue reading

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More on Studying Men as Shoppers

A lot of attention has been devoted to the power and characteristics of women shoppers — and rightfully so. Click here, for example. But, most retailers also need to enhance their knowledge base regarding men as shoppers. With that in … Continue reading

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The Power of Women in the Marketplace

Although men have increased their retail shopping over the years, women remain the dominant purchasers in most situations. As recently reported by Nielsen: “Women have tremendous spending power in America today — and it’s growing. Market estimates about their total … Continue reading

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