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Online Older Grocery Shoppers Matter Too

Those 50 years old and older are an important online shopping segment. Even if retailers and their suppliers don’t realize this. Online older grocery shoppers matter too! As Krista Garcia reports for eMarketer: One study “found that these shoppers who … Continue reading

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Resistance to Scanning and Bagging?

Today’s in-store technology often seeks to enhance the customer experience. Sometimes this works. And sometimes it doesn’t. Let’s see how. Continue reading

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Universum 2018 Most Attractive Employers

For many years, Universum has conducted surveys to get students’ take on employer attractiveness. Click here to access the last few reports for U.S. business student rankings. 2017. 2016. 2015. 2014. Today, we look at Universum 2018 most attractive employers. … Continue reading

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H&M Is Now Using Data Analytics

Just a few years ago, H&M was charging along as a leading purveyor of “cheap chic.” In recent times, it has not done nearly as well. Hence, H&M is now using data analytics more actively than before.   Why and … Continue reading

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Retail Job Trends from LinkedIn

Recently, LinkedIn cited a lot of new information about retail jobs. Click the image to read the full discussion. Below the image are three highlights of the LinkedIn report. “Of all retail associates who took on a new job title in … Continue reading

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Online Shopping Behavior Is Still Evolving

As we reported yesterday, the future of E-commerce is brighter than ever.  Now, we study how online shopping behavior is still evolving. In this post, we look at: (1) online shopping trends and (2) the recent success of eBay. The material … Continue reading

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Fortune Cites 2018 Best 100 Employers

As has been written about the Glassdoor best employer rankings, Fortune’s annual employer rankings bring something different to the table. Hence, today’s post: Fortune Cites 2018 Best 100 Employers . Below, we’ll show why Fortune’s employer rankings are so helpful. … Continue reading

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