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Where Do Consumers Research and Buy Apparel and Footwear?

Despite the tremendous increase in researching and buying products online, many apparel and footwear customers still often like to patronize physical stores — and for research, not just buying. As reported by eMarketer: “Consumers may be happy to research online, … Continue reading

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Worldwide, Brick-and-Mortar Stores Still a Big Winner

Despite perceptions to the contrary, on a global basis, brick-and-mortar stores are not fading away in the face of online and mobile shopping. However, these stores must be committed to customers and adaptive to the times. eMarketer reports that: “Customer … Continue reading

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