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How Progressive Retailers Are Using Shopping Data

More retailers recognize the importance of shopping data analytics than ever before. So, what are the cutting-edge retailers doing (those besides Amazon, 🙂 )? As reported by Alteryx: “Based on a recent Alteryx and RetailWire survey of nearly 350 retailers … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs Doing Well

As the economy has picked up, so has the performance of entrepreneurs and other small businesses. According to a new research study by Manta, the largest online community dedicated to small businesses: “Small business success has increased since last year. The … Continue reading

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Can Bricks-and-Mortar Retailers Get Better Consumer Data?

Online retailers are able to generate enormous amounts of information about shoppers — quickly  and inexpensively. Store-based retailers often wish that it was so simple for them to obtain such data. Consider these observations from Dawn Klingensmith, reporting for the Path to … Continue reading

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