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An Informative, Animated Way of Looking at the Impact of Retailing

Retailing has a complex infrastructure with millions of retailers and store locations, not to mention clicks-only and bricks-and-firms. So, how can we better understand it? Retale has devised an animated infographic that is easy to understand and analyze. Here are … Continue reading

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When Do Shoppers Prefer Self-Checkouts?

As we wrote a while ago, self-checkouts are here to stay. However, their popularity among shoppers varies greatly by retail format and in-store buying situation. Recently, Retale conducted a large-scale study on self-checkouts. As summarized by eMarketer: “When it comes … Continue reading

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Real-Time U.S. Retail Spending by the Second

Are you interested in current retail shopping statistics? Then, consider the fun, interactive Web site highlighted in this post. Retale — a company that offers a mobile destination application for shoppers that incorporates retail circulars into a rich, interactive format — recently … Continue reading

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