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The State of Showrooming Today

It’s been a while since we’ve written about showrooming (see for example: 1, 2); but it remains a concern for many store-based retailers today. So, what’s currently going on with showrooming? According to RR Donnelly Retail, Rather than battle the trend … Continue reading

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Interactive Technology Becoming More Important

Technology-based experiential retailing is becoming more of a key competitive advantage for retail stores in their fight against customer showrooming. Retail Touchpoints recently published an excellent report on this topic, written by Jonathan Lee, entitled Using Innovative Technology to Address the Showrooming … Continue reading

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A New Showrooming Infographic

In April, we posted an interesting infographic on the impact of showrooming. But this phenomenon merits even more attention. As recently reported by Retail Touchpoints: “Consumers are increasingly using their mobile devices to search for the best deals, which is … Continue reading

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