Tag Archives: Statista

Who’s the Real Boss of Shopping?

The answer to this question, which may or may not be surprising to you, is women (for several product categories). Despite the blurring of gender roles, this remains true. As reported by Martin Armstrong for Statista: “One way of judging … Continue reading

Posted in Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 6: Merchandise Management and Pricing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

2018 Super Bowl LII Fun Facts

In a couple of days, we will write about the impact of Super Bowl LII advertising. But as we begin Super Bowl Sunday, lets look at 2018 Super Bowl LII fun facts . 🙂 Are you ready for some football? … Continue reading

Posted in Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer, Social Media and Retailing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Social Media Dos and Don’ts

Are you and/or your firm actively utilizing social media? If yes, do you know what behaviors that consumers feel are “cool” or “annoying”? As Felix Richter reports for Statista: “The rise of social media has presented brands [retailers] with a … Continue reading

Posted in Online Retailing, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer, Social Media and Retailing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Back-to-School Retail Sales Numbers for 2016

For many retailers, back-to-school revenues represent a significant component of their annual revenues. In the United States alone, the National Federation estimates that total 2016 back-to-school revenues will exceed $27 billion. Take a look at this infographic from Statista to … Continue reading

Posted in Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 6: Merchandise Management and Pricing, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Will Uber and Others Cause the Death of Taxis?

During the short period that they’ve been operating, ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft have revolutionized the taxi and related-service businesses. Uber alone has handled well over a billion rides since its founding; and it is located around the … Continue reading

Posted in Part 1: Overview/Planning, Part 2: Ownership, Strategy Mix, Online, Nontraditional, Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 5: Managing a Retail Business, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer, Social Media and Retailing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments