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Are These Shoes Meant for Shopping?

Over the years, retailers have done lots of research on shopper behavior. including eye tracking and facial recognition. Now, we can add shoe (foot) tracking to the list of research techniques used by retailers. As Oliver Smith reports for The … Continue reading

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Tracking Shoppers from the Web to the Store?

As store retailers continue to grapple with the competition from online firms, they have become more interested in tracking the success of digital advertising in luring shoppers to their stores. With that in mind, Google is developing a new program for store … Continue reading

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Beware Shoppers: You’re Being Tracked

As we’ve reported various times before, companies frequently track our behavior — both online and in the store. Does the pervasiveness of this concern you? Take a look at this recent article in the New York Times by Stephanie Clifford and Quentin … Continue reading

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“Sneaky” Ways to Track Shoppers

Retailers want to know as much as possible about their customers and their potential customers in order to better serve their needs and to increase the firms’ revenues, as we have reported earlier (see “How Retailers Track Shoppers: An Infographic” and … Continue reading

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