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Roku survey says streaming ads will play a big role in holiday shopping

Brief 7 min Read

Not Your Parents' Luxury: Watches and Jewelry Brands Lean Into Bold, Diverse Marketing

Brands in heritage industries like watches and jewelry are deploying marketing strategies that revive their brand among younger and more diverse consumer segments.

Americans still eager to shop in person post-pandemic: poll

Over half of Americans are more likely to shop at businesses with vaccine mandates: poll

Consumers More Likely To Shop With Brands That Mandate Employee Vaccination: New Poll

Interest in designer collabs grows as Gen Zers view luxury goods as assets

Americans pick convenience over sustainability on e-commerce

Exclusive: Most Americans favor faster shipping over shopping sustainably

Marketers Spend Big On Back-To-School - Despite Looming Delta Variant

Brief 2 min Read

Back-To-School Shopping is Back in Full Swing

Walmart tests all-self-checkout supercenter store in Texas

How To Connect With Post-Pandemic Consumers Amid Summer Spending Spree: Opinion

New poll shows Boomers use far less shopping tech, and don't want any more

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Victoria Secret's Rebrand Moves the Needle With Millennial Shoppers

The race for post-pandemic retail space heats up

Consumers Spending Buoyed By Shoppers Updating Their Wardrobes

Exclusive: Americans don’t want more tech in their shopping experience

Many Shoppers Plan to Spend More on Amazon Prime Day

Brief 3 min Read

Amazon Prime Day Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season for Prime Members

How the Return of In-Store Sampling is Going Over with Consumers

Tech Is Enabling These 5 Shopper Trends. Is Retail Ready?

Levi's CEO says our lockdown weight fluctuations are driving sales for the brand

Whole Foods, Starbucks Use Cyrpto - Should Loyalty Programs Be Next?

From Free Beer to $100 Payments, States Are Incentivizing COVID-19 Vaccination. Will It Work?

Brief 3 min Read

Spicing Up The Snack Aisle

Exclusive: More Than Half of US Adults Say They'll Buy Some Groceries Online Post-Pandemic

EXCLUSIVE: Americans Will Prefer In-Person Shopping Post-Pandemic

Parents Feeling Guilty About Covid Ignites Boom In Toy Sales

Black-Owned Businesses Hope The Summer Boom Doesn't Fade

Case Study 2 min Read

2020 Holiday Shopping Report

How the Boost in Home Improvement Might Benefit the Packaged-Food Industry

Election, Pandemic Are One-Two Punch in Retail's Most Crucial Season

That Amazon palm reader? Survey says shoppers might just love contactless checkout tech

Trending: The week's biggest moves, hits and misses

Study Shows Americans Still Love Their Big-Name CPG Brands

Some Stores are Refusing to Enforce Mask Mandates as Anti-Mask Shoppers Lash Out at Employees

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Coronavirus Business Planning

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What's Changed and What Hasn't

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Americans Turn Focus to Saving Local Economies

You shop online at work. We all know it. And this research proves it

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