The Holidays sure fly by, don’t they? The hustle and bustle of traveling and hosting, cooking and cleaning, and of course holiday shopping leave time for little else. And then, it’s over.
Where did 2016 go? It seems like just yesterday we were talking about Mother’s Day and now, here we are with a stocking stuffed full of Pre-Holiday Insights. For our Pre-Holiday Study, we surveyed nearly 3,000 holiday shoppers between October 16 and November 6, zeroing in on their budget and purchase intentions, their perceptions of online and in-store shopping experiences, and purchase influencers, and the results are in.
Food safety is hard, thankless work. Restaurants get no recognition for practicing it, but one slip up and you can be in a world of hurt.
Historically, retailers have seen more foot traffic during the holiday shopping season than any other time of year. Yet like many other industries, the mobile movement is causing disruption to the traditional in-store experience.
Brand loyalty. There are many variations of the definition, but our favorite is the “extent of the faithfulness of consumers to a particular brand, expressed through repeat purchases.” Brand loyalty is an interesting concept because it matters greatly to all retailers.