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2014-08-15 16:23:22

- 36 percent of respondents state they won't be shopping for back-to-school products and promotions this year - DENVER, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group(®) and M/A/R/C Research shows that retailers will continue to see the number of back-to-school shoppers in their stores drop. Last year, the data showed a drop of 3.5 percent compared to 2012, and in 2014, the data shows an even greater decline of nearly 5 percent. With fewer...

2014-08-14 12:28:05

Visit the drugstore.com(TM) web store for back-to-school shopping guides, special pricing and more. BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- drugstore.com, inc., a leading retailer of health, beauty, and vision products, is making it easy for customers to shop back-to-school items this season with shopping guides, expert advice and brand new product offerings. From classroom and dorm room essentials to health and wellness products for students, shoppers can visit...

2014-08-12 16:31:38

Crucial.com Back-to-School Shopping Report Finds Laptops, Desktops, Mobile Devices Out of Style this Season for Consumers Seeking to Save Money BOISE, Idaho and GLASGOW, Scotland, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindful of saving money, more than half of back-to-school shoppers will not purchase computers this year, according to a study by Crucial.com released today. The Crucial.com Back-to-School Shopping Report, which includes responses from 1,000 adults in the U.S., found that 57%...

2014-08-01 12:29:10

LONDON, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First came showrooming (examining items in-store and price shopping online), and then came webrooming (researching online and buying in-store). UK-based e-commerce Agency, RedSnapper [http://www.redsnapper.net ], has recently uncovered a new trend in online consumer behaviour - Boomerooming. Boomerooming is the process of researching products online, visiting a physical store to see/feel/touch/try a product in the flesh and find...

2014-07-29 08:38:34

LONDON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost half (48%) of UK online shoppers have made an online purchase with a retailer based outside the UK, according to the latest eCustomerServiceIndex (eCSI) results from eDigitalResearch [http://www.edigitalresearch.com ] and IMRG [http://www.imrg.org ]. Results suggest that price and availability are driving cross-border shopping amongst UK online consumers. 60% of the respondents who have shopped cross border said that they...

2014-07-28 08:27:23

Wide-scale deployment to enhance shopping experience for customers BOSTON and TORONTO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HBC Department Store Group is deploying the Swirl in-store beacon marketing platform to deliver digital experiences to consumers' smartphones while they shop in the company's department stores in Canada and the US. Using beacons installed in merchandising areas throughout its stores, Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor will automatically deliver branded content and...

2014-07-24 12:22:19

Acura Ranks Highest in Manufacturer Website Satisfaction for a Third Consecutive Time WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When researching vehicles on OEM websites, in-market shoppers have unique content usage behaviors that are influenced by various factors, such as desired vehicle type, shopper age and income, that can influence what content they consume when researching vehicles online, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Manufacturer Website Evaluation Study(SM)--Summer...

2014-07-23 08:37:43

- Seventy percent of respondents will shop together with their student in-store SAN JOSE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baynote, a leading provider of personalized customer experience solutions, today revealed the results from its "Back-to-School" shopper behavior survey. The study, conducted in partnership with the e-tailing group, surveyed 1001 U.S. parents with school-age children (or who are in school themselves) in advance of the 2014 back-to-school season, to gain insight into...

2014-07-22 12:27:29

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopper2Buyer, the shopper media consultancy within Kinetic Worldwide, the world's largest planner and buyer of out of home media, is pleased to announce the creation of Destination Directory 2.0, a cutting-edge comprehensive shopper media planning tool that aggregates all U.S. in-store media supplier opportunities. In contrast to currently available media resources, Destination Directory 2.0 offers unprecedented functionality when generating...

2014-07-21 23:10:11

360pi Insight: retailers need to put heavy emphasis on back-to-school bundles, zone pricing, personalized promotions and digital coupons for this year’s back-to-school season. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The kids are still on summer vacation, but retailers are already headed “back-to-school.” After a lackluster 2013 holiday shopping season, retailers are anxiously awaiting for the second heaviest shopping period to arrive as the back-to-school season is typically a key...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.