Regular customers of QVC and HSN have very definite views of the strengths and weaknesses of each business. Now, they’re left to wonder how the respective businesses may change once their merger is complete.
Value City Furniture and American Signature Furniture have launched a new website that posts jobs and provides information on company culture, benefits and career advancement
Landlords are lowering the price of rentals and offering incentives to attract retail tenants to shops across Manhattan. The amount charged for rentals on the ground floor declined in 11 of 16 shopping corridors across New York City with overall rent prices falling 8.6 percent versus last year. Available space increased 34 percent.
Demand generation is complex. 7,000-piece jigsaw puzzle complex. This dynamism is the root of demand gen’s power, as well as the seeds of its downfall. When marketers don’t get the whole puzzle to fit together, the result is a jumbled mess of marketing tactics rather than the masterpiece you get when every piece works in […]
Social media is no longer just a fun, helpful supplement to a marketing mix. For many companies, it has become the primary vehicle for customer engagement. In fact, a report by LinkedIn found that 90% top performing sales representatives incorporate social media into their tactics. Using the right tools and data, you can find compelling […]
A survey of more than 900 shoppers by ChargeItSpot found that the biggest change they want Amazon.com to bring to Whole Foods is the addition of “cashier-free checkouts.” Next most-mentioned changes that those surveyed would like to see — “lower prices” and “in-store pickup of Amazon purchases.”
Walmart has its Pickup Towers – kiosks that stand 16-feet high and eight-feet wide – in 20 locations with plans to add 80 more at stores across the country.
Kroger has closed 11 stores it acquired from Marsh for $16 million. The grocery giant has begun renovations at the sites with plans to reopen seven of the stores. Five of the stores will reopen as Kroger locations while the other two will operate under the Pay Less banner.
Individuals between the ages of 18 and 26 spend $2,300 more per year on groceries, gas, restaurants and cellphone bills than those who are older, according to a Bankrate.com study. The simple explanation for this disparity is that younger people go out more than those who are more likely to have settled down.
Redbox is adding 1,500 of its DVD rental kiosks in storefronts one year after removing 1,000 of the units. The company now has 40,000 kiosks in operation outside of stores across the U.S.