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The Death of Brick-and-Mortar is "Extraordinarily Exaggerated"
The Death of Brick-and-Mortar is "Extraordinarily Exaggerated"
September 9, 2022 at 3:58 PM

Although e-commerce has expanded massively over the past decade, that doesn't mean the end is yet in sight for brick-and...

Drone Delivery: Consumers Want It, Retailers Making It Happen
Drone Delivery: Consumers Want It, Retailers Making It Happen
August 25, 2022 at 3:55 PM

For years drone makers have been heralding how the technology can help the retailer struggling with faster and more effi...

Despite Inflation and Recession Worries, Americans are Spending Again
Despite Inflation and Recession Worries, Americans are Spending Again
August 9, 2022 at 3:46 PM

US consumers are starting to shop again, even if they’re being tentative about it. After retail sales slowed down three ...

The Future of Audio is the Future of Everything, Especially Commerce
The Future of Audio is the Future of Everything, Especially Commerce
July 18, 2022 at 1:00 PM

The other day I saw a screenshot of a Zoomer’s phone and was kind of blown away. Texting is so old school to these kids,...

Social Shoppers Prefer Checking Out on Brand Sites
Social Shoppers Prefer Checking Out on Brand Sites
July 5, 2022 at 1:51 PM

Here are the five top issues giving consumers pause for thought before handing over hard-earned dollars to social networ...

The Snacks and Candy Categories Reign On
The Snacks and Candy Categories Reign On
June 24, 2022 at 11:38 AM

Creating an experience around these products can win over customers and keep them coming back. "I’ve always envisioned a...

Get Ready for Ice Cream Season
Get Ready for Ice Cream Season
May 16, 2022 at 7:15 PM

Frozen treats sell well, so keep that trend going. It’s a scientific fact. If you want happy customers, have plenty of i...

Here Are the Top 10 Easter Candies
Here Are the Top 10 Easter Candies
April 18, 2022 at 10:44 AM

Chocolate dominates Americans’ Easter candy preferences. More than three-quarters of Americans (77%) will “absolutely” o...

Survey: A Good C-Store Experience Tops Price
Survey: A Good C-Store Experience Tops Price
April 4, 2022 at 2:02 PM

74% of drivers say they will drive five minutes out of their way to go to a c-store they prefer. Despite rising price se...

Bounce Back: Salty Snacks Are Recovering From Their Pandemic Decline
Bounce Back: Salty Snacks Are Recovering From Their Pandemic Decline
March 24, 2022 at 8:32 AM

Following disappointing pandemic-induced trends in 2020, the salty snacks category in convenience stores appears to have...