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Oct 09, 2013
Shoppers Really Want a Costco
Consumers are dying for a Costco to open up near their town. They want one in Las Cruces, N.M., in Jackson, Miss., and in Cumming, Ga. They want one....
Oct 08, 2013
Shopper Expo Tweets From Chicago
Tuesday was the first day of the Shopper Marketing Expo held at Chicago's Navy Pier, and attendees have been sharing insights from the conference....
Sep 30, 2013
Mix and Match: Merchandising Premixed Cocktails
A big player in the premade cocktail segment — pouches — lends itself to impulse displays....
Sep 24, 2013
Click and Collect Presents Online Ordering Opportunities
Click and collect, where customers order groceries online but pick them up at a store or other designated location, might be a way for retailers to....
Sep 19, 2013
Bloggers Fuel Duane Reade’s Buzz
NEW YORK — The Twitter-verse is abuzz about Duane Reade, and it’s no accident....
Sep 12, 2013
After M&A News, Albertson's Facebook Response On the Mark While Fresh & Easy Stays Silent
Though comments on a Facebook post about Albertsons’ acquisition of The United Family were largely negative, the retailer took the time to craft....
Sep 10, 2013
Cutting Double Coupons Unlikely to Hurt Kroger
Some shoppers love their double coupons. They love them so much that they can barely fathom a double-couponless world. If that world existed, surely....
Aug 22, 2013
Should Supermarkets Worry About Drug Store Food Sales Growth?
Food sales at drug stores have surged in the past year, thanks in part to a dedicated push by some of the largest chains. What does this mean for....
Aug 20, 2013
3 Ways Retailers Can Use ‘Tweet Chats’
A “tweet chat” is a new type of social media activity that has potential to help retailers form closer relationships with their shopper social media....
Aug 16, 2013
Retailers Reassure Customers On Cotton Candy Grapes
A new variety of grapes that claims to taste like cotton candy has just hit stores, but some retailers have had to reassure customers who mistakenly....
Aug 12, 2013
Retailers Use Shark Week to Promote Seafood
Last week, a few retailers joined in the Shark Week mania to show off the seafood department or just have some fun on their Facebook pages....
Jul 31, 2013
Wal-Mart, Aldi Face Off Against Established Minneapolis Retailers [With Map]
If variety is the spice of life, then consider Minneapolis well-seasoned....
Jul 10, 2013
Harris Teeter Adds Fuel to Facebook Flame
It’s great that Harris Teeter wants to keep shoppers informed during this process, but the retailer failed to provide personalized responses to....
Jul 02, 2013
Retailers Showcase Fresh With Vine Videos
Retailers seem to be finding that the Vine video format particularly lends itself to highlighting the store’s fresh departments....
May 09, 2013
A Suspicious Mind: 5 Ways to Deter Theft
Nine in 10 retailers say they have been victims of ORC in the past 12 months, and more retailers say the activity is on the rise, according to....
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