Retail Trends to Watch in 2019

Some will fly and some will flop, but here are some retail trends to keep an eye on this year.

Pop-up Stores — Millennials enjoy discovering new store experiences. As more stores close, there will continue to be an excess supply of retail space making landlords more flexible and […]

2019-01-15T23:59:41+00:00 Categories: Uncategorized|

Holiday 2018 – Plenty of Cheer

Holiday sales grew 5.1 percent this year to more than $850 billion, the highest in 6 years according to the Mastercard Spending Pulse report which tracks retail spending across all payment types, including cash and check, between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24. Big deal? For […]

2019-01-02T09:27:02+00:00 Categories: Uncategorized|

Online Retailers Thinking Mall

More and more online brands are getting physical and opening brick-and-mortar stores. How many? JLL Research reported the top 100 digital-native brands they researched have announced plans to open at least 850 stores over the next five years.

Some start off as pop up stores and move into […]

2018-12-19T10:41:00+00:00 Categories: Uncategorized|

Best Brand Stunts of 2018

Brand stunts seem to be growing and getting more and more creative. Why? A clever brand stunt flawlessly executed can create lots of buzz and that means unlimited free publicity via news organizations and social media. It can also help invigorate a brand in a way that […]

2018-12-12T09:37:30+00:00 Categories: Uncategorized|

Pet Food Market Growing by Leaps & Bounds

The global pet food market is projected to reach nearly $99 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Demand for dog food products is predicted to grow 2.7% annually in volume over the next four years. Sales of wet/canned products is projected […]

2018-11-27T10:22:56+00:00 Categories: Uncategorized|

Generation Z’s Holiday Presence

Wait, who’s Generation Z?

After the Millennials (born mid-1990s – early 2000s), comes Gen Z. This means the oldest are just starting to graduate from college, but most are still in their teens with plenty of time to go shopping using their parents’ wallets to foot the […]

2018-11-14T10:36:56+00:00 Categories: Uncategorized|