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Omnichannel is one of the hottest topics in retail today. Econsultancy describes it as “an integrated sales experience that melds the advantages of physical stores with the information-rich experience of online shopping.”
While private label foil and plastic wrap have suffered sales losses as of late, food and trash bags have all seen respectable gains.
Whether Easter excites you professionally over a spike in candy sales or you personally crave bunny-shaped sweets, April should be a good month for candy.
In order to gain current insight into the best merchandising practices for today’s private label retailers, Douglas J. Peckenpaugh, editor-in-chief of PLBuyer, sought perspective from Jeff Weidauer, vice president, marketing and strategy for Vestcom.
Retail has seen significant change in the emphasis placed by retailers and consumers on private label.
While Stephens has long said that thinking “inside the box” is often appropriate, since answers to 90 percent of retail problems can be found inside the four walls of the store, the new title for his regular column includes that remaining 10 percent. In today’s retail world, we all live “In & Out of the Box.” —DJP
Unlike many retail stores, brick-and-mortar shops in the discount channel have been able to successfully evolve during hard economic times—so much so, in fact, to the point that many of the discount retailers are announcing expansion in 2014.
As we escape the cold, wintery doldrums of February, March brings the promise of spring, warmer weather and the unshakable grip of one of America’s greatest pastimes: the office March Madness pool.
This month’s new non-food products include soft chews for dogs, bottle labeling technology, skin-care products, eyebrow razors, and baby-safe laundry detergent.
No brand is immune to crisis.
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