National Retail Federation forecasts 3.6% US retail sales growth to $655.8 billion — significantly higher than the 10-year average of 2.5%. E-commerce sales will grow between 7%-10%. Bain Capital says retail sales could grow up to 4% and SeekingAlpha predicts online sales will increase 17.2% this year.
It’s time for a quick update on US retail ...
We're looking at 10 innovations in US retail to help retailers and marketers keep up with competitors including the big guys like Lowe's, Walmart and Bon-Ton as well as midsize innovators like Dollar General, Meijer and Kroger.
Cashback News – Aug 29: Innovators: Which US retailers are winning with artificial and virtual reality for customer impact?
Here's a collection of innovative retailers using augmented and virtual reality technologies in showrooms, changing rooms, for in-store entertainment, product information, sales, on mobile apps, Pokémon Go strategies and much more. Impressive!
Retailers struggled to grow in-store revenue but e-commerce shone brightly for many US retailers, up 16% in Q2 2016 according to the US Department of Commerce.
Store closures are now a fact of business life in retail. Today we look at the US and Canadian stores closing in order to reduce overhead and try to maintain profitability and it's a long and growing list.
Walmart today announced the acquisition of Jet.com for $3.3 billion and sets the scene for a strong competitor for Amazon.com in the US.
US retail is trending slightly positive to the end of 2016 – up by 3.6% according to the National Retail Federation, with e-commerce expected to be up 7%-10%.
It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly three weeks since ...
Time for an update on the latest Walmart retail ...