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What's Ahead in 2019's Compressed Holiday Shopping Season? | Sponsored Content

Dec 06, 2019

In a RetailMeNot survey, 68% of consumers said this year’s compressed holiday shopping season will affect their shopping and 15% said they’ll be more stressed about getting their shopping done on time.

Kroger’s Hashtag Challenge: A Retailer's Perspective on TikTok

Dec 03, 2019

Looking to reach college students during the back-to-school shopping season, grocery retailer Kroger turned to one of the marketing world’s buzziest new platforms: TikTok.

Returns Are Expected to Be Extra-Concentrated this Holiday Season

Returns Are Expected to Be Extra-Concentrated this Holiday Season

Nov 25, 2019

UPS is anticipating a surge of returns this holiday season, leading into the new year. According to the company, 1.6 million packages are expected to be returned daily the week of December 16 leading into Christmas. And a record-breaking 1.9 million returns are expected to take place on this year’s peak returns day—January 2—up 26% over last year.

Female Shoppers Are Getting More Comfortable with Secondhand Fashion

Female Shoppers Are Getting More Comfortable with Secondhand Fashion

Nov 18, 2019

More women are turning to resale sites, including The RealReal and Poshmark, as they continue to compare deals and make more of an effort to spend less.

Poshmark CMO on How Adaptive Leadership Skills and a Team-Centric Approach Fuel Success

Nov 17, 2019

When Steven Tristan Young, CMO at social commerce marketplace Poshmark, started his career two decades ago, he knew he’d be doing so with the goal of leading a marketing team like Poshmark’s: one focused on brand strategy and aggressive, yet thoughtful, growth.

Why Retailers Are Getting into Digital Media

Why Retailers Are Getting into Digital Media

Nov 05, 2019

While the lure of retail media is even stronger than it seems, retailers grapple with whether it’s a viable opportunity or a shiny new object to chase.

Driving Customer Loyalty Using Conversational UI | Sponsored Content

Nov 01, 2019

The conversational UI market is seeing massive year-over-year adoption and usage rate increases. Companies believe virtual assistants can and will be able to solve problems across the customer experience, but they just aren’t there yet. Rightpoint shares three planning steps for success.

Dollar Stores Continue to Endure the Retail Apocalypse, for Now

Dollar Stores Continue to Endure the Retail Apocalypse, for Now

Oct 29, 2019

In a record year for US retail store closures, dollar stores are thriving. Not only are major players opening a significant number of new locations, but more consumers are regularly shopping for groceries at dollar stores than any other time in the past five years. But dollar stores, which have been praised as survivors of the ongoing retail apocalypse, could face new pressure from Amazon come 2020.

Click-and-Collect Will Surge This Holiday Season

Click-and-Collect Will Surge This Holiday Season

Oct 28, 2019

If Amazon is poised to gain share in the first half of the final week before Christmas, click-and-collect orders will tip the scales in the direction of big-box merchants during the second half of that week.