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Consumers Remain Skeptical About Ordering Fresh and Frozen Food Online

Consumers Remain Skeptical About Ordering Fresh and Frozen Food Online

Sep 22, 2019

Walmart’s expansion of Delivery Unlimited, its grocery delivery membership, is the latest attempt by a major retailer to make online grocery shopping more appealing. But better delivery value only addresses cost—not quality.

Poor Return Policies Can Hinder Retail Sales

Poor Return Policies Can Hinder Retail Sales

Sep 19, 2019

For many consumers, online shopping isn’t as frictionless as some retailers may think, particularly when it comes to return policies.

Deals and Product Search Features Drive Retail App Downloads for In-Store Shoppers

Deals and Product Search Features Drive Retail App Downloads for In-Store Shoppers

Sep 12, 2019

More shoppers are utilizing omnichannel offerings to simplify their shopping experiences. For brands and retailers, offering consumers an obvious in-app value exchange can lead to downloads and encourage loyalty.

Consumer Trust Relies Heavily on Reviews and Brand Honesty

Consumer Trust Relies Heavily on Reviews and Brand Honesty

Sep 04, 2019

In yet another sign that online reviews can make or break the path to purchase, June 2019 research from Trustpilot found that consumers would lose trust in a brand not only if they saw negative reviews—but also if the brand went one step further and deleted them.

Consumers Don’t Mind Giving Away Some Personal Data, if the Price Is Right

Consumers Don’t Mind Giving Away Some Personal Data, if the Price Is Right

Aug 27, 2019

As privacy concerns continue to rise, you’d think consumers would be dubious about sharing their data. But according to a number of surveys on the topic, that’s not necessarily the case—especially if they get some value out of it.

What Does Your Brain on Influencer Marketing Look Like?

What Does Your Brain on Influencer Marketing Look Like?

Aug 26, 2019

Measuring attribution and return on investment remains a key challenge when marketing with influencers—which means that it can be hard to quantify the merits of utilizing them. But neuroscience research from the UK, showing cognitive responses to traditional marketing vs. influencer posts, may provide some answers.

Purple’s CEO on D2C Brands, Mattresses in Boxes and Why They’re Considering a Physical Location

Purple’s CEO on D2C Brands, Mattresses in Boxes and Why They’re Considering a Physical Location

Aug 20, 2019

Direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands continue to disrupt the retail space. The companies use an array of tactics to attract business, from offering low prices to targeting shoppers who care about ethical consumption to simply providing a more convenient experience.

Gen Zers Are Turning to BOPUS for Instant Gratification

Gen Zers Are Turning to BOPUS for Instant Gratification

Aug 19, 2019

"Buy online, pick up in-store" is a retail service that a dominant proportion of today's youngest consumers are taking advantage of, according to Package Concierge.

Consumers Are More Open to Biometrics

Consumers Are More Open to Biometrics

Aug 13, 2019

Nearly half of consumers surveyed by Paysafe said they’ve used biometrics—typically based on facial recognition technology—to make some form of payment.