As more of us change our shopping habits and smartphones and tablets become a more common way to buy goods and services these new shopping habits are set to increase five fold over the next decade according to expert research. As Amazon have announced that they may take shopping sci-fi with drone deliveries we continue [...]
SuperValu has announced that it expects to sell 115,000 pumpkins this Halloween, which will be used for carving and cooking. SuperValu expects the number of pumpkins sold this Halloween to increase by 30pc compared to 2013. Available in SuperValu stores nationwide from this week, pumpkins will retail at €3 for a giant pumpkin; €2 for [...]
PENT-UP demand for big-ticket items like cars and furniture is set to trigger a rise in spending over the coming months, a new poll suggests.
Half of consumers feel more positive about their financial status compared to this time last year. The Millward Brown poll for Retail Ireland has revealed that more than a quarter of consumers are willing to splash out on cars and furniture in the next 12 months. While 40pc of consumers have delayed purchasing big-ticket items [...]
There’s a lot of talk about how retailers should bridge offline and digital channels, and for good reason. As consumers become more accustomed to using multiple devices to research, browse, and buy merchandise, merchants who want to stay competitive will need to find creative and useful ways to interact with shoppers across different channels. Plenty [...]