1. Upgrade Intelligence Gathering with Social Media The power of social media is undeniable. Consider these statistics: Retailers hosting a Facebook...
  2. Consumers: Dining Out (Just a Bit) More During Holidays Based on consumer intent to spend data, Kurt Salmon expects modest growth in restaurant sales through January...
  3. E-Retailing in the Wal-Mart Era Late last week, Wal-Mart announced two programs clearly intended to steal share from e-commerce giant Amazon....
  4. Discretionary Spending Pickup Drives Modest Holiday Growth While consumer confidence remains shaky, retail sales should see a modest increase through the holiday season,...
  5. The Five Deadly Sins of Clustering Clustering is in fashion among retailers—and for good reason. This not-so-new concept, which groups stores...
  6. Optimize the Customer Experience When Upgrading Your POS Today’s retail customers are more empowered than ever before. Their choices have proliferated and the...
  7. Consumers Not Settled into New Spending Norms Although consumers said they intended to spend less on dining out during September, actual restaurant spending...