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People Counting Intelligence Could Turn Tide for Gloucester’s Shrinking Superstore Crowds

Posted by Paul Fulton on Jul 10, 2014 5:52:00 PM

Some discount superstores in Gloucester may have begun to notice less footfall traffic, as shoppers in the area have begun turning to independent and smaller retailers.

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U.S. Shoppers Want In-Store Experience to Mirror Online Convenience

Posted by Natasha Gingles on Feb 10, 2014 3:24:00 PM

U.S. shoppers plan to make more purchases from physical stores, but retailers need to improve the in-store experience, according to a recent study by Accenture. Nearly 21 percent of the respondents say they plan on increasing their in-store purchasing, but want stores to offer the same convenience of online shopping.

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Black Friday Draws Large Crowds but Low Sales as Shoppers Head Online

Posted by Natasha Gingles on Dec 5, 2013 2:37:00 PM

The official start to the holiday shopping season drew bleak numbers for retailers pushing the big Black Friday buildup.

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Irisys Retail Technology Helps Alleviate Privacy Concerns of In-store Consumer Tracking

Posted by Natasha Gingles on Oct 24, 2013 6:00:00 PM

Analytics can provide retailers with the ultimate insight into their customers. Monitoring in-store movement can yield specific information about consumer behavior, shopping habits and patterns.

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Holiday Hiring Expected to Take a Hit, but the In-Store Experience Doesn’t Have to

Posted by Natasha Gingles on Oct 4, 2013 7:58:00 PM

Retailers are scaling back on holiday help for the 2013 season.

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Grocers Could Soon Face Amazonian-sized Online Competition

Posted by Danielle Martin on Jun 7, 2013 7:16:00 PM

Amazon.com is planning a large-scale launch of online grocery sales, according to a report from Reuters. It brings with it the first serious online competition for traditional grocery chains.

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Surviving Black Friday Crowds…All Year Long

Posted by Brette Bennett on Dec 7, 2012 5:06:00 PM

With Black Friday becoming Black Thursday and Friday (and even Black Wednesday – Friday), crowd management is key to surviving the shopping holiday – for both retailers and customers.

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