Holiday Shopping Trends

Holiday shopping-Few perspectives

20171224UTC 10:22:48 am by Jemsheena E V 0 Comments
Despite of all the laziness brought by winter mornings, the urge to make holidays more colorful has made the streets more populated. Though the extensive weather conditions compel the off hours to be comparatively calm, day times are sound. Still, these calm hours are being utilized to make online purchases. Now, after months of preparations to welcome holidays, shopping season is in full swing. Even now, it is a matter of importance to be aware of the market trends and statistics so far. This definitely would suggest how to act in remaining few days to increase the sales.  Now it is the t
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Do Shoppers Still Prefer Brick and Mortar Stores?

20171223UTC 6:49:13 am by Fathima Sona 1 Comment
Today world is running behind online service and telling that store services becoming down day by day.  Actually, the truth is that the retail stores are not dead yet, but they are changing by promoting store based technology in their shop to increase sales and attract customers. Here we discuss few ways to revive retail stores with various trending strategies. Most of the customer still like to prefer touching and feeling products before their purchase. This mentality of shoppers boost the retailers to stay alive and work hard for their existence. Store Closure-A Trend Analysis
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Mobile dominates Singles day and Cyber monday sales

20171202UTC 12:33:51 pm by Fathima Sona 1 Comment
The world is moving from analog to digital. Digitization has a profound impact on all areas of life, including work and business. Key enabler for digitization is Mobile technology and it has been advancing at a very fast pace than ever. Thus mobility have become mainstream and many consumers use e-commerce mobile apps  to view product reviews, make price comparisons, and find information about products while they are shopping in-store. On the other hand for busines
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Gen Z girls shopping trends you want to know

20171201UTC 6:11:53 am by Fathima Sona 0 Comments
The youngest generation might not be the biggest spenders, but they have influence over family purchases  and they're growing up fast. Now Gen Z  became   retailer's primary focus in holiday sales. They find difficulty to follow them because they are maturing quickly and has a unusual level of buying authority. Their  shopping  habits strongly depend  over family ,friends and their cohorts.  The Influence of social media in Gen Z holiday shopping is unavoidable and is important to analyses especially Gen Z girls shopping trend. Gen Z is  more socially-commited and adverse to tra
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Loyalty and rewards became an Award for Customer

20171130UTC 12:04:59 pm by Fathima Sona 0 Comments
Peoples passion over shopping does not  end till the world last. They spend most of their income for shopping especially during holiday season. As a precaution, shoppers are taking a holistic approach to their holiday spending. By joining loyalty and rewards program and consolidating their spending at specific retailers  to achieve hard dollar savings during the holiday season. Rewards now become the  new currency for shoppers and they spend it carefully like a savings for the future and to get best out of the holiday season. Loyalty and rewards program -Trend Analysis Ac
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E-commerce Sales Growth – A Trend Analysis

20171130UTC 10:12:20 am by Jemsheena E V 1 Comment
Selling goods online is not something new in the business world. Yet the amount of online purchases continues to increase. Retailers find increasing success in online sales by properly interpreting the reasons behind the e-commerce sales growth. E-commerce Sales Growth Trend This year, e-commerce sales are being expected to grow by a 15.8%, which is 9% of total retail sales. At the same time, the sales growth has slowed down in October, compared to the previous month. According to the statistics, a 6.8% of increase was observed in non- store sales in October 2017 compared to that
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Shopping trend analysis for increased holiday sales

20171124UTC 10:13:11 am by Jemsheena E V 1 Comment
Getting into the core of what matters most to the customers is an easy method to predict the upcoming trends in business place. In that regard, knowing consumers shopping trend is one of the leading factors to be considered while preparing for the upcoming season. Consumers Shopping Trend Analysis As per the statistics, 83% of consumers plans to spend as much and more in this holiday season. The percentage of customers who plans to shop above $501 has dropped from 37% to 34%, this year. A large share of customers are planning a shopping for an amount between $250 to $500 in the up
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Does chatbots really matters for online sellers

20171119UTC 5:46:18 am by Jemsheena E V 0 Comments
The rise of AI chatbots has widened the openings in e-commerce field. Though a large share of customers don’t even know about chat bots, these automated programs play a key role in improving cash flow in online marketplace. Many of us has actually come across at least one chatbot, but might not have made enough effort to make use of it. Expert Analysis Studies reveals that marketers are still hesitant in accepting use of shopping chat bots. Almost 60% of marketers have never even tried using chatbots to communicate with its customers. Facts show that only 5% of marketers frequentl
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AI and Predictive content became the SUPERHERO in Store-Tech story

20171020UTC 3:45:13 pm by Fathima Sona 1 Comment
Today, AI and predictive content both play a significant role in consumers shopping experience. AI can help in building automated system, that can pull out data about the buying pattern and trends of the customers. This info is then leveraged to help out customers in their buying cycle. Likewise predictive content provides a more enriched experience by providing buyers with content relevant to their purchase history. Mike Hartman who is the Senior Director of Product Strategy  Listrak, had a good perspective on AI . According to him  AI can make it easier to find, analyze and push s
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