Total U.S. Shopper Traffic in Retail Stores and Malls for November 2013
As expected, shopper activity increased this November as holiday shopping began in earnest. . . .
In 2023, the customer is king — really
By Vicki Cantrell, executive director of Shop.org
Change is constant, as they say, and we’ve all seen a lot of that, especially in the past few years. But as I look 10 years into the future, I think we’re actually in the early days of not just more change, but wholesale revolution, too. “Revolution” is a strong — and possibly overused — term. Why are the next 10 years different? Fundamentally, our customer has changed more in the past three years than in the past 30 and the pace of change is poised to accelerate in the coming decade.
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Walmart International president and CEO Doug McMillon isn’t due to replace current Wal-Mart Stores president and CEO Mike Duke until February, but when he does the most pressing matter on a long list of priorities will be executing the company’s digital vision. Read more
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Unprecedented shopper traffic was seen at Target on Black Friday, according to president, CEO and chairman, Gregg Steinhafel, who also said the retailer provided exceptional service without offering much insight into sales.
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Turning Supply Chain Pains into Gains for Suppliers and Retailers
Listen to the discussion on how routing guides can be used as a roadmap to stronger relationships between suppliers and retailers. more ...