Tag Archives: shopping

Be thankful – not greedy

A very dangerous precedent was set this past Thanksgiving when Macy’s, Sears, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Bon-Ton and other major stores all decided to open for … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Web-Exclusive Content

Crowded Stores Lead Consumers to Think and Behave Differently

Recent research in the American Marketing Association‘s Journal of Marketing Research finds that, as the environment becomes more socially crowded, consumers show an increased … Continue reading

Posted in News

Giving (Tuesday) is the New Black (Friday)

First there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday. Just when you thought all of the commercialism was starting out outweigh the good intentions of … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Off the Shelves, Web-Exclusive Content

NonFoods Talk: The eye of the storm

Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc in the Northeast. Mass retailers, as a whole, deserve a solid grade for getting consumers prepared for the storm and … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 12 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Shifting Shopper Behavior

Rising from the ashes of the recession, shoppers are hitting the stores with their smartphones and a new attitude. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Cover Stories