Luxury retail: Why a customer should love your packaging first, and then your product

Retail Technology Review

More and more, brands are beginning to see the value of their packaging in influencing consumers’ purchasing decisions. But much less often do they understand the true potential of their outer and additional elements in driving brand engagement, increasing loyalty and enhancing the overall customer experience – and it’s by doing the latter, you can really make consumers fall in love with not only your products, but your brand and business too.

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Retail Technology Review

Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits. Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world. Retail Supply Chain Critical Issues Internet Retailing

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Safety is too important to rely on ‘off the shelf’ products. When sourcing safety solutions, consultation is key

Retail Technology Review

The boom in online retail in recent years has undoubtedly boosted warehouse and logistics operation in the UK while the circumstances of 2020 continue to fuel further growth within the industry as consumers steer clear of the high street; opting instead for online shopping and delivery. By David Thomas, General Manager, ZoneSafe - Proximity Warning & Alert Systems.

Post-COVID Consumer Priorities: Personal Budgets, Brands’ Social Responsibility

Retail Touch

As the world emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, consumers plan to fundamentally change how they spend money and live their lives. Consumers Are More Concerned, Not Less. Consumers will continue to make deep and permanent changes to their lives.

5 Key Elements for Building a Successful Data-Driven Product

When selecting data providers, companies must ensure they’re tapping into comprehensive, high-quality streams of fresh information which can be easily integrated into their products in a privacy-compliant manner.

Direct-to-Consumer for B2B Manufacturers: Insights from Ecommerce Experts on How to Launch a DTC Website

BigCommerce

The benefits of direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce are clear: more first-party data on customers, you own the end-to-end relationship and it’s… Direct to Consumer

Consumer spending falls in February

TalkingRetail

Consumer spending fell 13.8% This story continues at Consumer spending falls in February. Industry News barclaycard consumer research consumer spending convenience stores coronavirus

50 Statistics to Understand the Online Consumer in 2020 and Beyond

Intelligence Node

So far this has meant that long-established, strong, and seemingly evergreen knowledge of consumer behavior trends has been turned on its head to […]. The post 50 Statistics to Understand the Online Consumer in 2020 and Beyond appeared first on Blog.

Defining ‘Direct To Consumer’

Retail TouchPoints

DTC refers to the process of selling directly to the consumer. direct-to-consumer DtC Ashwin Ramasamy PipeCandy DNVBsBy Ashwin Ramasamy, PipeCandy If you’re a follower of retail, you have definitely stumbled upon these terms in your newsfeed — DTC, D2C, DNVB. Andy Dunn, the co-founder of men’s clothing retailer Bonobos, coined the term “DNVB ” which stands for Digitally Native Vertical Brands.

5 Ways COVID-19 has Reshaped Consumer Behavior

Retail Touch

With COVID-19 case counts declining and vaccination efforts underway, eager consumers and retailers are both looking hopefully toward a future return to normal. Here are five key takeaways: The 2021 Consumer is Craving Convenience. The 2021 Consumer has a Recessionary Mindset.

Consumer Behavior: A Definitive Guide

MakeWebBetter

Consumer Behavior, Something For Everyone. The marketing of products depends on consumer behavior & psychology for the sales results. Consumer psychology is a mix of two main constructs, namely, Consumer attitudes and Consumer behavior. […].

Disrupting the Online, Direct-to-Consumer Retail with Dynamic Pricing

Intelligence Node

Winning Consumers with Dynamic Pricing for DTC Brands In the last decade, with the growth of eCommerce, DTC or direct-to-consumer retail has gained momentum. The post Disrupting the Online, Direct-to-Consumer Retail with Dynamic Pricing appeared first on Blog.

Consumer confidence shows signs of recovery

TalkingRetail

Consumer confidence increased seven points to -16 in March, new figures reveal. GFK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index shows all five measures of confidence were up on the previous figures (19 February). This story continues at Consumer confidence shows signs of recovery.

Consumer confidence remains steady

TalkingRetail

Consumer confidence remained stable in December, despite increased Covid-19 restrictions over the Christmas period and uncertainty over Brexit, new research reveals. Industry News christmas consumer confidence convenience stores coronavirus IDG

How the Rise of the Conscious Consumer is Fueling Resale’s Rapid Growth

Retail Touch

Recently, however, something new has begun to drive massive growth in the used goods sector — consumers who are shopping based on their values , in addition to searching for value. It is this facet of the modern economy that consumers have begun to reject.

UK consumer confidence grows

TalkingRetail

UK consumer confidence has increased in the past two weeks, new research reveals. GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index increased six points to -30 for June, with all five measures of confidence up in the month. This story continues at UK consumer confidence grows.

Consumer spending falls in January

TalkingRetail

Consumer spending declined 16.3% Industry News barclaycard consumer confidence convenience stores coronavirusyear-on-year in January, the sharpest decline since May 2020, new research reveals.

Consumer spending continues to fall

TalkingRetail

Consumer spending declined 1.9% Industry News barclaycard christmas consumer research consumer spending convenience stores coronavirusin November as new restrictions took effect, new research reveals.

Consumer spending declines again

TalkingRetail

Consumer spending declined 0.1% Industry News barclaycard consumer research convenience stores coronavirus online shopping

What Defines A ‘Connected Consumer’ In 2019?

Retail TouchPoints

Last week, Retail TouchPoints broadcast its 2019 Connected Consumer Webcast Series , with retailers and solution providers alike sharing success stories and tips for providing a smooth experience across all channels. As retailers undertake these initiatives, they must keep in mind that the end goal is to build better relationships with consumers and keep the conversation flowing through (and between) various channels. CCS19 connected consumer Editor Q&A

How to Take Your Brand Direct to Consumer

BigCommerce

Thinking of dipping your toes into the direct to consumer waters? In fact, according to IAB’s popular new study, The Rise of the 21st Century Brand Economy, the future of retail growth comes from direct consumer relationships. If your brand wants to win the direct to consumer game, you can’t just efficiently fill orders, you need to expertly fulfill the modern expectations of customers who place those orders. Why brands are going direct to consumer. Direct to Consume

Covid-19 changing consumers technology demands

TalkingRetail

More than 20% of consumers, around 13 million adults, would like to have the ability to place orders online for delivery from their local c-store, new research reveals. This story continues at Covid-19 changing consumers technology demands.

Consumer confidence improves with vaccine roll-out

TalkingRetail

Shopper confidence has increased slightly to -5, its highest level since February 2020, new research reveals.

Consumer confidence boosted by hopes for economy

TalkingRetail

Consumer confidence increased five points to -23 in February, new research reveals. GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index finds four measures of confidence increased from 22 January and one measure was flat. Industry News consumer confidence convenience stores coronavirus GfK

eCommerce Live Chat: Benefits For Brands & Consumers

Groove

Convenient for both businesses and consumers, eCommerce live chat addresses customer pain points instantly, allows for cross-selling and up-selling opportunities with personalized product recommendations and decreases shopping cart abandonment by answering customer inquiries promptly.

Consumer confidence edges towards near-record lows

TalkingRetail

Consumer confidence fell by a further percentage point to -17% in the fourth quarter of 2020, new research reveals. Deloitte’s analysis, Industry News consumer confidence convenience stores coronavirus deloitte

Consumer confidence falls despite vaccine hope

TalkingRetail

Consumer confidence has continued to fall in January, despite the ongoing roll-out of the covid-19 vaccine programme. GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index shows confidence decreased two points to -28 in January.

The pandemic may have changed some consumer habits permanently

retaildive

Half of consumers worldwide and 43% in the U.S. say they've altered their behavior due to financial and health-related anxiety, AlixPartners found

Consumers remaining loyal to local c-stores

TalkingRetail

This story continues at Consumers remaining loyal to local c-stores. Industry News barclaycard consumer research consumer spending convenience stores coronavirusSpending on essential items grew slightly by 0.9%, new research reveals.

UK consumer confidence remains unchanged in August

TalkingRetail

Consumer confidence remained unchanged in August, new data finds. GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index remained at -27 for August. Joe Staton, GfK’s client strategy director, said: “Circumspect consumers report they are more confident about their.

Consumer confidence improves marginally in second quarter

TalkingRetail

UK consumers emerged from the second quarter of the year in a cautious but slightly more positive mood, following a record decline in consumer confidence in the first quarter of the year, new research reveals.

Which consumers will lead the retail recovery?

retaildive

When it comes to restoring customer traffic, the task for marketing will be to connect with the first wave of consumers venturing out

Consumer spending falls as restrictions tightened

TalkingRetail

Consumer spending declined 2.3% Industry News barclaycard consumer spending convenience stores coronavirusyear-on-year in December – the largest decline since June 2020 – after restrictions across the UK were tightened, new research reveals.

Consumer spending makes gradual recovery

TalkingRetail

Consumer spending fell 14.5% Industry News barclaycard consumer confidence convenience stores coronavirus high streetyear-on-year in June – the smallest decline since lockdown began – with month-on-month figures showing an uplift as shops re-open, new research reveals.

UK consumer confidence holds steady

TalkingRetail

Consumer confidence remained steady in July, new research reveals. GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has remained at -27 for July, with three measures of confidence were up and two measures down on the fourth Covid-19 flash of 3 July.

Consumer confidence hit by personal finances concerns

TalkingRetail

Consumer confidence fell in November after a worrying decline in shoppers’ views on personal finances for the year ahead, new research reveals. GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index decreased two points to -33 for November.

Consumer spending continues to improve

TalkingRetail

Consumer spending declined 2.6% Industry News barclaycard consumer spending convenience storesyear-on-year in July – the smallest fall since lockdown began, new research reveals.