How Retailers Are Personalizing the Shopping Experience This Holiday Season

The biggest story this holiday shopping season isn’t expected to be any specific toy or garment that’s flying off the shelves, but the way consumers are being recognized and how they’re finding the products they ultimately purchase when they shop inside physical stores. With holiday retail sales expected to increase just 1.8% this year, retailers … More How Retailers Are Personalizing the Shopping Experience This Holiday Season

Maybe We’ll See Pop-up Valentine’s Day Stores Next Year?

Like the swallows that return to Capistrano and the inevitable taxes we pay every April 15th, the mall Halloween pop-up store has become an annual ritual. Not associated exclusively with holidays, pop-ups can mean quick and easy income from the increased foot traffic in prime but previously unused space. Tom Jones, principal with Colliers International, … More Maybe We’ll See Pop-up Valentine’s Day Stores Next Year?

Let the battle commence: 2016’s Chicago food truck festival

Chicago’s food truck frenzy shows no signs of slowing down. The city has over 100 active vendors and almost 20 established spots to find them. In celebration of this American institution, the third free annual Chicago Food Festival will take place on June 25 and 26 2016. Here’s our guide to the best of the … More Let the battle commence: 2016’s Chicago food truck festival

Market Your Seasonal Business

As a small business, one of the important leverages that a business could potentially make use of is seasonal changes. Customers exhibit predictable behavioral changes during different seasons of the year, due to changes in weather and the activities associated with it, and the various festivals and celebrations throughout the year. What is Seasonal Marketing? Firstly, … More Market Your Seasonal Business

Valentine’s Day and retailers rekindle their romance

Did you know that nearly $19 billion dollars is being spent on Valentine’s Day in the US? As a retailer, are you making the most of this opportunity? Keep reading to find out more! How did Valentine’s Day come about? Most people are probably aware that Valentine’s Day is a day celebrated by couples and … More Valentine’s Day and retailers rekindle their romance