Because of the coronavirus impact, consumer spending has shifted away from many of the goods and services we normally buy.
While store closings are multiplying, reports of a retail apocalypse should be focusing on the changes in traditional retail rather than its demise.
For many different reasons, the savings rate for our nation and the cash we stash under our mattress can vary considerably.
When researchers have compared consumer purchases and politics, they’ve observed that what we buy can relate to whether we are a Democrat or a Republican.
From personal products to fitness clubs and supermarkets, the demand from Japan’s aging population is changing what stores sell.
More than something we just see, the power of color relates to our taste, global trends, our moods, and how firms compete.
As Baby Boomers decide whether they want to move, downsize, sell or rent, housing markets could see an avalanche of home sales.
Looking at the numbers from the National Retail Federation, we do not see the value of the unwanted gifts that might be subtracted from holiday spending.
More than shopping nudges, e-commerce dark patterns are the deceptive and misleading tricks that pressure us into a purchase.