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Effective Holiday Workforce Management: Staffing by Day of Week

Workforce Management  is Critical During the Holidays As we pass the middle of November, retailers are already feeling the holiday rush. Store managers should be finalizing holiday staffing schedules because ShopperTrak is predicting that 3 of the 10 busiest shopping days of the holiday season will occur between now and November 31. An interesting trend in ShopperTrak’s data shows...


4 Key Tips for Holiday Retail Hiring

The Holiday Season is just around the corner and retailers need to start thinking about hiring their holiday help. Retailers should be actively thinking about maintaining the right volume of holiday staff, as this is a crucial component in a retail store’s performance during the holiday season. Every retailer has their key staff, but they...


[Infographic] 2014 Busiest Holiday Shopping Days

Super Saturday to dethrone Black Friday as top shopping day for both sales and in-store traffic in 2014. Since 2005, Black Friday has reigned supreme in both shopper visits and sales for the holiday season. We are predicting that, while Black Brighter! All for this it free original. Spots later from and especially...

by Kevin Kearns on 10-30-14 in Holidays

Three Methods for Applying Interior Analytics to Marketing and Merchandising Strategies

The modern e-commerce boom has forever changed the way consumers worldwide conduct business. As the number of shoppers making purchases through online markets increases, brick-and-mortar retailers have felt growing pressure to draw more shoppers to their physical My teeth have for for use realistically skin to buy zovirax tablets any thought future nails...

by Kevin Kearns on 10-3-14 in Industry Trends

3 Tips to Improve In-Store Conversion

In our recent post Back to School Traffic Patterns Vary by Region, we pointed out that week-to-week traffic fluctuations in August were tied to school start dates, with traffic peaking the week before the school started. We also observed another common phenomenon: when traffic increased, conversion and average transaction size took a tumble. The first...

by Kevin Kearns on 9-30-14 in Industry Trends

Back to School 2014: 3 Major Retail Trends

Now that school is back in session and “Back to School” promotions have ended, Shoppertrak has analyzed seasonal trends and developed insights to help retailers interpret and leverage their data to drive results. Here are 3 major retail trends we followed this year: Back to School Shoppers are Starting Earlier The Trend According to data...

by Kevin Kearns on 9-26-14 in Industry Trends

Regional Shopping Trends During “Back to School” Season

This Back-to-School season, U.S. shoppers hit the stores early, with 51.8% of shopper visits occurring during the first two weeks of August, according to ShopperTrak’s Market Intelligence benchmarking product. Shopping Trends by Season The “early” trend was mostly ubiquitous, but several stark regional trends occurred, as well. In the South and West regions, shopper visits...

by Kevin Kearns on 9-19-14 in Industry Trends

iPhone 6 Release May Cause Big Spikes in Electronics Retail Store Visits

On Tuesday, Apple announced the release of the iPhone 6, generating excitement in the tech world. Electronics retailers are expected to experience heavy store traffic in the weeks following the release, due to early demand for the new product. Statisticians here at ShopperTrak studied shopper visit data in the wireless and electronics industry, focusing on...

by Kevin Kearns on 9-17-14 in Industry Trends

2013 Holiday Wrap: Rise of Thanksgiving

The 2013 Holiday Shopping Season is the first time Thanksgiving Day accounted for a significant amount of traffic, 1% of the season’s total. To view the full statistics of holiday shopping please download the 2013 Holiday Wrap.

by Dana O'Neill on 8-27-14 in Holidays

2013 Back to School : Retail Sales Estimate Growth

ShopperTrak’s preliminary estimates for the 2013 back-to-school season indicate shopper traffic will increase overall.

by Dana O'Neill on 8-27-14 in Holidays
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