Tag Archives: retail insights

Retail is not dead….not everywhere

Gloom and doom.  That’s what we’ve been hearing for several years now about the future of retail.  But retail is not dead.  It’s changing, it’s evolving, but it certainly does not have one foot in the grave. Yes, almost 10,000 stores shut their doors in 2019 alone.  CNN Business states that although online shopping is […]

Why do we buy stuff?

I recently saw a blog article on Seth’s Blog about why people make impulse purchases when items are on sale.   He maintains that people buy on sale to get the “joy of a bargain,” and that the item itself is secondary.  (Aside:  Seth says that more a billion people have never purchased anything on sale…..hard […]