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SORO 2017
The State of Retailing Online 2017

Retail Library

Marketing
PowerReviews

Today, consumers have a growing number of online grocery shopping options. But at the same time, a majority of consumers continue to do at least a portion of their grocery shopping in a brick and mortar grocery store.

Retail Trends
Zebra Technologies

The Retail Vision Study offers comprehensive insights into how retailers will leverage technology in the future to help them enhance their businesses. As e-commerce and smartphones rewrite how today’s ever-connected consumers shop, digital disruption is transforming the retail sector.

Mobile
Nudge Rewards

Why is it that countless promotions, initiatives, and product launches that look great on paper, fall flat on the sales floor? Finding the key to unlocking the potential of frontline teams is no easy task – and ensuring flawless in-store execution is even harder.

Technology
Platt Retail Institute

Emerging technologies, from robots to RFID, are affecting the way retailers operate, both in the customer environment and in the back of the store. This roundtable discussion focused on a variety of new technologies that are becoming part of the retail landscape.

Consumer Trends

With retailers earning 40% or more of their revenue during the holiday season, it’s the most wonderful — and important — time of the year.

Marketing
Windsor Circle

2017 survey conducted by Windsor Circle with leading online retailers that position and identify key trends, barriers and successes that help set-up opportunities for 2017.

Retail Trends
Cloud4Wi

Retailers are seeking ways to maximize the value of brick and mortar stores. Surprisingly, while most brands provide Wi-Fi to guests as a courtesy, new survey data shows that most retailers miss the significant business opportunity triggered by a one-time Wi-Fi login. There is a simple fix.

Retail Trends
RetailMeNot, Inc.

In this research brief, our team explored what both retailers and consumers had to say, as well as thousands of actions among RetailMeNot’s deal-seeking audience on both our website and app.

Economy

The U.S. economy bounced back in the second quarter, with gross domestic product growing at a 3.0 percent annualized rate.