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Retail Holiday Planning Playbook
Holiday Planning Playbook

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Consumer Trends

Retail survey reveals that 85% of consumer prefer in-store shopping In the on-demand economy, companies deliver a personalized experience that guides consumers along the customers journey to a high-value purchase.

Baker Retailing Center at the Wharton School

It’s that time of the year for marketers to start ramping up their back-to-school campaigns. But as brands gear up for their seasonal campaigns, it's important to remember how customers’ shopping habits have shifted — with an increasing reliance on digital for shopping.

Retail Trends

Retail is the largest market using digital signage, making up 28 percent of the business market share.


Another in the series of white paper produced by ComQi, Size Matters addresses one of the most critically important aspects of digital signage deployment, how various screen locations and sizes matter.

Chain Restaurants
RetailMeNot, Inc.

RetailMeNot, Inc. commissioned Google Consumer Surveys to poll over 1,000 consumers on their food and dining habits in the age of digital, including usage of smartphone devices for restaurant-related searches and activities.

Supply Chain
CBX Software

“Out of stock” kills customer loyalty and sales – retailers and brands need innovative “speed to market” programs to ensure optimal stock levels.

Human Resources

Conducted in part with NRF, the Mercer 2016 U.S. Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey provides compensation data, extensive HR and industry practices information, and benefit plan features for all merchandise categories including specialty retailers. 


Presentations from the September, 2016 ARTS Council and Subcommittee Meetings.