October 15, 2008 – We understand that automated services can make our lives a little easier (i.e., checking the credit line on our AMEX before we go to the Jimmy Choo sample sale), but some situations call for human interaction (i.e., someone stole my… Read More
October 15, 2008 – There are a number of comparison shopping sites available. Internet Retailer reports that a new site called DiscountMore.com has decided to compare these comparison search engines. Link to this post!
October 15, 2008 – As principal of a commercial design firm that specializes in retail, restaurants, hospitality and corporate spaces, it amazes me how fast sustainable design has become the hot-button topic in the industry. Collaborating with developers, engineers, municipalities and builders has always… Read More
October 15, 2008 – From its modest beginnings in 1942, in a tiny garage in Mumbai, the Asian Paints brand has grown in leaps and bounds over the last few decades. With a focus on product innovation and quality through a consumer-centric approach, Asian… Read More
October 15, 2008 – One effective way to keep people on your web site is to offer them something for free. On Hancock Fabric’s web site, they offer projects that can take 30 minutes or an hour or more. Lowes offers interactive tools for… Read More
October 15, 2008 – Nearly two-thirds (64.5%) of Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year and will spend an average of $66.54, according to the National Retail Federation’s Halloween Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey, conducted by BIGresearch, MarketingCharts reports. Link to this post!
October 9, 2008 – Would you perform open heart surgery if you had never been to medical school? What about defusing a live bomb without any prior formal instruction? “Ridiculous”, you say. “That would be the height of foolishness.” Obviously, you are 100% correct!… Read More
October 9, 2008 – I’ve always admired 3M. They are the people who invented scotch-guard, post-it notes (unless it was really Michelle) and heaven knows how many other incredible inventions. Their history is one of innovation until recently as flagged by a ‘brand infiltrator’… Read More
October 9, 2008 – As a retailer, the last thing you want to happen is to lose customers. Without realizing it, you may already be losing them. Are you doing any the following? Lack of Product Knowledge Link to this post!