Posted by Melody McKinnon on August 19th, 2014
The Bank of Montreal focused on students seeking a secondary education in their 2014 Post-Secondary Student Survey. The bank also revealed that total retail sales are expected to climb 3.5-4% this back-to-school season, making it one of the most busy times of year for retailers. Last year, the estimated average amount spent on school supplies was about $428 per student.
“Back-to-school shopping is among the most important and highest profile seasons for Canadian retailers. Total retail sales are expected to climb 3.5 per cent to 4 per cent year over year in 2014, with a similar gain anticipated for the back-to-school season,” said Benjamin Reitzes, Senior Economist, BMO Capital Markets. “The importance of attaining a post-secondary education has increased consistently over the past few decades, with about two million students creating a growing market for retailers. This trend is expected to continue as the focus on higher education will only sharpen in the years ahead.” Read more »
Posted by Melody McKinnon on August 9th, 2014
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Posted by Melody McKinnon on August 5th, 2014
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Posted by Melody McKinnon on July 28th, 2014
3D (three dimensional) printing has a Star Trek feel to it that grabbed consumers’ attention from day one. Visions of saying “Computer, tea, black” and having it appear in a “replicator” at home seemed magical back in those days. Today, 3D printing has brought us closer to it being reality than we ever thought possible.
It isn’t surprising that 3D printing has quickly come to market. Printer prices are coming down and software has been developed for the average user. However, you don’t have to own a 3D printer to enjoy the customization benefits of 3D design. Retail innovation leader, Amazon, brings 3D printing merchants to you in their new 3D printing store. There you will find customizable jewelry, home decor, toys, tech accessories, and the ability to create other customized products. Read more »
Posted by Melody McKinnon on July 16th, 2014
“Omni-channel” or “multi-channel” retailing refers to a seamless shopping experience with in-store, mobile device, computer, catalogue, flyers, etc. Implementing a fully omni-channel environment involves special supply chain software with universal inventory and pricing control, which may be maintained in-house or through a partner marketplace. Read more »
Posted by Melody McKinnon on July 2nd, 2014
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