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February 17, 2016 | 1to1

Millennials' effect on the U.S. economy is only growing stronger. According to the Brookings Institute, Millennials will make up more than one-third of the country's adult population by the year 2020. Additionally, Millennials as a group are maturing, their wallet share is increasing, and they cannot be ignored.

February 2, 2016 | Retail Dive

Brick-and-mortar retail isn’t going away. That seems obvious. Even as mobile continues to loom large and e-commerce in general grows—some 20% at the holidays this year by some measures—let’s remember that Americans still shop in stores some 95% of the time.

February 2, 2016 | Mad Mobile News

For retailers running brick-and-mortar locations, there’s good news for 2016: Most consumers don’t plan to decrease how often they shop in-store. But that comes with a catch: Those same shoppers will be on the lookout for a more personalized shopping experience, and they’re likely to gravitate to brands catering to these specific needs.

February 1, 2016 | Retail Customer Experience

Consumers still favor the in-store shopping environment, which is great news for pure-play brick and mortars, but true optimization from the trend isn’t going to happen unless customer experience is the best it can be. A new TimeTrade survey reveals customers expect better customer experience and there’s a disconnect between that expectation and what retailers are providing.

January 30, 2016 | Fortune

Nearly a quarter, 23 percent, of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the lucky few that enjoys the ability to work from anywhere you like, the following tools will help keep you productive — no matter where you are.

January 28, 2016 | eMarketer

While more than half of US retail decision-makers fully believe retailers provide a consistent customer experience across all channels, just over a quarter of US shoppers feel the same way, according to December 2015 research.

January 28, 2016 | eMarketer

While more than half of US retail decision-makers fully believe retailers provide a consistent customer experience across all channels, just over a quarter of US shoppers feel the same way, according to December 2015 research.

January 25, 2016 | BizReport

TimeTrade's survey of more than 5,400 shoppers and 100 senior retail executives found that almost three-quarters (72%) of consumers in the U.S. plan to shop in-store this year as much as they did in 2015. However, they're expecting more from retailers and want a faster and more personalized shopping experience.

January 25, 2016 | Biz Report

TimeTrade's survey of more than 5,400 shoppers and 100 senior retail executives found that almost three-quarters (72%) of consumers in the U.S. plan to shop in-store this year as much as they did in 2015. However, they're expecting more from retailers and want a faster and more personalized shopping experience.

January 25, 2016 | Chain Store Age

Retailers understand that loyal customers are the most profitable shoppers. While these consumers make buying decisions that are increasingly influenced by online channels, the vast majority of retail business in the United States is conducted in the physical store, and this isn’t changing with the Millennial generation.

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