November 23rd, 2016
Euromonitor International is pleased to release its latest retailing research. The outlook for the global retail industry remains positive. The growth of the global retail industry is expected to be 15% from 2016 to 2021. This is mostly driven by Asia Pacific, which is expected to account for 40% of growth in the next five […]
November 15th, 2016
I’m pleased to be attending the National Retail Federation (NRF) Retail’s BIG Show January 15th through 17th, 2017. Retail’s largest event features over 30,000 attendees, 500 exhibitors and 300 speakers. The three day event offers education, networking, and an EXPO Hall full of technologies and solutions. The conference has six tracks where attendees can learn […]
October 4th, 2016
I had the pleasure of attending Shop.org’s Digital Summit 2016 in Dallas last week. The key themes centered on new technologies and their impact on the retail space. Chatbots and augmented reality are the most likely to take off in the near future, while virtual reality is likely to be limited in the near term. […]
September 22nd, 2016
Michelle Grant, Head of Retailing, and Michelle Evans, Head of Digital Consumer, will be attending ShopTalk on March 19-22, 2017 in Las Vegas. Shoptalk has established a unique platform for large retailers and branded manufacturers, venture-backed direct-to-consumer startups, established and emerging tech and Internet companies, investors, tech and trade media, Wall Street analysts and others […]
August 29th, 2016
Michelle Grant, Head of Retailing, will be attending Retail’s Digital Summit September 26th through September 28th. The Digital Summit is a three day educational and networking event for digital and multichannel retail professionals. Hosted by Shop.org, the National Retail Federation’s digital division, the conference attracts more than 5,000 attendees. The event offers new ideas, actionable […]
August 13th, 2016
Euromonitor International is pleased to present an interview with Rahul Mewawalla, CEO of Everfave.
August 9th, 2016
On August 8th, 2016, Wal-Mart Stores confirmed that it is indeed purchasing Jet.com for US$3.3 billion. Wal-Mart Stores issued a press release about the acquisition. This was followed by a conference call with the media hosted by the president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Doug McMillon.
July 18th, 2016
Euromonitor International was pleased to attend this year’s Omnishopper conference, hosted at the Radisson Blu in Chicago. Below are recaps of the major themes from each day of the conference. Day 1: A new way of engaging shoppers Emily Shannon, Director of Digital at the Mall of America, outlined how the mall is using digital […]
June 10th, 2016
Euromonitor International was pleased to host a cocktail reception on 8 June 2016, inviting those in town for the Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition.
June 6th, 2016
The US is undergoing socio-economic and demographic changes that will reshape its consumers. In 2025, more Americans will live in urban areas. More households will be without children. The population will be more diverse and older. Income will be almost evenly divided amongst Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials, but overall, the wealthiest 10% of […]