eTail Canada 2017: Building for the Digital Now

by May 27th, 2017

Despite a digitally engaged population and high levels of device ownership and internet access, Canadian consumers continue to spend significantly less on average through digital channels than US consumers.  Nevertheless, retailers in Canada are working to grow their own online sales, while also proactively preparing their stores and strategies for a scenario like the one […]

Personalization and E-Commerce Shaking up the Vitamins and Dietary Supplements Marketplace

by May 24th, 2017

Talk to any manufacturer or marketer of vitamins and dietary supplements and you’ll catch word of two interconnected trends that are expected to drive industry growth for the foreseeable future: personalization and e-commerce. Personalization refers to tying supplement formulae to a particular consumer profile (gender, age, weight, medical history, etc.), which can be brought to […]

Euromonitor to Speak at Direct Selling Association of Australia Conference 2017

by May 18th, 2017

Event Name: Direct Selling Association of Australia Conference Date: 18-20 June 2017 Location: Sydney, Australia Direct Selling Australia (DSA) is the industry association for direct selling in Australian retail and has been for 50 years. We represent and support organisations that manufacture and distribute goods and services sold directly to consumers. Around 70 organisations are […]

Euromonitor to Speak at Future Stores 2017

by May 17th, 2017

Name: Future Stores Date: June 26-28 Location: Seattle, WA Link: Event Description: Launched 2013, Future Stores is where America’s most innovative omnichannel and in-store experience professionals meet and learn. In addition to dozens of imaginitive keynotes from top brands, Future Stores goes above and beyond any other retail event by offering site-tours at Seattle’s […]

Ikea Experimenting with Outlets

by May 16th, 2017

  This video is part of Euromonitor International’s New in Retail series that showcases some of the most interesting retailing concepts from 2016. Since opening its first store in the small Swedish town of Älmhult almost 60 years ago, IKEA’s retail concept has been closely associated with big-box out of town outlets. IKEA’s concept has […]

Retailing Trends: Shopping Via Voice

by May 10th, 2017

Voice-activated assistants are programs that are designed to work with existing digital devices to perform tasks prompted by voice commands. Although their impact in the retailing landscape is still in its nascent stage, they are likely to create new opportunities for retailers in the near future. As voice-activated assistants’ existing features are honed and new […]