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Reporting on America's Attitudes and Behaviors
Reporting on America's Attitudes and Behaviors

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More of a Reality?

When COVID-19 ground everyday life to a halt, the impact on the retail industry was immediate and severe. The fashion industry, which offers anywhere...

Pivot Your Marketing

This is going to take a while. COVID-19 was so seismic in its intensity, recovery won't be instantaneous. Americans are known for their impatience,...

A Tale of Two Generations

States have been slowly reopening after the coronavirus pandemic saw stores, schools, work, and life in general shutdown months ago. For Gen Z and...

Banking on Tech

The coronavirus had people indoors and bingeing Netflix for so long, they probably saw more than one old movie like "Mean Girls" that captured...

Fast-Tracked Retail Change

At this point, the stories about how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted retail are plentiful, and most of them aren't pretty: store closures, bankruptcies,...

Stop the Synthetics

As the coronavirus pandemic swept across the nation, gyms and workout studios had to close their doors. The stay-at-home orders led many fitness fans...

Easing Fears & Growing Sales

After a couple of months with nothing to do but binge watch TV or go for quick grocery runs, consumers around some parts of...

Standing the Test of Time

Out of economic crisis comes change. But that doesn’t mean that people abandon the things that are familiar and provide comfort. It just means...

Ecommerce Only

It was nearly two months ago (yes, it does it seem much longer) that states began closing bars and restaurants, and banning gatherings of...

Staying Positive & Comfortable

A Los Angeles Times fashion editor recently caused a kerfuffle when he wrote that people working from home should "dress like the professionals you're...

Clearing the Air

This year's 50th Anniversary of Earth Day was very different from past events. And judging by the ever cleaner air and further emergence of...

A New Retail Landscape

Let's face it: everything is weird now. Major League Baseball's "Boys of Summer," who Don Henley alludes to in that old soft rock hit,...