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

ecommerce

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,...

Evolving Ecommerce

Sometimes there are major markers in life, events so big that life becomes divided into everything "before" or "after." We're living through that now....

Explosive Ecommerce

After some fears that trade tariffs and a shorter purchasing period might affect 2019's holiday sales, it turned out stores and brands could breathe...

Taking It Personally

It used to be consumers all pretty much shopped the same way: if they needed something, they went to the store to get it....

Social Shopping

New York Fashion Week just wrapped, award season is upon us with nightly celebrity red carpet sightings and social media is awash in all...

Amazon’s Private Labels

Ask the person nearest you why they buy things on Amazon and they're likely to say, "It's easy and I get free shipping." Ask...

The Online Shopping Journey

Apparel shopping was once engaged in regularly as something social or to pass time on the weekends. Now it can be done during meetings,...

A Digital Assist

Go into any hardware, home goods, or electronics store and you'll likely see digital assistants that will help to remotely turn off lights, play...

Amazon Rising

Once upon a time in retail, there were category killers -- stores so powerful in a particular type of offering, they knocked off their...

Making the Grade

These days, when the kids head back to school, they require so much that parents feel...