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Report Finds Consumers Making Purchases More Quickly Report Finds Consumers Making Purchases More Quickly

Parago has a new report out indicating that consumers are shopping across channels more quickly than ever before, thanks to brick-and-mortar, online, mobile and social channels enabling them to quickly find good deals which can be be taken advantage of …

40% of Americans Have Engaged in ‘Showrooming’ 40% of Americans Have Engaged in ‘Showrooming’

The rise of online retail has certainly forced physical retailers to both rethink their business models and compete with companies that do not have to deal with store overhead. In addition to competing on convenience and price, physical retailers are …

Why Smartphones Are Forcing Retailers To Rethink Their Business Models Why Smartphones Are Forcing Retailers To Rethink Their Business Models
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As smartphones become more ubiquitous in established markets, traditional business models have begun to quickly shift and adapt. Entire markets based on specific technologies have been wiped away by a handful of smartphone apps. The instant access to information that …

Store Charges $5 Browsing Fee to Combat Showrooming Store Charges $5 Browsing Fee to Combat Showrooming
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In order to combat showrooming, one Brisbane, Australia store is taking to some rather extreme measures. The store is now charging people a $5 “just looking” fee in the hopes of deterring them from using the store as a physical …

Consumers are Spending Billions Through Their Tablets Consumers are Spending Billions Through Their Tablets

Last week, analyst predictions asserted that tablet shipments could reach 145 million in 2013. The market for tablets is only swelling, and now research firm ABI Research is predicting that an additional 1 billion tablets will be shipped over the …

Samsung, Sony Barring Retailers from Discounting TVs Samsung, Sony Barring Retailers from Discounting TVs

Samsung and Sony have both commenced barring retailers from discounting television sets to protect profits, in an attempt to cut down on ‘showrooming.’ Showrooming is the practice of consumers going into a big box retailer and then likewise buying the …