WSL Strategic Retail

Study: Cash-Strapped Millennials a Tough Retail Market


New York—Trying to cash in on Millennial or Generation Y shoppers—those ages 18 to 34—has been in the forefront of many retailers' … [Read more...]

Report: 52% of Americans Still Cannot Afford the Basics

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New York—February retail comparable store sales were up  last week as has been consumer confidence, but in its latest report … [Read more...]

Consumers “Recession Proof” Their Holiday Shopping Lists

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New York–As retailers head into the home stretch of holiday sales this week, a new study found that consumers are shopping smarter … [Read more...]

Walmart Q2 Profit Rises, U.S. Division “Improving”

Walmart is stepping up plans to add smaller locations like this Walmart Express this year.

Bentonville, AR—Walmart Inc. posted today a 5.7% increase in its second quarter profits even as its U.S. division reported flat … [Read more...]

Walmart’s Reign as Low Price Over?

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New York—Walmart has been scrambling to reassure Wall Street that its turnaround strategy for its U.S. division, which has had … [Read more...]

Shoppers Practice ‘Safe Spending’ says WSL’s Pulse Report

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Americans have always been known for their optimism, but this is no longer a given.According to a new Pulse Report by … [Read more...]

Social Media vs Google

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Where do shoppers get their information? A new WSL Strategic Retail How America Shops The PULSE of Shopping Life--which is the … [Read more...]

WSL Strategic Retail How America Shops 2010 MegaTrends Study


New York—"Americans no longer live to shop, they shop to live. They have a new set of shopping values that are entrenched, … [Read more...]