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

In order to keep within their budgets, more shoppers used gift cards this holiday season.

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

Shoppers Practice Safe Spending

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...]