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In Marketing, What's New by Christine Galasso

From their obsession with taking selfies to their kale addiction, millennials remain an enigma to traditional retailers. So, how are they supposed to attract that key demographic? eMarketer recently released some eye-opening information about millennial consumer behavior, revealing exactly what millennials are looking for when it comes to shopping. Below, some key …

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Report: Fulfillment Improvements Boost Holiday E-commerce Sales

In Industry Experts, What's New by Accessories Staff

Industry Experts

New York—E-commerce flourished within a moderately strong 2014 holiday season, growing 16% year-over-year to $72.03 billion, according to  eMarketer’s “Holiday Shopping Preview” report. Retail overall had more moderate success, with sales rising 3.5% to $850.58 billion. Similar growth patterns should repeat next year, when e-commerce will grow 14.4% and retail …

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Small Retailers Beware: Cybercrime Is on The Rise Too

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Harford, CT—In the “and you-thought-showrooming-was-a-menace-to-retail department,” there’s another tech-related, rising concern for retailers: cybercrime. Small businesses may not think they are at risk for cybercrime, but almost 72% of the 855 data breaches worldwide analyzed by Verizon’s forensic analysis unit were at companies with 100 employees or less. According to …