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Marshal Cohen’s NPD Blog: “Showcasing” Shakes Up Retail

In Industry Experts, What's New, Industry News by Marshal Cohen

Industry Experts

As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we are reprinting a blog posting from Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst for NPD Group. The original post ran here.  “Showcasing” Shakes Up Retail Ironically, the increasing number of consumers migrating to online shopping has reinforced the importance of brick-and-mortar stores, making …

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Holiday Shopping Survey: Consumers Likely to Do “Showrooming”

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—Consumers are better prepared and already have planned their holiday shopping seasons, according to The Accenture Holiday Shopping Survey, which was released this week. While consumers have been “self sacrificing” and now may be prepared to spend more—albeit not extravagantly—this holiday, they also will be employing some shopping tactics …