posts tagged as Millennials


Infographic: The 12 Trends of Holiday Shopping

The holiday season stands as a crucial quarter for retailers’ financial well-being. What trends will determine their success this year? BDO polled 1,000 consumers and 100 retail executives on their holiday shopping outlooks. read more


Making Cross-Border Connections in North American Retail

When analyzing the U.S. and Canadian business environment side-by-side, it is clear that the retail sector in both countries are cut from the same cloth. The unique closeness of the U.S. and Canada is reflected in a long-standing... read more


By Natalie Kotlyar | August 25, 2016

Luxury Retail in the Digital Age: The Generational Gap

In a recent post, I examined luxury retail in the digital age. Specifically, I discussed strategies for luxury retailers to differentiate themselves as the segment moves from brick-and-mortar to e-commerce. Whats clear is that though... read more


By Natalie Kotlyar | August 15, 2016

Millennials: A New Generation of Shoppers

Getting into the consumer mindset has often challenged retailers, and this has proven to be of even greater difficulty with the rise of the millennial shopper, or those aged 16 to 34. By 2025, millennials are projected to make up 44... read more


Trends in Retail Summer Staffing

This week, summer officially kicks off. For the retail industry, summer can mean a change in the pace of business, leading to a need for adjusted seasonal staffing. With summer on retailers minds, what does the industry have to look... read more


By Ted Vaughan | December 10, 2015

How Retailers Can Determine if Their Authenticity is Attracting Consumers

As part of my ongoing 2015 NACD Global Board Leaders Summit blog series, today I will touch on one of the more significant lessons I learned during my time at the conference: The importance of retailers being authentic to build their... read more


By Ted Vaughan | October 30, 2015

Retailers Need to Relinquish Control to Keep Consumers Happy & Spending

As I shared earlier this month in my post, My Top 4 Takeaways From the 2015 NACD Global Board Leaders Summit, I will be exploring the top four themes repeatedly discussed during my conversations with retail industry leaders at the event... read more


By Ted Vaughan | October 21, 2015

The 3 Most Revealing Insights from the Retailing Summit

At this years Retailing Summit, a forum that dives into macro-industry trends, disruptive retail models and future predictions about big-picture retailing concepts, I had the opportunity to hear from prominent industry leaders about... read more


Using Authenticity to Attract Unpaid Brand Ambassadors

Last month, we had the pleasure of attending and sponsoring the annual Imperial Capital Consumer Summit. A key theme discussed throughout the event was the need for retailers to evolve in response to consumer behavior. Ultimately... read more


By Doug Hart | October 23, 2014

The Millennial Lowdown: How this Up-and-Coming Consumer Group Is Changing the Game for Retailers

As Millennials emerge as the next consumer generation, retailers are recognizing that this large, connected and tech-savvy demographic will continue to grow as a driving force in the economy during the decade ahead. In fact, they have... read more