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Getting Lost At The Mall? Maybe Not For Much Longer

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Have you ever gotten lost at the mall? Most likely. Some say it’s part of the game; however, a number of shopping centers are implementing frameworks and technologies that can sustain foot traffic yet won’t make you feel you are trapped in a “shopping maze”.

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The Future Of Consumer Research – ICSC Conference

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The ICSC Canadian Convention is over, sadly. The retail /  real estate industry’s largest convention, held in Toronto, was dominated by one major theme: change.

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Video: The Future Of Consumer Research – ICSC – Full Conference

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In this video, our CEO Rodolphe Barrere speaks about targeting for research on social media and its implications on data quality. A must-watch for every marketer, consultant, and decision-maker out there who's willing to get on board with the future of research. 

 

 

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Why successful retailers are opening across their competitors?

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You’ve probably noticed many stores tend to cluster in one specific spot, with a similar product and service offerings. While it might seem more logical for similar businesses to be far away from one another, two business theories show that it may not be efficient for competitors to go that route.

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Retailers: Five Non-Negotiable Expectations of the Future Clients

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The needs of tomorrow must be identified today. What made a business stand out yesterday is now industry standard. How you remain competitive is unique to your business, but changes in expectations about retail practices are relevant to all. Here are five areas of business where customer expectations will be changing in the near future.

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Honey I Shrunk the Store! When retail goes minimal

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It is no secret that the North American retail landscape has faced some challenges in recent years. Consumption patterns have changed due to increasing inventory costs, the emergence of e-commerce giants such as Amazon, stagnant or declining purchasing power; meanwhile commercial rents have increased both in the US and Canada, especially within desirable postal codes. Some retailers are adapting to this new reality by maximizing their square footage and implementing “smaller is better” strategies.

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