As the use in-store mobile payment becomes more pervasive, consumers require increased education on the performance and ease of use of mobile pay services, a recent survey by Verifone of U.S. consumer attitudes suggested.
"It wasn’t terribly long ago that a merchant could literally locate a storefront, hang a shingle, stock some merchandise, and claim themselves a retailer. Oh my how times have changed," writes Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland in his latest blog post.
Nearly a quarter (21%) of Americans stated that they are likely to return or exchange at least one of the presents that they received this holiday season, according to a study released Wednesday by Retale.
More than half (56%) of Christmas shoppers surveyed typically have gifts left to purchase by the time "Panic Saturday,” the last Saturday to shop for holiday gifts before Christmas (also referred to as "Super Saturday"), rolls around.
The announcement that Walgreens' Greg Wasson is retiring marks the end of an era, one in which Walgreens, and Wasson in particular, has left an indelible mark on the industry. It's an era during which Walgreens has transformed into a progressive, global, multi-faceted healthcare company that pushes the envelope both in terms of the healthcare services provided and in terms of the front-end-slash-omnichannel shopping experience enjoyed by Walgreens' customers.