April 16, 2015

Digital purchasing has not displaced paper money, and digital discounts have apparently not yet displaced paper coupons.

April 16, 2015

Meijer is the latest retailer to test out curbside pickup of online orders.

April 1, 2015

Dollar General is thinking digital this spring with a new way to appeal to coupon-clipping customers.

March 25, 2015

Retailers are failing to meet shopper expectations when it comes to providing a comparable experience across in-store, online and mobile channels.

March 12, 2015

Retailer participation in freestanding insert (FSI) coupon events and digital coupons distributed on retailer websites benefited from double-digit increases.

 

March 9, 2015

A recently released Accenture survey examines customer expectations around a personalized shopping experience with retailers, including social channels, and explores the issue of digital trust.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens recently reinvented its “SaturDate” program into a larger, more impactful program and rebranded it “Beauty Must-Haves.”

February 5, 2015

Menasha Packaging has teamed up with Shelfbucks, an in-store beacon promotion and Smart Display platform, to transform how retailers and consumer packaged goods companies engage with customers via a beacon-based platform that brings the power of the Internet to shelves and displays.

February 3, 2015

Much of the mobile app experience happens in the comfortable, unrushed environment of the home, with 85% of shoppers preferring to shop there via mobile.

January 29, 2015

The Joint Industry Coupon Committee urged retailers to prepare for the retirement of UPC Prefix 5 barcodes from manufacturer coupons.

 

January 23, 2015

Mobile is increasingly influencing all stages along the shopper’s path-to-purchase for CPG items. New research from mobile audience intelligence firm NinthDecimal examines how mobile usage and marketing is transforming how shoppers interact with CPG brands.

 

January 8, 2015

Consumers were offered more than $496 billion dollars in consumer incentives through Free Standing Inserts in 2014, an increase of 6.4% compared to last year, according to a Kantar Media report released Thursday.

January 5, 2015

Rite Aid stores in New York and Los Angeles will be featuring futuristic end-caps in partnership with Provision Interactive Technologies, a subsidiary of Provision Holding, in 2015.

December 11, 2014

The holiday season is the battery category’s best friend. A shift in the consumer electronics industry to built-in rechargeable batteries and the growth of do-it-all smartphones that replace many battery-operated devices has left the category in a slump. 

November 26, 2014

Midwestern retailer Meijer is shifting the focus this Cyber Monday to digital, announcing a 20% off coupon through its mPerks program and allowing its customers to go digital for the greatest savings.

November 25, 2014

CVS/pharmacy is looking to help customers save big this Black Friday with great deals and rewards on holiday gifts and essentials and, new this year, is an Online Gift Guide.

November 11, 2014

The Golub Corp. has unveiled a new banner for its stores — Market 32 — which will begin rolling out across the chain’s six-state footprint this spring.

November 5, 2014

As many as 60% of shoppers wait until November before they start their holiday gift buying, with 31% hitting the stores around Nov. 1 and 29% waiting until Black Friday.

October 29, 2014

Shoppers plan to spend more during the upcoming holiday season with omnichannel shoppers having even higher spending expectations. 

October 14, 2014

Shoppers are rolling into the holiday season on a high note and are willing to spend a bit more, according to the latest IRI MarketPulse survey released Tuesday.

 

September 30, 2014

More than half of consumers use coupon apps once or twice a month, with food and beverage being the most popular category, according to new data from Scanbuy, a provider of mobile engagement solutions.

September 24, 2014

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy is now offering immunizations for influenza, pneumonia, shingles and whooping cough on a walk-in basis, the company has announced.

September 23, 2014

The retail industry is expected to benefit from mobile commerce, free shipping offers, in-store pickup promotions and e-commerce videos during the 2014 holiday season. 

September 10, 2014

Price Chopper Supermarkets is revising and expanding its coupon policy in response to ever-evolving couponing trends.