September 24, 2015

A new study from market research firm Packaged Facts is revealing the extent to which shoppers use social media when they hit the grocery store — from price comparison to the people they follow influencing their purchases. 

September 17, 2015

A 2012 Nielsen study, revealed that 92% of consumers trust word-of-mouth testimonials or product recommendations above all other sources of product information.

September 16, 2015

The vast majority of millennials indicate they would be more loyal to retailers offering the benefits they want most and they’re more likely to pay more for the experiences they value.

September 14, 2015

Food Lion is showcasing its redesign of its private label products by offering a special discount to customers who buy its store brands.

September 3, 2015

A new study has found that a majority of shoppers feel positively about shopping in stores and more than half think that technology can enhance the retail experience.

August 27, 2015

"The popularity of digital coupons and shopping apps is at an all-time high," Meijer VP digital shopping and customer marketing Michael Ross says.

August 26, 2015

The number of digitally distributed coupons for consumer packaged goods brands on key websites increased by 16.7% in the first half of 2015, according to a report from Kantar Media.

August 26, 2015

Between 2013 and 2016, mobile shopping will increase 42%, compared to regular e-commerce's 13%, according to, a database of online coupon codes.

August 10, 2015

Aquaphor is inviting consumers to share stories about how the product helped heal, inspired by its eight recommended uses, through the #AquaphorIT Contest.

August 4, 2015

More than 28% of those surveyed fill 20 or more prescriptions per year but only half of those know about prescription savings cards. 

July 27, 2015

With plenty of last year's supplies stowed in the closet and the option to restock at-will, back-to-school shoppers may be in no hurry to fill their shopping baskets by August, according to a Deloitte survey.

July 6, 2015
A retailer’s social media activity has a greater impact on shoppers than the company’s website, according to the Digital Shopping Tool Impact Study 2015 from marketing technology provider Epsilon.
June 19, 2015

The majority of millennial parents are using smartphones to help them shop at brick-and-mortar retail locations, according to the results of a commissioned study from Retale, a location-based mobile platform connecting more than 3.5 million shoppers with major retailers locally.

June 8, 2015

Food Lion has launched a new website designed to make shopping, saving and planning for dinner easy for shoppers.

May 4, 2015

Millennials are feeling more financially secure and optimistic about their future, boosting their consumer confidence scores.

May 1, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings wants to tap into its shoppers’ digital lifestyles with a 360-degree mobile app and website experience that delivers personalized coupons based customer shopping habits.

April 22, 2015

CVS/pharmacy is kicking off a "Fill Your Bag" promotional event, helping shoppers save on CVS brand products, as well as on other select exclusive product lines, in all of its 7,800 stores.

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.”