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Tech Talk: Qi Standard Wireless Charging Explained

Tech Talk: Qi Standard Wireless Charging Explained

Wireless charging is becoming more widespread as consumers upgrade their technology. You’ve probably heard of Qi standard wireless charging but might be confused about what exactly it is. Let’s dive into Qi standard. First off, did you know Qi is pronounced “Chee”? That’s right! This standard derived from the Chinese word meaning air, material energy, … Continue reading

2020 Back-to-School Spending Trends

2020 Back-to-School Spending Trends

Even with the uncertainty of returning to campus and the possibility of students taking the year off, college spending is expected to increase according to National Retail Federation. While back-to-school spending is expected to increase, NRF is anticipating consumers will shop at fewer places. It’s estimated that students and families will spend $1,059.20 on average … Continue reading

How Students are Responding to the Pandemic

How Students are Responding to the Pandemic

Not only are businesses and store owners concerned about what the future brings, so are students. Their minds are racing around how they will return to campus, what the school year will look like, and if they should return to campus in the fall. NACS OnCampus Research surveyed students in March and resurveyed them again … Continue reading

Consumer Trends to Watch in 2020

Consumer Trends to Watch in 2020

We’ve seen trends come and go over the years and trends that have come back. Here are the consumer trends to watch in 2020. Old favorites are coming back Products for the early 2000s and earlier are starting to come back. Consumers are seeking retro-inspired products which means brands can start digging out past products … Continue reading