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How To: Create a Seamless Omnichannel Experience

How To: Create a Seamless Omnichannel Experience

In a digital world, it’s no longer an option to be present online with retail sales through digital channels increasing 23% in 2015. Although your students still make purchases in stores, shopping now starts at home. With this in mind, it’s important to create an omnichannel experience that’s prevalent among Millennial shoppers so they can … Continue reading

How Augmented Reality is Changing Retail

How Augmented Reality is Changing Retail

Augmented reality aims to address common shopping annoyances and engage customers. This technology allows consumers to digitally overlay selected products over a picture of their real-life, helping consumers make informed decisions. A survey conducted by Walker Sands, a digital marketing agency, found that 55% of consumers think virtual reality will influence their buying decisions in … Continue reading

New Ways to Drive Sales on Social Media

New Ways to Drive Sales on Social Media

Since 55% of Millennials rely on social media as their primary source for shopping information; these platforms are always looking to enhance the consumer’s shopping experience, which means continuous updates and site improvements. With social media shopping growing in popularity, Instagram and Pinterest have recently taken steps to improve how customers shop on their sites. … Continue reading

How to Tackle the Samsung Galaxy Note7 Recall

Rather than issuing another replacement plan as Samsung did earlier last month, the company is now offering full refunds and a gift certificate for the pain of dealing with not one, but two recalls. Many consumers bought cases, lens attachments, and power packs with their Note7’s. Discussions are still in the works with vendors on … Continue reading

100 Bluetooth Accessories Under $100

100 Bluetooth Accessories Under $100

We’ve all heard the news, the iPhone 7 is saying its good-byes to the headphone jack–Adios. There will be a shift in the headphone and speaker industry, more and more consumers will go wireless. College retailers need to meet the demand with a good selection of Bluetooth devices. Many consumers are worried about the cost … Continue reading

The Best Laptop for Every Type of Student

The Best Laptop for Every Type of Student

Students are still enjoying the lazy days of summer vacation, but they are also gearing up for back-to-school. Nearly 34% of consumers plan their shopping 3 weeks to 1 month before school starts, for many campuses that time is now. The Douglas Stewart Company offers some of the biggest name in tech making your on … Continue reading

iPhone SE: What You Need to Know

If you haven’t heard already Apple made a few big product announcements this week. Apple has reached a large milestone, reaching 1 billion active devices around the world; they’ve lowered prices and are loading up on features. Apple will be creating a smaller, cheaper iPhone with a four-inch display. As it turns out people are … Continue reading

It’s Time to Surrender, Emojis are Here to Stay

It’s Time to Surrender, Emojis are Here to Stay

We process visual information 60,000 times faster than text, making emojis a powerful communication tool. It’s time to wave the white flag and surrender to the emoji trend. What are Emojis? Emoji’s are small digital images or icons used to express ideas or emotions through electronic communication. They were created in the 1990’s by a … Continue reading

Top 10 Tech Product Categories YOU Should Carry

Top 10 Tech Product Categories YOU Should Carry

Every campus is unique when it comes to their retail needs, but tech is universally loved. Connect with students and faculty by offering the latest and greatest in every technology category. Everyone loves to be impressed, so show off the product categories your campus store has to offer. Follow this list to maintain a connection … Continue reading