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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

Sight Marketing

Sight Marketing

Previously we discussed how you can use sensory marketing to encourage students to buy more in your store. Sensory marketing allows you to connect with your students on a more emotional level. Now let’s take a more in-depth look at how sensory marketing works. We don’t want to say one sense is more important than … Continue reading

Your First Look: Meet the New Surface Family

Your First Look: Meet the New Surface Family

Microsoft Surface announced a number of product refreshes as part of their fall event so users can be more productive at work, school, and on the go. Microsoft Surface introduced new models of several Surface Pro devices, introducing the Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2, and all new Surface headphones. Each device … Continue reading

The Surface Go is Here!

The Surface Go is Here!

It’s finally official, the Microsoft Surface Go is here and it’s a game changer. At a compact size of 10 inches, it’s similar to the Surface Pro – starting at only $399. The Surface Go is complete with a built-in kickstand, Windows 10, and only weighs 1.15 lbs, which is a half-pound lighter than the … Continue reading

4 Shopper Types You Need to Know

4 Shopper Types You Need to Know

The modern shopper is becoming increasingly complex and it’s challenging to create a one-size-fits-all shopping experience. Not only are there generational differences between shoppers, but there are several different customer types. These customer types define the how they shop, their goals, and their expectations. Knowing the different segments of shoppers will help you assist students … Continue reading

5 Technologies Reshaping Retail

5 Technologies Reshaping Retail

Technology is continually playing a larger part in retail. With so many advancements and constant updates, the amount of technology at our fingertips can be overwhelming. Integrating technology into your store can help automate everyday tasks, ensure accuracy, and deliver a more engaging experience for shoppers. Virtual Assistants Voice-powered devices have revolutionized the way consumers … Continue reading

VR vs. AR – What’s the Difference?

VR vs. AR – What’s the Difference?

As Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) continue to gain steam, you might be wondering what the difference is, and more importantly – how it affects your business. Both AR and VR are based on the same technologies, which is a graphical overlay that is directed by the user’s experience, based on their movements. … Continue reading

What You Need to Know about the Customer Journey

What You Need to Know about the Customer Journey

Shopping is changing and with Generation Z doing most of their initial research online, it’s important to understand the customer journey. Learn a student’s shopping process you so can prepare for your part in their decision making. Realizing the journey students go through is important to make the sale. To get a better understanding of … Continue reading