img_7333-1 March 31

Winning Omni-Channel Shoppers in Thier Micro Moments. 

Good read on those, “micro-moments—intent-driven I-want-to-know, I-want-to-go, I-want-to-do, and I-want-to-buy moments.”  Considering the explosion of smartphone ownership and the increasingly easy mobile online purchasing experience, it’s no wonder that the impetus to purchase in a micro-moment is a natural habit.    https://www.thinkwithgoogle.com/articles/winning-omni-channel-shoppers-micro-moments.html

Health and Beauty Sees Big Increase in Mcommerce Transaction 

BEIJING, CHINA - 2015/01/30: Tide and Arial laundry powder on the shelves in a Chinese supermarket.  Tide and Arial are both the sub-brands of P&G.   P&G Profit Falls 31% as Stronger Dollar Hurts Sales Abroad.  P&G said currency effects will continue to be a drag in the current fiscal year. (Photo by Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images) February 27

Check out P&G’s New CEO is Unhappy About China on Fortune.com:

Crest nailed this in China so curious why other brands didn’t follow suit. http://fortune.com/2016/02/18/procter-gamble-china/

RetailWire Discussion: Is there any stopping Aldi as it makes SoCal move?

Walmart Online Focus After Earnings

POP Displays Grabbing Brick-and-Mortar Consumer’s Attention | Inc.com

You need to know these 33 shocking Walmart & Shopper Marketing facts | Benjamin Brooks | LinkedIn

Some interesting data on Walmart as well as basic shopper marketing research. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/you-need-know-33-shocking-walmart-shopper-marketing-facts-brooks?trk=v-feed

img_7335 February 13

eMarketer.com: Are Retailers Providing a Consistent Omnichannel Experience?

Print February 12

What’s Next in Retail Shopping?

Westfield has launched a new report – ‘How We Shop Now: What’s Next?,’ which unveils the five key trends that will shape tomorrow’s retail industry. The future retail report draws on interviews with leading experts over 13,000 people across the UK and USA to show how emerging consumer trends will shape future stores.  https://uk.westfield.com/london/how-we-shop-now  

Beyond walls: How retailers can bring back the magic of shopping | Retail Dive

47pc want real-time promotions – few retailers offer them: report – Luxury Daily – Research

Challenges and Opportunities in Omni Channel Retail Marketing | Centric Digital

Wal-Mart Marketing Head Stephen Quinn To Retire – Fortune