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Fashion retail: a global snapshot

by ShopperTrak on 20-05-15

“The fashion industry is saturated,” remarked former head of Nina Ricci and Rochas, Olivier Theyskens, earlier this year. Whether retailers agree with his statement or not, it’s certainly one of retail’s most competitive sectors. Fashion brands are constantly changing trends to contend with increasing consumer expectations. The appearance of new garments and accessories is frequent,...

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Australian Mother’s Day – Footfall up by +10.1%

by ShopperTrak on 14-05-15

Mother’s Day celebrations in Australia can vary from participation in the Mother’s Day classic, meals and pampering, to picnics in the park. Last year consumers spent nearly 1.4 billion dollars on Mother’s Day – making it the 3rd largest retail holiday (Source :IBIS World, April 29, 2014). The Mother’s Day week 2014 also experienced the...

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How do varying Sunday trading regulations impact retail footfall throughout the week?

by ShopperTrak on 01-05-15

Sunday trading is a concept that seems to have divided Europe. Considered by many as a day of rest, it is common practice that retail opening hours reflect this idea – with some markets shutting their stores completely on this day. For many years France has fallen into this category, with high streets closing up...

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Easter 2015: the retail winners

by ShopperTrak on 20-04-15

As the dust settles on Easter 2015, retailers and shopping centres will be reviewing their performance to see whether the year’s first peak shopping period brought the success they had hoped for. So which countries are celebrating a strong performance – and how did shopping patterns vary between regions? Our review of previous Easter footfall...

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Is it time the mall had an overhaul?

by ShopperTrak on 02-04-15

A lot of talk has been given to the future of out-of-town shopping destinations of late. Once a symbol of U.S. culture, the shopping mall is now viewed by many as a retail format in decline – why? The problem is certainly not due to retail interest. According to the International Council of Shopping Centers,...

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Great eggspectations: what will Easter weekend hold for the European retail sector?

by ShopperTrak on 17-03-15

The shelves are lined with chocolate eggs, fluffy chicks and greeting cards, which can only mean one thing: Easter’s on its way. Traditionally the first major shopping period of the year, retailers and shopping centres are ramping up their promotions to maximise profits over Easter weekend. What should these businesses ‘eggspect’ this year? One of...

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Retailers, raise your glass! St Patrick’s Day to bring global shopping boom

by ShopperTrak on 13-03-15

St Patrick’s Day is well known for its festivities, and this year’s celebrations are set to cause a sharp uplift in retail traffic – not just in the UK and Ireland. The global popularity of Ireland’s patron saint day has soared in recent years, with countries from Germany to Japan holding parades and throwing parties...

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Why data alone can’t drive retail profits

by ShopperTrak on 12-03-15

The car without fuel: why data alone can’t drive retail profits Picture this: you’re considering purchasing a new car. Your vehicle of choice is sleek, smart, beautiful and has the latest technology built in. Although there is one catch, and it’s a biggie: It has no fuel tank and therefore doesn’t drive. It’s still a...

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