Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013: The Year of Deal-Seeking

2013: The Year of Deal-Seeking

Google released its top-searched items of 2013, and Kohl’s, JCPenny and Nordstrom graced the top spots on the apparel brands and retailers list.  Following the top three included Forever 21, Old Navy and Macy’s. What do these retailers have in common?  All were searched along with terms that indicated shoppers were looking for a deal…

Retail and the Weather: An Ice Story

This Fall season has been one to remember. Here in Dallas, like in many parts of the country, we experienced a severe ice storm last week that pretty much put the brakes on everything. Though we’re a big city, we’re not equipped to deal with not only the initial snow/sleet fall but the subsequent refreezing…

Amazon Takes Instant Gratification to the Next Level

The internet went wild.   Wild with chatter, speculation and even disbelief.  But it didn’t stop there.  Over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, well into Cyber Monday, and beyond- everyone is still talking about it. Ever since Amazon announced it’s plans to deliver packages via drone in the next several years, there has been a flurry of…