• Trend Report: Back-to-School Buying Doesn’t Hit The Mark

    Last Month’s Low Retail Numbers: What They Mean In 2010 and 2011, the recession caused U.S. parents to be concerned with saving money during the back-to-school shopping season, seeking sales and reusing old supplies. In 2012, they spent a record high since the recession set in. This year, it was expected that they would cut […]

  • Trend report: 2013 Back-to-school season

    This August, parents are doing just as much back-to-school shopping as they did last year – but they’re spending less and shopping smarter. But that doesn’t mean that retailers won’t be making as many transactions as in 2012. Studies show that parents aren’t shopping less, but simply shopping smarter. The NRF reported that 37 percent […]

  • Retailers Plan to Invest in Traffic Counting Systems in 2013

    In late 2012, Integrated Solutions for Retailers (ISR) magazine surveyed nearly 200 retailers on their plans for technology spending in 2013. Retailers were asked, “In 2013, In Which In-Store Software and Systems Will Your Company Invest?” Small and independent retailers showed up in force, and made their intentions for technology purchasing clear. Throughout 2013, retailers […]