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5 Tactics to Compete With Amazon

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No one can deny Amazon’s meteoric rise. The company has reported $52.9 billion in revenue in the second quarter of the year and posted its largest profit in history ($2.5 billion in Q2). However, that doesn’t mean…

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The 10 advantages of POTLOC consumer studies

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Let’s be frank: everyone hates surveys. Consumers don’t have the time (or the interest) to give you feedback. So how on earth does POTLOC miraculously convince thousands of consumers to participate in their surveys every…

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Can Cirque du Soleil become an anchor tenant for malls?

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Shopping centres across Canada and the United States are no longer just spaces where consumers spend money at retail outlets. Cirque du Soleil apparently took notice.   Recently, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group announced it…

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Is Yorkdale Shopping Centre the Future of Malls?

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A lot has gone wrong for the classic shopping mall in Canada over the past five years. Beleaguered retailers laid-off employees, filed for creditor protection or, in Target’s case, took off for good.   But…

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Experiential retail is revolutionizing the industry… and has been for decades

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People don’t just shop anymore. They want to live an experience. It isn’t just a buzzword: commercial streets and shopping centres are increasingly shifting towards experiential retail. There’s an ongoing joke that there are more…

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How Virtual Reality Will Revolutionize the Retail Industry

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The global virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) market is currently estimated at $27 billion, and potentially reaching a whopping $209 billion in 2022.  Thus far, such technologies have made a lasting impression in…

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