Takeaways from The Show’s RETAIL LABS educational sessions, including emerging consumer trends and new best retail practices; generational marketing; social media strategies for time-strapped retailers; and the importance of BOPUS.
Is the Mall Recovery Real, or an Illusion of the Optimistic?Does the end of the pandemic mean that American malls may be on the verge of renaissance as once homebound consumers find themselves eager to get out and spend again in the real world? Recent reports in The Wall Street Journal certainly give that impression, citing data from "a representative sample of 52 malls in March" that showed consumers are increasingly heading out to spend at the mall once again, showing traffic up 86% year on year. enewsletterpro.weblications.com/t.aspx?S=17&ID=17585&NL=2863&N=10579&SI=512177&URL=https%3a%2f%2f...... See MoreSee Less
This Week's HUB Spotlight...A company that pretties up pouches for meds and masks and tarts up tubes for lotions and potions – gear that keeps up when tech and travel merge with life in the fast lane – and cases with wheels so quiet they can sneak up on all the other luggage.. You're not in the HUB yet? Register today!travel-goods.org/hub-hotspot/... See MoreSee Less