Blog posts • Sep 21, 2016 17:29 BST
It never ceases to amaze us how ready various industry commentators and practitioners are to, well frankly, rubbish their fellow human beings’ ability to communicate with each other meaningfully. One speaker, whilst leading the charge for Big Data dominance at a recent conference we attended, even went as far as to describe surveys as ‘the bizarre idea you can ask shoppers what they want’!
Blog posts • Sep 09, 2016 15:26 BST
The issue for SportsDirect – amongst others they face such as shareholder hostility – is that all this negative news can and will have an impact on sales. Many of their shoppers may accept the low prices they want or need come at a price elsewhere in the business, and that this price isn’t something they are going to concern themselves with.
Blog posts • Jul 21, 2016 13:22 BST
Here at Shoppercentric we have noticed an increasing interest among our clients for more immersive shopper research approaches. For many years we have encouraged clients to get more involved in the research process, so that they can feel much closer to the results and therefore more likely to reference and use the research.
Blog posts • Jun 28, 2016 13:48 BST
Over the last 12 months the big four retailers have all signalled a desire to prioritise EDLP over Hi-Lo, which means promotional activity in-store is likely to fall back from the rather chaotic peak of the last few years.