Retail & Consumer Products

How Successful are Target’s Designer Collections?

Image from: StylePhile / Boston Globe Anyone interested in fashion knows about Target’s designer collections. The retailer often partners with luxury, and regularly very expensive, brands and sells items exclusive to Target at an extremely discounted price. Over the past few years, Target has partnered with British handbag designer, Mulberry, vacation wear and “luxury lifestyle brand,” Calypso St. Barth, and most recently, Italian fashion house, Missoni. Known for their bright

Health and Beauty Buyers Search for Deals – and Require Extra Pampering

This post was published by Click Z – Marketing News and Expert Advice on July 26, 2011. Thanks for the feature! Health and beauty shopping activity online was in full swing this spring. Marketers looking for ways to increase visits and purchase rates for their e-store may want to listen to the ever growing and savvy health and beauty shopper. According to Compete’s Shopper Intelligence Survey, 25 percent of online

Eight out of Ten Consumers Shop Online at Least Once a Week

Last week, Marketwire released the Compete Online Shopper Intelligence Study that revealed the forming habits of online consumers. The study showed that online shoppers are turning to the social media space as a hub for shopping information, while Twitter and Facebook remain the most popular for the online market. According to the study, 83 percent of consumers are shopping online weekly.

Online Shopper Intelligence Study Reports Cross Channel Retailing is Important and Profitable

The Compete Online Shopper Intelligence study provides powerful insight into the complete online shopping experience.  For more consumers insights, please contact Debra Miller at dmiller@compete.com for more information. Through policies as simple as in-store returns for online purchases to more sophisticated tools like mobile shopping apps, retailers are working towards breaking down the barriers between offline, online, and mobile shopping.  And it is a good thing retailers are working on

2009 Holiday Shoppers take to The Web

Since the summer, analysts have been predicting record low holiday spending. In response, retailers have been promoting special sales since before Halloween. JC Penny, Target, and Overstock are among several retailers to offer daily deals to entice shoppers each day. Sears and Toys "R" Us released their Black Friday ads in October in order to whet consumers’ appetites early. A quick look at search traffic reveals extremely fierce competition for