Retail

14
JAN
2013

Canadian Retail Sales – What’s Your Outlook for 2014?

Retail Sales Still Growing but Does Trouble Lay Just Ahead? With the US fiscal cliff crisis seemingly resolved and the global economy stabilizing somewhat, is our manufacturing sector in for a better year ahead? What is your situation now and your prognosis for the coming year?... Read More →
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02
JAN
2013

Walmart vs Amazon – Where is Retailing Headed?

The competition between online and offline retail is heating up.  Online contender Amazon has reached $34 Billion in sales while brick and mortar Walmart dwarfs that with its $300+ Billion in sales.  Doesn’t seem like much of a match, but as the charts below reveal, Amazon... Read More →
17
DEC
2012

Blister Packaging – High Visibility Solutions for Retail

One of the most evident proofs of high technology used in packaging today is blister packaging. The paper, metalics, printing, embossing, and plastic manufacturing employed in blister packs is amazing. It’s a high tech product that can help you sell more at point of... Read More →
26
NOV
2012

Top 10 Xmas Gift Ideas 2012

Gift Cards and Cash may be the most appreciated gifts for most Xmas shoppers but how much fun is that? Cash gifts miss the point of a Xmas gift as being the perfect opportunity to show your loved ones you have taken the time to understand them and appreciate them.  A gift card is... Read More →
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12
NOV
2012

2012 Xmas Sales Forecast

Some unique conditions are going to be in place for the 2012 Xmas sales season. Add that to the fact that economic growth is positive and we may see stronger sales results this Xmas. ShopperTrak has released its findings for the US retail market recently and they point out the... Read More →
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