retail shopping

20
NOV
2013

DOWNTOWN Markham – A New Focus for Canada’s High Tech Capital City

Markham Retail Shopping Scene Ravenshoe Packaging is located in Markham, Ontario on the northeast side of the GTA region. It’s an exciting, modern area headed for rapid growth and expansion. On previous posts I discussed Markham’s growth projections and with large residential and... Read More →
22
NOV
2012

Holiday Sales 2012 Canada and US

On the heels of a positive Q3 sales period, this holiday season should be a reasonably good one across Canada and the US and in the UK.  2012 Holiday Spending forecasts are expected to rise 2% in Canada, and that’s despite losing a lot of sales to cross border shopping.   South... Read More →
06
SEP
2012

QR Code Adoption is Growing

A new survey by Marketing Charts is suggesting merchants are beginning to warm up to the use of bar codes in their retail stores.  The survey showed 47% are using the codes compared to only 8% last year. Only 38% said they weren’t going to use them this year, which is well down... Read More →
29
AUG
2012

Retail Shopping Trends 2012

Consumer shopping habits and preferences continue to evolve this year as personal budgets shrink, retail merchandising becomes more creative, and new shopping centers appear in Canadian cities. If you’re planning this year’s or next year’s POP campaign, you’ll be interested... Read More →