BENGALURU: If you think groceries, like most products, are cheaper online, may be you haven’t stepped into a brick-and-mortar store in a while. Goldman Sachs is slaying the perception that online players like Amazon and BigBaskethave outsmarted brick-and-mortar retailers with better pricing in daily consumables and groceries. In a recent research report, Goldman Sachs analysts noted that Amazon and Read More →

You might think that the only way to earn bonus travel rewards points is by paying for plane tickets or hotel stays with a travel credit card. While this is definitely the most consistent way to earn miles on every purchase, another trick of the trade is to maximize online shopping portals. Many of the same stores Read More →

It’s the company that’s showing foreign entrants how to succeed in the Indian retail maze. Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz has been on the fast track from when it opened in September 2015. This month, it’s moving further into India’s second-tier cities and launching in different corners of the country — Indore, Coimbatore, Amritsar Read More →

WEST BEND, WIS.  Mark Mathews, vice president of research development and industry analysis for the National Retail Federation, acknowledged e-commerce, or online shopping, is no doubt a part of consumer shopping habits. However, he also admitted he was surprised to see retail brick-and- mortar stores remain strong, despite the option of online shopping, the Daily Read More →

Britain’s 11.9 million disabled people represent a potentially large untapped consumer market with a perceived spending power of £80bn, yet many clothes shops are completely inaccessible. With London Fashion Week, the subject of diversity will continue to dominate the catwalks as Edward Enninful, the incoming editor of British Vogue, cements his vision for an inclusive approach to Read More →

ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF SEPT. 16-17 AND THEREAFTER – In this May 16, 2017, photo, Stephen Potandy of West Bend smiles as he looks over the store directory during the grand opening ceremony for Meijer in West Bend, Wis. West Bend Daily News via AP John Ehlke WEST BEND, WIS.  Mark Mathews, vice president of research Read More →