Tag: consumer behavior

Ikea takes stake in start-up to optimise returns

Ikea takes stake in start-up to optimise returns Ikea has taken a minority stake in Optoro, an American start-up that develops software aimed at making returns more efficient. The investment fits in with the objective of the Swedish retailer to be a circular company by 2030. www.retaildetail.eu

After Black Friday follows ‘Make up your mind Monday’

After Black Friday follows ‘Make up your mind Monday’ Black Friday has a new spin-off: ?Make up your mind Monday’, the day which sees the most returns from bargain hunters who regret their decisions. It signals a major problem, as returns in the holiday season cost retailers several billions. www.retaildetail.eu

The last 30 years in beverage : how have consumers changed?

The last 30 years in beverages: How have consumers changed? While soda may have dominated shelves in the 1990s, today?s shoppers are seeking increasingly sophisticated functional beverages. Data company Kantar has analyzed consumer behavior in a new report that highlights the last three decades in the US beverage industry. www.beveragedaily.com