Despite 66% of US households using coupons in an attempt to save money on their groceries, only $3.5 billion of the $470 billion worth of coupons were redeemed in 2013. Could Groupon’s cash back coupon Snap prove to be a digital solution to coupon-cutting?
The Australian coffee shop industry is valued at over $4 billion, and independents account for 95% of all outlets - but the data-driven deals and promotions that big chains can offer pose a threat. Can digital loyalty scheme Rewardle give small coffee shop owners an advantage?
In the smartphone era, 'traditional' card-based loyalty schemes are evolving. How does Shopkick, an app that rewards people for shopping, inject new life into the high street?
As e-commerce expands, brands are rethinking their business models to cater to shifting consumer habits. Cartwheel is a collaboration between US retail titan Target and Facebook that bridges the gap between real-world shopping and social media.
With half of the UK population now passing through the doors of discount retailers and their sales showing double digit year-on-year growth, there’s certainly an appetite for discounted goods. But what’s behind this shift? And how is it affecting the UK’s retail landscape?
From paying at self-checkouts to ordering with apps, modern shoppers are handling more and more elements of the shopping journey themselves. But is streamlining the shopping experience removing the personal element of retail?
Tiger, a Danish discount retailer with a difference, is winning over British shoppers with its irresistible formula of stylish, fun and cheap products. How has it managed to earn a reputation as the UK high street's most intriguing new ‘posh pound shop’?
No longer do we eagerly await the summer sale. Thanks to daily deals websites, online vouchers, and retailers’ desperation to sell, sell, sell, there's a sale nearly every day. But how does this permanent sale phenomenon affect the way people spend?
German supermarkets have long been known for low prices and simple design. 81% of Germans say that price is the most important consideration when grocery shopping, but they're increasingly choosing premium and organic products. So what's changed? And what do Germans want to eat?