In the last month or so, you’ve probably seen a lot of news stories about the economy as experts reflect on the last year and look toward the future. Interest rates remain high and inflation is still a big concern, but there are positive signs too…and plenty of indicators that astute retail chains should pay attention to.
An Inside Look at What Some Retail Experts and Analysts are Predicting
The holidays are just around the corner, which is the most important season of the year for retailers across the country. Amid a confusing, ever-changing market with consumers and businesses holding their breath, many are wondering: how will spending look in 2023 compared to 2022?
Location, location, location! There’s a reason real estate pros joke that the three most important factors in a piece of property are the exact same thing.
If you’re a retailer or in any sort of chain business, you know well that doing research is critical to the success of your business. By research, we mean research on your customers, competitors, markets, and brick-and-mortar locations where your customers find you.
If you’ve been following the SiteSeer blog for a while, you might recall a post we wrote this time six years ago. It was not long after the 2016 Presidential election, and Hilary Clinton had just lost to Donald Trump…despite what the polls said leading up to the election.
In early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down. The normal routine of socializing, going to work, shopping and dining became social distancing, telecommuting and stay at home orders.