Merchant Warehouse and Retail Pro International Bust Top Millennial Shopping Myths

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January 27, 2014

Merchant Warehouse and Retail Pro

Survey Results Show a Disconnect Between Millennial Preferences and Retailer Beliefs BOSTON, MA -- January 23, 2014 -- Merchant Warehouse®, a leading provider of payment technologies and merchant services, along with Retail Pro International, today announced the findings of a...

35% of Holiday Shoppers Forecasted to Buy Gifts at Local Small Businesses

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December 13, 2013

Holiday Small Business Shopping

According to the National Retail Federal (NRF), 2013 holiday seasonal sales growth is expected to increase to 3.9% from 3.5% in 2012. While many ‘big box’ retailers are hedging their bet on the 2013 holiday shopping season, the opportunistic merchant may just well be the small...

Advice for Thriving During the Holidays

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December 4, 2013

Thriving During the Holidays

This year, 35% of shoppers plan to buy their gifts at local, small businesses.  Small business shoppers want to support local businesses and find unique merchandise within a personalized shopping experience.  "Thriving During the Holidays" is the latest infographic...

Top 5 Holiday Tips for Small and Medium Businesses

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November 27, 2013

Holiday Shopping

Competing with Big Box Stores during the Holidays is Easier than You ThinkSmall and medium sized businesses (SMBs) may appear to be at a disadvantage when it comes to competing for holiday spending from consumers. But the reality is that they have some distinct advantages...

Is Thanksgiving Day Becoming the New Black Friday?

Jenn Reichenbacher | VIEW PROFILE

November 25, 2013

Black Friday

Thanksgiving Day. In the U.S. it’s a holiday focused on giving thanks for the blessings and good fortune each has experienced during the previous year - a holiday filled with family, food and, for many, football. The day after Thanksgiving has been long recognized as the...

Diving In: Generational Shopping Patterns

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November 19, 2013

Generational Shopping Patterns

Shopping decisions can seem almost arbitrary on an individual basis, but with a wider angle and a deeper perspective, sweeping trends emerge. One of the most notable divisions in shopping habits is along age lines; baby boomers, Generation X and the millennial buyers between...

Online Versus Brick & Mortar: Who Will Win this Holiday Season

Jenn Reichenbacher | VIEW PROFILE

October 31, 2013

holiday shopping

Halloween is here, which means one thing. No, not that there’s going to be an abundance of candy around your house tonight and in the office tomorrow. It means the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season. Yes, most consider the day after Thanksgiving, or Black Friday, to...