Industry NewsRetail launchs connected-environment holiday shopping centre concepts

With the holidays approaching, Group is launching two connected-environment concepts for real estate company Ivanhoé Cambridge, at Guildford Town Centre (One Stop Gift Shop) and Montreal Eaton Centre shopping centres to stimulate traffic to stores. Located in Vancouver and Montreal respectively, these properties are the first two shopping centres …

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Connected Canadians embrace new trend: Commuter commerce

14% of Canadian commuters are already engaged in this trend and 76% would consider it if mobile shopping options were easily available A new benchmark study from PayPal Canada and Ipsos reveals that Commuter Commerce, a new shopping behaviour where people shop from their mobile phones while on public transport, is …

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New SAS data shows Canadians plan to spend less this holiday season

Canadian shoppers plan to buy less this holiday season than they did in 2014, according to new research from SAS, the analytics leader. In its second year of holiday shopping research, SAS polled 3,458 consumers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand to uncover holiday …