Tablets are changing eCommerce and consumer behavior

This isn’t your tablet of old. A study by eMarketer reports that tablet penetration will reach 29.1 percent of Internet users by the end of this year. I don’t think that’s a surprise to anyone. Tablets are everywhere you look and it’s not just consumers. Businesses are are finding ways to get tablets in the hands of their in-store and Read More …

Brazil tops emerging markets opportunity index again

Consultant A.T. Kearney’s 2012 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), is published to help retailers create global sales strategies. It ranks “emerging” countries based on a set of variables to give retailers a measure of attractiveness for international sales. The RDI focuses on mass merchants and food retailers. I know some people don’t like the term “emerging” for various reasons. But Read More …