Category: Purchase Intent

Sun Shines on Market Growth for Awnings

Rising disposable income coupled with urbanization is expected to surge demand over the forecast period, according to Grand View Research. Mounting demand for aluminum awnings in numerous applications, including commercial window, decorative, door and other residential will drive growth. In addition, as it serves as a protective coating its need will surge during the coming years.

Home Siding Shoppers Sizing Up Exterior Trends

For many homeowners, staying on top of the latest building and exterior design trends is as important as regular home maintenance projects. Siding installers should keep up to date with siding trends. Here are a few of the ways siding companies can make clients’ and prospects’ houses the most talked-about homes on the street — for all the right reasons.

76% Say Owning Home is an Important Part of their American Dream

Americans remain generally confident in the country’s housing market and the value of homeownership despite recent interest rate hikes, according to ValueInsured’s quarterly Modern Homebuyer Survey.

Spending is on the Rise for Kitchen and Bath Renovations

Homeowners are investing larger budgets into their kitchen and bathroom renovation projects, according to the fifth annual Houzz & Home survey of more than 120,000 respondents in the U.S. The average spend on kitchen and master bath remodeling projects in 2015 increased by 12 percent year over year.

56% Will Take Mom on Special Outings such as Dinner or Brunch

Consumers say they will spend more than ever on Mother’s Day this year as they shower moms with everything from jewelry to special outings at favorite restaurants, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.

Digital Foodservice Ordering Continues Double-Digit Growth in U.S.

The use of mobile apps, text messages, and the internet to order food from a restaurant or other foodservice outlets grew by 18 percent last year and now accounts for 1.9 billion foodservice visits, reports The NPD Group.

Coloring, Craft-Related Products Experience Double-Digit Sales Growth

The latest trends around creative expression, from slime and “floam” to coloring and crafts, are driving U.S. sales of office supplies, according to global information company The NPD Group. The double-digit sales growth seen across coloring and art-related categories suggests that a different wave of items may be joining office-supply aisles.

Outlet Malls to Win Over Shoppers with Friendly Sales Staff

Customers are more likely to be won over by the presence of salespeople in a store than any in-store retail marketing strategies, according to new GetApp research. More than one third of consumers (33.8%) polled said that they are more impressed with the presence of salespeople in a store than other retail tactics

Best Budget Travel Destinations For Foreign Vacationers in 2017

Travel agencies and visitor centers can target the budget-minded set by promoting packages and tours that are anything but cheap in experience. Forbes rounded up 21 budget-friendly locales to focus on for 2017, with a foreign focus sure to entice adventurers with willing pocketbooks. Here are 10!

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