In-store health clinics are a category of walk-in clinics, which are located in supermarkets, retail stores and pharmacies. These health clinics provide medical care to patients with minor uncomplicated illnesses (e.g. cold, fever and others) and provide preventive medical care services (e.g. immunization, diagnostics and others).
A recent study by Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, found that coupons and promotions are highly impactful in driving restaurant traffic and customer engagement.
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.
"According to chef experts, 2017 will see a significant shift in the restaurant industry — a shift away from the celebrity culture to more of a community focus," Bambi Majumdar says. "And eating locally produced foods, known as "locavore," will be one of the biggest food trends this year."
Edmunds analysis says tax credit cuts put mainstream electric vehicle market in jeopardy. New research finds financial incentives don't encourage mass adoption of EV technology, but are vital to sustaining sales. However, the latest AudienceSCAN survey finds there is a demand among car shoppers: 4% are considering hybrid/electric vehicles.
On-premise coffee and tea remains a growing segment within the foodservice industry, with sales at coffee houses alone reaching $21.6 billion in 2016. However, the market faces fierce competition from retail products, particularly the fast growing ready-to-drink coffee segment. Despite these challenges, coffee houses stay one step ahead by offering consumers innovative beverages.
Despite the influx of mobile users and shoppers, retailers are not seeing the high conversion rates you might expect. Retailers can take steps to increase mobile conversion. Here are four things retailers should be doing to optimize their sites for the rise of m-commerce, from Digital Commerce 360.
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
The NPD Group reveals that the small home appliances and housewares markets will continue on the growth path they returned to in 2015. Covering more than 100 small kitchen electrics, personal care appliance, home environment appliance, and housewares categories, NPD is forecasting a nearly three percent combined dollar sales increase for these industry segments in 2017 versus 2016.
Here’s what restaurant experts say will be the biggest limited-service trends this year. Tech runs wild: Tech is where it’s at for the fast-food and fast-casual sectors, says Gary Stibel, founder of New England Consulting Group. He says this will affect everything from ordering to pick-up to delivery. And curbside pick-up will explode in 2017 as improvements are made.
The new direction of nuptials in 2017 is all about personalization and having fun, from printed bridesmaid dresses in lieu of mismatched solids, to the taco bar riff on family-style buffets, according to the Pinterest Wedding Report of 2017. Things that made the list? Drip cakes and off-the-shoulder wedding dresses. These are the top wedding trends of 2017 on Pinterest.
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!