Total Retail's Top 100 Fastest-Growing Retailers
August 8, 2019

Total Retail is excited to present its eighth annual ranking of the 100 fastest-growing publicly traded retailers. This year’s list, as in years past, is based on companies’ year-over-year net sales.

Profiling Discount Shoppers
August 8, 2019

Key statistics on what drives discount shoppers, from demographics and behaviors to attitudes

E-Commerce Numbers Are Higher Than Ever. Here’s How Retailers Can Keep Up
August 7, 2019 at 11:37 am

The popularity of e-commerce continues to grow rapidly. Amid a constantly evolving technological environment, it’s increasingly important for retailers to separate the signal from the noise, and identify what makes up the core of online shopping’s staying power. So what are consumers really looking for in their e-commerce experience, and how can retailers best meet…

As the Summer Heats Up, So Does Competition for Back-to-School Spend
August 7, 2019 at 10:01 am

To many, it may feel as though summer still has a ways to go. But like it or not, retailers must face the fact that Amazon.com's first-ever 48-hour Prime Day ushered in the unofficial start of the 2019 back-to-school (BTS) shopping season, along with some heated competition for consumer spend. BTS is the second-largest shopping…

Poshmark Suffers a Data Breach
August 5, 2019 at 2:27 pm

In a post to its company blog last week, popular fashion resale platform Poshmark announced that its servers had been accessed by an "unauthorized third party." The hackers stole private data from users in the U.S. that included personal email addresses, Poshmark account usernames, clothing size preferences, and social media account information. Poshmark, which is…

The Upsell and Cross-Sell Bible for Subscription Retailers 
August 2, 2019 at 9:33 am

Not presenting additional products when a customer adds an item to their cart — also known as upselling and cross-selling — is costing you more than you think. Research from Forrester shows that upsells and cross-sells count for more than 30 percent of e-commerce revenue, so now is the time to make them a priority. To start,…

Haggling is Hot Again: Bringing the Allure of Online Auctions to the Modern Retail Experience
August 1, 2019 at 11:50 am

With the rise of one-click, buy-it-now, one-stop shopping, retailers are caught up in a tug-of-war to capture the attention of consumers. They have to enable the on-the-go convenience that today’s on-demand world expects, and, at the same time, provide an engaging experience that builds brand loyalty and creates a strong connection with customers. Furthermore, with…