Posts filed under: Shopper trends

One in three people who purchase kitchen gadgets have already decided on the specific item they are going to buy before they go to the store. According to Riedel Marketing Group’s Kitchen Gadget and Tool Market Tracker, 34% of the people who...
“Tis the season for the annual avalanche of holiday sales predictions … the time of year when economists, trend-trackers, and consultants make their annual holiday retail sales forecasts. Here’s a summary of what the experts from the National Retail Federation...
In last week’s blog post, I wrote about how the current economic situation is impacting consumer spending habits. That was the first of the two overarching trends that are covered in detail in Housewares TrendTracker 2014. I call them overarching...
I just finished writing my 12th annual housewares trend report and once again the trend that will have the biggest impact on the housewares industry in 2014 is related to the impact the recession and subsequent slow uneven economic recovery...
Don’t expect large sales increases in the  2014 holiday season. According to Riedel Marketing Group’s annual trend survey, 38% of HomeTrend Influentials plan to spend less than they did during the holidays last year.  Learn more in this infographic....