Archive for May, 2014

Brick-and-Mortar Retail Survival Kit: Staying Competitive in an Omnichannel World

May 29, 2014

“By Dax Dasilva, CEO/Founder, LightSpeed The ubiquity of the Internet and smartphones has made e-commerce and m-commerce grow by leaps and bounds. But fear not, brick-and-mortar retailers: in-store shopping isn’t going anywhere. In fact, brick-and-mortar retail still drives more than 90 percent of commerce, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Can you imagine your city without […]

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Intrawest Retail and Rental Sales Lag Skier Visits, Other Resort Spending…

May 28, 2014

  “Intrawest Resorts Holdings Inc. reported retail and rental sales at its resorts grew more slowly than skier visits or revenues from its ski schools or food and beverage operations in the quarter ended March 31. The Denver-based company reported skier visits to its seven mountain resorts increased 5.5 percent to 2.25 million in its third fiscal […]

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Zumiez Grows Comps in Fiscal Q1, Sees Footwear Remaining Weak…

May 27, 2014

“Zumiez Inc. executives said the footwear business that drove its growth for a time remained difficult in the fiscal first quarter and that they see nothing in the fashion world that will change that this year. ZUMZ reported total net sales for the first quarter ended May 3 reached $162.9 million, up 9.7 percent from the first quarter of 2013 […]

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Brick-and-Mortar Retail Survival Kit: Staying Competitive in an Omnichannel World

May 22, 2014

By Dax Dasilva, CEO/Founder, LightSpeed “The ubiquity of the Internet and smartphones has made e-commerce and m-commerce grow by leaps and bounds. But fear not, brick-and-mortar retailers: in-store shopping isn’t going anywhere. In fact, brick-and-mortar retail still drives more than 90 percent of commerce, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Can you imagine your city without […]

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SIA END OF SEASON SNOW SALES UP 7

May 21, 2014

By Kailee Bradstreet Snow Sports Sales by Channel 2013/14 Season SIA End Of Season Snow Sales Up 7% “SnowSports Industries America (SIA) and Leisure Trends, an NPD Group Company have released SIA RetailTRAK™ numbers for August through March 2014, indicating the snow sports retail market finished the 2013/2014 season with $3.6 billion in sales, up 4% in […]

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