Experiences

Media Giants Seize on Consumers’ Demand to Get off the Couch
Media Giants Seize on Consumers’ Demand to Get off the Couch
June 21, 2024  |  Retail

With the shift in media consumption toward streaming so ingrained now, consumers are no longer as excited about the option to view more content from...

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Mall of America Leads Push to Unique On-Site Experiences
Mall of America Leads Push to Unique On-Site Experiences
May 20, 2024  |  Retail

As shoppers turn to eCommerce channels for convenience, many are still willing to go to brick-and-mortar malls for unique, site-specific experiences. Seizing on this demand, Mall...

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Groupon: American Consumers Are Spending More on Experiences, Less on Products
Groupon: American Consumers Are Spending More on Experiences, Less on Products
May 09, 2024  |  Earnings

As consumers step up their spending on travel and on local experiences, Groupon noted, they are pulling back on buying products.  The eCommerce marketplace shared...

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Inflation Data Shows Traveling and Food Prices Rising
Inflation Data Shows Traveling and Food Prices Rising
November 30, 2023  |  Economy

The latest data on personal spending matched expectations. And the parlor game as to whether the Fed will pause or even cut interest rates continues....

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From Shopping Hauls to Experiences, Consumers Tap Overbuying Trend 
From Shopping Hauls to Experiences, Consumers Tap Overbuying Trend 
October 12, 2023  |  Retail

We’ve probably all observed the trend in minimalism. One component of the trend focuses on only acquiring essential items. While the minimalist aesthetic has gained...

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Groupon Names Interim CEO
Groupon Names Interim CEO
March 25, 2020  |  eCommerce

Groupon‘s board of directors replaced CEO Rich Williams Wednesday (March 25), just a month after the eCommerce company posted a lackluster earnings report and vowed...

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The Life, Death And Rebirth Of The Daily Deal
The Life, Death And Rebirth Of The Daily Deal
February 21, 2020  |  eCommerce

Groupon is out of the business of selling consumer goods — an announcement that followed yet another disappointing earnings run from the eCommerce firm. The...

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Groupon To Stop Merchandise Sales And Concentrate On Experiences
Groupon To Stop Merchandise Sales And Concentrate On Experiences
February 19, 2020  |  Retail

As it faces a competitive retail market, Groupon Inc. intends to discontinue its sale of merchandise by the close of 2020. The firm plans to...

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Airbnb Taps Former Disney President To Head Up Airbnb Experiences
Airbnb Taps Former Disney President To Head Up Airbnb Experiences
January 30, 2020  |  Personnel

Airbnb has hired Catherine Powell, a 15-year Disney veteran, to head up its Experiences division, the firm announced this week. She was hired ahead of...

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