BLOG ARCHIVE: ALL POSTS FOR December 2021

Home as a hub: Latest trends for a new domestic era

Home as a hub: Latest trends for a new domestic era

Nearly two years ago, the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world and had rippling effects on global labor and commerce that we’re still experiencing today. It’s too soon to know which changes are permanent and which are temporary, but one thing’s for sure: Businesses and consumers will still feel the impact of COVID-19 throughout 2022.

One of the biggest changes came from early furloughs and quarantines in the United States. In early 2020, many people lost income and made significant lifestyle adjustments. Even those who were lucky enough to maintain employment had to modify their lifestyles to comply with local ordinances for the sake of public health. 

Shelter-at-home orders had some surprising positive effects: people started spending more time with their families and reconnecting with old friends online. Some people reevaluated their goals and made drastic career changes. Some even moved across the country.

One central question that business owners are are asking in 2022 is: “Has the American home forever changed?”

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Home for the holidays: A story of online holiday shopping in 2021

Home for the holidays: A story of online holiday shopping in 2021

The holidays are here, and despite nearly two years of pandemic challenges, the outlook is strong for holiday sales in 2021, especially for eCommerce brands. The past several years have shown tremendous growth in online retail and proven that online shopping experiences are essential to modern shoppers of all ages. Today we’re taking a look at how online shopping plays a role in these successes.

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Level Up Your DIY Survey Game: Part Four “Simplifying the Survey Journey”

Level Up Your DIY Survey Game: Part Four “Simplifying the Survey Journey”

Here we are, everyone. The final part of our DIY survey course. It’s been a fantastic journey so far, and we hope you’ve been able to pick up some valuable tips and tricks to help improve your DIY survey game. We’re also hearing a lot of positive feedback, which means you’re all feeling more and more confident! And you should! You got this! Today we’re going to look at how we can simplify the survey journey for our respondents. Think of it as the finishing touches to the masterpieces you’ve been creating throughout this series. Alright. Let’s finish strong!

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The most wonderful timing of the year: Solving holiday shopping challenges in 2021

The most wonderful timing of the year: Solving holiday shopping challenges in 2021

Holiday 2021 is set to be a spectacular season of growth. Deloitte anticipates retail growth of 7-9% for 2021—on par with 2020’s retail growth of 8.3% and double 2019’s growth of 4.1%. However, after nearly two years of chaos, the pandemic fallout is still complicating business and logistics. And brands should do everything they can to prepare for any foreseeable challenges throughout the holiday and into 2022.

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