Consumer Snapshot

Who is Using Buy Now, Pay Later Services?

The growth of online shopping and lingering economic uncertainty from the coronavirus pandemic have made buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) services popular payment methods for shoppers. These point-of-sale…
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How Are Consumers Shopping?

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, shoppers, who have basically unlimited access to research regarding the products they buy, had been paying much closer attention to the practices of the brands…

The State of Home Improvement Spending in 2020

Last month, we discussed the shortcomings that people are finding in their homes as they continue to spend more time there. Many people want more space, nicer kitchens, outdoor space, and dedicated…
Image by Jan Vašek from Pixabay
Image by Jan Vašek from Pixabay

The Post-COVID Consumer

Six months ago, when the country first shut down, consumers had no choice but to shift the way they made purchases. Essentials like groceries, medications and personal care products ordered online…
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Photo by chrissie kremer on Unsplash

Second Homes and the Affluent Buyer

At the start of the coronavirus pandemic, many city dwellers lucky enough to have second homes fled their more congested urban residences in favor of the space and scenery of their vacation…

A Furniture Shopper's Path to Purchase

Before the rise of e-commerce and social media, a consumer’s path to purchasing furniture was pretty simple. An ad in the local paper or on TV might draw them into a store for a sale or specific…

How Much Are Consumers Willing to Pay for Home Furnishings?

When it comes to setting prices, retailers are tasked with striking a delicate balance. Price items too low and you won’t turn a profit; price items too high and they’ll never leave your showroom…

How Color Impacts Consumer Purchasing Behavior

While every person has their own associations with different colors and no one color has a universal effect on viewers, there are some overarching trends in color perception that have considerable…
Social Media network preference by generation graph
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Baby Boomers and Gen Xers Are On Social Media Too. Here's How to Find Them.

For many retailers and interior designers, Baby Boomers and Generation Xers make up the majority of their clientele. So why focus on a social media strategy if only Millennials and Gen Zers use these…