After 99 weeks of providing retail trends, we are proud to release the 100th edition of Retail Traffic Trends.
Going back to our roots of reporting foot traffic trends, this week we discuss the re-emergence of in-store shopping during the holiday season and talk about all things new to Doorcounts in the coming weeks.
THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS
- Skip the line: Why advanced checkout tech is surging.
- In-Store shopping: The in-store rush is right around the corner.
- New to Doorcounts: The latest update on all things Doorcounts.
FOOT TRAFFIC INDEX
Here’s a look at last week’s foot traffic compared to the same time last year.
FOOT TRAFFIC TRENDS
Industry insights so you can convert your foot traffic into more sales.
As part of our ongoing upgrading of Doorcounts infrastructure, we will be upgrading one of our servers on Monday, October 31.
You shouldn’t see any differences in function or performance. The only thing you will notice is that we are disconnecting the in-app chat feature. In the following weeks, we will be re-implementing a new chat feature that will be more helpful! Not to worry you can still submit support tickets or chat with support at email@example.com.
In-Store shopping is In again
Despite the rise of e-commerce shopping over the last few years, a shift is right around the corner.
A recent JLL survey of over 1000 consumers discovered that 63.2% of consumers plan to do at least some of their shopping in stores this year, up from 58% in 2021.
This is followed by 55.3% who plan to shop with an online-only retailer and 49.1% ordering online from a brick-and-mortar store.
Among the main reasons why customers want to shop in stores for the holidays are to see products before buying them (54.5%), enjoy the ambiance of the store (36.9%), and avoid shipping costs and delays (32.7%), the survey found.
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