Back-to-school shopping has never been easier with Staples mobile iOS app

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) today (Aug. 25, 2016) announced a new beta test available on the Staples mobile iOS app. Customers can now send a photo of their child’s back-to-school list via the Staples Easy System on the app and a Staples associate will populate the customer’s shopping cart […]

NRF: families only halfway done although back-to-school shopping started earlier this year

WASHINGTON, 2016-Aug-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Although back-to-school shopping started earlier this year, families are slowly tackling their supplies lists. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average family with children in grades K-12 has completed almost half (48 percent) of their shopping as of early August, […]

ICSC Survey: 83% of consumers still prefer physical stores for Back-to-School shopping

83% of BTS Purchases Will Involve Physical Stores NEW YORK, 2015-7-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Back-to-School (BTS) season is officially underway in the United States, and more than one-third (34%) of consumers have already begun shopping, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) BTS Consumer Spending Survey. Consumers still prefer physical stores […]