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Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 74 - Online / Ecommerce trends and Ten Touchless Retail Trends for 2021
With Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D'Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 74 - Online / Ecommerce trends and Ten Touchless Retail Trends for 2021

What Happens on the Internet Every Minute in 2021. $6 million spent shopping online. Where is E-commerce growing the fastest. World wide E-commerce will grow 47% to nearly $4.2 trillion by 2025. Where is Pasta Always on the Menu. 10 Touchle.ss Trends to Watch in Retail in 2021

 

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 73 - Country with most people behind bars and Ten Brands Founded 10 Years Ago
With Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D'Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 73 - Country with most people behind bars and Ten Brands Founded 10 Years Ago

Top 5 five countries with the most people behind bars per 100,000 of national population, Ten Brands Founded 10 years Ago in USA and How they have Succeed. The Impact of the Delta Variant on Consumer Shopping Trends. 76% of shoppers loaded up on cleaning supplies last year, compared with 63% in July.

 

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 72 - USA 2021 Retail Shrink Survey and the Trillion Dollar Club
With Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D'Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 72 - USA 2021 Retail Shrink Survey and the Trillion Dollar Club

When will your country recover from the pandemic? Which companies belong to the elite Trillion Dollar Valuation Club? NRF USA Retail Security Survey 2021. Despite the many new avenues for shrink, the overall rate of shrink remained relatively steady compared with 2019. While that can be seen as good news, it is worth noting that it remains above the five-year average.

 

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 71 - Amazon Opening Dept Stores and the REAL USA Retail Shakeout
With Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D'Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 71 - Amazon Opening Dept Stores and the REAL USA Retail Shakeout

Year to date for 2021 through July overall USA retail sales in the key sectors are up18.8% and excluding pure play online, retail sales grew 19.2%. Amazon reportedly is planning to open department stores. The number of chains adding stores increased 66% in 2021. The number of chains closing stores decreased 67%. For every chain closing stores, 4.3 chains are opening stores.

 

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 70 - Vaccination Race and the Critical Marketing Trends
With Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D'Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 70 - Vaccination Race and the Critical Marketing Trends

Top 3 countries leading full COVID19 vaccinations: UAE, Bahrain, Israel. Global COVID19 cases climb to 200 million. the pandemic has had a significant impact on shipping costs, which have increased by around 350% since May 2020. There are 1.88 billion websites today. 65% of consumers have cut ties with a brand over a single poor customer service experience.

 

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 69 - Holiday Sales Trends and One Minute on the Internet
With Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D'Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 69 - Holiday Sales Trends and One Minute on the Internet

57% of respondents plan to conduct the majority of their holiday shopping online. Interested in following virtual experiences this holiday season: Virtual showrooms 45%; Viewing products in augmented/virtual reality 44%; Shopping while watching a livestream 34%. In one minute $1.6 million is spent shopping online. Share of in-store sales will decline to 62.4% by 2025, down from about 70% this year and from 87% in 2015.

 

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 68 - Second Half 2021 Forecasts and Trends Six Months On
With Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D'Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 68 - Second Half 2021 Forecasts and Trends Six Months On

The global economy is now experiencing a fast recovery with growth likely to approach 6% in 2021 and continue at 4.6% in 2022. USA retail sales are expected to grow between 10.5% and 13.5% in 2021. China 2021 retail sales are expected to grow 14.7%. Retailers in the U.S. will spend $223 billion more in the second half of 2021 than in the same period in 2020. Trends that will define 2021 and Beyond: Six Months On,

 

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 67 - Cost of Doing Business and Future Shopper Trends
With Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D'Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 67 - Cost of Doing Business and Future Shopper Trends

The top 3 and percentage that Americans report these aspects of their lives have returned to normal: 59% socializing with friends and family; 52% shopping; 51% Parenting / Raising children. It costs $725 in USA to start a business. Only $166 in Canada and $1464 in Mexico.It only costs $17 in UK to start a business. $320 in France. $741 in Spain, and $528 in Germany.. Top 3 reasons that would encourage shoppers to buy directly from brands: 58% better price; 51% Free Deliver; 36% Free Returns.

 

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 66 - Highest vaccinated USA states and Retail Return Rates
With Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D'Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 66 - Highest vaccinated USA states and Retail Return Rates

As of July 4, 2021, 172 million people in the U.S. (67 percent of the adult population) have received at least one dose while 156 million (46 percent) are fully vaccinated. Vermont currently leads the U.S. by share of inhabitants fully vaccinated. North America’s current mood is happy. Consumers returned roughly $428 billion in merchandise last year, or about 10.6% of total retail sales in USA. Back to School USA spending represents a 16% increase from 2020 and is also greater than pre-pandemic levels.

 

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 65 - Vaccination Race and Traveling Internationally During COVID
With Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D'Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

Loss Prevention Research Council Weekly Series - Episode 65 - Vaccination Race and Traveling Internationally During COVID

The top 3 countries leading with vaccinations. 56% of global consumers are more price oriented. 54% are focused on saving, 51% are digital, 50% are more eco-friendly, 49% are more healthy, 46% are more data conscious, , 43% want to shop more local. What’s it like to travel internationally during COVID-19?