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Gig Economy: Past, Present, Future

The term “gig economy” made headlines all over in January when economists Lawrence F. Katz and Alan B. Krueger revoked their 2015 thesis on the topic. Although two economists making an incorrect assumption should never be surprising, the story caught the media’s...

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Catching the Eye: Brand Blocking and Assortment

Humans evolved with two forward-facing eyes. What does this evolutionary detail have to do with retail merchandising? Just about everything. When consumers are considering products on store shelves, they typically face forward and focus on one spot directly in front...

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Super Bowl LIII 2019 Fun Facts

Chips? Check. Beer? Check. Loud friends? Check. Fun trivia to share with those friends? Maybe not. No worries! We’ve got your back. Observa is back to provide all the fun facts one could need at a Super Bowl party. Awkward conversation before the game begins? Pull out...

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Visual Merchandising in Retail

Visual Merchandising in Retail Standing at a shelf that offers endless options is an overwhelming feeling that most shoppers experience during a shopping trip. Merchandising product helps remove that overwhelming confusion for shoppers by attracting their attention to...

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Cashierless Stores: The Future or a Fad?

Cashierless Stores: The Future or a Fad? Retail technology is rapidly advancing to increase productivity and save retailers money. A major change in recent years is the reduction of cashiers by using both self and automated checkout, but retail experts are wondering...

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