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Articles tagged “retail”

Tourism

Chinese and Brazilian tourists are driving luxury retail sales in the U.S.

U.S. tourism and retail is benefitting from the large number of Chinese and Brazilian visitors seeking lower prices on luxury goods, a movement the U.S. supports by continuing to shorten visa wait times abroad.

Chinese and Brazilian tourists are driving luxury retail sales in the U.S.

Hotels

Whole Foods planning a health resort in Austin

Whole Foods recently launched a food tourism venture, with a built in audience, and this would have the same philosophy behind it: tap the massive following of dedicated, wealthy, and discerning consumers who are likely to become the venture’s first customers.

Whole Foods planning a health resort in Austin

Tourism

Spanish retailers target tourists to offset depressed local spending

Locals feel their home brands have turned their back on the struggling country by offering incentives and discounts to foreigners, but stores are doing what they can to keep their businesses afloat.

Spanish retailers target tourists to offset depressed local spending

Skift Originals

Skift global trend for 2013: Travelers are hungry for food tourism

Food tourism has the potential to be the next big growth market as the hunger for more authentic and local experiences among tourists rise.

Skift global trend for 2013: Travelers are hungry for food tourism

Airlines

Are airports the new malls for holiday shopping?

Airports are ramping up their retail offerings both to become destinations in their own right and squeeze a profit out of flyers listlessly waiting around. Whether it's as successful as this Times trend piece argues is another matter.

Are airports the new malls for holiday shopping?

Skift Originals

Foodies’ dreams come true with launch of a new travel venture by Whole Foods

Whole Foods already has a massive following of dedicated, wealthy consumers who are likely to salivate at the news and become the venture’s first customers.

Foodies’ dreams come true with launch of a new travel venture by Whole Foods

SkiftX

How Starbucks is rolling out its new global retail atlas

Travelers aren't going to make new friends with locals at Starbucks, but the multi-national coffee chain is a familiar face with standard services practically anywhere you go.