Sunday shopping creates rift

Can Sunday shopping save brick-and-mortar retailers?

Photo: Sunday in the calendar marked with a pin; copyright: panthermedia. net / Olivier Le Moal

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The judicial problem affecting Sunday shopping: Event reference

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“There is a considerable increase in foot traffic, the number of shoppers and average sales on Sundays compared to other days of the week. Customers also tend to make more (impulse) purchases“, a spokesperson of the Self-Determination Sundays initiative said; © / odua

More or less deregulation – Turf war over Sunday shopping

Attracting customers to city centers again – brick-and-mortar versus online

Photo: Busy street with pedestrians in an inner city; copyright: panthermedia. net / Madrabothair

“Interesting small stores are not fond of Sunday shopping because they are unable to afford it based on the number of employees […]. Town centers dominated by a few chain stores do their part in crowding out the remaining small stores”, says Nutzenberger, Ver.di; ©

Creating a customer journey that measures up to the new consumer behavior