Today on Purse Strings Maria Reitan is joined by Rodney Mason GVP, Strategy and Marketing, Blackhawk Engagement Solutions. With women usually doing the lion’s share of day-to- day shopping — as well as influencing big-ticket purchases — female shoppers aren’t only a key demographic for retailers; they’re often the primary demographic. In today’s world of connected shopping, what is their typical path to purchase? In two recent national studies, we asked women how they discover, filter and shop today. The following results paint a picture of connected, well-informed shoppers, ready to make a purchase at any time, and likely at the lowest price they can find.