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Want a Black Friday Deal? Show Up Naked.
Black Friday

Want a Black Friday Deal? Show Up Naked.

Desigual is hosting an 'Undie Party' where the first 100 customers who show up wearing only their underwear on Nov. 25 receive a free outfit.
Kate Taylor
Crumbs Dials Back on Cupcakes to Play Up New Products
Crumbs Bake Shop

Crumbs Dials Back on Cupcakes to Play Up New Products

With a new owner at the helm, the cupcake chain is continuing its post-bankruptcy comeback by introducing ice cream and more gluten-free products.
Kate Taylor
UPS: Unplanned Holiday Surge Could Cost Retailers
Shipping

UPS: Unplanned Holiday Surge Could Cost Retailers

The company's CEO says last-minute sales by a major retailer could threaten the entire delivery system.
Marcus Lemonis's Top 10 Tips for Businesses This Holiday Season
Holidays

Marcus Lemonis's Top 10 Tips for Businesses This Holiday Season

The star of CNBC's 'The Profit' explains why small businesses should stay away from Black Friday and advises on what to look for in a seasonal worker.
Kate Taylor
Lower Gas Prices Won't Save the Holiday Season
Holiday Shopping

Lower Gas Prices Won't Save the Holiday Season

A drop under $3 per gallon probably isn't enough to offset the rising cost of food.
Phil Wahba
How to Prepare for the Fourth Quarter Slaughter
The Grind

How to Prepare for the Fourth Quarter Slaughter

With sales projected to be up 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion compared to last year, it is vital for companies to prepare for the upcoming season and take necessary steps to ensure a profitable fourth quarter.
Jason Lucash
The Holiday Mobile-Marketing Strategy That Retailers Really Need
Business Circle

The Holiday Mobile-Marketing Strategy That Retailers Really Need

Here are six strategies that companies must have in place to woo customers this holiday season.
Puneet Mehta
Doing These 5 Things Can Help You Get More Ecommerce Sales This Holiday Season
Ecommerce

Doing These 5 Things Can Help You Get More Ecommerce Sales This Holiday Season

What are you planning on doing to put your business in a position to capture a share of 2014's holiday season revenue?
Jonathan Long
Rid Your Business of Zombie Stock Before the Holidays
Inventory

Rid Your Business of Zombie Stock Before the Holidays

Your old inventory, like the undead, will haunt your shelves. Free yourself with these five methods.
Brandon Levey
How Brands Can Have an Insanely Successful Holiday Season
Holiday Shopping

How Brands Can Have an Insanely Successful Holiday Season

Even if the temperature is getting colder outside, retailers are preparing for a hot quarter. Here are five tips to make sure your company will succeed during this holiday season.
Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi
5 Ecommerce Mistakes to Avoid During the Holiday Season
Holidays

5 Ecommerce Mistakes to Avoid During the Holiday Season

The latter part of the year can bring in tons of business, so don't drop the ball by committing one of these errors.
Amit Kumar
Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops
Amazon

Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops

The ecommerce powerhouse says will open pop-up kiosks in San Francisco and Sacramento, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Get People to Stop Ditching Their Online Shopping Cart
Shopping Carts

How to Get People to Stop Ditching Their Online Shopping Cart

Whatever you thought about shopping cart abandonment, think again.
Angus Lynch
What's in Store for Christmas? Depends Who You Ask.
Holiday Shopping

What's in Store for Christmas? Depends Who You Ask.

As retail experts begin to unwrap their holiday forecasts, the shaky economic recovery is delivering some mixed signals.
Krystina Gustafson