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Is Amazon's First Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore the Future of Retail?
Retail Businesses

Is Amazon's First Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore the Future of Retail?

The online retail giant opened its first physical bookstore this past November, and the rest of the retail world should be paying attention.
Pini Yakuel
This Surprising Customer Service Exchange Has Gone Viral
Customer Service

This Surprising Customer Service Exchange Has Gone Viral

When a Zulilly shopper wanted to return a winter coat, she got an answer she didn't expect.
Carly Okyle
As Amazon Prime Becomes More Popular, the Threat to Walmart, Target Grows
Amazon

As Amazon Prime Becomes More Popular, the Threat to Walmart, Target Grows

The service currently has almost 41 million members, according to a new survey.
Phil Wahba
At Wal-Mart, Cyber Monday Now Starts on Sunday
Wal-Mart

At Wal-Mart, Cyber Monday Now Starts on Sunday

The world's largest retailer has decided to launch 2,000 online-only specials at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday.
3 Ways Smart Retailers Leverage Product Returns for Data
Product Returns

3 Ways Smart Retailers Leverage Product Returns for Data

Mining returns data to prevent problems is an unexplored but huge driver for a better customer experience.
Peter Sobotta
The Secret to the Perfect Holiday Email Campaign
Email Marketing

The Secret to the Perfect Holiday Email Campaign

Christmas is coming, and now is the time to start preparing your email marketing efforts.
Kaleigh Moore
This Office Product E-Tailer Combines New Technology With Old-School Customer Service
Office Supplies

This Office Product E-Tailer Combines New Technology With Old-School Customer Service

OfficeZilla is stomping on its big box store competition.
Meet the Entrepreneurs Who Set Their Sights on Bringing Quality Binoculars to the U.S.
Entrepreneurs

Meet the Entrepreneurs Who Set Their Sights on Bringing Quality Binoculars to the U.S.

A domestic maker of binoculars takes on the best European optics, one satisfied customer at a time.
YouTube Videos are Now 'Shoppable'
YouTube

YouTube Videos are Now 'Shoppable'

Viewers will be directed to products similar to the ones seen in videos.
Jillian D'Onfro
QVC's Parent Company Buys Online Retailer Zulily for $2.4 Billion
Mergers and Acquisitions

QVC's Parent Company Buys Online Retailer Zulily for $2.4 Billion

The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter.
How Greats Footwear Puts Its Best Foot Forward
Small Business - Big Impact

How Greats Footwear Puts Its Best Foot Forward

A modern footwear company reimagines classic styles.
Jason Ankeny
6 Strategies for Pinterest Buyable Pins
Pinterest

6 Strategies for Pinterest Buyable Pins

Pinterest is no longer just a shopping list. It's a shopping site. Move over, Amazon.
Neil Patel
How This Site Became the Go-To Marketplace for Rare and Antique Goods
Luxury Retail

How This Site Became the Go-To Marketplace for Rare and Antique Goods

1stdibs was launched in 2001 and continues to find ways to stay fresh.
Jason Ankeny
Jet.com's Founder Marc Lore: 3 Things You Need to Know About the Man Taking on Amazon
Ready To Launch

Jet.com's Founder Marc Lore: 3 Things You Need to Know About the Man Taking on Amazon

With the much-anticipated ecommerce site Jet.com launching today, we discovered a few lesser-known facts about the Internet mogul.
Carly Okyle