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Amazon Aims to Open Hundreds of Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores, Mall CEO Says
Retail

Amazon Aims to Open Hundreds of Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores, Mall CEO Says

The comment was made by General Growth Properties CEO on an earnings call.
A Bra Company That Uses Smartphones to Find the Right Fit Just Raised $8 Million
Bras

A Bra Company That Uses Smartphones to Find the Right Fit Just Raised $8 Million

The goal is to use technology to make the shopping experience, as well as the bras themselves, more comfortable.
Laura Entis
GameStop Is Launching Its Own Video Game
Video Games

GameStop Is Launching Its Own Video Game

'Song of the Deep' is the retailer's first original game.
John Gaudiosi
Circuit City Is Coming Back From the Dead
Comebacks

Circuit City Is Coming Back From the Dead

Once the top big-box technology retailer, Circuit City filed for bankruptcy in 2008.
When It Comes to Taxes, Here Is How to Handle Inventory
Ask the Expert

When It Comes to Taxes, Here Is How to Handle Inventory

For entrepreneurs that run an ecommerce or brick-and-mortar store, it is important to understand how you will be taxed on your goods.
David McKeegan
How the Recession Affected Entrepreneur Financing In the Best Way Possible
Retail Businesses

How the Recession Affected Entrepreneur Financing In the Best Way Possible

The recession is why flash sale sites are old news, online-only stores are opening brick-and-mortars and why luxury brands now forgo exclusivity.
Tracey Wallace
How a Startup Is Helping Retailers by Using Digital Tests in Physical Spaces
Ready To Launch

How a Startup Is Helping Retailers by Using Digital Tests in Physical Spaces

An NYC startup applies A/B testing -- common in the digital space -- to convert foot traffic to sales in brick-and-mortar stores.
Report: Amazon in Talks to Lease 20 Boeing Jets to Potentially Launch Air Cargo Service
Amazon

Report: Amazon in Talks to Lease 20 Boeing Jets to Potentially Launch Air Cargo Service

Look out UPS, DHL and FedEx. There are reports that the ecommerce powerhouse is looking to soar into the air-delivery market, potentially aiming to dominate its entire distribution network.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Psychology Tactics That Will Help Retailers Win Customers' Hearts and Minds
Marketing

5 Psychology Tactics That Will Help Retailers Win Customers' Hearts and Minds

Instead of relying on shock-and-awe tactics this holiday season, here is how businesses should approach their battle for consumers' dollars.
Liraz Margalit
North Face Co-Founder Douglas Tompkins, 72, Dies in Kayaking Accident
Obituaries

North Face Co-Founder Douglas Tompkins, 72, Dies in Kayaking Accident

Tompkins also co-founded Esprit, but turned his back on the business world in the 1990s to focus on his conservation efforts.
Laura Entis
8 Shopping Habits of Millennials All Retailers Need to Know About
Retail

8 Shopping Habits of Millennials All Retailers Need to Know About

A new study about the path to purchase habits of younger shoppers offers merchants an opportunity to be more competitive this holiday season.
Peter Gasca
Why Zara Is Going to Install iPads in Its Fitting Rooms
Retail

Why Zara Is Going to Install iPads in Its Fitting Rooms

It'll make changing your mind a lot less stressful.
Geoffrey Smith
Why Retailers Are Losing $1.75 Trillion
Retail

Why Retailers Are Losing $1.75 Trillion

Shipping costs aren't the only thing weighing retailers' digital profits.
Krystina Gustafson
The 2015 Black Friday Schedule: Which Stores Open When
Black Friday

The 2015 Black Friday Schedule: Which Stores Open When

This chart will give you the details you need.
Krystina Gustafson