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Smart Kegs to Mobile: What to Watch in Retail
Retail

Smart Kegs to Mobile: What to Watch in Retail

Key takeaways from this week's National Retail Federation's show.
Krystina Gustafson
U.S. Retail Sales Weak, Cast a Cloud on Consumer Spending
Economic Conditions

U.S. Retail Sales Weak, Cast a Cloud on Consumer Spending

Economists had expected core retail sales to rise last month. They fell.
Wet Seal Just Made Two-Thirds of Its Stores Disappear
Retail

Wet Seal Just Made Two-Thirds of Its Stores Disappear

The teen retailer's struggle with declining sales is another reminder to mall-loving millennials that their childhood is over.
John Kell
American Apparel Tries On Something New: Ethics.
American Apparel

American Apparel Tries On Something New: Ethics.

After firing its scandal-mired chairman, the company has updated its code of ethics to include rules about workplace relationships.
5 Trends That Will Shape Retail in 2015
Predictions 2015

5 Trends That Will Shape Retail in 2015

Retailers in 2014 worked harder than ever to fuse their physical and online stores. Here's what's in store for 2015.
Krystina Gustafson
Does In-Store Pickup Save Customers Time? Not Really.
Online Shopping

Does In-Store Pickup Save Customers Time? Not Really.

A new study finds that picking up your online purchase in a brick-and-mortar store doesn't save you as much time as you think.
A 5-Step Guide to Competing With Amazon
Competition

A 5-Step Guide to Competing With Amazon

Think you can't compete with Amazon? Think again.
Neil Patel
After Years in China, Lincoln Logs Are Now 'Made in the U.S.A.'
Growth Strategies

After Years in China, Lincoln Logs Are Now 'Made in the U.S.A.'

Toymaker K'Nex is now manufacturing its iconic toy in Maine. Here's why.
Is the Best-Selling Video Game Losing Steam?
Video Games

Is the Best-Selling Video Game Losing Steam?

Sales numbers for the latest version of this popular game are down significantly year-over-year. Did investors see this drop coming?
Grab a Tissue: Apple's Latest Holiday Ad Is Another Tear Jerker.
Apple

Grab a Tissue: Apple's Latest Holiday Ad Is Another Tear Jerker.

Prepare thine eyes. Apple wants you to feel all the feels, hmmm, probably all the way to the checkout.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
PetSmart to Be Sold for $8.7 Billion
Acquisitions

PetSmart to Be Sold for $8.7 Billion

The pet supply retailer agreed to be purchased by a private equity consortium following calls by activist investors for a sale.
Amazon Software Glitch Sells Products For Just a Penny
Amazon

Amazon Software Glitch Sells Products For Just a Penny

Sellers lose thousands after repricing tool goes horribly wrong.
Geoffrey Smith
Solid U.S. Retail Sales Point to Firming Economic Recovery
Retail

Solid U.S. Retail Sales Point to Firming Economic Recovery

Retailers nationwide reported a brisk jump in November sales and optimism about the holiday season.
7 Innovators That Changed Retail Forever
Retail Businesses

7 Innovators That Changed Retail Forever

These visionaries led their companies against the grain and redefined consumer culture as we know it.
David Rekuc