Retail Business http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/retail-business The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Retail Business en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 01 May 2014 14:54:00 GMT Could Hiring Snobby Salespeople Boost Your Sales? new luxury shopping study suggests customers are more likely to make a purchase when dealing with a rude sales associate. Thu, 01 May 2014 14:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233560 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233560 Kate Taylor 'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost Licensed toys from Disney and Pixar are a bright spot in the overall toy category, which saw a 1-percent sales decline in 2013. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233492 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233492 Krystina Gustafson Wal-Mart Moves to Undercut Prices in the Organics Market The retailer says it will introduce a line of organic products priced at least 25 percent below comparable market prices. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:08:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232975 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232975 Catherine Clifford The Company Turning Selfies Into Better-Fitting Bras New technology to size women for bras though smartphone photos could unlock elusive ecommerce sales. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232768 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232768 Linda Lacina Google May Open a Retail Store in NYC Google is reportedly looking to open up a brick-and-mortar storefront in New York City where it might sell Chromebooks, Android devices and Google Glass. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232198 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232198 Nina Zipkin Jos. A. Bank Scoops Up Eddie Bauer, Putting Men’s Wearhouse Deal on Ice Jos. A. Bank says that it has been eyeing the Eddie Bauer brand for years now. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231547 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231547 Catherine Clifford Will 'Dumb Starbucks' Be Smart Enough to Get Away With Selling Parody Coffee? A coffee shop called Dumb Starbucks opened this weekend in Los Angeles. The only difference from the original? The word 'dumb' in front of its name. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:23:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231387 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231387 Kate Taylor Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company The Seattle-based tech giant has scooped up Irvine, Calif.-based Double Helix Games. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 17:47:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231314 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231314 Catherine Clifford These Fashion Startups Want to Declutter Your Closet A look at three businesses that are reprogramming you to shop smarter. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231143 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231143 Tanya Benedicto Klich Target Chief Apologizes as 'Holiday Hack' Claims Yet Another Victim Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel addressed Target's data breach in his first live interview since the incident, while Neiman Marcus announced its own security violation. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230799 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230799 Geoff Weiss 4 Ways Retailers Can Ride the Post-Holiday Wave to More Sales While the competition is taking a breath, use this time to create new customers and additional sales. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230542 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230542 Grant Cardone 5 Secrets to Painless Returns Setting up a separate return line and training employees can increase customer satisfaction and lessen headaches for your staff in the post-holiday season. Wed, 25 Dec 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230435 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230435 Jennifer Goforth Gregory 5 Common Ecommerce Returns Mistakes Having a clear return policy and having a process for handling returns can reduce revenue loss and increase customer satisfaction. Tue, 24 Dec 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230445 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230445 Jennifer Goforth Gregory 3 Major Retail Predictions for 2014 One industry insider offers his top insights on the retail industry for the New Year. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230440 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230440 This Retailer Raised Prices on Black Friday -- And Saw a Lift in Sales (Say What?!) The maker of the irreverent Cards Against Humanity party game tacked $5 onto retail prices on a day when consumers expected to get ultra-deep discounts. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230264 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230264 Catherine Clifford 6 Simple, Low-Tech Ways to Reduce Shoplifting Lighting and personal greetings are among the low-tech ways you and can make your store less attractive to thieves. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229845 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229845 Jennifer Goforth Gregory 6 Tips to Reduce Employee Theft One in every 40 employees steals from their employer. Make sure that your store isn’t a target. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229816 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229816 Jennifer Goforth Gregory Business Owners: Want to Offer a Black Friday Deal? Here's How. Small-business retailers may not be able to match the Black Friday extravaganzas offered by the big-box stores, but there are certain things they can do to compete. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230015 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230015 Coeli Carr The Psychology of Discounts and Deals (Motiongraphic) Defining what it takes to get a potential customer to make a purchase is like nailing jello to a wall. Here's some insight into how people perceive and process deals. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 16:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229957 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229957 Catherine Clifford Is Mass Customization the Future of Retail? Letting your customer into the design process can boost engagement – and profits. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229869 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229869 Arlene Weintraub