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Stellar Customer Service Keeps Upscale Lingerie Shop in Business
Marketing

Stellar Customer Service Keeps Upscale Lingerie Shop in Business

This Denver-based small shop has weathered tough times by showing their customers that they care.
Erika Napoletano
A Foodie Startup Nixes Web for Brick-and-Mortar Shop
Starting a Business

A Foodie Startup Nixes Web for Brick-and-Mortar Shop

Freshfully started as a virtual marketplace for finding local food. When connecting buyers with their farm-fresh fare proved tricky, the Alabama startup shifted to a traditional street-side model.
Sarah Max
5 Ways J.Hilburn Gets Retail Personalization Right
Marketing

5 Ways J.Hilburn Gets Retail Personalization Right

The custom retailer doubled revenues in a year. The secret to its success? Tailor fitting the shopping experience to fit every man individually.
Catherine Clifford
Report: The Fancy Getting $53 Million From American Express and Will Smith
Finance

Report: The Fancy Getting $53 Million From American Express and Will Smith

Credit card company American Express and actor Will Smith are apparently sinking $53 million into online retail service The Fancy.
Tom Cheredar
Starting a Business

Choosing a Retail Location: 3 Priorities You Might Be Forgetting

Often the cost of rent is a top consideration when choosing a retail space. But focus on the dollars and you might be missing out on essential ways to grow your business.
Brad Sugars
Big-Box Backlash: The Rebirth of Mom-and-Pop Shops
Growth Strategies

Big-Box Backlash: The Rebirth of Mom-and-Pop Shops

As consumers grow more comfortable with ecommerce, Amazon.com isn't the only web company making big-box stores sweat. These days, corner cafes and artisanal cheesemongers are taking a bigger piece of the retail pie.
Diana Ransom
3 Ways to Turn Holiday Shoppers Into Year-Round Customers
Marketing

3 Ways to Turn Holiday Shoppers Into Year-Round Customers

Exceed customer expectations through everything from great customer service to surprise gifts.
Lisa Girard
Day #2: 10 Sparklers Made by Indie Merchants -- Our Jewelry Picks
Starting a Business

Day #2: 10 Sparklers Made by Indie Merchants -- Our Jewelry Picks

Today, we roll out our top picks for gifts of jewelry, made by independent artists. We received more than 70 submissions and narrowed the list to these 10.
Colleen DeBaise
Five Retail Design Myths Debunked
Growth Strategies

Five Retail Design Myths Debunked

Be creative in your store design and take a skeptical view of the conventional wisdom.
Jane Porter
3 New Technologies to Make Shopping More Interactive
Marketing

3 New Technologies to Make Shopping More Interactive

Experts weigh in on new technologies from virtual greeters, to mirrors that give fashion advice, and touch screens loaded with information.
Lisa Girard
Three Franchise Industries to Watch
Franchises

Three Franchise Industries to Watch

Here's a look at three of the most popular industries in this year's Franchise 500 and the trends that are shaping their future.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Growth Strategies

The Dusty Groove America Record Store Keeps on Spinning

The world of music retail keeps spinning at Dusty Groove America
Jason Ankeny
Creating a Successful Clothing Label
Starting a Business

Creating a Successful Clothing Label

Founder & Designer of P.G.D. Style and former Baywatch star Melissa Biggs talks about the steps she needed to take to start P.G.D. Style and what advice she would give to first-time designers.