News and Articles About Retail Businesses
The newest crop of consumers will be incredibly brand fickle. Can you appeal to them over your competitors?
There's nothing like a real live person to greet and assist customers upon arrival to your location.
You can slay the online giant (somewhat) -- by doing these eight things consistently.
In just a few months, these boutique franchisees' business was far too big for a basement.
An embedded 'Buy Now' could be Twitters first step towards letting merchants accept mobile payments directly through the shorthand blogging service.
Marketers need to look beyond the buzz and hype and take better advantage of this sponsored format.
If you want to create life-long clients, you need to impress people right from the start.
If customers are finding what they need in your store just to buy it online, it's time to update your retail strategy.
Investor crowdfunding site CircleUp seeks nominations for its list by July.
How to spot potential theft when shopping online.
Thanks to the Internet of Things, shopping at brick-and-mortar stores just got a lot more personal. Here's how.
As the marketing onslaught proliferates, consumers -- more than anything -- want to feel like individuals.
We bring you the 97 franchises that ranked at the top of their sector in Entrepreneur's 2014 Franchise 500.
By the end of the year, $1.5 trillion worth of in-store sales could be influenced by mobile devices.
A security hole allowed data thieves access to some customer card information but not names, addresses or PINs.
In lieu of a stand alone website, a Facebook page may work for your business. But only if it's done right.
When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal.
When presenting and pricing luxury items, add to the product's perceived value while eliminating any suggestion of commoditization.
New technology to size women for bras though smartphone photos could unlock elusive ecommerce sales.
The retailer sued the credit-card giant this week, claiming Visa's swipe fees are unfairly high. Separately, the retail industry has taken a hit in the fight over capping debit-card swipe fees.
Luxury clothing maker and e-retailer Everlane is building its brand on serious transparency.
These brands took the No. 1 spot in various categories. Here's why.
New ecommerce firms need to scope out a strategy to lure customers over their virtual thresholds.
New systems can empower associates and managers to better manage inventory and boost profits.
Consumers carry access to the Internet around in their pockets now -- and that's upending the rulebook for owners of brick and mortar stores.