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Start Preparing Your Business for the Generation After Millennials

Start Preparing Your Business for the Generation After Millennials

The newest crop of consumers will be incredibly brand fickle. Can you appeal to them over your competitors?
No Longer Hawkers, Modern Street Teams Can Help Build Your Online Presence

No Longer Hawkers, Modern Street Teams Can Help Build Your Online Presence

There's nothing like a real live person to greet and assist customers upon arrival to your location.
How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon

How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon

You can slay the online giant (somewhat) -- by doing these eight things consistently.
Franchise Players: From Selling Clothes Out of a Basement to Opening a Brick-and-Mortar Store

Franchise Players: From Selling Clothes Out of a Basement to Opening a Brick-and-Mortar Store

In just a few months, these boutique franchisees' business was far too big for a basement.
Twitter Testing a Feature That Lets Users Buy Items Without Leaving Twitter

Twitter Testing a Feature That Lets Users Buy Items Without Leaving Twitter

An embedded 'Buy Now' could be TwitterÂ’s first step towards letting merchants accept mobile payments directly through the shorthand blogging service.
Some Bare Truths About Native Advertising

Some Bare Truths About Native Advertising

Marketers need to look beyond the buzz and hype and take better advantage of this sponsored format.
Forget Customer Service, Think Customer Wowing

Forget Customer Service, Think Customer Wowing

If you want to create life-long clients, you need to impress people right from the start.
6 Tips for Keeping Your Store Relevant to Online Shoppers

6 Tips for Keeping Your Store Relevant to Online Shoppers

If customers are finding what they need in your store just to buy it online, it's time to update your retail strategy.
Who Are the 25 Most Innovative Consumer Companies?

Who Are the 25 Most Innovative Consumer Companies?

Investor crowdfunding site CircleUp seeks nominations for its list by July.
Online Bargain Hunters: Are You Buying Stolen Goods?

Online Bargain Hunters: Are You Buying Stolen Goods?

How to spot potential theft when shopping online.
This Slick iBeacon Device Helps Retailers Push Deals to In-Store Shoppers

This Slick iBeacon Device Helps Retailers Push Deals to In-Store Shoppers

Thanks to the Internet of Things, shopping at brick-and-mortar stores just got a lot more personal. Here's how.
'Me-Commerce' Is Here to Stay. Here's How to Capitalize On It. (Infographic)

'Me-Commerce' Is Here to Stay. Here's How to Capitalize On It. (Infographic)

As the marketing onslaught proliferates, consumers -- more than anything -- want to feel like individuals.
The Top Franchise in Every Industry

The Top Franchise in Every Industry

We bring you the 97 franchises that ranked at the top of their sector in Entrepreneur's 2014 Franchise 500.
Are Retailers Missing Out on Mobile?

Are Retailers Missing Out on Mobile?

By the end of the year, $1.5 trillion worth of in-store sales could be influenced by mobile devices.
Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach

Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach

A security hole allowed data thieves access to some customer card information but not names, addresses or PINs.
How to Build a Killer Facebook Page for Your Retail Company

How to Build a Killer Facebook Page for Your Retail Company

In lieu of a stand alone website, a Facebook page may work for your business. But only if it's done right.
NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal.
Advice for Making the Luxury Sell

Advice for Making the Luxury Sell

When presenting and pricing luxury items, add to the product's perceived value while eliminating any suggestion of commoditization.
The Company Turning Selfies Into Better-Fitting Bras

The Company Turning Selfies Into Better-Fitting Bras

New technology to size women for bras though smartphone photos could unlock elusive ecommerce sales.
Wal-Mart Takes $5 Billion Swipe at Visa Over Processing Fees

Wal-Mart Takes $5 Billion Swipe at Visa Over Processing Fees

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.
This Company Wants Its Customers to Know Exactly How Much It Is Making From Them

This Company Wants Its Customers to Know Exactly How Much It Is Making From Them

Luxury clothing maker and e-retailer Everlane is building its brand on serious transparency.
The Top Brands in Food Service, Hotels, Retail and More

The Top Brands in Food Service, Hotels, Retail and More

These brands took the No. 1 spot in various categories. Here's why.
Ready to Hang Out a Shingle in the Brave New World of Online Retail?

Ready to Hang Out a Shingle in the Brave New World of Online Retail?

New ecommerce firms need to scope out a strategy to lure customers over their virtual thresholds.
The Future of Retail: 6 Ways the Cloud Will Reinvent the Sales Floor

The Future of Retail: 6 Ways the Cloud Will Reinvent the Sales Floor

New systems can empower associates and managers to better manage inventory and boost profits.
Mobile Phones Are Changing Retail. Here's How. (Infographic)

Mobile Phones Are Changing Retail. Here's How. (Infographic)

Consumers carry access to the Internet around in their pockets now -- and that's upending the rulebook for owners of brick and mortar stores.
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