Retail Businesses http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/retail-businesses The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Retail Businesses en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMT Small Businesses Need Technology to Really Know Their Customers Mythical small shop owners knows every customer. In reality, small businesses need the tools to analyze their sales data if they are to compete. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236757 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236757 Rudd Davis UPS Stores In 24 States Hacked, Private Customer Data Possibly Exposed The shipping giant's retail franchise was hit by a malware attack, potentially jeopardizing customer's identifying and financial information. Here's what you need to know. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:29:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236714 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236714 Kim Lachance Shandrow The 3 Things You Need to Do When You've Upset Your Customer If your customer is letting you know he's not happy with your business, you have a chance to make things right. Here's how. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236388 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236388 Tom Borg The 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching an Ecommerce Startup Ecommerce can be a gold mine for entrepreneurs – if done correctly. Make sure you avoid these major blunders when launching your online-retail shop. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236428 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236428 Stephen Tanenbaum 3 Tools Ecommerce Retailers Can Use to Boost Efficiency Online sellers, particularly those on eBay, can benefit from the convenience of tapping a mobile device. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236251 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236251 Marsha Collier The Retail Giants That Disappeared From Circuit City to KB Toys, a look at the popular stores that went bust over the last 25 years. Sun, 10 Aug 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/236357 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/236357 Courtney Reagan 4 Sturdy Pillars of Data for Growing Your Small Retail Business Data you routinely collect, when properly analyzed, will guide you to better sales and happier customers. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236225 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236225 Vaughan Rowsell The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands Investment marketplace CircleUp picks companies that are pioneering new categories and re-imagining new industries. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235945 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235945 Ryan Caldbeck 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? Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235564 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235564 Peter Gasca 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. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235441 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235441 Micah Johnson How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon You can slay the online giant (somewhat) -- by doing these eight things consistently. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235351 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235351 Gene Marks 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. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235363 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235363 Kate Taylor Twitter Testing a Feature That Lets Users Buy Items Without Leaving Twitter An embedded 'Buy Now' could be Twitter’s first step towards letting merchants accept mobile payments directly through the shorthand blogging service. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235309 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235309 Benjamin Kabin Some Bare Truths About Native Advertising Marketers need to look beyond the buzz and hype and take better advantage of this sponsored format. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235177 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235177 Jeff Fagel Forget Customer Service, Think Customer Wowing If you want to create life-long clients, you need to impress people right from the start. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235154 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235154 Adam Callinan 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. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234526 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234526 George Deeb Who Are the 25 Most Innovative Consumer Companies? Investor crowdfunding site CircleUp seeks nominations for its list by July. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234446 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234446 Ryan Caldbeck Online Bargain Hunters: Are You Buying Stolen Goods? How to spot potential theft when shopping online. Mon, 26 May 2014 15:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234113 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234113 Kelli B. Grant 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. Thu, 22 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234119 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234119 Kim Lachance Shandrow '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. Tue, 20 May 2014 16:37:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234087 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234087 Geoff Weiss