Retail Businesses The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Retail Businesses en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Geoff Weiss 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. Fri, 16 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold 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. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT Krystina Gustafson 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. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:13:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin 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. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT Ann Handley 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. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:29:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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. Sat, 05 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT Coeli Carr 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 Linda Lacina