Retail Businesses The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Retail Businesses en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:45:00 GMT What America's Retailers Are Spending on Social Media This Holiday Season (Infographic) Many companies are investing in Facebook campaigns despite changes to its organic reach. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:45:00 GMT Constance Aguilar Why Apple Pay Could Be a Game Changer for Businesses A new payments system baked into the forthcoming iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch could revolutionize how business is done across the globe. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:28:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Is the Death of Brick-and-Mortar Retail a Myth? Old-fashioned stores still can offer consumers a wide variety of options. Vendors can analyze trends and customize their offerings to cater to shoppers' desires. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:45:00 GMT Gary Lee 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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