News and Articles About Retail Businesses
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.
The e-commerce goliath is trying out an online marketplace selling 3-D printed consumer goods, from fashion jewelry pieces to home decor items and tech accessories.
A brick and mortar store and a personal approach might increase overhead but can help you build your customer base.
While Comedy Central was revealed to be behind Dumb Starbucks, it was the lack of proper permits that doomed the shop.
A coffee shop called Dumb Starbucks opened this weekend in Los Angeles. The only difference from the original? The word 'dumb' in front of its name.
Does social media carry an intrinsic dollar value? At Marc Jacobs' latest pop-up store in New York, the designer is throwing money out the window entirely.
CVS is the first national pharmacy chain that will drop cigarettes and other tobacco products from its shelves -- a move that is estimated to cost the company $2 billion annually.
Bitcoin startup Coinbase already makes it possible for Overstock to accept bitcoins as payment. And other big retailers are signing up for its service.
GameStop lowered its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings guidance after suffering declines in video-game sales during the holiday period.
Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel addressed Target's data breach in his first live interview since the incident, while Neiman Marcus announced its own security violation.
A look at the areas in ecommerce where the little guys have the most potential to make a big splash.
The National Retail Federation appeals $5.7 billion Visa, MasterCard settlement that was approved in December.
For product-focused startups having your item on the shelves of big-box stores isn't always what it is cracked up to be. Here are three hidden challenges you may face.
Setting up a separate return line and training employees can increase customer satisfaction and lessen headaches for your staff in the post-holiday season.
Prep your staff for after-holiday traffic by avoiding these 4 common mistakes.
Having a clear return policy and having a process for handling returns can reduce revenue loss and increase customer satisfaction.
In a serendipitous twist, the ultra-luxe retailer will reopen a second New York City flagship store in the very building where its business was founded in 1923.
Forget deck the halls. These retailers decked out their windows for unforgettable buzz and branding. Which ideas will inspire your next great display?