News and Articles About Retail Businesses

How to Charge Ahead While in a Holding Pattern
Business Circle

How to Charge Ahead While in a Holding Pattern

While waiting for something to get complete can feel like an eternity, it is important to make the most of that time.
Sarah Haselkorn
Why These Ecommerce Front-Runners Are Building Brick and Mortar Stores
Ecommerce

Why These Ecommerce Front-Runners Are Building Brick and Mortar Stores

Rent the Runway, Bonobos and Birchbox all found success in being online-only and are now expanding offline. Their founders say there are benefits to having a foot in both courts at once.
Catherine Clifford
What America's Retailers Are Spending on Social Media This Holiday Season (Infographic)
Social Media Marketing

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.
Constance Aguilar
Why Apple Pay Could Be a Game Changer for Businesses
Mobile Payments

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.
Geoff Weiss
Is the Death of Brick-and-Mortar Retail a Myth?
Retail Businesses

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.
Gary Lee
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Small Businesses Need Technology to Really Know Their Customers
Small Business Growth

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.
Rudd Davis
UPS Stores In 24 States Hacked, Private Customer Data Possibly Exposed
Security

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The 3 Things You Need to Do When You've Upset Your Customer
Customer Service

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.
Tom Borg
The 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching an Ecommerce Startup
Ecommerce

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.
3 Tools Ecommerce Retailers Can Use to Boost Efficiency
Retail Businesses

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.
Marsha Collier
The Retail Giants That Disappeared
Retail Businesses

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.
Courtney Reagan
4 Sturdy Pillars of Data for Growing Your Small Retail Business
Data Analysis

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.
The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands
Innovation

The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands

Investment marketplace CircleUp picks companies that are pioneering new categories and re-imagining new industries.
Ryan Caldbeck
Start Preparing Your Business for the Generation After Millennials
Marketing

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?
Peter Gasca