News and Articles About Retail Businesses
If customers are finding what they need in your store just to buy it online, it's time to update your retail strategy.
Investor crowdfunding site CircleUp seeks nominations for its list by July.
How to spot potential theft when shopping online.
Thanks to the Internet of Things, shopping at brick-and-mortar stores just got a lot more personal. Here's how.
As the marketing onslaught proliferates, consumers -- more than anything -- want to feel like individuals.
We bring you the 97 franchises that ranked at the top of their sector in Entrepreneur's 2014 Franchise 500.
By the end of the year, $1.5 trillion worth of in-store sales could be influenced by mobile devices.
A security hole allowed data thieves access to some customer card information but not names, addresses or PINs.
In lieu of a stand alone website, a Facebook page may work for your business. But only if it's done right.
When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal.
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.
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