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Lower Gas Prices Won't Save the Holiday Season
Holiday Shopping

Lower Gas Prices Won't Save the Holiday Season

A drop under $3 per gallon probably isn't enough to offset the rising cost of food.
Phil Wahba
Wal-Mart, Target Gird for Toughest Black Friday Battle Yet
Competition

Wal-Mart, Target Gird for Toughest Black Friday Battle Yet

The retailers are offering deeper and longer discounts this coming Black Friday, fighting to win a holiday neither can afford to lose.
Phil Wahba
Preparing for Black Friday? Check Out These Stats About Online Sales. (Infographic)
Ecommerce

Preparing for Black Friday? Check Out These Stats About Online Sales. (Infographic)

Online and mobile sales were booming last year.
Nina Zipkin
Think Like A Startup: Look for Ideas Everywhere, Be Decisive.
Trep Talk

Think Like A Startup: Look for Ideas Everywhere, Be Decisive.

There is no time for bureaucracy in a young company looking to innovate in a legacy industry. Normal CEO and founder Nikki Kaufman explains her philosophy of accepting ideas from everywhere.
Catherine Clifford
Built for Business: Midtown Manhattan in the 1920s
New York City

Built for Business: Midtown Manhattan in the 1920s

A swirl of development, spurred on by Grand Central Terminal's construction, shaped New York City's central business district as a major epicenter of American capitalism.
Donald Miller
Rid Your Business of Zombie Stock Before the Holidays
Inventory

Rid Your Business of Zombie Stock Before the Holidays

Your old inventory, like the undead, will haunt your shelves. Free yourself with these five methods.
Brandon Levey
This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon
Pricing

This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon

An engineer gives retailers a fighting chance in the online price wars.
Apple CEO Fires Back as Retailers Block 'Pay'
Apple Pay

Apple CEO Fires Back as Retailers Block 'Pay'

Tim Cook said there are plenty of other retailers around the world to sign up.
How Brands Can Have an Insanely Successful Holiday Season
Holiday Shopping

How Brands Can Have an Insanely Successful Holiday Season

Even if the temperature is getting colder outside, retailers are preparing for a hot quarter. Here are five tips to make sure your company will succeed during this holiday season.
Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi
Fashioning a Memorable Retail Experience That People Will Share
Retail

Fashioning a Memorable Retail Experience That People Will Share

Building a brand that promotes a true sense of community requires an investment in the customer experience beyond optimizing a handful of social media accounts.
David Rekuc
Report: Amazon to Open First-Ever Physical Store
Ecommerce

Report: Amazon to Open First-Ever Physical Store

The online retail giant is planning on opening its first brick-and-mortar store in New York City.
Kate Taylor
When Marketing Personalization Fails
Mobile Marketing

When Marketing Personalization Fails

In the wake of snafus by Pinterest and Shutterfly, here are four ways for companies to customize their messages correctly.
Sonpreet Bhatia
What's in Store for Christmas? Depends Who You Ask.
Holiday Shopping

What's in Store for Christmas? Depends Who You Ask.

As retail experts begin to unwrap their holiday forecasts, the shaky economic recovery is delivering some mixed signals.
Krystina Gustafson
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