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How Retailers Shot Themselves in the Foot With Early Black Friday Deals
Black Friday

How Retailers Shot Themselves in the Foot With Early Black Friday Deals

Earlier deals this year by large retailers severely damaged Black Friday as a shopping occasion, but also created other big problems for these stores.
Phil Wahba
Re-Create the Magic of Manhattan's Holiday Windows: 5 Design Secrets for Small Retailers.
Retail Businesses

Re-Create the Magic of Manhattan's Holiday Windows: 5 Design Secrets for Small Retailers.

Visual merchandisers of New York powerhouse stores reveal their marketing strategies.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Will Fewer Customers Be Shopping on Cyber Monday This Year?
Holiday Shopping

Will Fewer Customers Be Shopping on Cyber Monday This Year?

In a report, the National Retail Federation says it expects fewer people will take advantage of Cyber Monday's digital deals.
Nina Zipkin
The Content Marketer's Guide To Black Friday
Black Friday

The Content Marketer's Guide To Black Friday

With Thanksgiving and the holiday shopping season quickly approaching, retailers and marketers must establish a game plan for arguably the two biggest shopping days of the year.
Jon Salm
The Fitting Room of the Future Has Arrived
Far Out Tech

The Fitting Room of the Future Has Arrived

One major retailer is testing out full-length dressing room mirrors that double as websites as tech invades yet another sphere of shopping.
Phil Wahba
Entrepreneurs, Ready to Capitalize on Small Business Saturday?
Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs, Ready to Capitalize on Small Business Saturday?

Here are four strategies to help owners prepare for this special shopping day.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
For Service-Based Entrepreneurs, Here Are 9 Holiday Marketing Tactics to Boost Sales
Marketing

For Service-Based Entrepreneurs, Here Are 9 Holiday Marketing Tactics to Boost Sales

Service-based businesses tend to struggle with promotions during the holiday season. Instead of letting this busy time of year pass you by, focusing on these tips to boost your sales.
Kelsey Humphreys
Shoppers Skeptical of Black Friday Deals
Holiday Sales

Shoppers Skeptical of Black Friday Deals

Tired of retailers flooding your inbox with promises of big deals? You're not the only one.
Krystina Gustafson
Small-Business Owners Who Aren't Experts in Their Fields Will End Up Paying a Hefty Price
Running a business

Small-Business Owners Who Aren't Experts in Their Fields Will End Up Paying a Hefty Price

If you want to stay relevant, much less open, you should know your product or service in and out, and make sure you employees are well trained.
Jim Joseph
Smart Retailers Know There Is Plenty of Action After the Holidays
Holidays

Smart Retailers Know There Is Plenty of Action After the Holidays

Here are three promotions to boost sales after Santa Claus leaves town.
Henry Kim
Want a Black Friday Deal? Show Up Naked.
Black Friday

Want a Black Friday Deal? Show Up Naked.

Desigual is hosting an 'Undie Party' where the first 100 customers who show up wearing only their underwear on Nov. 25 receive a free outfit.
Kate Taylor
5 Ways You May Be Hurting Your Holiday Profits
Holiday Sales

5 Ways You May Be Hurting Your Holiday Profits

Investing a lot of effort servicing unprofitable customers or selling unprofitable products can be disastrous.
Dawn Fotopulos
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