News and Articles About Retail Businesses
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?
Negotiating a lease can be as simple as buying a toothbrush or as complicated as buying a new car. These tips can help simplify the process.
The yoga apparel maker announced today that Chip Wilson is leaving his position as non-executive chairman.
Lighting and personal greetings are among the low-tech ways you and can make your store less attractive to thieves.
This Philadelphia college dropout went from being $200,000 in debt at age 16 to being worth almost $3 billion by age 41.
With its stock at a five-year high, men's apparel retailer Men's Wearhouse has decided to turn the tables on its smaller rival.
Black Friday is when most people entice customers to buy more, more and more. One clothing retailer is doing the complete opposite.
If you're looking to lock horns with Big Box Discounters on one of the biggest shopping days of the year, we have some tips.
Follow these tips to ensure you don't lose holiday shoppers or sales.
This year, more than ever, consumers will shop for the holidays from their smartphones.
Small-business retailers may not be able to match the Black Friday extravaganzas offered by the big-box stores, but there are certain things they can do to compete.
Two investment bankers turned jewelry retailers offer five lessons on how to build customer loyalty for your retail business.
These five tips help your staff help harried shoppers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Defining what it takes to get a potential customer to make a purchase is like nailing jello to a wall. Here's some insight into how people perceive and process deals.
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