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With everyone offering discounts and deals around the same time of year, it's hard to stand out. Here are three ways to differentiate yourself from the competition online.
McDonalds franchisees have long protested the burger chain's pricing moves. Will the new 'Dollar Menu & More' provide a solution?
Patagonia is the biggest apparel brand to commit to Fair Trade standards so far, joining a select group of mission-driven entrepreneurial brands like yoga-apparel company prAna and shoemaker Oliberte.
Angela Ahrendts is the first high-profile head of retail since Ron Johnson left in 2011.
When REI recently changed its 'no questions asked' return policy to a year limit, people started debating the best approach. Here are six steps to get the most out of your policy.
What industry is yelling loudest about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? Meet the trade group leading a charge to water down and repeal Obamacare.
Custom clothier Tomboy Tailors crafts bespoke menswear -- for women.
Do small retailers really stand a chance online? Take these issues into consideration before jumping into ecommerce.
A business is having trouble with sales after expanding into a new market. Ask Entrepreneur's business operations expert offers ideas that are right on the money.
More commercial spaces are using tablets for everything from digital signage to point-of-sale systems. Here's how to create a great user experience.
Over the past six years, Billabong has erased billions of dollars in investor value. Its latest year-end financial report delivers the worst news yet.
Jordan Eisenberg has squeezed into consumers' overstuffed wallets, invented new ways to sell his product at the drug store checkout counter and, most recently, scored marketing gold by wiggling his product into celebrity swag bags.
Eight out of 10 small businesses say they are optimistic about the end-of-year shopping rush, according to a new report.
The custom retailer doubled revenues in a year. The secret to its success? Tailor fitting the shopping experience to fit every man individually.
Hari Mari donates $3 from each pair of flip-flops they sell to hospital units that accept uninsured patients.
A look at how businesses can cash in on the upcoming sales-tax holidays around the U.S.
A new survey examines what parents are shopping for and where and how much they plan to spend.
In the ongoing saga between the nation's biggest banks and small retailers over swipe fees, the courts rule in favor of Main Street.
Reaching customers even when ecommerce can't, these vending machines dispense unexpected items, where and when customers need them.
The colorful, rubber footwear company said cold weather contributed to plunging profits in the second quarter.
With some savvy planning, business owners can make a profit from major news events.
From a fish tank that grows food to a wearable camera, here's an early look at some of the coolest items made by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.
How redirecting even 10 percent of consumer spending from chains to local small businesses can boost local economies and create jobs.
A Finnish company says it has developed a system that eliminates the need for cash or credit at check out. All it needs is a look at your face.
The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse has only increased consumers' interest in shopping ethically. See how retailers -- large and small -- are responding.
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