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Retailers Not Giving Up the Battle Over Credit-Card Swipe Fees
Finance

Retailers Not Giving Up the Battle Over Credit-Card Swipe Fees

The National Retail Federation appeals $5.7 billion Visa, MasterCard settlement that was approved in December.
Catherine Clifford
4 Ways to Maximize Your Loss Prevention Strategies
Growth Strategies

4 Ways to Maximize Your Loss Prevention Strategies

Ways to get the most from the theft prevention technology and techniques you're already using.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
Know Your Shopper to Boost Post-Holiday Sales
Growth Strategies

Know Your Shopper to Boost Post-Holiday Sales

Shift your attentions to shoppers' moods and needs to move product and increase revenue.
Wensdy Von Buskirk
5 Secrets to Painless Returns
Growth Strategies

5 Secrets to Painless Returns

Setting up a separate return line and training employees can increase customer satisfaction and lessen headaches for your staff in the post-holiday season.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
Make the Most of Post-Holiday Sales
Growth Strategies

Make the Most of Post-Holiday Sales

Prep your staff for after-holiday traffic by avoiding these 4 common mistakes.
Wensdy Von Buskirk
5 Common Ecommerce Returns Mistakes
Growth Strategies

5 Common Ecommerce Returns Mistakes

Having a clear return policy and having a process for handling returns can reduce revenue loss and increase customer satisfaction.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
3 Major Retail Predictions for 2014
Growth Strategies

3 Major Retail Predictions for 2014

One industry insider offers his top insights on the retail industry for the New Year.
This Holiday's Wow-Factor Shop Windows
Marketing

This Holiday's Wow-Factor Shop Windows

Forget deck the halls. These retailers decked out their windows for unforgettable buzz and branding. Which ideas will inspire your next great display?
Linda Lacina
Tips for Expanding Your Business to Another City
Starting a Business

Tips for Expanding Your Business to Another City

Mark Vevle helped set up Brooklyn Flea Philly, but the market failed. Lessons learned, he decided to open his own, Philly-centric market.
Laura Entis
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Lululemon Founder Resigns Amid Backlash Over 'Women's Body Type' Remarks
Growth Strategies

Lululemon Founder Resigns Amid Backlash Over 'Women's Body Type' Remarks

The yoga apparel maker announced today that Chip Wilson is leaving his position as non-executive chairman.
Catherine Clifford
This Retailer Raised Prices on Black Friday -- And Saw a Lift in Sales (Say What?!)
Marketing

This Retailer Raised Prices on Black Friday -- And Saw a Lift in Sales (Say What?!)

The maker of the irreverent Cards Against Humanity party game tacked $5 onto retail prices on a day when consumers expected to get ultra-deep discounts.
Catherine Clifford
6 Simple, Low-Tech Ways to Reduce Shoplifting
Growth Strategies

6 Simple, Low-Tech Ways to Reduce Shoplifting

Lighting and personal greetings are among the low-tech ways you and can make your store less attractive to thieves.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
What Franchisees Could Lose If the Minimum Wage Is Raised
Franchises

What Franchisees Could Lose If the Minimum Wage Is Raised

As fast-food workers prepare to strike in 100 cities this Thursday, franchisees and business owners grapple with the minimum wage question.
Kate Taylor
Supreme Court Rejects Amazon's Case in Sales Tax Fight
Starting a Business

Supreme Court Rejects Amazon's Case in Sales Tax Fight

E-commerce giants Amazon and Overstock were hoping to overturn a law requiring them to charge sales tax in New York state.
Lauren Covello