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Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company
Technology

Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company

The Seattle-based tech giant has scooped up Irvine, Calif.-based Double Helix Games.
Catherine Clifford
More Major Retailers Are Getting Ready to Accept Bitcoin
Growth Strategies

More Major Retailers Are Getting Ready to Accept Bitcoin

Bitcoin startup Coinbase already makes it possible for Overstock to accept bitcoins as payment. And other big retailers are signing up for its service.
Brian Patrick Eha
JCPenney to Cut 2,000 Jobs, Close 33 Stores
Starting a Business

JCPenney to Cut 2,000 Jobs, Close 33 Stores

The struggling department store announced it is closing 33 underperforming locations as it looks to cut costs.
Krystina Gustafson
What Shoppers Still Won't Buy on Amazon (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

What Shoppers Still Won't Buy on Amazon (Infographic)

Shoppers still won't buy just anything online -- even from an ecommerce giant like Amazon. This infographic explains what influences their decision making.
Linda Lacina
Target Chief Apologizes as 'Holiday Hack' Claims Yet Another Victim
Technology

Target Chief Apologizes as 'Holiday Hack' Claims Yet Another Victim

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.
Geoff Weiss
The Hottest Ecommerce Businesses to Start in 2014 (Infographic)
Starting a Business

The Hottest Ecommerce Businesses to Start in 2014 (Infographic)

A look at the areas in ecommerce where the little guys have the most potential to make a big splash.
Catherine Clifford
8 Ways Retailers Should Target Smartphone Users
Marketing

8 Ways Retailers Should Target Smartphone Users

Many sellers missed a big opportunity this past holiday shopping season. Here's what they can do later this year.
Puneet Mehta
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.