Retail http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/retail The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Retail en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:30:00 GMT No Longer Hawkers, Modern Street Teams Can Help Build Your Online Presence There's nothing like a real live person to greet and assist customers upon arrival to your location. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235441 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235441 Micah Johnson There's nothing like a real live person to greet and assist customers upon arrival to your location. Google Gunning for Amazon With Expansion of Same-Day Delivery Google is planning on expanding its Shopping Express nationwide. The company is looking to go head to head with Amazon with product search, while expanding its dominance in online search and advertising. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:26:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235419 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235419 Benjamin Kabin Google is planning on expanding its Shopping Express nationwide. The company is looking to go head to head with Amazon with product search, while expanding its dominance in online search and advertising. 5 Awesomely Entrepreneurial Artifacts That Will Soon Live at the Smithsonian From one of Henry Ford's experimental tractors to Planters' iconic Mr. Peanut mascot, a look at some of the objects in the museum's upcoming American Enterprise exhibit. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235064 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235064 Geoff Weiss From one of Henry Ford's experimental tractors to Planters' iconic Mr. Peanut mascot, a look at some of the objects in the museum's upcoming American Enterprise exhibit. A Franchise Built for Endurance Athletes Jamie and Tara Osborn, triathletes both, recognized that retail niche for athletes like themselves and so they opened Endurance House. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234014 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234014 Jason Daley Jamie and Tara Osborn, triathletes both, recognized that retail niche for athletes like themselves and so they opened Endurance House. Come August, Etsy Merchants Can Sell Directly to Retailers Etsy Wholesale, which debuts in August, will enable makers to sell their creations directly to major retailers -- including Nordstrom and West Elm. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:38:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233130 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233130 Geoff Weiss Etsy Wholesale, which debuts in August, will enable makers to sell their creations directly to major retailers -- including Nordstrom and West Elm. How This Startup Is Disrupting Social E-Commerce For years, product reviews and ratings were the only features to socialize the online shopping experience. So Tom Kwon created Blucarat to take interactive online shopping to a whole new level. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232960 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232960 Tanya Benedicto Klich For years, product reviews and ratings were the only features to socialize the online shopping experience. So Tom Kwon created Blucarat to take interactive online shopping to a whole new level. How to Build a Killer Facebook Page for Your Retail Company In lieu of a stand alone website, a Facebook page may work for your business. But only if it's done right. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231381 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231381 Ann Handley In lieu of a stand alone website, a Facebook page may work for your business. But only if it's done right. Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries The new device lets Amazon Fresh subscribers add items to their online shopping lists by scanning a product's barcode or simply by saying its name. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232856 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232856 Laura Entis The new device lets Amazon Fresh subscribers add items to their online shopping lists by scanning a product's barcode or simply by saying its name. NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:29:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232853 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232853 Geoff Weiss When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal. The Company Turning Selfies Into Better-Fitting Bras New technology to size women for bras though smartphone photos could unlock elusive ecommerce sales. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232768 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232768 Linda Lacina New technology to size women for bras though smartphone photos could unlock elusive ecommerce sales. Birchbox Goes Brick-and-Mortar in NYC The e-commerce company, which sends beauty samples to subscribers' doorsteps, plans to open a retail store in May. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232467 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232467 Nina Zipkin The e-commerce company, which sends beauty samples to subscribers' doorsteps, plans to open a retail store in May. Have an Idea for the Cokes or Apples of the World? 6 Ways to Get Their Attention. Pitching a product at one of these mega companies isn't as daunting as you may think. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232379 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232379 Stephen Key Pitching a product at one of these mega companies isn't as daunting as you may think. Google May Open a Retail Store in NYC Google is reportedly looking to open up a brick-and-mortar storefront in New York City where it might sell Chromebooks, Android devices and Google Glass. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232198 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232198 Nina Zipkin Google is reportedly looking to open up a brick-and-mortar storefront in New York City where it might sell Chromebooks, Android devices and Google Glass. Target Falls for the Terrifying 'Thigh Gap' Trend and Totally Gets Busted On the heels of its massive data breach, Target has something else to apologize for. And what it screwed up this time could have girls everywhere feeling even worse about their bodies. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:48:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232192 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232192 Kim Lachance Shandrow On the heels of its massive data breach, Target has something else to apologize for. And what it screwed up this time could have girls everywhere feeling even worse about their bodies. How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity By making more workers eligible for overtime, the Obama Administration may be making the job market worse, not better. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232169 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232169 Ray Hennessey By making more workers eligible for overtime, the Obama Administration may be making the job market worse, not better. Who Should Use Pay-Per-Click Advertising and Who Shouldn't Pay-per-click advertising doesn't work for every type of business. Find out if you should be using it for yours. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231667 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231667 Richard Stokes Pay-per-click advertising doesn't work for every type of business. Find out if you should be using it for yours. At New Marc Jacobs Concept Store, No Money Will Change Hands Does social media carry an intrinsic dollar value? At Marc Jacobs' latest pop-up store in New York, the designer is throwing money out the window entirely. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 17:59:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231353 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231353 Geoff Weiss Does social media carry an intrinsic dollar value? At Marc Jacobs' latest pop-up store in New York, the designer is throwing money out the window entirely. CVS to Quit Selling Tobacco Products 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. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 15:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231286 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231286 Kate Taylor 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. Are You Ready for the Age of the Customer? After thousands of years, the marketplace has experienced a tectonic shift. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231220 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231220 Jim Blasingame After thousands of years, the marketplace has experienced a tectonic shift. 5 Strategies for Generating Consumer Demand Tips on how to create excitement and buzz around your new product. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230981 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230981 Firas Kittaneh Tips on how to create excitement and buzz around your new product.