Retail The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Retail en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT Pebble Lowers Prices, Expands Retail Presence and Adds New Activity-Tracking Features The smartwatch company is taking several steps to make its devices more accessible to more people. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jason Fell In Risky Move, Microsoft to Open NYC Flagship Right Near Apple's The software company's first Manhattan store will be located at 677 Fifth Avenue, a few blocks south blocks from Apple's flagship store. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:33:00 GMT Laura Entis Why This Entrepreneur Launched in Record Time, But Kept Her Company a Secret Until Blastoff Normal Founder Nikki Kaufman went from having an idea for a 3-D printed earphone company to opening the doors of her flagship store in New York City in less than a year. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How This 3-D Printing Startup Is Pushing the Boundaries of the Retail Experience Normal, a startup that produces 3-D printed earbuds, merges the online and offline world at its flagship location in Manhattan by providing an innovative retail experience to customers. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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 Micah Johnson 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 Benjamin Kabin 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 Geoff Weiss 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 Jason Daley 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 Geoff Weiss 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 Tanya Benedicto Klich 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 Ann Handley 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 Laura Entis 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 Geoff Weiss 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 Linda Lacina 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 Nina Zipkin 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 Stephen Key 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 Nina Zipkin 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 Kim Lachance Shandrow 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 Ray Hennessey 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 Richard Stokes