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Does In-Store Pickup Save Customers Time? Not Really.
Online Shopping

Does In-Store Pickup Save Customers Time? Not Really.

A new study finds that picking up your online purchase in a brick-and-mortar store doesn't save you as much time as you think.
A 5-Step Guide to Competing With Amazon
Competition

A 5-Step Guide to Competing With Amazon

Think you can't compete with Amazon? Think again.
Neil Patel
After Years in China, Lincoln Logs Are Now 'Made in the U.S.A.'
Growth Strategies

After Years in China, Lincoln Logs Are Now 'Made in the U.S.A.'

Toymaker K'Nex is now manufacturing its iconic toy in Maine. Here's why.
Is the Best-Selling Video Game Losing Steam?
Video Games

Is the Best-Selling Video Game Losing Steam?

Sales numbers for the latest version of this popular game are down significantly year-over-year. Did investors see this drop coming?
Grab a Tissue: Apple's Latest Holiday Ad Is Another Tear Jerker.
Apple

Grab a Tissue: Apple's Latest Holiday Ad Is Another Tear Jerker.

Prepare thine eyes. Apple wants you to feel all the feels, hmmm, probably all the way to the checkout.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
PetSmart to Be Sold for $8.7 Billion
Acquisitions

PetSmart to Be Sold for $8.7 Billion

The pet supply retailer agreed to be purchased by a private equity consortium following calls by activist investors for a sale.
Amazon Software Glitch Sells Products For Just a Penny
Amazon

Amazon Software Glitch Sells Products For Just a Penny

Sellers lose thousands after repricing tool goes horribly wrong.
Geoffrey Smith
Solid U.S. Retail Sales Point to Firming Economic Recovery
Retail

Solid U.S. Retail Sales Point to Firming Economic Recovery

Retailers nationwide reported a brisk jump in November sales and optimism about the holiday season.
7 Innovators That Changed Retail Forever
Retail Businesses

7 Innovators That Changed Retail Forever

These visionaries led their companies against the grain and redefined consumer culture as we know it.
David Rekuc
It Begins: Kohl's to Stay Open for More Than 100 Hours Before Christmas
Holiday Shopping

It Begins: Kohl's to Stay Open for More Than 100 Hours Before Christmas

The retailer is set to run a shopping marathon leading up to the holidays. And it isn't the only one.
Nina Zipkin
Abercrombie's Polarizing CEO Abruptly Retires
Leadership

Abercrombie's Polarizing CEO Abruptly Retires

Mike Jeffries' lengthy reign has not been without its fair share of controversies.
Geoff Weiss
Pop-Up Shops Prep for Winter Sales Lift
Holiday Shopping

Pop-Up Shops Prep for Winter Sales Lift

It's that time of year (again).
Kate Rogers
How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season, and Beyond
Retail Businesses

How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season, and Beyond

While many purchases are still made online, consumers still appreciate their local shops and the ability to discover items.
Jeff Fagel
5 Moves Small Retailers Must Make to Compete With Big Box Stores
Retail

5 Moves Small Retailers Must Make to Compete With Big Box Stores

Local stores have more than one slingshot to use in their never-ending David vs. Goliath competition with national chains.
David Goldin