News and Articles About Retail
Many sellers missed a big opportunity this past holiday shopping season. Here's what they can do later this year.
Customers tend to stay home in extreme weather conditions like the U.S. is now facing. But data show they are more likely to come back during cold snaps like this one.
Finding a company to manufacture and market your wares can be a shortcut into major retailers.
Ways to get the most from the theft prevention technology and techniques youre already using.
While the competition is taking a breath, use this time to create new customers and additional sales.
Shift your attentions to shoppers' moods and needs to move product and increase revenue.
Setting up a separate return line and training employees can increase customer satisfaction and lessen headaches for your staff in the post-holiday season.
Having a clear return policy and having a process for handling returns can reduce revenue loss and increase customer satisfaction.
One industry insider offers his top insights on the retail industry for the New Year.
Overwhelmed by email? Here are some practical steps to help you get a grip on your inbox and boost your productivity.
The yoga apparel maker announced today that Chip Wilson is leaving his position as non-executive chairman.
Lighting and personal greetings are among the low-tech ways you and can make your store less attractive to thieves.
Economic activity in the third quarter rose by a stunning 3.6 percent, but it's hardly the great news it seems -- particularly for business owners.
E-commerce giants Amazon and Overstock were hoping to overturn a law requiring them to charge sales tax in New York state.
This Philadelphia college dropout went from being $200,000 in debt at age 16 to being worth almost $3 billion by age 41.
With its stock at a five-year high, men's apparel retailer Men's Wearhouse has decided to turn the tables on its smaller rival.
If youre looking to lock horns with Big Box Discounters on one of the biggest shopping days of the year, we have some tips.
When it comes to ecommerce deliveries, do customers value cost or speed? The answer might surprise you.
One in every 40 employees steals from their employer. Make sure that your store isnt a target.
Small-business retailers may not be able to match the Black Friday extravaganzas offered by the big-box stores, but there are certain things they can do to compete.
With Starbucks losing its fight against 'Charbucks' coffee, here's a look at seven more legal battles over copycat names.
Overall spending from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday is expected to be relatively flat, but online shopping is expected to buck the trend.
Follow these ten simple rules and you'll close more sales almost immediately.
The world's largest retailer will be opening its doors two hours earlier than last year and will also offer a limited number of Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving morning.
This infographic breaks down the same-day delivery process to help you better understand your logistics needs.