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8 Ways Retailers Should Target Smartphone Users

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.
Baby, It's Cold Outside, But Your Customers Will Return

Baby, It's Cold Outside, But Your Customers Will Return

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.
Why Licensing is the Best Way to Get Your Product on Store Shelves

Why Licensing is the Best Way to Get Your Product on Store Shelves

Finding a company to manufacture and market your wares can be a shortcut into major retailers.
4 Ways to Maximize Your Loss Prevention 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.
4 Ways Retailers Can Ride the Post-Holiday Wave to More Sales

4 Ways Retailers Can Ride the Post-Holiday Wave to More Sales

While the competition is taking a breath, use this time to create new customers and additional sales.
Know Your Shopper to Boost Post-Holiday Sales

Know Your Shopper to Boost Post-Holiday Sales

Shift your attentions to shoppers' moods and needs to move product and increase revenue.
5 Secrets to Painless Returns

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.
5 Common Ecommerce Returns Mistakes

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.
3 Major Retail Predictions for 2014

3 Major Retail Predictions for 2014

One industry insider offers his top insights on the retail industry for the New Year.
5 Tips to Take Control of Your Inbox

5 Tips to Take Control of Your Inbox

Overwhelmed by email? Here are some practical steps to help you get a grip on your inbox and boost your productivity.
Lululemon Founder Resigns Amid Backlash Over 'Women's Body Type' Remarks

Lululemon Founder Resigns Amid Backlash Over 'Women's Body Type' Remarks

The yoga apparel maker announced today that Chip Wilson is leaving his position as non-executive chairman.
6 Simple, Low-Tech Ways to Reduce Shoplifting

6 Simple, Low-Tech Ways to Reduce Shoplifting

Lighting and personal greetings are among the low-tech ways you and can make your store less attractive to thieves.
The Scary Thing About the Massive Surge in GDP

The Scary Thing About the Massive Surge in GDP

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.
Supreme Court Rejects Amazon's Case in Sales Tax Fight

Supreme Court Rejects Amazon's Case in Sales Tax Fight

E-commerce giants Amazon and Overstock were hoping to overturn a law requiring them to charge sales tax in New York state.
How Michael Rubin Went From Bankrupt to Billionaire

How Michael Rubin Went From Bankrupt to Billionaire

This Philadelphia college dropout went from being $200,000 in debt at age 16 to being worth almost $3 billion by age 41.
Men's Wearhouse to Jos A. Bank: We're Suited for Each Other, and Here's $1.5 Billion to Prove It

Men's Wearhouse to Jos A. Bank: We're Suited for Each Other, and Here's $1.5 Billion to Prove It

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.

Compete With the Big Guys on Black Friday

If you’re looking to lock horns with Big Box Discounters on one of the biggest shopping days of the year, we have some tips.
Giving Ecommerce Customers What They Want (Infographic)

Giving Ecommerce Customers What They Want (Infographic)

When it comes to ecommerce deliveries, do customers value cost or speed? The answer might surprise you.
6 Tips to Reduce Employee Theft

6 Tips to Reduce Employee Theft

One in every 40 employees steals from their employer. Make sure that your store isn’t a target.
Business Owners: Want to Offer a Black Friday Deal? Here's How.

Business Owners: Want to Offer a Black Friday Deal? Here's How.

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.
Did You Say 'Charbucks'? 7 Big Chains That Battled the Name Game

Did You Say 'Charbucks'? 7 Big Chains That Battled the Name Game

With Starbucks losing its fight against 'Charbucks' coffee, here's a look at seven more legal battles over copycat names.
In Weak Shopping Environment, Cyber Monday Is Where It's At

In Weak Shopping Environment, Cyber Monday Is Where It's At

Overall spending from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday is expected to be relatively flat, but online shopping is expected to buck the trend.
10 Commandments of Retail Sales

10 Commandments of Retail Sales

Follow these ten simple rules and you'll close more sales almost immediately.
Wal-Mart to Open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day

Wal-Mart to Open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day

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.
Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)

Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)

This infographic breaks down the same-day delivery process to help you better understand your logistics needs.

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