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How Retailers Are Adjusting Their Playbooks to Get Your Cash
Retail

How Retailers Are Adjusting Their Playbooks to Get Your Cash

Whether it's a short-term strategy such as better-targeted emails, or a long-term bet on delivering better customer service to shoppers, here's how retailers aim to be less focused on price slashing.
Krystina Gustafson
3 Crucial Elements of a Successful Dual-Channel Commerce Strategy
Digital Marketing

3 Crucial Elements of a Successful Dual-Channel Commerce Strategy

Brick and mortar is fine. But make room for digital marketing at the same time.
Andrew Van Noy
Abercrombie & Fitch to Ditch Sleazy Hot Clerk Policy and Trademark Sexy Abs
Branding

Abercrombie & Fitch to Ditch Sleazy Hot Clerk Policy and Trademark Sexy Abs

You don't have to be, like, totally hot to work at the preppy retailer anymore. Here's why Abercrombie is going G-rated.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Cloud Could Overtake Retail in 10 Years, Amazon Exec Says
Cloud computing

Cloud Could Overtake Retail in 10 Years, Amazon Exec Says

If you think you knew Amazon, things are about to change.
What Brands Can Learn From Lilly Pulitzer and Target's Sold-Out Collaboration
Retail

What Brands Can Learn From Lilly Pulitzer and Target's Sold-Out Collaboration

For a high-end brand, too much exposure can be a risk.
Nina Zipkin
'90s Teen Fashion Bastion Delia's Is Coming Back
Fashion

'90s Teen Fashion Bastion Delia's Is Coming Back

OMG, like, no way. Yes way. #DeliasForever
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The One Reason You Should Want to Buy a Smartwatch
Smartwatches

The One Reason You Should Want to Buy a Smartwatch

It's so painfully simple but also kind of glorious.
Jason Fell
How a Health Setback Inspired This Entrepreneur to Adopt a New Business Model
Franchisors

How a Health Setback Inspired This Entrepreneur to Adopt a New Business Model

Lisa Kornstein's clothing boutique is using a semi-absentee model, allowing her to manage her health and her business.
This Site Is Helping Businesses Save on Merchandise Orders
Online Business

This Site Is Helping Businesses Save on Merchandise Orders

An online buying club allows wholesale pricing for small businesses.
Mikal E. Belicove
Strong Turnout as Shoppers Get to Try Apple Watch
Apple Watch

Strong Turnout as Shoppers Get to Try Apple Watch

Apple expects demand for the watch to exceed availability at launch.
'A Significant Change in Mindset' Is Coming to the Way Apple Launches Products
Apple

'A Significant Change in Mindset' Is Coming to the Way Apple Launches Products

Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts is trying to usher in a new way for her company to handle new product launches.
Why Ecommerce Is Eyeing Brick and Mortar
Retail Businesses

Why Ecommerce Is Eyeing Brick and Mortar

Even as online shopping sales continue to grow, more e-commerce players are proving that the physical space should not be ignored.
Uptin Saiidi
Ousted American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Seeks $40 Million in Damages
Legal Issues

Ousted American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Seeks $40 Million in Damages

Charney is seeking millions of dollars for a breach of employment contract, his attorney said.
How a Brick-and-Mortar Furniture Shop Struck Ecommerce Gold
Lessons

How a Brick-and-Mortar Furniture Shop Struck Ecommerce Gold

The owner of a Missouri-based appliance and furniture store moved online and now has a national customer base.
Gwen Moran