Retail

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
Google Opens Its First-Ever Store in This Big City
Retail

Google Opens Its First-Ever Store in This Big City

It is appropriately called The Google Shop. Two more are set to open later in the year.
Arjun Kharpal
Apple Pay Hit by Wave of Fraudulent Transactions
Apple Pay

Apple Pay Hit by Wave of Fraudulent Transactions

The transactions stemmed from breaches at retail giants including Home Depot and Target.
Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs as It Seeks to Trim Costs by $2 Billion
Target

Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs as It Seeks to Trim Costs by $2 Billion

The big retailer is battling back after a massive data breach and sluggish performances.
Can Target's New CEO Re-Energize the Big Retailer?
Leadership

Can Target's New CEO Re-Energize the Big Retailer?

A detailed look at Brian Cornell's new approach to a process-heavy company.
Phil Wahba
U.S. Retail Sales Weak, Consumer Spending Gauge Barely Rises
Consumer Spending

U.S. Retail Sales Weak, Consumer Spending Gauge Barely Rises

Households cut back on purchases of a range of goods, suggesting the economy started the first quarter on a softer note.
The Retailers Shoppers Like the Most
Retail

The Retailers Shoppers Like the Most

A certain e-commerce giant topped the list of favorites, according to a new survey.
Benjamin Snyder