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This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon
Next Big Thing

This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon

An engineer gives retailers a fighting chance in the online price wars.
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Sam's Club to Offer Health Care, Payroll and Legal Services for Small Businesses
Retailers

Sam's Club to Offer Health Care, Payroll and Legal Services for Small Businesses

The warehouse retailer teamed with Aetna, Execupay and LegalZoom on a new suite of services for business members.
Geoff Weiss
The Retail Giants That Disappeared
Retail Businesses

The Retail Giants That Disappeared

From Circuit City to KB Toys, a look at the popular stores that went bust over the last 25 years.
Courtney Reagan
Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Will Not Take on the Company's Board
Board of Directors

Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Will Not Take on the Company's Board

Instead, he will sell half his shares to a private-equity firm.
Laura Entis
How a Tax Return Helped This Entrepreneur Land a Successful Brand
Live Your Brand

How a Tax Return Helped This Entrepreneur Land a Successful Brand

After leaving her job, almost getting sued and landing a spot on Good Morning America, Lauren Thom found success as a New Orleans retailer.
Melanie Spring
Amazon Wants a Hit Series of Its Own
Technology

Amazon Wants a Hit Series of Its Own

For the second year in a row, Amazon is utilizing a crowdsourcing model to determine which of 10 series pilots currently available for live streaming will ultimately be given the green light.
Geoff Weiss
Why Businesses Will Like PayPal's Updated Checkout Process
Technology

Why Businesses Will Like PayPal's Updated Checkout Process

The payment processing company has moved to a simpler 'in-context' checkout system.
Laura Entis
Men's Wearhouse to Jos A. Bank: We're Suited for Each Other, and Here's $1.5 Billion to Prove It
Growth Strategies

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
How to Make The Most of This Year's Ultra-Short Holiday Shopping Season
Marketing

How to Make The Most of This Year's Ultra-Short Holiday Shopping Season

With Thanksgiving falling so late in November, there are fewer precious shopping days this year. For retailers, this means having to be extra creative to get customers through the door.
Catherine Clifford
REI Ditches Its Lifetime Warranty: Good or Bad Idea?
Marketing

REI Ditches Its Lifetime Warranty: Good or Bad Idea?

Rugged outfitter REI recently jettisoned its lifetime warranty -- putting an end to being able to return decades-old camping gear. Think it'll be a good strategy for the retailer?
Entrepreneur Staff
Growth Strategies

Following Weeks of Delays, East Coast Shipping en Route to Normalcy

Retailers that depend on goods shipped to the Port of New York and New Jersey have been tearing their hair out in recent weeks. But there's smooth sailing ahead.
Brian Patrick Eha
In a Win for Small Merchants, Judge Overturns Fed Ruling on Debit Card Fees
Finance

In a Win for Small Merchants, Judge Overturns Fed Ruling on Debit Card Fees

In the ongoing saga between the nation's biggest banks and small retailers over swipe fees, the courts rule in favor of Main Street.
Catherine Clifford
Crocs: From Footwear Fad to Billion-Dollar Company
Growth Strategies

Crocs: From Footwear Fad to Billion-Dollar Company

This iconic shoemaker bounced back after the recession by revamping its product lines and distribution channel.
Sarah Max
Startup Offers a Fresh Take on Online Auctions
Starting a Business

Startup Offers a Fresh Take on Online Auctions

Yumani lets vendors duke it out to give you the best price.
Gwen Moran