News and Articles About Retailing
If customers are finding what they need in your store just to buy it online, it's time to update your retail strategy.
Merchants will merge shoppers physical and digital worlds, bringing an online data-driven strategy to storefronts
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.
Negotiating a lease can be as simple as buying a toothbrush or as complicated as buying a new car. These tips can help simplify the process.
Lighting and personal greetings are among the low-tech ways you and can make your store less attractive to thieves.
If youre looking to lock horns with Big Box Discounters on one of the biggest shopping days of the year, we have some tips.
Follow these tips to ensure you dont lose holiday shoppers or sales.
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.
These five tips help your staff help harried shoppers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Defining what it takes to get a potential customer to make a purchase is like nailing jello to a wall. Here's some insight into how people perceive and process deals.
Letting your customer into the design process can boost engagement – and profits.
With hundreds or even thousands of different items in stock, you'd best put a strong program in place that tracks critical information for you.
Business owners eager to break out of the Small Business Saturday box are banding together in an attempt to conjure up some Black Friday magic.
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.
Proper Suit stitches together bespoke tailoring and e-commerce so the American male can dress better for less.
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.
With everyone offering discounts and deals around the same time of year, it's hard to stand out. Here are three ways to differentiate yourself from the competition online.
The retailer announced it will be open for its first Thanksgiving in history this year and while critics are grumbling, it's a brilliant sales strategy.
Before your grand opening, take time to formulate your operating policies. These guidelines will help you decide just what rules to put in place.
The best place to purchase stock for your retail store is most likely at regional market centers. Find out how to work these wholesale showrooms.
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.
Yumani lets vendors duke it out to give you the best price.
Be creative in your store design and take a skeptical view of the conventional wisdom.