News and Articles About Retailing

Affordable Custom Made Suits? It's No Longer an Oxymoron
Growth Strategies

Affordable Custom Made Suits? It's No Longer an Oxymoron

Proper Suit stitches together bespoke tailoring and e-commerce so the American male can dress better for less.
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
3 Ways to Make Online Sales More Enticing
Marketing

3 Ways to Make Online Sales More Enticing

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.
Ryan Lee
Why Macy's Thanksgiving Sales Strategy Is Killing the Competition
Marketing

Why Macy's Thanksgiving Sales Strategy Is Killing the Competition

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.
Grant Cardone
How to Establish Retail Store Policies When Just Starting Out
Starting a Business

How to Establish Retail Store Policies When Just Starting Out

Before your grand opening, take time to formulate your operating policies. These guidelines will help you decide just what rules to put in place.
Ronald L. Bond
How to Navigate Wholesale Merchandise Markets as a New Retailer
Starting a Business

How to Navigate Wholesale Merchandise Markets as a New Retailer

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.
Ronald L. Bond
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
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
Five Retail Design Myths Debunked
Growth Strategies

Five Retail Design Myths Debunked

Be creative in your store design and take a skeptical view of the conventional wisdom.
Jane Porter
6 Tips for Running a Layaway Program
Growth Strategies

6 Tips for Running a Layaway Program

With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, now is the time to consider offering your customers a layaway option.
Mikal E. Belicove
7 Low-Cost Design Ideas for Small Retail Spaces
Growth Strategies

7 Low-Cost Design Ideas for Small Retail Spaces

Consider these unique ways to design a compact store to look bigger and accommodate more merchandise.
Jane Porter
Creating Shops from Shipping Containers
Starting a Business

Creating Shops from Shipping Containers

How small retailers are building new kinds of stores.
Jane Porter
7 Retail Disaster Zones Every Storeowner Should Avoid
Starting a Business

7 Retail Disaster Zones Every Storeowner Should Avoid

How to prevent common store design mistakes that can make your customers less likely to buy.
Jane Porter
Bouncing Back from Bankruptcy to Reinvent a Brand
Entrepreneurs

Bouncing Back from Bankruptcy to Reinvent a Brand

How the J. Peterman Company was reborn as a globe-trotter's resource on the web.