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The Downside of Popularity: How This Company Dealt With Overnight Success
Business Moving Forward

The Downside of Popularity: How This Company Dealt With Overnight Success

When a menswear rental startup unexpectedly took off and sold out of its entire stock, its founders were forced to tackle a crippling supply-chain issue -- and angry customers.
This New $2,145 Handbag Looks Oddly Similar to Ikea's 99 Cent Shopping Bag
IKEA

This New $2,145 Handbag Looks Oddly Similar to Ikea's 99 Cent Shopping Bag

If you're on the market for a new handbag, you might want to think twice before dropping some serious cash.
Rose Leadem
The Challenges of Omnichannel and How Retailers Might Solve Them
Retail

The Challenges of Omnichannel and How Retailers Might Solve Them

Customers are among the biggest challenge for retailers aiming to maximize their omnichannel potential.
Nicole Leinbach Reyhle
Walmart Adding 'Pickup Discount' to Online-Only Products
Walmart

Walmart Adding 'Pickup Discount' to Online-Only Products

If you order online, but opt to pick up your items from a local store, Walmart will lower the price.
A Macaron Franchise is Growing -- and it Has Malls to Thank
Growth Strategies

A Macaron Franchise is Growing -- and it Has Malls to Thank

Kiosks see traffic other mall shops don't.
Nab an Adidas 3D-Printed Sneaker This Fall
3D Printers

Nab an Adidas 3D-Printed Sneaker This Fall

The company's first production shoe with a 3D-printed design uses a technology that was originally conceived in the 1980s for rear-projection TVs.
Why This Headphone Maker Wishes it Had Never Done Retail
The Fix

Why This Headphone Maker Wishes it Had Never Done Retail

When a sales plan was all wrong, the company had to pivot.
Reebok Will Introduce Plant-Based Sustainable Shoes This Year
Innovation

Reebok Will Introduce Plant-Based Sustainable Shoes This Year

It's 'Cotton + Corn' initiative is creating sneakers that can turn into compost.
How to Survive as a Brick-and-Mortar Retail Store
Retail Businesses

How to Survive as a Brick-and-Mortar Retail Store

Can you keep a traditional retail store alive when everyone is buying online?
Jim Joseph
These 5 Retail Innovations Could Actually Make You Want to Shop in a Store Again
Retail

These 5 Retail Innovations Could Actually Make You Want to Shop in a Store Again

Brick-and-mortar stores have a lot to learn from online marketplaces.
Lydia Belanger
Amazon Considers Supermarkets Staffed by 3 People
Amazon

Amazon Considers Supermarkets Staffed by 3 People

There's also a fleet of robots ensuring orders get filled.
IKEA's 'Open Platform' Embraces Furniture Hacking
IKEA

IKEA's 'Open Platform' Embraces Furniture Hacking

Dubbed 'Delaktig,' the new range of modular goods is expected to launch in 2018.
The Growth of Artificial Intelligence in Ecommerce (Infographic)
Infographics

The Growth of Artificial Intelligence in Ecommerce (Infographic)

Here's why artificial intelligence will be beneficial for retailers and consumers.
Rose Leadem
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