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To Deal With an Aging Population, Thailand Businesses Bet on Demand for Robots and Diapers
Robots

To Deal With an Aging Population, Thailand Businesses Bet on Demand for Robots and Diapers

Thai elderly care robot Dinsow can not only keep track of your medication and video-phone your relatives, but can also exercise with you and even entertain you with its karaoke skills.
Macy's to Shut 100 Stores in Turnaround Push
Macy's

Macy's to Shut 100 Stores in Turnaround Push

Department stores have been struggling with stiff competition from online and off-price retailers.
Adidas Will Bring Its Robot-Staffed Factory to Atlanta in 2017
Robots

Adidas Will Bring Its Robot-Staffed Factory to Atlanta in 2017

The company wants to make products fast for U.S. consumers.
Edgar Alvarez
What Nintendo Hopes to Learn From Disney to Turn its Business Around
Nintendo

What Nintendo Hopes to Learn From Disney to Turn its Business Around

Due to the wild success of Pokémon Go, it could be sitting on a goldmine.
5 Reasons to Start Locally With Your Product Sales
Retail

5 Reasons to Start Locally With Your Product Sales

Starting out selling local can lead to big profits later.
Tim Linnet
Apple to Open First Apple Store in Taiwan
Apple Stores

Apple to Open First Apple Store in Taiwan

The Apple Store is the envy of many in the retail world, with the highest sales per square foot in the industry.
5 Clever Retail Offers That Won't Eat Your Profits
Radicals & Visionaries

5 Clever Retail Offers That Won't Eat Your Profits

Your profit margins and brand image don't have to suffer when running sales.
Francesca Nicasio
To Reduce Costly Retail Returns Start Listening to Your Front Line People
Customer Experience

To Reduce Costly Retail Returns Start Listening to Your Front Line People

Nobody is likelier to have ideas for avoiding customer problems than whoever is solving those problems, face-to-face, with unhappy customers.
Peter Sobotta
5 Reasons Your Retail Store Needs a Mobile App
Mobile Apps

5 Reasons Your Retail Store Needs a Mobile App

Whether you have a beach town boutique, a shoe shop in the city or a sports store in the 'burbs, you want and need your customers to love your brand.
Walgreens Ends Relationship With Theranos in Latest Blow For Startup
Theranos

Walgreens Ends Relationship With Theranos in Latest Blow For Startup

Theranos was once praised for its fast, less-invasive blood testing technology, but the company has found itself in the spotlight after media reports raised questions about the accuracy of its proprietary tests.
Hyper-Growing Fashion Brand Herschel Supply Has Turned Away 500 Investors
Growth Strategies

Hyper-Growing Fashion Brand Herschel Supply Has Turned Away 500 Investors

This year, its founders expect to sell 6 million units -- up from 8,000 in 2011.
Catherine Clifford
8 Ways to Be Certain You Are Selling Solutions Through the Right Channel
Marketing Bootcamp

8 Ways to Be Certain You Are Selling Solutions Through the Right Channel

No product is so good that people will buy it without ever hearing about it or if they can't find it.
Martin Zwilling
Paris' Madeleine & Gustave Is the Epitome of a Calm, Cool and Collected Retail Space
Marketing Bootcamp

Paris' Madeleine & Gustave Is the Epitome of a Calm, Cool and Collected Retail Space

Bolanile Maté of Be Better Paris explains how this French home furnishings store combines ambiance and interaction to make customers stay.
Erin Schultz
Birchbox Is Redefining the Future of Retail in More Ways Than One
Innovation

Birchbox Is Redefining the Future of Retail in More Ways Than One

This innovative subscription service demonstrates a different mode of company-building and leadership with an inventive female CEO at the helm.
Andrew Yang