Retail

What the Metaverse Means for the Apparel Industry

In the metaverse, the apparel industry will find itself at the intersection of digital social interaction, online ecommerce and creative virtual expression.

Henry Ma

5 Reasons to Be Bullish on Brick and Mortar in 2022

The year 2020 was supposed to be brick and mortar's death knell but turned out to be a catalyst for its evolution and strength.

Bobby Marhamat

How This Leader Is Driving Social Change and the Future of Retail

12 leadership lessons from Foot Locker chairman, president and CEO Richard Johnson.

Jason Nazar

US Retailers Raise Prices of Discounted CCP Virus Test Kits After Agreement Ends With Biden Administration

Walmart and Kroger have both raised their prices for the BinaxNOW COVID-19 rapid tests, after an agreement with the Biden administration to sell the antigen self-test kits at a fixed price expired at the end of the year.

Gas Prices Expected to Rise in 2022, Could Hit Over $4 per Gallon in Spring: GasBuddy

GasBuddy's 2022 Gasoline Forecast (pdf), released Dec. 29, predicts that the national retail gasoline price will average $3.41 per gallon for all of 2022-assuming no significant interruptions to the ongoing economic recovery.

The Epoch Times

Retailers Urging Congress to Take Action Against Shoplifters Selling Stolen Goods Online

A coalition of major retailers called on Congress Thursday to implement stricter legislation to increase transparency on e-commerce platforms in a bid to deter criminals from being able to easily resell stolen goods online.

The Epoch Times

Free On-Demand Webinar: Driving Social Change & the Future of Retail with Foot Locker CEO Richard Johnson

Learn how the retail giant's Chairman/CEO Richard Johnson sees the future of retail, puts a community-centric approach at the heart of business strategy, and more. Watch now!

Jason Nazar

Labor Board Official Orders Revote on Forming Union for Alabama Amazon Warehouse Workers

The decision was issued Monday by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) after an agency review found that Amazon improperly pressured warehouse staff to vote against joining a union in early February.

The Epoch Times

Unpacking the Disruptors of Retail

The modern age of retail faces many challenges, but overcoming these obstacles can drive a company's success.

Izzy Rosenzweig

Federal Reserve: Businesses Say Vaccine Mandates Are Hurting Employment

The Fed's so-called Beige Book noted that the U.S. economy has been "dampened by a low supply of workers," partially due to vaccine mandates.

The Epoch Times

8 Women Founders Talk About the Biggest Missed Opportunities in Retail

From AI and DTC partnerships to disrupting the shopping experience as we know it, these founders have big ideas about what's possible for retail and e-commerce.

Gasoline Prices Hit 7-Year High Even as Demand Falls for 4th Straight Week

For the week of Sept. 6, the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline rose to a seven-year high of $3.176 from $3.139 the week prior.

The Epoch Times