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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
You Need to Stop Making These 5 Customer Service Mistakes
Customer Experience

You Need to Stop Making These 5 Customer Service Mistakes

It's time to update your customer service training manual.
Bob Phibbs
Lori Greiner's 4 Questions to Know Whether Your Idea Is a Hero or a Zero
Shark Tank

Lori Greiner's 4 Questions to Know Whether Your Idea Is a Hero or a Zero

The serial inventor, Shark Tank star and 'Queen of QVC' shares how to figure out if you're creating a must-have product.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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
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
How One Swimsuit Designer Hopes to Fix Fit
Radicals & Visionaries

How One Swimsuit Designer Hopes to Fix Fit

Jude Al-Khalil is making waves in the swimwear market with Bikyni.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Are Retail Brands Ready to Compete in the New Normal?
Marketing Bootcamp

Are Retail Brands Ready to Compete in the New Normal?

As consumers continue to drift from brick and mortar shops to online markets, retailers are surprisingly optimistic.
Bill Connolly
Gap to Close 75 Old Navy, Banana Republic Stores Outside North America
Retail Businesses

Gap to Close 75 Old Navy, Banana Republic Stores Outside North America

The struggling apparel retailer is focusing on its North American market to revive its fortunes.
Sears Eyes Quick Rollout of Small Stores if Test Is Successful
Sears

Sears Eyes Quick Rollout of Small Stores if Test Is Successful

The move comes as Sears tries to bounce back from a five-year stretch during which it lost more than $8 billion as it closed hundreds of stores and sales dropped sharply.
Are Digital Retail Models Taking Over Brick and Mortar?
Marketing Bootcamp

Are Digital Retail Models Taking Over Brick and Mortar?

Start-up consumer brands are gaining noteworthy market share.
Teen Apparel Chain Aeropostale Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Aeropostale

Teen Apparel Chain Aeropostale Files for Bankruptcy Protection

After years of losses, the company said in March it was exploring strategic alternatives, including a sale.
Here's a Great Way to Wake up Your Stagnating Retail Brand
Retail Businesses

Here's a Great Way to Wake up Your Stagnating Retail Brand

Compete directly with consumer-direct manufacturers. Like it or not, it's the brave new economy that will shape our industry.
Rex Chen
Pure Physical Retail May Be Doomed
Performance Ignited

Pure Physical Retail May Be Doomed

Smartphones and mobile apps are brick-and-mortar's wrecking ball, but they can also be what saves it.
Matt Asay