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I Had a Conversation With a Robot, and It Taught Me Something About Humanity
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I Had a Conversation With a Robot, and It Taught Me Something About Humanity

An executive at the company that created Pepper assured me that it (she?) won't steal our jobs.
Nina Zipkin
Bold, New Ecommerce Businesses Are the Ones Holding Sway in the Online Marketplace
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Bold, New Ecommerce Businesses Are the Ones Holding Sway in the Online Marketplace

Customers have more online choices than ever before -- and shoppers are buying into the concept.
Pratik Dholakiya
Ecommerce Is Growing, But Customers Still Prefer Shopping in Stores
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Ecommerce Is Growing, But Customers Still Prefer Shopping in Stores

Even with increases in delivery time and improved online experiences, people still like to physically buy many types of goods, a new study says.
Rose Leadem
How Ecommerce Is Changing Warehouses for the Better
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How Ecommerce Is Changing Warehouses for the Better

Ecommerce has expanded to the offline world, and now industries are merging.
Larry Alton
Facing Major Money Troubles Early On, These Entrepreneurs Relied On a Bit of Luck to Help Them
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Facing Major Money Troubles Early On, These Entrepreneurs Relied On a Bit of Luck to Help Them

Co-founders of shoe company Jack Erwin, Ariel Nelson and Lane Gerson, didn't come from the fashion world, but they are now running a widely known men's shoe company.
Grace Reader
Bass Pro Shops Hooks Cabela's in $5.5 Billion Deal
Mergers and Acquisitions

Bass Pro Shops Hooks Cabela's in $5.5 Billion Deal

Cabela's has struggled with declining sales of apparel and footwear and has reported same-store sales growth in only one quarter in more than three years.
How to Plant the Seeds of Success in the New Cannabis Economy
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How to Plant the Seeds of Success in the New Cannabis Economy

Succeeding in the cannabis economy often requires seasoned guidance to reap rewards. Here are some helpful tips to get you started.
Andre Bourque
Simple Is the Only Solution for Retailers
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Simple Is the Only Solution for Retailers

Every entrepreneur has the same question: How do I get new clients?
Tracy Byrnes
How I Started a Successful Online Business While Managing an Agency
Online Business

How I Started a Successful Online Business While Managing an Agency

This entrepreneur started a side-business online just to see if he could. Here's how he did it.
Michael Priyev
5 Clever Retail Offers That Won't Eat Your Profits
Ecommerce

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
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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
Retail Sales

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
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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