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Science & Technology

How Retailers Are Using Technology to Transform the Product Returns Process into a Customer-Centric Advantage

As return rates escalate, the implementation of smart returns technology emerges as a vital strategy, offering a seamless, eco-friendly solution that enhances customer satisfaction while reducing costs and fostering a greener retail landscape.

Growing a Business

10 Ways to Reimagine Retail and Virtual Shopping Since COVID-19

In the post-COVID era, virtual shopping experiences are revolutionizing the retail landscape, merging the efficiency of technology with the personal touch of traditional shopping.

Science & Technology

The Man Who Invented a Technology Used Billions of Times a Day Doesn't Get Credit for It. Now He's Setting the Record Straight.

Paul McEnroe, an award-winning engineer who spent more than two decades in leadership roles at IBM, opens up about the Universal Product Code's development and the misconception that persists.

Business News

America's Largest Private Employer Is Reducing Starting Pay for New Workers. Here's Why — and What It Means for Retail.

Most new hires will now earn the lowest possible hourly wage for their respective store, unlike when they previously had the potential to earn more than other store workers in certain roles.

Business News

Dollar Tree CEO Says 'Elevated' Theft Is Affecting Profit Margins

Executives at Dollar Tree partially attributed the decline in the company's gross profit margin to instances of increased theft across its stores.

Business News

A 166-Year-Old Luxury Retailer Says This Might Be Its 'Last' Holiday Season Due to the 'Profound Erosion' of San Francisco

The owner of San Francisco luxury department store Gumps took out a full-page ad in "The San Francisco Chronicle" to express concern over the city's current state and call on city officials to clean up the streets.

Business News

Overstock Is Now Bed Bath & Beyond, Website Redirects

The online furniture retailer announced Overstock will change its name to Bed Bath & Beyond in June.

Growing a Business

70% of Small Business Owners Say Online Marketplaces Help Them Boost Sales — and Now It Can Be True For You.

To combat the expensive and burdensome overhead of physical retail stores, small businesses should fully embrace online marketplaces. Here are five compelling reasons why.

Science & Technology

Online Stores Like Amazon Are Robbing Your Brand — Here's How AI Can Stop Them

AI has enormous potential for sellers and vendors on marketplaces. By using AI to learn about customers, adjust rates, optimize pricing and manage inventory, brands can improve their competitive advantage, drive sales and increase overall profitability on online platforms.

News and Trends

Apple Focuses On Retail Stores In India: Report

The report stated that the company has started offering discounts online and also at two company-owned stores in India

Business News

'It's an Addiction': Rise of the Squishmallows, an Irresistible Plush Toy With an Adult Fanbase

Unlike traditional plush toys, Squishmallows have attracted a significant adult following, contributing to the "kidulting" trend.

Marketing

The Rise of Click and Mortar — Why Online Businesses Should Consider Opening a Physical Store

Online native sellers are tapping into omnichannel experiences with pop-ups and brick-and-mortar stores. Should you?