Retail Businesses

Small Business Marketing Tips for 6 Industries
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Small Business Marketing Tips for 6 Industries

If you work in any of the following professional fields, read on to improve your marketing techniques.
Drew Hendricks
Circuit City Is Coming Back From the Dead
Comebacks

Circuit City Is Coming Back From the Dead

Once the top big-box technology retailer, Circuit City filed for bankruptcy in 2008.
At This Store, Robots Will Replace Human Employees. But, Wow, They Are Adorable.
Robots

At This Store, Robots Will Replace Human Employees. But, Wow, They Are Adorable.

Softbank, the Japanese telecommunications and Internet corporation, will staff a cellphone store with (almost entirely) humanoid Pepper robots for a week.
Catherine Clifford
When It Comes to Taxes, Here Is How to Handle Inventory
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When It Comes to Taxes, Here Is How to Handle Inventory

For entrepreneurs that run an ecommerce or brick-and-mortar store, it is important to understand how you will be taxed on your goods.
David McKeegan
Why Brick and Mortar Is Here to Stay
Brick and mortar

Why Brick and Mortar Is Here to Stay

We live in a digital world, but we also live in a physical one. Savvy startups can use that to their advantage.
Greg Hong
Improve Management of Retail Returns for a Better Customer Experience
Customer Experience

Improve Management of Retail Returns for a Better Customer Experience

Poor returns policies and cumbersome returns processes are a significant obstacle to future sales.
Peter Sobotta
Tiffany Cuts Jobs as Sales Lose Sparkle
Jewelry

Tiffany Cuts Jobs as Sales Lose Sparkle

The company's traditional reluctance to offer promotions has been turning away thrifty customers and a stronger dollar has made purchases more expensive for tourists.
Is Amazon's First Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore the Future of Retail?
Retail Businesses

Is Amazon's First Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore the Future of Retail?

The online retail giant opened its first physical bookstore this past November, and the rest of the retail world should be paying attention.
Pini Yakuel
How the Recession Affected Entrepreneur Financing In the Best Way Possible
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How the Recession Affected Entrepreneur Financing In the Best Way Possible

The recession is why flash sale sites are old news, online-only stores are opening brick-and-mortars and why luxury brands now forgo exclusivity.
Tracey Wallace
How These Entrepreneurs Found Success in an Industry They Knew Nothing About
Ready To Launch

How These Entrepreneurs Found Success in an Industry They Knew Nothing About

When launching their shoe startup BucketFeet, Raaja Nemani and Aaron Firestein had a great idea but no previous experience in manufacturing or inventory management.
Catherine Clifford
Why Mobile Won't Kill Desktop Ecommerce
Mobile Ecommerce

Why Mobile Won't Kill Desktop Ecommerce

Retail should continue to pay attention to both platforms.
Anand Srinivasan
Poor Employee Engagement Is the Biggest Retail Fail of 2015
Employee Engagement

Poor Employee Engagement Is the Biggest Retail Fail of 2015

Here's how to bounce back from it in 2016.
Sam Bahreini
Once Valued at $1 Billion, Gilt Is Reportedly on the Block for $250 Million
Mergers and Acquisitions

Once Valued at $1 Billion, Gilt Is Reportedly on the Block for $250 Million

The fashion ecommerce site is said to be in advanced talks with Saks Fifth Avenue's parent company.
Leena Rao
5 Psychology Tactics That Will Help Retailers Win Customers' Hearts and Minds
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5 Psychology Tactics That Will Help Retailers Win Customers' Hearts and Minds

Instead of relying on shock-and-awe tactics this holiday season, here is how businesses should approach their battle for consumers' dollars.
Liraz Margalit