Retail Businesses

Beyoncé's 'Athleisure' Line to Launch in April
Beyoncé

Beyoncé's 'Athleisure' Line to Launch in April

April is a fierce month for Queen Bey with her athletic clothing line, Ivy Park, debuting -- and rumors of her latest album running rampant. Check out the timeline for her other business ventures.
Carolyn Sun
Staples to Turn Parts of Some Stores Into Office Space
Staples

Staples to Turn Parts of Some Stores Into Office Space

The move is just the latest by a big box retailer looking to find new uses for store space at a time more shopping is moving online.
Phil Wahba
Warehouse Serving Amazon, Lowe's and Sears Gets Slapped With U.S. Labor Complaint
worker's rights

Warehouse Serving Amazon, Lowe's and Sears Gets Slapped With U.S. Labor Complaint

California Cartage is accused of violating workers' rights to organize and threatening workers with dismissal.
American Apparel Names Former Liz Claiborne Head as Chairman
American Apparel

American Apparel Names Former Liz Claiborne Head as Chairman

The retailer had filed for bankruptcy in October following years of losses and the ouster of founder and CEO Dov Charney.
Suffering Major Losses, Aeropostale to Explore Strategic Alternatives, Including Sale
Aeropostale

Suffering Major Losses, Aeropostale to Explore Strategic Alternatives, Including Sale

The clothing retailer has had 13 quarterly losses in a row.
Apparel Maker Lands' End Puts Itself in Tough Spot After Removing Gloria Steinem Interview
Make More Happen

Apparel Maker Lands' End Puts Itself in Tough Spot After Removing Gloria Steinem Interview

A profile of Steinem in the spring catalog led to vocal protests from customers who disagree with the feminist icon, but now more people are angry after the company's apology.
Nina Zipkin
What Sears Taught Amazon About Business
Disruption

What Sears Taught Amazon About Business

Sears' 1800s innovations and market disruption model are still at the core of retail behaviors today. Retail companies would be wise to study this history.
Zach Ferres
Small Business Marketing Tips for 6 Industries
Marketing Bootcamp

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
Ask the Expert

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
Retail Businesses

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.