Retail Businesses

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
Marketing

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
8 Shopping Habits of Millennials All Retailers Need to Know About
Retail

8 Shopping Habits of Millennials All Retailers Need to Know About

A new study about the path to purchase habits of younger shoppers offers merchants an opportunity to be more competitive this holiday season.
Peter Gasca
The 2015 Black Friday Schedule: Which Stores Open When
Black Friday

The 2015 Black Friday Schedule: Which Stores Open When

This chart will give you the details you need.
Krystina Gustafson
How Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Finding New Uses for Smartphones
Mobile Apps

How Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Finding New Uses for Smartphones

Macy's, JCPenney and Staples are just some of the traditional retailers looking to give in-store shoppers an edge.
8 Reasons Why It's Tough to Get Your Small-Brand Product Into Big-Box Stores
Product Placement

8 Reasons Why It's Tough to Get Your Small-Brand Product Into Big-Box Stores

Chain stores favor big-brand products over new no-name inventions. Here are some things to keep in mind when pitching to Walmart or Home Depot.
Stephen Key
4 Strategies for Equalizing Your Commercial and Consumer Bottom Lines
Sales Strategies

4 Strategies for Equalizing Your Commercial and Consumer Bottom Lines

Here's how to get each sales channel to work in tandem with the other.
Russ Reynolds
Urban Outfitters to End On-Call Shifts in North America
Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters to End On-Call Shifts in North America

The change will affect the chain's 23,000 employees.
Krystina Gustafson
3 Holiday Retail Trends Entrepreneurs Need to Consider
Retail Businesses

3 Holiday Retail Trends Entrepreneurs Need to Consider

To compete and stay relevant, retailers need to get creative, innovative and aggressive this season.
Peter Gasca
Employee Engagement Is More Important Than the Customer
Managing Employees

Employee Engagement Is More Important Than the Customer

Failure to engage your staff effectively is the first step down the bad-service rabbit hole.
Sam Bahreini
3 Ways Retailers Should Accommodate the Mobile-Obsessed Customer
Retail Businesses

3 Ways Retailers Should Accommodate the Mobile-Obsessed Customer

The smartphone-centric status quo isn't such a bad thing for retailers.
Jeff Trachsel
Why There's Nothing Outrageous About Urban Outfitters' Request for 'Free Work'
Urban Outfitters

Why There's Nothing Outrageous About Urban Outfitters' Request for 'Free Work'

The retailer sent an email asking employees to work on the weekend with no overtime. But before you jump to conclusions, read this.
Carly Okyle