Retail Center

These 2 Graphs Explain the Retail 'Apocalypse'

Brick-and-mortar stores can't beat the convenience of online shopping, and they shouldn't try. Customers come through their doors for something else.

Mike Mallazzo

Why Warren Buffet Might be Wrong About Retail

Developers are bringing people back to brick-and-mortar shops by giving them something real: a memorable experience as part of a community.

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.

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.

Reuters

6 Low-Tech Ways to Reduce Shoplifting

Lighting and personal greetings are among the low-tech ways you and can make your store less attractive to thieves.

How Mobile Tech and Social Media Are Merging to Change the Shopping Experience

The near ubiquity of smartphones and the irresistible lure of social media are upending how retail is done, all over the world.

Oren Levy

Why It's Time for Retailers to Embrace Online Returns

Make sure you see a good return policy as a critical step, not an afterthought.

Chris Dunn

Palantir Buys Fancy That, an Indication that Brick-And-Mortar Shopping Is Increasingly a Digital Game

The acquisition is a bit of a departure from Palantir's focus on issues like national security and defense strategy but also a harbinger of how data analysis is changing the game for retailers.

Grab a Tissue: Apple's Latest Holiday Ad Is Another Tear Jerker.

Prepare thine eyes. Apple wants you to feel all the feels, hmmm, probably all the way to the checkout.

Abercrombie's Polarizing CEO Abruptly Retires

Mike Jeffries' lengthy reign has not been without its fair share of controversies.

Geoff Weiss

How a 10-Minute Spot on QVC Turned This Woman Into a $100 Million Cosmetics Mogul

With a unique ability to weave visual backstories and touch untold masses, QVC can serve as a transformative vehicle for entrepreneurs.

Geoff Weiss