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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.
6 Low-Tech Ways to Reduce Shoplifting
Growth Strategies

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.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
How Mobile Tech and Social Media Are Merging to Change the Shopping Experience
Ready To Launch

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
Marketing Bootcamp

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
10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Location for Your Business
Ready To Launch

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Location for Your Business

If you're opening a restaurant where five restaurants have failed, make sure you find out why.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Palantir Buys Fancy That, an Indication that Brick-And-Mortar Shopping Is Increasingly a Digital Game
Big Data

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.
Catherine Clifford
Grab a Tissue: Apple's Latest Holiday Ad Is Another Tear Jerker.
Marketing Bootcamp

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Abercrombie's Polarizing CEO Abruptly Retires
Leadership

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
Women Entrepreneurs

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
Pop-Up Shops Prep for Winter Sales Lift
Marketing Bootcamp

Pop-Up Shops Prep for Winter Sales Lift

It's that time of year (again).
Kate Rogers
How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season, and Beyond
Make More Happen

How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season, and Beyond

While many purchases are still made online, consumers still appreciate their local shops and the ability to discover items.
Jeff Fagel
What Happened to the Real Black Friday?
Marketing Bootcamp

What Happened to the Real Black Friday?

The shopping event has just become crazy. Entrepreneurs should step in and bring it back to its roots.
Jim Joseph
5 Moves Small Retailers Must Make to Compete With Big Box Stores
Marketing Bootcamp

5 Moves Small Retailers Must Make to Compete With Big Box Stores

Local stores have more than one slingshot to use in their never-ending David vs. Goliath competition with national chains.
David Goldin
Re-Create the Magic of Manhattan's Holiday Windows: 5 Design Secrets for Small Retailers.
Marketing Bootcamp

Re-Create the Magic of Manhattan's Holiday Windows: 5 Design Secrets for Small Retailers.

Visual merchandisers of New York powerhouse stores reveal their marketing strategies.
Tanya Benedicto Klich