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Retail

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.
Holiday Shopping

Will Fewer Customers Be Shopping on Cyber Monday This Year?

In a report, the National Retail Federation says it expects fewer people will take advantage of Cyber Monday's digital deals.
Black Friday

The Content Marketer's Guide To Black Friday

With Thanksgiving and the holiday shopping season quickly approaching, retailers and marketers must establish a game plan for arguably the two biggest shopping days of the year.
Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs, Ready to Capitalize on Small Business Saturday?

Here are four strategies to help owners prepare for this special shopping day.
Marketing

For Service-Based Entrepreneurs, Here Are 9 Holiday Marketing Tactics to Boost Sales

Service-based businesses tend to struggle with promotions during the holiday season. Instead of letting this busy time of year pass you by, focusing on these tips to boost your sales.
Holiday Sales

Shoppers Skeptical of Black Friday Deals

Tired of retailers flooding your inbox with promises of big deals? You're not the only one.
Black Friday

Want a Black Friday Deal? Show Up Naked.

Desigual is hosting an 'Undie Party' where the first 100 customers who show up wearing only their underwear on Nov. 25 receive a free outfit.
Inspiring Your Team

Marcus Lemonis's Top 10 Tips for Businesses This Holiday Season

The star of CNBC's 'The Profit' explains why small businesses should stay away from Black Friday and advises on what to look for in a seasonal worker.
Retail Center

Tech Glitches, Delivery Delays: Apple's Latest Product Rollout Has Been a Mess So Far

After a livestream unveiling its next generation of devices malfunctioned on Tuesday, the Apple store similarly crashed early this morning when the latest iPhones became available for preorder.
Retail Center

The Scent in Abercrombie Stores Is Giving Shoppers Serious Anxiety

A new study about the impact of scent at retail suggests that consumers are being put off by the retailer's flagship cologne, Fierce, which courses pungently through its 276 stores.
Retail Center

Wal-Mart Moves to Undercut Prices in the Organics Market

The retailer says it will introduce a line of organic products priced at least 25 percent below comparable market prices.
Payments and Collections

Wal-Mart Takes $5 Billion Swipe at Visa Over Processing Fees

The retailer sued the credit-card giant this week, claiming Visa's swipe fees are unfairly high. Separately, the retail industry has taken a hit in the fight over capping debit-card swipe fees.
Mobile Commerce

Mobile Phones Are Changing Retail. Here's How. (Infographic)

Consumers carry access to the Internet around in their pockets now -- and that's upending the rulebook for owners of brick and mortar stores.
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