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3 Major Retail Predictions for 2014
Growth Strategies

3 Major Retail Predictions for 2014

One industry insider offers his top insights on the retail industry for the New Year.
Ameen Khwaja
This Holiday's Wow-Factor Shop Windows
Marketing Bootcamp

This Holiday's Wow-Factor Shop Windows

Forget deck the halls. These retailers decked out their windows for unforgettable buzz and branding. Which ideas will inspire your next great display?
Linda Lacina
Tips for Expanding Your Business to Another City
Starting a Business

Tips for Expanding Your Business to Another City

Mark Vevle helped set up Brooklyn Flea Philly, but the market failed. Lessons learned, he decided to open his own, Philly-centric market.
Laura Entis
Lululemon Founder Resigns Amid Backlash Over 'Women's Body Type' Remarks
Growth Strategies

Lululemon Founder Resigns Amid Backlash Over 'Women's Body Type' Remarks

The yoga apparel maker announced today that Chip Wilson is leaving his position as non-executive chairman.
Catherine Clifford
This Retailer Raised Prices on Black Friday -- And Saw a Lift in Sales (Say What?!)
Marketing Bootcamp

This Retailer Raised Prices on Black Friday -- And Saw a Lift in Sales (Say What?!)

The maker of the irreverent Cards Against Humanity party game tacked $5 onto retail prices on a day when consumers expected to get ultra-deep discounts.
Catherine Clifford
6 Simple, Low-Tech Ways to Reduce Shoplifting
Performance Ignited

6 Simple, 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
What Franchisees Could Lose If the Minimum Wage Is Raised
Franchises

What Franchisees Could Lose If the Minimum Wage Is Raised

As fast-food workers prepare to strike in 100 cities this Thursday, franchisees and business owners grapple with the minimum wage question.
Kate Taylor
Supreme Court Rejects Amazon's Case in Sales Tax Fight
Starting a Business

Supreme Court Rejects Amazon's Case in Sales Tax Fight

E-commerce giants Amazon and Overstock were hoping to overturn a law requiring them to charge sales tax in New York state.
Lauren Covello
Online Shoppers: Beware the 12 Scams of Christmas
Starting a Business

Online Shoppers: Beware the 12 Scams of Christmas

Cyber crooks are out to make online shoppers miserable this holiday season. Here's what you should know.
Growth Strategies

Compete With the Big Guys on Black Friday

If you're looking to lock horns with Big Box Discounters on one of the biggest shopping days of the year, we have some tips.
Matthew Ong
5 Easy Ways to Handle Holiday Crowds
Growth Strategies

5 Easy Ways to Handle Holiday Crowds

Follow these tips to ensure you don't lose holiday shoppers or sales.
Michele Meyer
6 Tips to Reduce Employee Theft
Performance Ignited

6 Tips to Reduce Employee Theft

One in every 40 employees steals from their employer. Make sure that your store isn't a target.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
For a Better Black Friday, Know Your Most Challenging Customers
Growth Strategies

For a Better Black Friday, Know Your Most Challenging Customers

These five tips help your staff help harried shoppers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Alina Dizik
The Psychology of Discounts and Deals (Motiongraphic)
Marketing Bootcamp

The Psychology of Discounts and Deals (Motiongraphic)

Defining what it takes to get a potential customer to make a purchase is like nailing jello to a wall. Here's some insight into how people perceive and process deals.
Catherine Clifford