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Retail

Inventory

Rid Your Business of Zombie Stock Before the Holidays

Your old inventory, like the undead, will haunt your shelves. Free yourself with these five methods.
Pricing

This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon

An engineer gives retailers a fighting chance in the online price wars.
Security

Obama to Sign Cybersecurity Order, Wants Safer Payments

Action comes after massive data breaches have put millions of consumers at risk.
Retail

Retailers of All Sizes Can Deliver a Seamless Shopping Experience

Many companies are providing consumers a multiplicity of options for how to shop. Here's how to maximize them all.
Amazon

Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops

The ecommerce powerhouse says will open pop-up kiosks in San Francisco and Sacramento, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Retail

Fashioning a Memorable Retail Experience That People Will Share

Building a brand that promotes a true sense of community requires an investment in the customer experience beyond optimizing a handful of social media accounts.
Retail

Finding a 'Theory of Everything' for Retail

Large merchants are plagued by operating in silos. Whether selling online or in a store, they can aim to operate as one company before the customer's eyes.
Trep Talk

Normal CEO: Culture Isn't Defined by How Much Green Juice You Stock

Before launching the 3-D printed earphone startup Normal, Nikki Kaufman was in charge of people and culture at product invention company Quirky. Watch for her best advice on pulling a team together.
Smartphones

How New Smartphones Boost Sales of Old Accessories

Sales of older inventory are actually booming, fueled oddly enough by new phones from Apple, Samsung and Motorola, according to mobile accessory companies.
Holiday Shopping

What's in Store for Christmas? Depends Who You Ask.

As retail experts begin to unwrap their holiday forecasts, the shaky economic recovery is delivering some mixed signals.
Smartwatches

Pebble Lowers Prices, Expands Retail Presence and Adds New Activity-Tracking Features

The smartwatch company is taking several steps to make its devices more accessible to more people.
Location

In Risky Move, Microsoft to Open NYC Flagship Right Near Apple's

The software company's first Manhattan store will be located at 677 Fifth Avenue, a few blocks south blocks from Apple's flagship store.
Trep Talk

Why This Entrepreneur Launched in Record Time, But Kept Her Company a Secret Until Blastoff

Normal Founder Nikki Kaufman went from having an idea for a 3-D printed earphone company to opening the doors of her flagship store in New York City in less than a year.
Next Big Thing

How This 3-D Printing Startup Is Pushing the Boundaries of the Retail Experience

Normal, a startup that produces 3-D printed earbuds, merges the online and offline world at its flagship location in Manhattan by providing an innovative retail experience to customers.