Retail

Why Americans Don't Participate in the Biggest Shopping Day in the World
Shopping

Why Americans Don't Participate in the Biggest Shopping Day in the World

The holiday is called Singles' Day and it's held every year on Nov. 11. It's like China's version of Cyber Monday, but seven times as big.
Hayley Peterson
Why This Multimillion Dollar Pet Food Company Won't Sell to PetSmart or Petco
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Why This Multimillion Dollar Pet Food Company Won't Sell to PetSmart or Petco

The Honest Kitchen has achieved a 30 percent year-over-year revenue growth rate in 14 years in the pet food market.
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How a Group of Ecommerce Veterans Launched Hollar, an Online Dollar Store, and Hit $1 Million in Monthly Sales After Just 5 Months
Ecommerce

How a Group of Ecommerce Veterans Launched Hollar, an Online Dollar Store, and Hit $1 Million in Monthly Sales After Just 5 Months

David Yeom combined childhood nostalgia, marketing experience and all-star connections to create a new way to buy low-cost goods.
Lydia Belanger
Instagram to Test New Shopping Feature
Instagram

Instagram to Test New Shopping Feature

Instagram users will be able to buy products from U.S.-based retailers through the photo-sharing app.
4 Reasons Why Amazon's Product-Search Dominance Matters
Amazon

4 Reasons Why Amazon's Product-Search Dominance Matters

Customers research your products before they buy but smart strategy can reclaim sales lost to 'showrooming' and 'webrooming' alike.
Jay Lagarde
Apple Has Taken Its Online Store Offline Ahead of Its Massive MacBook Launch Event Today
Apple

Apple Has Taken Its Online Store Offline Ahead of Its Massive MacBook Launch Event Today

Visitors to the website who try to buy something are greeted with a GIF telling them only that the company has 'got something special in store for you,' in multiple languages.
New Data Shows Surprising Ways This Holiday Season Will Be Different
Holiday Shopping

New Data Shows Surprising Ways This Holiday Season Will Be Different

Although online shopping is convenient, nothing compares to an in-store experience -- at least a good one.
Rose Leadem
U.S. Mall Investors Set to Lose Billions as Retail Gloom Deepens
Shopping

U.S. Mall Investors Set to Lose Billions as Retail Gloom Deepens

Weak September core retail sales, which strip out auto and gasoline sales, provide a window into the pain the holders of mall debt face in coming months as retailers with a physical presence keep discounting to stave off lagging sales.
Retailers Are Finally Realizing That Starting Black Friday on Thanksgiving Is a Terrible Idea
Black Friday

Retailers Are Finally Realizing That Starting Black Friday on Thanksgiving Is a Terrible Idea

An increasing number of retailers are closing on Thanksgiving Day this year in response to backlash against the trend of starting Black Friday sales a day early.
Kate Taylor
Bass Pro Shops Hooks Cabela's in $5.5 Billion Deal
Mergers and Acquisitions

Bass Pro Shops Hooks Cabela's in $5.5 Billion Deal

Cabela's has struggled with declining sales of apparel and footwear and has reported same-store sales growth in only one quarter in more than three years.
Lowe's Introduces LoweBot, a New Autonomous In-Store Robot
Robots

Lowe's Introduces LoweBot, a New Autonomous In-Store Robot

The LoweBot speaks multiple languages, and will be deployed to 11 stores to help guide home improvers to find items in store.
A Retail Legend Shares Customer Service Secrets
Retail

A Retail Legend Shares Customer Service Secrets

What do you learn after 27 years of running a famous store? Ask Roxanne Thurman, owner of Denver's Cry Baby Ranch.
Grant Davis
To Deal With an Aging Population, Thailand Businesses Bet on Demand for Robots and Diapers
Robots

To Deal With an Aging Population, Thailand Businesses Bet on Demand for Robots and Diapers

Thai elderly care robot Dinsow can not only keep track of your medication and video-phone your relatives, but can also exercise with you and even entertain you with its karaoke skills.
Macy's to Shut 100 Stores in Turnaround Push
Macy's

Macy's to Shut 100 Stores in Turnaround Push

Department stores have been struggling with stiff competition from online and off-price retailers.