Retailers

Sears Eyes Quick Rollout of Small Stores if Test Is Successful

The move comes as Sears tries to bounce back from a five-year stretch during which it lost more than $8 billion as it closed hundreds of stores and sales dropped sharply.

Reuters

· 3 min read

Zara Is the Latest Perpetrator of T-Shirt Outrage Thanks to a Gluten-Themed Crop Top

The retailer pulled a shirt that reads: 'Are You Gluten Free?' after it drew mixed reactions.

Laura Entis

· 4 min read

Bedding With a Masculine Bent? This Founder Wants to Reinvent a Category for Men -- Again.

The Tie Bar founder Greg Shugar is hoping to strike lightning twice with his latest upstart, Thread Experiment.

Geoff Weiss

· 6 min read

The Grocery Cart Making Life Easier for Special Needs Families

Caroline's Carts makes it easier for families with special needs run simple errands, like grocery shopping.

Nina Zipkin

· 3 min read

Malware Warning Puts Retailers on Lookout for New Cyber Breaches

ModPOS is an especially sophisticated point-of-sale malware that current security programs can't catch.

Reuters

· 2 min read

How Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Finding New Uses for Smartphones

Macy's, JCPenney and Staples are just some of the traditional retailers looking to give in-store shoppers an edge.

Reuters

· 4 min read

What to Do Next When You Know Your Business Is Here to Stay

Launching a business can be scary and bewildering. Once you get past that stage, it's often just bewildering.

Maria Haggerty

· 5 min read

5 Tips to Help Your Small Business Get Into Big-Box Stores

When it comes to participating in supplier programs, especially with Fortune 500 companies, understanding as much as possible about the businesses you are approaching can help separate your company from your competitors.

Amber Colley

· 6 min read

Sam's Club Adds New Services for Small-Business Owners

The retailer is now offering digital marketing, payment processing and loans to the 600,000 business members who shop its stores and website each week.

Geoff Weiss

· 2 min read

How a Health Setback Inspired This Entrepreneur to Adopt a New Business Model

Lisa Kornstein's clothing boutique is using a semi-absentee model, allowing her to manage her health and her business.

Jason Daley

· 4 min read

U.S. Top Court Rejects Challenge to Debit Card 'Swipe Fees' Rules

The decision deals a blow to retailers, grocers and restaurant owners who argued the charges were unfairly high.

Reuters

· 3 min read

Wet Seal Just Made Two-Thirds of Its Stores Disappear

The teen retailer's struggle with declining sales is another reminder to mall-loving millennials that their childhood is over.

John Kell

· 3 min read