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Five Lessons Retailers Can Learn from the Sharing Economy

William Morrow | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
William Morrow

Image Source Retailers can learn from the success and mistakes made by new emerging companies in the sharing economy. Companies like Uber and Airbn...

19 Best Things to Buy at Walmart for Memorial Day Weekend

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Andrew DePietro, Finance Writer Like other big-box retailers, Walmart offers plenty of Memorial Day deals to ring in summer 2016. The retailer off...

Protecting the Financial Future

Laiza King | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Laiza King

Credit The human mind is perhaps the most powerful weapon in the world; creating a thing and destroying it with a better version. Take money for inst...

10 Secret Ways to Save Money at Costco

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist There's a good reason Costco has more than 81 million members who are willing to pay $55 -- or $110 -- annually to ...

30 Items to Avoid at Walmart

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Valencia Higuera, Contributor As the top global retailer, Walmart is a force to be reckoned with in the retail industry. It offers low prices and ...

Restrictive Scheduling Will be a Predictable Disaster

Dr. E. Faye Williams | Posted 03.18.2016 | DC
Dr. E. Faye Williams

Washingtonians have witnessed historic change to neighborhoods and streetscapes over the past two decades. The renewal of struggling neighborhoods and...

Unlocking Retail's Human Touch

Roberto Ramos | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Roberto Ramos

What digital platforms have not done, despite their peer-network models and media-rich capabilities, is replace the need for true physical, human interaction.

10 Things Every Retailer Should Be Doing to Survive and Thrive

Matt Sweetwood | Posted 02.15.2016 | Business
Matt Sweetwood

What brand means the most to you: the brands of products you sell in your store? The answer is: "No!" The most important brand to you should be the brand of your store itself.

23 Valentine's Day 2016 Coupons, Deals and Freebies

GOBankingRates | Posted 02.08.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Laura Woods, Contributor Valentine's Day is the most romantic day of the year, but it's also one of the most expensive. In 2015, Americans spent a...

5 Ways To Help Your Retail Business

Elizabeth Traub | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Elizabeth Traub

There are five things I have done that have helped my retail business. It's not a secret, but if you are hanging on and love what you do, here are some things you can do to start helping you and your company.

10 Best and Worst Retailers of the Year

GOBankingRates | Posted 12.14.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Morgan Quinn, Contributor From disappointing earnings reports and bad boy CEOs to the rise of fast fashion and the decline of luxury brands, 2015 ...

The Calm before the Storm (Trends to Watch in the Upcoming Holiday Shopping Season)

Abby Rosenbaum | Posted 11.26.2015 | Business
Abby Rosenbaum

The significance of Black Friday remains intact, but thanks to the emergence of Black Friday as a brand, coupled with early promotions and the Internet-driven growth of omni-channel methods, it has been dramatically changed.

Avoid These 10 Retail Scams That Target Holiday Shoppers

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Caroline Hailey, Contributor Many people look forward to the holidays all year, including retailers. The holiday shopping season is saturated with...

16 Holiday Shopping Tips From Top Couponing Experts

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.16.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist The cost of holiday gifts, decorations and food can quickly add up and put a big dent in your budget. In fact, the...

5 Early Black Friday Predictions

MoneyTips | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
MoneyTips

How do you know whether Black Friday prices will be better than any reference prices or deals earlier in the year? You can make your best guess based on your own shopping experience, or you can consult websites like BestBlackFriday.com.

From Strip to Chip: Everything You Need to Know About the New Generation of Payment Cards

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

If you travel overseas regularly, you've probably already seen chip card technology in action. It's based on a global standard called EMV and is already at work in countries moving to cashless options for private and public goods and services.

AXIS x (Capsule) '15: Female, Focus & Fashion!

Marlon Regis | Posted 09.28.2015 | Style
Marlon Regis

Last week, during NYFW when most of the mainstream media and high-end, luxury fashion brands obsessed over who's who in the front rows of those runway shows, there was something far more creative going on at Pier 94.

Video Marketing Is King: Oops, I Meant Content!

Diane Primo | Posted 09.09.2015 | Business
Diane Primo

With 85 percent of Americans online, content is king today for marketers -- to build brands, demonstrate expertise and sell product. And no strategy may be more effective -- or "kingly" -- than video content and video marketing

American Swastika.

Shan Wells | Posted 06.23.2016 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Retailers, Don't Miss This Change to Facebook

Melanie Curtin | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Melanie Curtin

If you're a retailer and you target Millennials, it's time to take note. This new Facebook feature could be a game changer.

Reinventing Commerce: This Secret Will Help Retailers Transform their Online Store and Win Customers for Life

Matt Dion | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Matt Dion

Delivering great digital experiences is an essential strategy for retailers. Embracing the new customer journey will ensure that retailers remain competitive and are able to monetize digital experiences while wowing their customers with personalized service.

Jeffrey Young

Why We're Picking Walmart And CVS Over Doctors' Offices

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business

How big retailers hope to fix one of the most annoying things about the American health care system.

Just Saying No to Retail Grinches

Tricia Spencer | Posted 02.14.2015 | Business
Tricia Spencer

The holiday season is in full swing, but it's becoming harder and harder recognize it. Retail Grinches somehow wish to relieve us of our money, yet deprive us of some of the simplest joys of the season -- festive decorations and holiday magic.

Alibaba May Be Ascendant, But Bomoda Gives Brands Their Own "Open Sesame" For China

Saul Gitlin | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Saul Gitlin

In the classic tale, "Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves," the protagonist undergoes a rags-to-riches transformation to emerge as the sole guardian of a secret incantation ("Open Sesame") that grants him exclusive access to an immeasurable, hidden treasure.

Hannah! and Her Shop: Lessons from a Career Retailer

Steve Mariotti | Posted 11.19.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

Despite what they say, customer service is alive and well. You just might have to go out of your way to find it sometimes. But if you venture ...