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Showrooming Happens, and It's Overrated

Michael R. Levin | Posted 06.21.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

Most Amazon Customers Start and End at Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis that indicates that rather than lo...

Stop Hating, Millennials Spend Tax Refunds (and Money) Smarter Than You Think

Kara Kamenec | Posted 06.17.2014 | Money
Kara Kamenec

We are a generation of maximizers, and it's both a blessing and a curse. Sure, we can identify what we like, online, on our phones and in store, but liking a product simply isn't enough to make us buy it.

How to Pick a "Showroomer" Out of the Crowd

John Dick | Posted 07.09.2013 | Business
John Dick

Do you know who "showrooms?" Tall people. Yes, tall people. Someone who says they are taller than their peers is 48 percent more likely to walk into a store to see a product, only to then leave and buy that product somewhere else online.

LOOK: Store Charges A 'Just Looking' Fee?!

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business

An Australian retailer has a simple message for people who just want to look around: pay up or get out. A specialty grocery store in Brisbane, Aus...

If I Were the CEO of Best Buy

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 10.17.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Best Buy, having outlived its main retail competitor Circuit City, should be ruling the world. And yet they're in a tailspin. Here's six things Richard Schulze must do to save Best Buy.

Alice Hines

Like Their First Backer, Mitt Romney, Office Supply Stores Fight Boring Image | Alice Hines | Posted 06.28.2012 | Business

In 2010, when Jessica Mickey was laid off from her job as a technical writer, she headed to her local Staples in Charleston, S.C., to make herself fee...