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Retail Sector Enjoys Best Holiday Season In 6 Years As Shoppers Spend Up A Storm
Consumers in the U.S. spent more than $850 billion between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24 this year, according to early retail data.
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This Type Of Store May Actually Survive The Amazon Era
The experience of children's boutique stores shows there may still be hope for some mom and pop shops.
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Dead Malls And Boutique Bra Fittings: The Reinvention Of Retail
As more consumer spending moves online, the stores left behind will go luxury or go out of business.
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Meet The Dollar Store Resistance
Low-end retailers undercut independent grocers and small-town aesthetics, but some locals are fighting back.
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How Laid-Off Toys R Us Workers Came Together To Fight Wall Street
A demand for severance pay has turned into a broader campaign to protect retail workers from private equity firms.
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One Downward Retail Trend That's Not All Amazon's Fault
Teens are abandoning the once-popular retail floor.
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Toys 'R' Us May Be Making A Comeback After All
By Soundarya J and Siddharth Cavale, Reuters
The retailer's lenders plan to revive the brand.
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You're Going To Use That Self-Checkout Machine Whether You Like It Or Not
We may not realize it, but retailers are conditioning us to be our own cashiers.
Whole Foods Lowers Prices For Amazon Prime Members
Attention Whole Foods shoppers! The supermarket chain is rolling out a slew of discounts — but only for Amazon Prime members.
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Dick's Sporting Goods Is Destroying Its Unsold Assault-Style Rifles
The company pulled assault-style weapons and accessories from their stores in February.
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Steady Hours Boost Retail Worker Productivity And Sales, Study Finds
Gap reaped nearly $3 million in additional revenue from stores participating in the study, but hasn't committed to stable scheduling.
San Francisco To Become First Major U.S. City To Ban Fur Sales
"We must set the example for other cities across the country and the globe to join us in banning fur apparel.”
The Long, Slow Demise Of Toys R Us
Retail giant Toys “R” Us is shutting down after struggles with competition, debt and bankruptcy, and the toy industry may never be the same again.
David McNew / Reuters
We All Need A Break From Consumption. That's Why Our Stores Will be Closed On Black Friday.
Vice President, Brand Stewardship & Impact, REI
At REI we're asking customers to #OptOutside instead
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Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods In A Quest To Beat Walmart With Luxury
Alexander C. Kaufman
That could spell bad news for workers.
What's Happening To Retail?!?
Marketing Master - Author - Blogger - Dad
The headlines are starting to feel the same almost every single day. The drama. The anxiety. The budget cuts. The institutions
A New Way To View Social Gaming
With retail outlets, particularly malls, clearly having a tough run due to online shopping cutting into their customer base, there is a new set of companies aiming to reduce that trend by enriching retail experiences beyond simply shopping.
American Apparel Post-Mortem: A Lesson In Visionary Leadership
CEO, For Eyes by GrandVision
While Dov Charney brought a strong vision and a commendable mission to the apparel industry, he also became a distraction that drew attention from the core product and inhibited the leadership's ability to keep up with market trends.
What Do Software, Hardware, E-Commerce and Brick-and-Mortar Retail Have in Common?
Global CEO at Y&R
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Your Warehouse in the Sky
Silicon Valley Freelance Writer
Your next online order may drop from a warehouse in the sky. Newer technologies manage control and centralize data from one
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7 Global Trends That Will Affect You Personally in 2017
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Your brain: For many, there is a sense of being sucked into our smartphones and tablets in ways that have all the empty, repetitive
A New Scanner from Panasonic Is About to Change Retail Forever
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The Panasonic scanning device is in test mode for now -- but the company expects it to go live by February with more being
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