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3 Tips to Show Off Promotions on Your Product Pages

The e-commerce industry is rapidly growing — 23 percent year-on-year in fact, according to studies done by Square. However, the same study also found that retailers are struggling to really capitalize on their digital channels. Sales periods are known through retail history to be a great time for businesses to maximize on profits and new […]

IGES Souvenir, Resort & Gift Show 2017 Proves to Be One to Remember

Los Angeles, CA (December 4, 2017) – The International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES) recently took place in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, Tennessee, where attendees were treated to complimentary educational sessions, variousShow More Summary

Behind The Scenes of a Data Breach: What You Need to Know

By Daniel Clayton, Director, Rackspace Managed Security. In today’s security landscape, it’s not a matter of if a company will be attacked, the question is when. For retailers especially, the concern is not just the financial impact of the data loss, but the damage done to that organization’s brand, and the resulting impact to customers’ […]

Two Important Questions To Answer In Order To Get An Efficient Payment Solution For Your Business

Many people go into the entrepreneurship of a retail business because they are passionate about meeting a market need in their immediate environment. Sometimes, the location of the big chains is too far away that you can’t just decide to run market errands on a whim without proper planning. Hence, you might decide to start […]

Tech The Halls: The Best Holiday Technology For Small Business Retailers

By Ed Cortez, Rubicon Global. From apps to POS systems to e-commerce, there are one million different ways to ring in the holidays smoothly and successfully. And as most small businesses know, preparing for the holiday retail rush is no small task. Fortunately for today’s small businesses, the retail tech is getting better every year. […]

The Top 3 Most Powerful Tech Trends For 2018

The next 12 months promises to be a fascinating period for technology around the world. The biggest players in tech are working on some exceptional developments that could change everyday lives for consumers and alter the face of certain industries forever. With only a matter of weeks until we celebrate the New Year, let’s take […]

Tech The Halls: The Best Holiday Technology For Small Business Retailers

By Ed Cortez, Rubicon Global From apps to POS systems to e-commerce, there are one million different ways to ring in the holidays smoothly and successfully. And as most small businesses know, preparing for the holiday retail rush is no small task. Fortunately for today’s small businesses, the retail tech is getting better every year. […]

Sexual Harassment 101 for Retailers

Contributed by Carol Wood.  How to handle sexual harassment claims can be overwhelming and terrifying for every business — from small stores to major retail chains. But it shouldn’t be. Regrettably, at some point, some who run or manage retail stores become aware of sexual harassment. Here are a few tips that will help you […]

How To Use Online Polls To Improve Your Products and Boost Your Brand

Creating the right products for the right people is fundamental for achieving success in retail business. Easy online questions can be a quick and simple way to ask about specific details to improve your product and services and gather valuable feedback from your customers and target audience. Social media polls are the best way to […]

IGES 2017 Show Proves Successful for Merchants & Vendors Alike

Whether you’re new to retail, a veteran merchant or looking to explore new trade shows and new-to-you vendors, IGES was the place to be this past October 31 – November 4, 2017. Held annually, IGES is a retail favorite gift show that takes place in the Smoky Mountains of Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, Tennessee. Buyers from […]

4 Items Every Independent Retail Business Should Update Regularly

As a business owner, it’s easy to get so focused on running your daily operations that you forget about maintaining your infrastructure. But allowing your infrastructure to get outdated can hurt your efficiency and cost you money in ways you may not realize. For instance, workers spend an average of 520 hours a year on […]

Starting A Tech Company Without Technical Experience

Securing office space, bringing 20 employees on board within a year, pitching to investors, running a Kickstarter campaign, and launching a new product or service to potentially thousands of customers can be a daunting task. Starting a tech company has other challenges. You may have envisioned building a website or app for your startup, without […]

Building A Better Buying Experience To Reduce The Risk Of Return

Contributed by Chris Palmer, CEO, BoxFox In today’s world of ‘trends’ and ‘It Style’, consumers are constantly looking for the latest and greatest in apparel. Unfortunately for retailers, this also means that consumers are returning more purchases than ever before. In fact, 23% of all clothing purchases get returned, usually because something doesn’t fit correctly. While […]

3 Data-Driven Insights That Can Strengthen Your Holiday Retail Success

Navigating online and offline retail has never been black and white for merchants. After all, the reality is that no two customers are the same… or are no two merchants – even if they’re a multi-chain store – simply because their immediate community, weather and customers will undoubtedly vary.  Fortunately, these fine print details do […]

The Place Of Artificial Intelligence In E-Commerce

The future is here: Artificial Intelligence is fast becoming an important tool for eCommerce merchants looking to provide an improved customer experience. Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a distant concept to most, explored in futuristic science fiction movies as an idea of what lies ahead in the world of science and technology. But AI […]

Security Essentials to Protect Your Retail Location

Shoplifting and employee theft both increased in 2016. Shoplifting cost employers $798.48 per incident and employee theft cost $1,922.80 per occurrence, according to National Retail Federation statistics. A decrease in retail security budgets has contributed to this growing theft, the NRF’s research found. Show More Summary

How Sponsorship Can Boost an Indie Brand

Sponsorship is the act of providing in-kind or financial support to an individual, organization, non-profit or event. For decades sponsorship has been utilized by some of the world’s leading brands, but more and more small businesses and independent brands are beginning to recognize what a powerful tool it can be. When it’s done right, sponsorship […]

3 Ways to Monitor Employees Internet Usage Fairly

In an effort to curb the time employees spend idly browsing the web, checking social media or wasting time in other ways – some employers are starting to monitor internet usage. While it is certainly well within your rights to track how employees are using work computers and time, it is important to be fair […]

Holiday Customer Service: 7 Tips Retailers Should Not Ignore

By Nancy Friedman. The holidays are fast approaching. Few times are more important for store owners and managers. The holidays cannot only help make your financial year a huge success, but it’s also a prime opportunity to gain new customers who will return year-round. However, if your employees fail at customer service and are not […]

How Can Indie Retailers Compete with the Newest Smartphone Apps?

By Jasmine Glasheen, Generational Marketer for Retail Minded.  It seems like every season there’s a new phone app taking the retail world by storm. While some of these phone apps can be used to bring customers into physical stores, others are focused on helping customers find bare-bottom prices and many fear that these apps will lead […]

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