Amazon “Prime Day” is coming with a green Amazon is seeing. If you saved anything that is left over from the July 4th spending, maybe take a look at a sale frenzy that Amazon will have on July 12, but it starts 9pm on July 11th, I am reviewed the items that are going on […]
With lower foot traffic, retailers are desperate to get a handle on the top retail trends to see where their customers went and how to get them back. But the bigger question is Why isn’t the economy working like it used to? The answer is gray due to so many contradictions.
In a big move by a big country, France has decided to end of all gas and diesel cars by 2040. Some countries are already doing that in 2025 and India in 2030. It’s a plan that France thinks it can make. But it’s not really a emergency plan since 2040 is a long time […]
Parker, CO (July 5, 2017) – The Independent Retailer Conference will welcome twenty-one leading retail experts and industry leaders to their stage this upcoming July 30 – August 2 in Las Vegas at ASD Market Week, where the Independent Retailer Conference holds their flagship conference twice a year. Among the experts planning to take their […]
Amazon and Walmart are locked in a battle for retail supremacy with both parties moving aggressively into their opponent’s territory. Amazon is focused on expanding offline distribution via brick-and-mortar stores, and Walmart is rounding out their online assortment and presence. Although the two are taking different approaches to building a digital empire, each party is […]
The retail juggernaut Amazon’s decision to move more of its operations to bricks and mortar could be one of the biggest challenges to face the high street since the introduction of the internet. Although all major retailers have internet presence, few are as successful in their market area as Amazon and none have the pervasiveness […]
Written by Kate Durocher The whole world is going digital. From newspapers to shopping, the web is the place to succeed. This means that your designs, products, and ideas need to be available and presented to potential buyers online. You need a catalog and you need it now. But if it were easy to create a […]
By James O’Brien, Pryor Cashman LLP So, your business has been served with a summons and complaint by a disabled plaintiff whom you have never met and from whom you have never heard. They allege that your business violated Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), state civil rights laws (many states have […]
Contributed by Nikolay Savin, Product Manager at Competera.net Optimize Your Online Store’s UX And Get Ahead Of The Competition If you use a retrospective analysis to learn tactics that helped successful retailers build their businesses, you’ll see they focus on the conversion rate improvement. In this article you can find three broken down steps to […]
Takata Corp, a airbag maker has file for bankruptcy protection after a massive recall and lawsuits has this company gone under quicker than anything we have ever seen. With tens of billions of dollars in costs and liabilities still pending, Takata Corp has more issues than answers. Read full story here
It’s great that your company recognizes the importance of advertising to Generation Z. Also called “pivotals” and “post-Millennials,” Generation Z already makes up the biggest part of the U.S. population, so you’re right to try to establish a brand relationship with these future consumers. However, Generation Z is averse to advertising — especially digital advertising […]
It is a time-honored tradition in retail to display your products in a way that encourages customers to buy them. As our commerce system has gone from mom-and-pop to big box, techniques that were once simply a matter of placing things in plain view has become a science. Everything from lighting to placement relative to […]
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Han Solo, another big budget coming soon from LucasFilm and Disney has a new director in Ron Howard. After having creative issues with the past director, Disney decided to replace them with a more experienced director that they can see eye to eye. Read full story here
Walmart biggest competition that can ever compete heavily with them would be Amazon. When Amazon’s deal to acquire Whole Foods came to hand, I wasn’t sure how Walmart didn’t get a headstart regarding that merger. It would make sense if Walmart can still come in and make a better deal that can make Amazon’s grocery […]
Contributed by Lee Schneider Congratulations – you’ve created a brand. Your designs are amazing. You’ve sourced your materials. You have your production chain rolling. Take a deep breath, because now you need to sell. It’s time to put your line into the hands and inventories of wholesalers. For some of us, that brings on a […]
Contributed By Dalton Kane, Shipstation. Myth #1: That you should Google the best time to send an email and do that forever. Using stats to help hone your marketing efforts is absolutely crucial. Data-driven decision making is how we build our gut instinct into something useful. It’s a muscle that needs exercise. Like physical exercise, […]
One of my first clients was a coffee roaster, and I remember the owner recounting a story about retail management...
When working in any work place, accidents happen. It could come at you or you will go at it. To prevent any injuries, there are safety protocols to follow while doing your job. In all cases, if you do get hurt, companies are required by law to cover your injuries under workers compensation due to […]
By Myranda Mondry, TSheets. Many retailers rely on seasonal employees to meet increased shopper demand during the busy summer and holiday months. But seasonal employees also alleviate the stress placed on their permanent counterparts during those busier seasons. They work irregular hours, they cover the store while the full-timers take paid time off, and they […]