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4 Sustainability Trends Among Retailers

Retailers face major challenges when it comes to sustainability. They source products made all over the world. They use lots of energy to keep stores well lit and comfortable.  They sells products that could one day end up in landfills. But a new report from the Retail Industry Leaders Association says many retailers are taking bold steps to reduce their environmental footprints.
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Wal-Mart Wants To Sell More Local Produce

Business & Finance / Entrepreneurship : Business Opportunities (4 years ago)

The Associated Press is reporting that Wal-Mart Stores plans to double its sales of locally sourced produce in the U.S. by the end of 2015. The move by the world’s biggest retailer is part of a new sustainable agriculture strategy t... Read Post

Apple Sells 4M iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Pre-Orders In Opening 24 Hours

Technology : TechCrunch (14 hours ago)

Apple has sold a record number of iPhones during its initial pre-order weekend sales, topping the charts with 4 million units moved between when it kicked off pre-sales early Friday morning and the end of the same day. The store exp... Read Post

From Kickstarter to retail: Pebble smartwatch comes to Best Buy

Technology : GigaOM (last year)

Few products funded by crowdsourcing ever see the light of day, let alone store shelves of a major retailer. Pebble continues to buck the odds with its smartwatch, working an exclusive deal to sell the wearable at Best Buy. Read Post


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