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Loyalty programs boost sales for Target

Loyalty programs boost sales for Target

In competitive retail environments, finding ways to drive customer loyalty is always problematic. It requires a lot of consideration from a lot of different angles. Your pricing, your customer service, your store layout, your...

CHAINDRIVE IS EXHIBITING AT THE OUTDOOR RETAILER SUMMER MARKET 2013 – July 31 – August 3, 2013 – BOOTH PV770

  Multidev Technologies is excited to once again be exhibiting at this year’s Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, Utah July 31 – August 3, 2013. Join us as we demo the...

Marketers are targeting value over thriftiness

Marketers are targeting value over thriftiness

The economy has improved substantially within the past five years since some troubling times around 2008. However, thrifty spending remains a strong mindset in customers around the nation. There seems to be an attitude...

Consumer spending higher than anticipated in April

Consumer spending higher than anticipated in April

Market researchers and analysts have recently expressed concern that gradual and sustained consumer pullback would lead to a stifling of the retail economy as spenders become more and more conservative with their income throughout...

Will the Marketplace Fairness Act hinder small businesses?

Will the Marketplace Fairness Act hinder small businesses?

Recent news that the United States Senate has moved forward on the Marketplace Fairness Act, a piece of legislation designed to “level the playing field” between online and brick-and-mortar retailers, has brought up new...

Department stores can be improved with ChainDrive

Department stores can be improved with ChainDrive

When the word “retail” comes to mind, what are some of the first businesses that you think of? They’re probably not niche brands – most people associate the world of retail with the large,...

Support a footwear retail business with ChainDrive

Support a footwear retail business with ChainDrive

Much like the constant need for clothing year-round, shoes and other footwear are a surefire product for a retailer to sell. Our feet need protection every day of the year, and we want to...

Big retailers offering classes for college credit

Big retailers offering classes for college credit

The retail industry is well-known for its ability to offer jobs of many kinds to a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds, of diverse age groups, and with diverse levels of education. It...

Stores within stores: a model that might save big retailers?

Stores within stores: a model that might save big retailers?

As a consumer, you’ve probably encountered stores within stores many times in the recent past. What began as department stores having McDonald’s tucked in the corner of their entrance has now stretched out to...

Retailers and in-store WiFi

Retailers and in-store WiFi

Nowadays, people generally expect to be able to connect to the Web no matter where they go. Whether it’s through the use of a WiFi hotspot or with satellite services like 4G, people in...