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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...

Target pushes forward with mobile coupons via interactive marketing

Target pushes forward with mobile coupons via interactive marketing

Mobile marketing is a new and highly useful way for retail businesses to reach out to their customers and potentially drive more business to their stores. By offering incentive for customers to make themselves...

Retail customers want a reason to give up personal data

Retail customers want a reason to give up personal data

The retail business sometimes barrages its customers with requests for personal data such as location, shopping habits, contact information, and so on. It’s not for no reason – using this information allows businesses to...

Customer satisfaction and retail business

Customer satisfaction and retail business

It should come as no surprise that customer satisfaction is of the utmost importance for retail businesses in order to be successful. If your customers aren’t happy with your products, your service, your prices,...

In-store tracking should require opt-in, says U.S. Senator

In-store tracking should require opt-in, says U.S. Senator

Retail businesses all over the world use various strategies to perform “in-store tracking”, a practice that helps retail professionals gain insight into customer habits, interests, selling points, and so on. There’s no denying that...

Google looks to compete with Amazon Prime

Google looks to compete with Amazon Prime

It’s hard to discuss the retail industry and its current trends without bringing up Amazon. The web giant has provided customers worldwide with effective and comprehensive ways of purchasing anything from food and health...

Kid’s clothing business runs primarily through social media

Kid’s clothing business runs primarily through social media

The development of the Internet and its evolution over the past 20 years has definitely changed the world of business. Retailers are now looking to web stores, online advertisements, and a number of other...