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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...

“Big data” is leading towards risky dynamic pricing methodologies

“Big data” is leading towards risky dynamic pricing methodologies

The relationship between a retail business and its customers is often a peculiar one. In an age where information by and large flows freely, a retail business can assess the interests and proclivities of...

British fashion chain takes a unique road to success

British fashion chain takes a unique road to success

Businesses of all kinds must weigh their cost investments with the opportunity for success and growth. The retail industry has developed in a substantial way over the past handful of years, thanks in no...

Retailers are continuing their dedication to mobile tools

Retailers are continuing their dedication to mobile tools

There has been a lot of buzz in recent years about the shift in the retail market toward mobile applications, online sales, and other mobile services. The development of new and effective mobile technology...

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Congress is building support for online sales tax

  Online retailers have been affected by the inability to collect due sales tax on their web transactions for many years now. Although some retailers are larger than others and can handle this concern...

Digital coupons making a splash in retail

Digital coupons making a splash in retail

With the rapid growth of more comprehensive technological tools, businesses and institutions worldwide have been looking at ways to “digitize” common practices. We have recently discussed the movement towards online sales and web stores,...

Is retail moving to the web permanently?

Is retail moving to the web permanently?

The advent of the Internet – especially high-speed Internet – across the world has allowed businesses and institutions of all kinds to take entirely new approaches to the way they conduct their everyday activities....

Retail News: Unlikely business releases gift card program

Retail News: Unlikely business releases gift card program

As the provider of one of the industry’s strongest retail management software programs, ChainDrive has spent a considerable amount of time implementing tools that can support the use of gift cards and other reward...