Target to Offer Club Savings Without Membership Fees


The nation’s second-largest discount retailer, Target, is rolling out an initiative called “The Great Save,” to boost business in tougher times.

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Bing's Bounce

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The search engine, Bing, is getting a lot of attention from retailers. In the fourth quarter of 2009, retailers spent 47 percent more on search ads on Bing than during the same period in 2008.

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Off-Price Show in Vegas


THE OFF-PRICE Specialist Show takes place February 14-17 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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Looking for Low Prices?


While the current downturn has certainly changed the economic landscape, it may also have fundamentally altered the behavior of many U.S. consumers, according to a new McKinsey Research study.

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2010 Business Leaders Forecast

The global recession that officially began late in 2007, the worst since the Great Depression, is finally loosening its ugly grip on the economy. In recent interviews with key wholesalers, the overwhelming verdict was that 2010 looks strong for independent retailers, wholesalers, distributors and closeout buyers. Although most of those interviewed were uncertain if Washington, […]

2010 Consumer Electronics Show Comes to Las Vegas


Starting Jan. 7 and continuing through Sunday, the Consumer Electronics Association is bringing the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show to Las Vegas.

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LSI Honored for Growth

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Liquidity Services was recognized recently by The Washington Business Journal as one of the 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Greater Washington.

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Home Depot's New Gift Card

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Home Depot has launched a new gift card program that allows shoppers to personalize gift cards online.

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Philly Lures Retailers


Eager to attract retailers, the Philadelphia Marketing Alliance has launched a program to tout the benefits to opening stores in Philadelphia.

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Refund Saves Jobs

According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), the $10 billion business tax refund in the recent unemployment bill will help save retail jobs. The legislation will bring recession plagued retailers and other businesses more than $10 billion in badly needed cash by lengthening the period during which they can “carry back” current losses, to claim […]