Amazon Private Label and Prime Now Deliveries Biggest Threat to Retailers in 2018


Brick and mortar retailers will face increasing pressures around addressing long-term debt.

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Retail is Not Run By Retailers


What will be the biggest challenges retailers face in 2018? Are these challenges different for indie retailers?

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5 New Year Retail Resolutions

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The New Year is a time for fresh starts. This is the perfect time to set up goals for business and make those much-needed changes that we never got around to in 2017.

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Good Buttons


Recently, while tuning in to the second episode of a new Netflix series, a new button appeared — “SKIP INTRO”.

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Retail 2018: What’s Next?


According to headlines, 2017 was the year of the “Retail Apocalypse.

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Thinking Big by Going Small: Why Chain Stores are Trying to Mimic Independents

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For over a century, mom and pop businesses have been the backbone of American communities.

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Upgraded Technology, Upgraded Experience: Using Mobile Devices In Your Store


Technology advancements have abounded this year. From retail robots, to the introduction of shopping through augmented reality, technology has become an essential part of retail development.

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Maximize Your Amazon Listings with The Starren Group

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The Starren Group are Amazon consultants with extensive expertise in leveraging the intricate sales and distribution marketplace of Amazon.

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2017 Retail Trends from A – Z

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2017 was an exciting year for retail. Evolving technology, changing consumer preferences, and political shakeups all had a large impact on our industry.

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Independent Business: A Force to Be Listened To


Over the past several years, we have witnessed an incredible rise in the creation and growth of small businesses and start-ups. And the reason is quite simple.

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